Day: August 21, 2017

Bannergraphic.com: Eagles for Autism

Bannergraphic.com: Eagles for Autism

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Putting on an adult carnival Saturday, the Greencastle Eagles Lodge raises funds for the Autism Society of Indiana. As part of the fun, 12-year-old Christopher “Bubby” England, who is autistic, investigates two race cars on site as his father, Chris England of Greencastle, helps lift him into

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Romper.com: 13 Books For Kids With Autism To Help Them Navigate Emotions, Communication, & Social Cues

Romper.com: 13 Books For Kids With Autism To Help Them Navigate Emotions, Communication, & Social Cues

Holding a conversation or recognizing facial expressions may seem natural, but kids with autism struggle with these skills that many take for granted. In fact, kids with autism often face difficulties processing emotions or sensory input. Luckily, there are several books for kids with autism that can help them learn

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Norwichbulletin.com: Griswold pub owner channels love of motorcycles for a cause

Norwichbulletin.com: Griswold pub owner channels love of motorcycles for a cause

By Stephanie Menders [email protected] (860) 425-4256

Bert Surrell spends most of his days tossing pizzas and building subs at Surrell’s Pub in Jewett City. But around this time of year, his days become a little busier as he and his family prepare for the ninth annual Jakob’s Run. The motorcycle event,

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Nationalhogfarmer.com: Researchers study piglets to help connect gut microbes to brain

Nationalhogfarmer.com: Researchers study piglets to help connect gut microbes to brain

Source: University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental SciencesGut microbes have been in the news a lot lately. Recent studies show they can influence human health, behavior and certain neurological disorders, such as autism. But just how do they communicate with the brain? Results from a new University

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Blog:Reports from a Resident Alien- Crescent Sun

Blog:Reports from a Resident Alien- Crescent Sun

Today, as everyone knows–even those who aren’t into astronomy–the United States was in the path of a total solar eclipse.

Where I am, in Ohio, wasn’t in the path of totality, and I didn’t have the wherewithal to travel into that region and see the eclipse properly. But even here, there was a partial solar eclipse to see.

There had been speculation that a cell phone camera in selfie mode might work, but my old

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Times-series.co.uk: Artist Patrick Samuel from Enfield speaks out about coping with art therapy and struggle for …

Times-series.co.uk: Artist Patrick Samuel from Enfield speaks out about coping with art therapy and struggle for …

After many years of personal struggle, last March a man from Enfield was finally diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as well as marked anxiety, low mood, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and dyslexia.

Since the diagnosis, which came after an MP intervened, Patrick Samuel has been able make huge changes to his

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Perthgazette.co.uk: Scottish Government donates PS30,000 to Perth Autism Support

Perthgazette.co.uk: Scottish Government donates PS30,000 to Perth Autism Support

Perthshire North MSP, John Swinney and Perth and North Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, today welcomed the £30,000 worth of support from the Scottish Government to address the funding shortage at Perth Autism Support.

On 18th of August, 2017, Perth Autism Support announced to parents and carers that services were

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Dailyrecord.co.uk: Scottish Government steps in to provide lifeline for cash crisis-hit autism charity

Dailyrecord.co.uk: Scottish Government steps in to provide lifeline for cash crisis-hit autism charity

The Scottish Government has stepped in to provide a temporary reprieve for crisis-hit Perth Autism Support.

Holyrood will meet the core funding costs for the charity to keep running its vital services over the next three months.

It means that the 650 families, who were last week placed in limbo

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News-medical.net: Researchers identify control mechanisms of synapse formation

News-medical.net: Researchers identify control mechanisms of synapse formation

August 21, 2017

DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) announced that the research team of Professor Ko Jae-won at the Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences and the research team of Professor Kim Ho-min at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) conducted a joint research and

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Psychiatryadvisor.com: Improvisational Music Therapy Not Beneficial in Children With Autism

Psychiatryadvisor.com: Improvisational Music Therapy Not Beneficial in Children With Autism

August 21, 2017Share this content: Trained music therapists provided improvisational music therapy by singing or playing music with each child, adapting to the child’s focus of attention.

Improvisational music therapy offered no additional symptom relief in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with standard care, according to a study

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