Day: August 28, 2017

Orovillemr.com: Chico State to host autism symposium

Orovillemr.com: Chico State to host autism symposium

Chico >> Chico State University will host an autism symposium next month, bringing research and advocacy experts to the north state for the two-day event.

In partnership with the Yellow Door, the Regional and Continuing Education office at Chico State will present the inaugural Northern California Autism Symposium on Sept.

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Broadwayworld.com: Tickets on Sale Friday for BergenPAC's Kidz Cabaret Series

Broadwayworld.com: Tickets on Sale Friday for BergenPAC's Kidz Cabaret Series

The Kidz Cabaret Series at bergenPAC will now feature sensory-friendly performances. With an intimate setting in the theater’s Drapkin Cabaret & Lounge, the long-running series introduces the performing arts to young children, ages 3-7. These shows let children interact directly with performers and experience the joy of live theater

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Vox.com: How can TV and movies get representation right? We asked 6 Hollywood diversity consultants.

Vox.com: How can TV and movies get representation right? We asked 6 Hollywood diversity consultants.

In 2012, Kerry Washington, star of the Shonda Rhimes-created ABC political drama Scandal, became the first black woman to lead a network drama in nearly four decades. Two seasons later, the series became the first on a major broadcast network that “was created by a black woman, starring a black

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Texashillcountry.com: Social Motion Skills Program Providing Strategies and Life-Path Solutions to Those With Autism and ADD/ADHD

Texashillcountry.com: Social Motion Skills Program Providing Strategies and Life-Path Solutions to Those With Autism and ADD/ADHD

The Social Motion Skills Program is a premier facility in Houston, providing assistance through social skills, training and mastery of mainstream activities – for children, adolescents, and adults with social & learning deficits including ADD/ADHD and autism spectrum disorders shares its website. They offer classes and activities for students from

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The-scientist.com: Neurons That Recognize Tone Identified

The-scientist.com: Neurons That Recognize Tone Identified

Researchers identified neurons that help discern changes in relative pitch.CARLA SCHAFFER/AAASResearchers at the University of California, San Francisco, have identified specialized brain cells that detect changes in the pitch of speech, they reported last week (August 24) in Science. Such changes are crucial to understanding emphasis in spoken speech, determining

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Northjersey.com: Clifton police help autistic teen who jumped in a brook

Northjersey.com: Clifton police help autistic teen who jumped in a brook

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The Pulaski Skyway as a Jersey Icon, wrestler Chris Jericho signs books in Ridgewood and (eek!) the first Halloween pop-up story – all in “7 things to know in New Jersey this week.” John C. Ensslin

Clifton Police Department vehicle.(Photo: Danielle Parhizkaran/Staff Photographer)

Clifton police helped an

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Forbes.com: Neurodiversity Workforce Brigade: A New Employment Vision For Adults On The Disability Rolls

Forbes.com: Neurodiversity Workforce Brigade: A New Employment Vision For Adults On The Disability Rolls

Romain, an adult on the autism spectrum prepares food for animals at the zoo of Pont Scorff on March 29, 2017. Eight people on the autism spectrum work at the zoo of Pont-Scorff, near Lorient, France as part of an agreement between the East (sites providing assistance for employment) in Guidel

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News4jax.com: Child clinic exec admits to faking patient record

News4jax.com: Child clinic exec admits to faking patient record

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – John Christopher Walcutt, 40, of Jacksonville, pleaded guilty to falsifying patient progress notes of children with autism and other behavioral health issues, in response to a federal audit.

According to the plea agreement, Walcutt was the former managing member of Keystone Behavioral Pediatrics, a developmental center, where

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Heraldsun.com.au: Tom Gleisner and wife Mary Muirhead on the growth of their Learning for Life centre in Kew

Heraldsun.com.au: Tom Gleisner and wife Mary Muirhead on the growth of their Learning for Life centre in Kew

SEEING first-hand the difference early intervention can make to an autistic child started Mary Muirhead and her TV presenter husband Tom Gleisner on a more than a decade-long pursuit of helping others.

The Hawthorn couple have devoted 14 years to giving autistic children a chance to fulfil their potential.

As co-founder and

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