Day: August 31, 2017

Jpost.com: Helping adults with autism marry

Jpost.com: Helping adults with autism marry

ByRIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER

August 31, 2017 18:32

Weiner has helped clients overcome social awkwardness and progress to dating.

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Rabbi Dr. Meir Zev Weiner helping people go on with their lives: A student-teacher training lesson.. (photo credit:PR)

Rabbi Dr. Meir Zev Weiner believes

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Mycentraljersey.com: Popcorn For The People finds new home

Mycentraljersey.com: Popcorn For The People finds new home

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Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th District) attended a special showcase Monday highlighting beneficiaries of NEA funds at the Tony Award-winning paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn. Theater for Everyone, held once a week on Fridays, is designed specifically for children with autism and developmental disabilities and includes their families in

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Tapinto.net: With Rutgers Ties, Local Popcorn Company Employs Adults With Autism

Tapinto.net: With Rutgers Ties, Local Popcorn Company Employs Adults With Autism

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Popcorn for the People, East Brunswick’s venture into “social entrepreneurship,” has officially opened its new location on Hart’s Lane. True to its motto, “Autism at Work,” the staff was preparing dozens of bags of fresh treats to be sold at the first Rutgers University football game, making

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Fullerton.edu: Titan's Autism Research Focuses on Access, Inclusive Classrooms

Fullerton.edu: Titan's Autism Research Focuses on Access, Inclusive Classrooms

Following a career teaching special education in Orange County elementary schools and working as an autism specialist, Cal State Fullerton alumna Aja McKee returns to campus this fall as an assistant professor of special education.

She previously worked as a program specialist in special education for the Irvine Unified School

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Chroniclelive.co.uk: Inspired Events: the community company changing lives through art and music

Chroniclelive.co.uk: Inspired Events: the community company changing lives through art and music

When figuring out how to support people with autism and learning difficulties, helping them get inspired can often be at the bottom of the list.

For Inspired Support, it’s at the top.

Through its community interest company (CIC), Inspired Events, they enable people with a wide range of needs to

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Blog:Mama Pineapple- A passion, stolen

Blog:Mama Pineapple- A passion, stolen

As a kid, most of my spare time was spent drawing. It was my earliest passion.

I was no savant. But I suppose, on reflection, I did have at least some innate “gift”. The people I colourfully produced aged just three, in bright felt tip, were anatomically correct (in as much as having, for example, five fingers on each hand and articulated limbs), and incredibly complex.

Relatives and family friends recall me feverishly creating drawing

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Blog:The Unabashed Autist- …No soft cheese of any kind.

Blog:The Unabashed Autist- …No soft cheese of any kind.

I got triggered.  I don’t know what caused it, but I’m not in the mood to linger on it.  I’m super tired from not sleeping well (in a strange place.)  I’m debating about going to Denver to ride this out.  I’m trying not to let myself give in to the urge to be Negative Nancy.  I know it’s one of The Depression Monster’s automatic weapons, so giving in means letting that bastard win.  Not happening.

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Cantechletter.com: Autism markers are present in the brains of infants at six months old, Canadian researchers say

Cantechletter.com: Autism markers are present in the brains of infants at six months old, Canadian researchers say

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New research into autism finds that indicators determining whether a person is apt to develop the disorder are present in the brain at as early as six months of age.

Part of the Infant Brain Imaging Study, a collaboration between researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and four

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Gulfnews.ca: Western Health responds to Jackee Sweet

Gulfnews.ca: Western Health responds to Jackee Sweet

Although Alexander has undergone tests that support Sweet’s belief he is on the autism spectrum, without an official diagnosis he cannot benefit from some provincial programs and treatments.

Tara J. Pye, regional director of communications for Western Health, offered some confirmation and clarification in response to a request for information about

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