Day: August 31, 2017

Northjersey.com: Bergenfield dedicates handicap-accessible ramp and sidewalk at splash pad

Northjersey.com: Bergenfield dedicates handicap-accessible ramp and sidewalk at splash pad

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Linda Williams, chairwoman of the Bergenfield Barrier-Free Committee, discusses the significance of the borough’s handicap-accessible splash pad at Veterans Memorial Park. Philip DeVencentis/NorthJersey.com

Lee Brinkman, a member of the Bergenfield Barrier-Free Committee uses a newly unveiled ramp at the splash pool at Veterans Memorial Park on Wednesday.(Photo:

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Video:Purple Ella- The Differences Between Autistic Girls And Boys

Video:Purple Ella- The Differences Between Autistic Girls And Boys

I discuss the differences between autistic boys and girls with her autistic children.

Hi I’m Purple Ella and my family is an autism family with three out of five of us on the autistic spectrum. So life can be a challenge but also a lot of fun.

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www.purplella.com
https://www.facebook.com/purpleella/

https://www.instagram.com/purpleella/

Helpful links
The National Autistic Society – http://autism.org.uk

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Manchestereveningnews.co.uk: How Clarks made 'shopping with autism more bearable' for mum taking daughter for school shoes

Manchestereveningnews.co.uk: How Clarks made 'shopping with autism more bearable' for mum taking daughter for school shoes

A mum has praised Clarks shoes for the way staff helped her daughter with autism to find school shoes.

Louisa Nashir tends to avoid busy places like the Trafford Centre as it’s ‘a sensory overload’ for her 11-year-old Kate, who has autism and learning difficulties.

But with school starting next

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Tapinto.net: Popcorn for the People: East Brunswick, Rutgers, and Cookies and Cream

Tapinto.net: Popcorn for the People: East Brunswick, Rutgers, and Cookies and Cream

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Popcorn for the People, East Brunswick’s local venture into “social entrepreneurship”, officially opened yesterday at its new location on Hart’s Lane.  True to the goals of “Autism at Work,” the staff was in the midst of preparing dozens of bags of fresh treats to be sold

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Spectrumnews.org: Autism drugs may alter brain connectivity

Spectrumnews.org: Autism drugs may alter brain connectivity

Pattern recognition: Relative to controls, children with autism taking certain drugs have greater functional connectivity between brain regions (top, red), whereas unmedicated children with autism show less connectivity (bottom, blue).

Children with autism who take certain medications have different patterns of brain connectivity than do unmedicated children with the condition,

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Outlookindia.com: CISF launches maiden workshop to deal with autistic flyers

Outlookindia.com: CISF launches maiden workshop to deal with autistic flyers

New Delhi, Aug 31 A first-ever workshop, which aims to provide special care training to the airport-guarding CISF personnel in handling passengers suffering from autism, was inaugurated here today.

The day-long session is being held for jawans and junior ranking officers who “screen” and frisk travellers before they board aircraft

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Glasgowlive.co.uk: There's a Halloween themed autism-friendly bus tour coming to Glasgow

Glasgowlive.co.uk: There's a Halloween themed autism-friendly bus tour coming to Glasgow

The Red Bus Bistro, Glasgow’s autism friend;y bus tours, is launching a Halloween themed tour.

The night time tour is superhero themed – although fancy dress is optional, will take participants on a whistle-stop tour of the city.

Families can relax and enjoy the tour with some Halloween themed food

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Champnews.com: Service includes people with learning disabilities on interviewing panel

Champnews.com: Service includes people with learning disabilities on interviewing panel

Service includes people with learning disabilities on interviewing panel

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LANCASHIRE Care’s Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is pioneering a novel idea to promote inclusion and participation among young service users with learning disabilities or autism.

The service is including them on the interviewing panel for recruiting new members of

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Nydailynews.com: Former City Council staffer with autism accuses candidate Justin Brannan of bullying

Nydailynews.com: Former City Council staffer with autism accuses candidate Justin Brannan of bullying

An autistic ex-City Council staffer suing a Brooklyn pol for discrimination charges a former co-worker now running for the Council seat participated in the abuse.

Michael Bistreich, who slapped Councilman Vincent Gentile with the suit last year, blasted Justin Brannan — a former Gentile aide running in next month’s Democratic primary

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Theguardian.com: Forget stereotypes … how to recruit talented, neurodiverse employees

Theguardian.com: Forget stereotypes … how to recruit talented, neurodiverse employees

Accessing expertise

By improving workplaces and recruitment, firms can attract neurodiverse talent. Entrepreneurs and workers with autism and dyspraxia offer advice

‘Some highly talented, unusual thinkers may have struggled for many years to find their niche,’ says Sarah Hendrickx, an autism consultant and trainer.

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Toacorn.com: CLU startup bound for UN

Toacorn.com: CLU startup bound for UN

OPPORTUNITIES—Oliver Thornton, co-founder of Coding Autism, is a graduate of Cal Lutheran University. Thornton, who is on the autism spectrum, started his company to provide job training for adults with autism. Courtesy photo

The eyes of the world will be on a startup born in Thousand Oaks next month when

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Thewest.com.au: Honour for 'autism champion'

Thewest.com.au: Honour for 'autism champion'

A chance meeting with a young boy who had autism helped mould the career of Andrew Whitehouse while he was studying speech therapy at university.

More than 15 years later, the Perth researcher has been awarded one of the country’s most prestigious science prizes for his groundbreaking work which has

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