Day: September 9, 2017

Theindychannel.com: MISSING: 5-year-old Indy boy with severe autism last seen in Deer Field Village

Theindychannel.com: MISSING: 5-year-old Indy boy with severe autism last seen in Deer Field Village

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are searching for a missing 5-year-old with severe autism who was last seen in Deer Field Village in Indianapolis Saturday afternoon. 

Andrew Khyang was last seen around 1 p.m. about three blocks north of Perry Meridian High School.

Andrew is described as being 40 inches tall, about

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Houstonchronicle.com: Grass-roots campaign: Artist, groups aim to ease post-Harvey life for those with autism

Houstonchronicle.com: Grass-roots campaign: Artist, groups aim to ease post-Harvey life for those with autism

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Grant Manier, a 22-year-old with autism, is helping clean up storm-damaged homes.

Grant Manier, a 22-year-old with autism, is helping clean up storm-damaged homes.

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Grant Manier and Lisa

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Silive.com: Family Fun Festival raises autism awareness

Silive.com: Family Fun Festival raises autism awareness

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Under clear blue skies, Eden II’s Family Fun Festival celebrated grandparents, while raising autism awareness on Saturday.

The second annual event was the brainstorm of Eden II program participant Meghan Mattei.

Families gathered to enjoy the fun-filled day at Historic Richmond Town.

The festival included fall crafts, rides,

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Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “I hate men, but I'm not a lesbian!”

Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “I hate men, but I'm not a lesbian!”

I’m in Colorado for the weekend.  We planted a few trees early this morning, and are getting ready for another round of digging in the dirt.  It felt awesome to sleep under the stars (kinda.)  I mean, technically it’s impossible not to, but I was in a tent.  Nature is an excellent sleep aid.  I didn’t sleep particularly long, but it’s the quality that counts.  My cellular reception is better here than at home.  M.

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Straight.com: Renters of Vancouver: “My daughter was in the hospital. We were late on rent.”

Straight.com: Renters of Vancouver: “My daughter was in the hospital. We were late on rent.”

“Renters of Vancouver” takes an intimate look at how the city’s residents are dealing with the housing crisis.

“I moved to Vancouver from Prince George with my partner back in October. We made the decision because we thought we would be able to get better medical care here. Boy, were

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Getreading.co.uk: Pride of Reading: Club has revolutionised weekends for children with autism and special needs

Getreading.co.uk: Pride of Reading: Club has revolutionised weekends for children with autism and special needs

A charity dedicated to promoting the integration of young people with and without disabilities has been nominated for a Pride of Reading Award .

The bPhab club at Berkshire Phab in Katesgrove is for youngsters aged between nine and 18.

Open every Saturday from 9.30am to 1pm, bPhab’s activities include

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Dailymail.co.uk: Spending the night with Captain Barnacles and Igglepiggle! Alton Towers opens CBeebies hotel …

Dailymail.co.uk: Spending the night with Captain Barnacles and Igglepiggle! Alton Towers opens CBeebies hotel …

TravelMail’s Sarah Welsh visited CBeebies Land Hotel with her two childrenThe resort has been partly designed for children with additional needsMany of the staff are trained to communicate with guests with autism

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Musicjunkiepress.com: Time to rock for a cause as House of Rock hosts Benefit concerts supporting School for Autism

Musicjunkiepress.com: Time to rock for a cause as House of Rock hosts Benefit concerts supporting School for Autism

Rock Star’s University House of Rock is not only the premiere top notch venue in Sonoma County, but they are ready to rock for a cause.  They  have just released news about a weekend of Benefit concerts supporting School for Autism. Check out the lasted news below:

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Blog:The Silent Wave- They thought I was 'intense'…when I was actually autistic

Blog:The Silent Wave- They thought I was 'intense'…when I was actually autistic

All my life, the word “intense” has crept into the conversation, usually in reference to my personality or my behavior or my vocabulary or my stances on various issues.

Maybe I am, and maybe I’m not.  It’s in the eye of the beholder (or is it?), and it’s all relative (or is it?).

Discovering that I am Aspergian/autistic in adult life has not only been a cataclysmic game-changer (why else would I keep talking about

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Washingtontimes.com: Group helping employ those with autism to expand to Bismarck

Washingtontimes.com: Group helping employ those with autism to expand to Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A Fargo-based nonprofit that aims to find meaningful careers for people on the autism spectrum is looking to expand to Bismarck.

The Bismarck Tribune reports that Mind Shift currently has about 30 specialists placed with employers in Fargo and Minneapolis. It also has opened an office

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Nst.com.my: Nasom centres in Johor could cease operations in 2018 due to insufficient funding

Nst.com.my: Nasom centres in Johor could cease operations in 2018 due to insufficient funding

JITRA: The National Autism Society of Malaysia (Nasom) centres in Johor might have to cease its operation next year due insufficient funds.

Nasom chairman Feilina Feisol said two centres in Segamat and Muar are struggling to stay afloat and the current funding can only cover the centres’ operational expenses until

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