Day: September 15, 2017

Phillymag.com: Eagles Announce New Charitable Event for Autism Research

Phillymag.com: Eagles Announce New Charitable Event for Autism Research

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, Mayor Jim Kenney and representatives from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel University and Thomas Jefferson University/Jefferson Health stood together on a stage atop the grass of Lincoln Financial Field on Friday to announce a new annual charitable event dedicated to raising funds to advance research

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Newsweek.com: Girls With Autism Look Masculine, Study Shows, Lending Support to Extreme Male Brain Theory

Newsweek.com: Girls With Autism Look Masculine, Study Shows, Lending Support to Extreme Male Brain Theory

A new study suggests that boys and girls with autism have facial features that are characteristically more male than female. A wider forehead and a narrower midface are among several of the distinguishing traits. The findings, published in Scientific Reports, could provide evidence for a controversial theory that sees autism as the result

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Video:Our AUsome Life- COSTCO HAUL SEPTEMBER 2017

Video:Our AUsome Life- COSTCO HAUL SEPTEMBER 2017

OUR MONTHLY COSTCO TRIP!

Raising 3 children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs is quite the challenge but we really try to make the most of it! Join us in our journey as Autism parents.
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Elizabeth and KC have been married 11+ years and have 3 children.
Kaden, Jaelee, and Kenzlee have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disabilty. Kaden also has ADHD and ADD combined, and was also born with a cleft palate.
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Pennlive.com: Eagles launch autism research fundraiser with 5K, cycle ride

Pennlive.com: Eagles launch autism research fundraiser with 5K, cycle ride

Autism research could get a huge funding boost in 2018.

The Philadelphia Eagles have partnered with Drexel University, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Jefferson Health to create the Eagles Autism Challenge, a combination of a cycling ride and 5K run/walk. All of the participant-raised funds will go directly to autism research

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Patch.com: VIDEO: Temple Grandin Speaks About Autism, Teen Years

Patch.com: VIDEO: Temple Grandin Speaks About Autism, Teen Years

Temple Grandin, best-selling author, animal scientist and autism advocate, spoke to a packed house at Skyline High School in Longmont Sept. 12.

But reporter Macie May from the non-profit Longmont Observer, scored a short interview with Grandin before the talk. An animal science professor at Colorado State University, Grandin spoke

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Malibusurfsidenews.com: SMMUSD Board of Education: Study session on autism highlights goals, challenges

Malibusurfsidenews.com: SMMUSD Board of Education: Study session on autism highlights goals, challenges

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education took part in a study session about autism at its regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 13. 

The district is working with a new firm to increase the effectiveness of how teachers and other school staff work with children with autism.

“There’s

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Ajc.com: Nuestra Comunidad:

Ajc.com: Nuestra Comunidad:

Perched atop a small hill in the woods of Marietta sits a cozy cabin home with a sloped roof. It is a place filled with peace and serenity. I0nside feels like a tiny piece of Mexico, the native land of homeowner Lola Hernández, who immigrated to Georgia 21 years

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Cbslocal.com: Eagles Announce New Fundraiser To Support Autism Research

Cbslocal.com: Eagles Announce New Fundraiser To Support Autism Research

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As they get ready for Sunday’s clash in Kansas City, the Eagles are announcing a new fundraiser to support autism research.

Eagles’ Carson Wentz, Jason Kelce and Jordan Hicks rode bicycles along the gridiron at Lincoln Financial Field, as team owner Jeffrey Lurie watched.

(credit: Mike DeNardo)

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Huffingtonpost.co.uk: One Billion People Have A Disability – Why Aren't We Supporting Them?

Huffingtonpost.co.uk: One Billion People Have A Disability – Why Aren't We Supporting Them?

There are one billion people in the world with disabilities, in fact more than one billion. We need to have a conversation about disability which is progressive and forward-thinking.

As a person diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, a form of autism, I am still astonished at how there are so many problems

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Video:Lookyus- Tommy visits Buckingham Palace and says hello to the Queen!

Video:Lookyus- Tommy visits Buckingham Palace and says hello to the Queen!

Tommy said hello to the Queen when he visited Buckingham Palace, along with his big brother Paul, and little cousin Paul, and many others, in downtown London visiting the tourist sights! Stay tuned for more videos of Tommy’s exciting London adventures! Thanks for watching!
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Blog:Paginated Thoughts- Trauma in Fiction and Real Life: In Defense of “The Catcher in the Rye”

Blog:Paginated Thoughts- Trauma in Fiction and Real Life: In Defense of “The Catcher in the Rye”

[Anonymous Tumblr ask reading: “Holden Caulfield was a whiny self-centered teenager and he didn’t deserve an entire book”]

The above ask was sent to a Tumblr user, who responded with thoughts similar to my own. Holden Caulfield of J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye is a traumatized teenager. Catcher is the story of what trauma can look like. It is the story of what it looks like when adults fail youth.

Holden was

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Pinknews.co.uk: Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby back LGBT autism activist determined to end discrimination

Pinknews.co.uk: Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby back LGBT autism activist determined to end discrimination

An inspiring autism and LGBT rights activist has won the backing of TV’s Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby.

Dan Barrett wrote to the This Morning presenters to try and raise awareness of LGBT people living with autism.

700,000 Brits live with autism in the UK, some of whom face the

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