Day: September 18, 2017

Usatodayhss.com: N.J. volleyball player with autism inspiring team, community

Usatodayhss.com: N.J. volleyball player with autism inspiring team, community

By: Greg Tufaro, MyCentralJersey.com | September 18, 2017

Prior to the start of this season and days before Emily Fernandez was to make her varsity debut with the Colonia (Woodbridge, N.J.) High School girls volleyball program, head coach Tom Hennessy presented the 17-year-old with a letterman’s jacket.

Hennessy recruited

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Video:Autism Family- Autism Wrist Harness

Video:Autism Family- Autism Wrist Harness

This wrist strap “harness” (Baby Achtung) is a bit simpler to use than the autism harness we showed in our prior videos, and works in a pinch for quick outings. It’s not as tough as the torso harness, but is better than nothing, in crowded situations especially.

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Healthimpactnews.com: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Exposes New Evidence of CDC Corruption Regarding Vaccines and Autism

Healthimpactnews.com: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Exposes New Evidence of CDC Corruption Regarding Vaccines and Autism

Many of the CDC claims regarding a connection between vaccines and autism is based on fraudulent research.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and World Mercury Project Issue Report Regarding New Evidence of Ongoing Corruption and Scientific Misconduct at CDC

Kennedy hopes new evidence and a fresh look at criminal misconduct

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Beckershospitalreview.com: Fevers during pregnancy linked to autism, study suggests

Beckershospitalreview.com: Fevers during pregnancy linked to autism, study suggests

Written by Mackenzie Bean | September 18, 2017 | Print | Email

Women who experience fevers during pregnancy are more likely to have a child with autism, according to a study published in Molecular Psychiatry.

For the study, researchers analyzed data for nearly 96,000 Norwegian children born between 1999 and 2009. Of these

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Syr.edu: 'Deej,' Film about Autism and Inclusion, to Screen on Sept. 25

Syr.edu: 'Deej,' Film about Autism and Inclusion, to Screen on Sept. 25

This month, the team behind the acclaimed new documentary, “Deej,” launches the Deej Inclusion Tour, a series of more than 50 campus and community screenings across the United States. The goal is to promote inclusion—in families, schools and communities—of all neuro-divergent people, especially nonspeaking autistics. The Deej tour stops at

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Huffingtonpost.ca: Taking Folic Acid Early On In Pregnancy Could Help Prevent Autism

Huffingtonpost.ca: Taking Folic Acid Early On In Pregnancy Could Help Prevent Autism

Children whose mothers took folic acid supplements early in their pregnancies were less likely to develop autism, even when the pregnant moms were exposed to pesticides linked to the neurodevelopmental disorder, a new study in Environmental Health Perspectives found.

Mothers who were exposed to household or agricultural pesticides just before

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Twcnews.com: Monroe County first responders undergo autism awareness training

Twcnews.com: Monroe County first responders undergo autism awareness training

Police officers, campus security and firefighters from Monroe County underwent awareness training Monday to learn how to better handle emergencies with people with autism.

The training program focuses on tips, options and tactics to help first responders with autism-related calls.

People with autism can be non-verbal and hyposensitive to sound,

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Blog:Well Owl Be- List: Things my husband is now doing

Blog:Well Owl Be- List: Things my husband is now doing

It’s not quite been one week since I made it clear that we needed to separate.  It feels like…to not exaggerate….a month.  Since then there’s been a lot of changes.  One, surprising maybe? not so surprising? thing is that husband is now doing so many of the things I always wanted.

I realize this is not a magical transformation.

I realize this is not going to last.

For whatever reason, though, I feel compelled to

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Reuters.com: Pregnant moms who take folic acid cut autism risk from pesticides

Reuters.com: Pregnant moms who take folic acid cut autism risk from pesticides

(Reuters Health) – Children whose mothers took folic acid supplements early in their pregnancies were less likely to develop autism, even when the pregnant moms were exposed to pesticides linked to the neurodevelopmental disorder, a new study found.

Mothers who were exposed to household or agricultural pesticides just before and

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Usfinancialnewstoday.com: Helping Autism Patience Interact with the Rest of the World

Usfinancialnewstoday.com: Helping Autism Patience Interact with the Rest of the World

September 18 15:58 2017

Developing a support system for autism patients through speech and a multi-pronged approach for a more social and normal life.

For autism patients, communication and especially verbal can be a great impairment which makes them unable to communicate effectively with people around them. With patience

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Eastsidereviewnews.com: Autism Society of Minnesota workshop on person-centered planning

Eastsidereviewnews.com: Autism Society of Minnesota workshop on person-centered planning

To kick-off MEA weekend, the Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) is offering a full-day workshop presented by Glenis Benson, PhD. Held Wednesday, Oct. 18 at enVision Hotel, 701 Concord St. S. in South St. Paul, “People First! Planning from the Perspective of the Person with Autism” will help parents, caregivers, educators, and direct

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Technologynetworks.com: Risk of Autism Development Higher in Hospitalised Mothers

Technologynetworks.com: Risk of Autism Development Higher in Hospitalised Mothers

Mothers who experience an infection severe enough to require hospitalization during pregnancy are at higher risk of having a child with autism. Two new studies from MIT and the University of Massachusetts Medical School shed more light on this phenomenon and identify possible approaches to preventing it.

In research on mice,

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Toledoblade.com: GALLERY: Autism Speaks walk draws thousands to downtown Toledo

Toledoblade.com: GALLERY: Autism Speaks walk draws thousands to downtown Toledo

The Autism Speaks Walk event, which is recognized as the world’s largest autism fundraising event dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism, was held at the Huntington Center on Sunday.

To scroll through a slideshow photo gallery, click through the photos above.

Related Items autism, Autism Speaks,

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Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- MEME Monday

Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- MEME Monday

For those of you who don’t know yet I will be posting a MEME every Monday as part of my new blogging weekly schedule posting. The hubby and I finally got around to starting the 7th season of the Walking Dead last night, so I thought as my first MEME post I’d share one from the show. 🙂 Hope you enjoy.

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