Day: September 20, 2017

Mdmag.com: Fred Volkmar, MD: How Children with Autism See the World Differently

Mdmag.com: Fred Volkmar, MD: How Children with Autism See the World Differently

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Fred R Volkmar, MD:

We’ve known, really since the first description of autism, when Connor talked about what he called an early inborn disturbance of affective contact, meaning they couldn’t relate to their parents like other kids did, we’ve understood a lot more about that in terms of things like

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Video:Lookyus- Tommy’s Amazing Rogers TV Ottawa Studio Tour with Tom and Iain June 2017

Video:Lookyus- Tommy’s Amazing Rogers TV Ottawa Studio Tour with Tom and Iain June 2017

In June 2017, Tommy had an amazing tour with Tom Sparks and Iain Murphy of tv Rogers Ottawa’s Studio! On their show “Celebrate Ottawa”, they told Tommy’s story. Today it became available online! Here’s the link: http://rogerstv.com/show?lid=12&rid=4&sid=7482&gid=282545I
We are so thrilled that Tom Sparks and Iain Murphy included so many of Tommy’s wonderful running friends in this piece! Jay Sneddon, Joe Boland, Larry Abbott, Marc Alexandre Belanger, Emma Galbraith, Ray Elrick, Adam Richardson, Sam Kinehan, Ethan Davenport, Alex Berhe, Heather Hennigar, Andrea Seccafien, Geoff Harris, Sasha Gollish, Jennifer Cano, Ellen Jessie, Erin O’Higgins, Valeria Villasenor, Allie Meegan, and many others!
We hope you like it! #autismmeansfriendship
Tomorrow, Thurs Sept 21 at 1 PM, Tommy, Adel, and I will be interviewed live with Dylan Black on Rogers TV show Daytime Ottawa! The focus this time is Adel and her job as Tommy’s Autism Assistance Dog Guide, and info about the Walk for Dog Guides taking place on Sunday in Ottawa! Please tune in if you wish!
Tommy is an Athlete with Autism who loves Disney!
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Tommy’s mantra is “I’m going to be the First Fastest Runner in the World!” Thank you for sharing his inspiring, joyous message

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Bioengineer.org: Faulty cell signaling derails cerebral cortex development, could it lead to autism?

Bioengineer.org: Faulty cell signaling derails cerebral cortex development, could it lead to autism?

Credit: Anton Lab, UNC School of Medicine

CHAPEL HILL, NC – As the embryonic brain develops, an incredibly complex cascade of cellular events occur, starting with progenitors – the originating cells that generate neurons and spur proper cortex development. If this cascade malfunctions – if one tiny protein doesn’t do

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Video:Our AUsome Life- AUTISM PRESCHOOL | KENZLEE HAS A NEW CLASS! [AUTISM VLOG #171]P

Video:Our AUsome Life- AUTISM PRESCHOOL | KENZLEE HAS A NEW CLASS! [AUTISM VLOG #171]P

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.
Despite the struggles we try to live an AUsome (awesome) life!
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Greatyarmouthmercury.co.uk: Mum of boy, 12, with autism pleads with Norfolk school to be flexible on strict behaviour rules

Greatyarmouthmercury.co.uk: Mum of boy, 12, with autism pleads with Norfolk school to be flexible on strict behaviour rules

PUBLISHED: 19:04 20 September 2017 | UPDATED: 19:12 20 September 2017

Reece and Charlene O’Rourke. Picture: Charlene O’Rourke

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The mum of a 12-year-old boy with autism has pleaded with his school to be flexible on its strict new behaviour rules after he was excluded. Great Yarmouth Charter

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News-medical.net: Study may provide insights into treating autism and other neuropsychiatric disorders

News-medical.net: Study may provide insights into treating autism and other neuropsychiatric disorders

September 20, 2017

Alterations in a naturally occurring chemical in the brain called serotonin have been linked to a number of neuropsychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder as well as autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Randy Blakely, Ph.D., executive director of Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute and a professor of

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Nydailynews.com: SEE IT: Police officer detained 14-year-old with autism after mistaking him for druggie

Nydailynews.com: SEE IT: Police officer detained 14-year-old with autism after mistaking him for druggie

A police officer in Arizona mistook a 14-year-old boy who has autism for a drug user and detained the teen, newly-revealed video and documents show.

In the video, released this week by the Buckeye, Az., police department, Officer David Grossman was seen approaching Connor Leibel in a park.

“What are you

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Playbill.com: Take a Look at the First Production of Curious Incident Starring an Actor With Autism

Playbill.com: Take a Look at the First Production of Curious Incident Starring an Actor With Autism

On September 19, actor Mickey Rowe debuted as Christopher in the Tony-winning play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Indiana Repertory Theatre. With an official opening set for September 22, Rowe’s bow also marks the first time an actor with autism plays the character, who is

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Video:The Aspie World- AUTISM AND MAKING LISTS – Aspergers And Lists | The Aspie World

Video:The Aspie World- AUTISM AND MAKING LISTS – Aspergers And Lists | The Aspie World

People on the Autism Spectrum find help when making lists, I have listed all the apps I think are able to help people with Aspergers Syndrome make lists. Hey thanks for watching my video *more stuff below, *. Watch more of these videos (ASD Help Playlist): http://tinyurl.com/AW-ASD-H

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> WUNDERLIST: http://apple.co/2hd2vkG
> BRING: http://apple.co/2wthC0l
> NOTES: http://apple.co/2jGcZdp
> iCAL: http://apple.co/2xevhpl
> GOOGLE CALENDER: http://apple.co/2hcMPxW
> GOOGLE KEEP: http://apple.co/2hesRPD

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A big welcome into my life! I am a Dan from the UK and I have Aspergers Syndrome. #Aspergers Syndrome or #ASD is a form of Autism, often referred to as High Functioning Autism or #Autism Spectrum Disorder. I video every day of my life and upload videos for you to come along with me.

I also have help videos for helping people get a diagnosis of Autism or Aspergers Syndrome, and also some advise and help for anyone who is friends, partners or loved ones who suffer from Autism or Aspergers Syndrome and just about anyone on the Autism Spectrum.

I am also in a band: http://www.ianbeale.com

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Short history on me

I was diagnosed with ASD (Asperger’s Syndrome) when I was 26 years old, after experiencing life with Autism that was unknown to me for 26 years.

Now I enjoy all things in life with my dog Randell and my girlfriend Naomi, we try and help and educate anyone and everyone on Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome however and wherever we can. I also have a BSc in Chemistry (degree).

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HELPFUL LINKS:
National Autistic Society : http://www.autism.org.uk/
Action For Aspergers: https://www.actionforaspergers.org/
Autism Society: http://www.autism-society.org/
US Autism & Aspergers Association: http://www.usautism.org/
National Autistic Society AS: http://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/asperger.aspx

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Blog:Well Owl Be- redemption

Blog:Well Owl Be- redemption

I try not to get distracted while riding my motorcycle. This morning though, I’m afraid I did. The early morning south eastern sun was casting a shadow of me on my bike as I cruised down the highway due north. I could see myself, my braid down my back gently lifting and twirling in the wind. Just me, two wheels and a secure feeling of freedom. I wish I could have taken a picture to

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Video:invisible i- Aspie vs London | invisiVLOG

Video:invisible i- Aspie vs London | invisiVLOG

Not all disabilities are visible.

My name is Katy and I have Asperger’s Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. I try and post regular videos about my lifestyle and experiences whilst learning to live with my diversities and disabilities.

Hope you come along for the ride!

*Disclaimer – I am not an expert and have no formal training. Anything that I speak about is purely from my own experience and my own research. Please seek the help of a healthcare professional if you are concerned about your health*

Other places to find me :
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/invisibleikaty
Twitter : https://twitter.com/invisible_i
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My lovely channel art is designed by Tracy Henderson from Aspie Doodles – Check out her other work and etsy store here : https://www.etsy.com/shop/AspieDoodles

Helpful links :
National Autistic Society : http://www.autism.org.uk/
Fibromyalgia info page : http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/arthritis-information/conditions/fibromyalgia.aspx
HeadsMeds (Mental Health Medication info) : http://www.headmeds.org.uk/
Young Minds (Mental Health Support) : http://www.youngminds.org.uk/
Tourette’s Action : http://www.tourettes-action.org.uk/

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Geneticliteracyproject.org: Extreme Male Brain Theory: Girls with autism have characteristically more masculine faces

Geneticliteracyproject.org: Extreme Male Brain Theory: Girls with autism have characteristically more masculine faces

A new study suggests that boys and girls with autism have facial features that are characteristically more male than female. […] The findings, published in Scientific Reports, could provide evidence for a controversial theory that sees autism as the result of an “extreme male brain.”

The researchers found distinct facial similarities in

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