Day: October 1, 2017

Thegazette.com: Nowhere to go: Young people with severe autism languish in hospitals

Thegazette.com: Nowhere to go: Young people with severe autism languish in hospitals

By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News Oct 1, 2017 at 3:56 pm | Print View

Teenagers and young adults with severe autism are spending weeks or even months in emergency rooms and acute-care hospitals, sometimes sedated, restrained or confined to mesh-tented beds, a Kaiser Health News investigation shows.

These

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Dailyrecord.co.uk: Students learn how to support youngsters with autism

Dailyrecord.co.uk: Students learn how to support youngsters with autism

Pupils from three West Lothian secondary schools have been learning how to support youngsters with autism.

The ASD Ambassadors training event took place at Howden Park Centre recently for 30 S5 and S6 pupils at Broxburn Academy, Inveralmond Community High School and St Kentigern’s Academy.

Read more: Charity champions hoping

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Pnj.com: Wolfe: Foley event center hopes to attract high quality events

Pnj.com: Wolfe: Foley event center hopes to attract high quality events

The city of Foley on Sept. 28, 2017, opened a 90,000-square-foot event facility with six basketball courts, 12 volleyball courts and the space to hold more than 5,000 people.(Photo: Kalyn Wolfe/[email protected])

Let’s be honest, it’s becoming increasingly hard to ignore all the excitement that’s been happening just 30 miles

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Sunthisweek.com: Apple Valley residents accepted into advocacy skills and leadership training program

Sunthisweek.com: Apple Valley residents accepted into advocacy skills and leadership training program

Chosen from a statewide pool of applicants, two Apple Valley residents Anthony Helms and Kelly Kausel have been accepted into the eight-month long Minnesota Partners in Policymaking leadership training program which starts in the fall.

Participants include adults with disabilities and parents raising children with developmental disabilities. Helms has autism

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Medicalnewsbulletin.com: Music Therapy for Autism

Medicalnewsbulletin.com: Music Therapy for Autism

A recent clinical study investigated the effect of improvisational music therapy for autism on social communication skills in children with autism spectrum disorder.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder with a spectrum of symptoms and levels of disability. Children with ASD have difficulties communicating and interacting with

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Autismsupportnetwork.com: Discovering your child's autism diagnosis, and things to remember

Autismsupportnetwork.com: Discovering your child's autism diagnosis, and things to remember

Tulika Prasad

You see red flags in your child’s development, you apprehensively look all over the internet, hoping to read “it’s nothing to worry about,” however your next visit to the pediatrician aggravates your concern as you check off a list of milestones missed and you finally find yourself staring

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Patientdaily.com: Autism Speaks encourages participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Patientdaily.com: Autism Speaks encourages participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Autism Speaks, an organization that helps families and individuals cope with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), posted an article on its website encouraging the observation of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in October by promoting public awareness and stressing the importance of hiring people with disabilities.

This year’s theme, “Inclusion

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