Day: October 2, 2017

Suffolkfreepress.co.uk: Sudbury supermarket shows support for Autism Hour

Suffolkfreepress.co.uk: Sudbury supermarket shows support for Autism Hour

Published: 22:59 Monday 02 October 2017

A Sudbury supermarketunderwent a transformation for one hour today(Monday), in support of a national campaign seeking to raise awareness of autism.

At 10am, SSainsbury’s in Cornard Road took part in Autism Hour, during which the store took steps to be more autism friendly,

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Healthcarefinancenews.com: State mandates broaden use of autism spectrum disorder services, especially for younger children

Healthcarefinancenews.com: State mandates broaden use of autism spectrum disorder services, especially for younger children

States that mandate health insurers cover autism spectrum disorder are successful in seeing an increase in the use of treatment services, but also lead to large increases in healthcare spending, according to a Health Affairs study released Monday.

Historically, commercial health insurers have excluded or provided minimal coverage for

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Tapinto.net: Drive for Autism Foundation Raises $35,000 at its Sixteenth annual Drive for Autism Golf Event

Tapinto.net: Drive for Autism Foundation Raises $35,000 at its Sixteenth annual Drive for Autism Golf Event

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The annual golf event, Drive for Autism XVI, raised $35,000 and was a great success, according to a release from The Drive for Autism Foundation. On Sept. 18, one hundred forty-four golfers had a great day of golf, laughs & companionship.   

The Drive for Autism Golf Outing which has

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Belfastlive.co.uk: Co Down parents call on businesses to sign up to Autism Hour

Belfastlive.co.uk: Co Down parents call on businesses to sign up to Autism Hour

Co Down parents are calling on businesses to sign up to a charity’s Autism Hour to help support families.

Members of the National Autistic Society’s Newtownards Branch are urging other businesses to sign up to the initiative.

It sees participating shops and businesses turning down music and other noise, dimming

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Auburnpub.com: Auburn-area conference to train responders in emergencies involving people with autism

Auburnpub.com: Auburn-area conference to train responders in emergencies involving people with autism

A free training conference for first responders, concerning how to respond to emergencies involving people with autism, will be offered Tuesday, Oct. 17.

The conference will take place in two sessions: law enforcement from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and fire and rescue personnel from 6 to 9 p.m.

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Themarysue.com: Did Star Trek: Discovery Just Introduce a Recurring Character on the Autism Spectrum?

Themarysue.com: Did Star Trek: Discovery Just Introduce a Recurring Character on the Autism Spectrum?

Last night’s Star Trek: Discovery was not only amazing TV, but should also quell the fears of anyone who watched the first two episodes and worried that they couldn’t tell from the series opener just what kind of show they were getting. With Episode Three, “Context Is For Kings,”

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Getsurrey.co.uk: Autism hour to be held at Pets at Home stores across Surrey 'to make the world more autism friendly'

Getsurrey.co.uk: Autism hour to be held at Pets at Home stores across Surrey 'to make the world more autism friendly'

As part of the National Autistic Society’s (NAS) Too Much Information campaign, all Pets at Home stores across the county will be hosting an autism hour before opening time on Sunday (October 8).

Stores in Bagshot, Woking, Byfleet, Epsom and Godalming will all be taking part in the autism awareness

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Thesun.co.uk: What are Asperger's syndrome symptoms in adults and children, is there a test and which …

Thesun.co.uk: What are Asperger's syndrome symptoms in adults and children, is there a test and which …

ASPERGER’S Syndrome is one of many forms of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

These are the signs somebody you know may have Asperger’s, and the celebrities who live with the condition.

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Asperger’s Syndrome comes under the umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorder What are the signs of Asperger’s Syndrome?

Asperger’s Syndrome

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Philstar.com: What you should know about autism

Philstar.com: What you should know about autism

Embrace Autism Philippines encourages parents to join Raun Kaufman’s other Autism Help interactive lectures following the first one last Oct. 1 at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Conference Center in Legaspi Village, Makati City. The event was organized for parents, professionals and caregivers of all ages challenged by Autism, Autism

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Edweek.org: National Institutes of Health Awards $100 Million for Autism Research

Edweek.org: National Institutes of Health Awards $100 Million for Autism Research

How early should children be screened for autism? How do girls with autism spectrum disorder differ from boys? The National Institutes of Health have awarded $100 million to nine research projects designed to answer those and other questions about the development disorder, characterized by behavioral, communication and social challenges.

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Artinliverpool.com: Tate Liverpool to hold Autism Hour all week to make the world more autism friendly

Artinliverpool.com: Tate Liverpool to hold Autism Hour all week to make the world more autism friendly

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Tate Liverpool to hold Autism Hour all week  to make the world more autism friendly

·         Tate Liverpool will be holding the National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour every day from Monday 2 to Saturday 8 October

·         Currently, 64% of autistic people avoid going to the shops because of their autism

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Autismspeaks.org: Autism Speaks U

Autismspeaks.org: Autism Speaks U

About Us

Autism Speaks U is a program that supports students, faculty and alumni in their awareness and fundraising efforts for Autism Speaks. Chapters follow the lead of their Presidents and Vice Presidents, who are made up of students on the spectrum, students who have family members or friends

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Huffingtonpost.ca: This New Technology Can Help Kids With Autism Participate In Class

Huffingtonpost.ca: This New Technology Can Help Kids With Autism Participate In Class

Porchya Bernier’s son, Jordan, missed most of junior kindergarten because of his sensory issues related to autism.

“The school asked me to remove him,” says Bernier. “He couldn’t handle the loudness and busyness of the classroom and had problems focusing on his own tasks.”

Earlier on HuffPost:

It’s a common

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Blog:The Secret Aspie- The men in my life

Blog:The Secret Aspie- The men in my life

The rain has stopped in the early hows of the morning and the silence is bliss. That constant barrage of noise does something to my head.

I played loud music all night to try and drown it out and think of something else while I slept but without success.

I am feeling pretty mediocre at the moment… tired, listless, and still in bed. I have no urge to get up and I just want to

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