Day: October 7, 2017

Houstonchronicle.com: He's got the chops: 21-year-old with autism earns second-degree karate black belt

Houstonchronicle.com: He's got the chops: 21-year-old with autism earns second-degree karate black belt

Student and instructor face and bow. Both utter in Japanese: onegaishimasu – please teach me – because in karate, disciple and sensei can learn from one another.

At this Missouri City dojo, or school, one practitioner is both, and he is proving that teachers are as varied as the colors

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Tnlounge.com: Barber goes the extra mile for young client with autism – News – TnLounge

Tnlounge.com: Barber goes the extra mile for young client with autism – News – TnLounge

A Canadian barber is being praised as an “everyday hero” for doing whatever it takes to make his youngest customer feel comfortable during haircuts. On Sept. 24, Fauve Lafrenière posted a photo onFacebook of Franz Jacob lying down on the ground to finish a trim on her six-year-old son, Wyatt,

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Wbtw.com: Florence School District One to use robots to aid autistic students

Wbtw.com: Florence School District One to use robots to aid autistic students

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW)-  Florence School District One recently has been selected to participate in a special Robots for Autism pilot program.

Children who face autism will be working with robots named “MILO” through this program. The goal is to help autistic students better their communication and interactive social skills.

Students will

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Tapinto.net: Swim Scholarships Available for Children with Autism at Westfield Area YMCA

Tapinto.net: Swim Scholarships Available for Children with Autism at Westfield Area YMCA

Thanks to a grant from Autism Speaks, the Westfield Area YMCA is proud to announce the availability of swimming scholarships for children ages 3-12 with autism. Children will either be placed in the Y’s Rainbow Fish group swimming program, an inclusion class or individual swim lessons. 

With its

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Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- The Entertainer Blogger Award + Quick Life Updates

Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- The Entertainer Blogger Award + Quick Life Updates

Rules: -Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. -Display the award picture on your post (Either make your own or use one already made for this award by other bloggers and such) -Answer the questions below -Nominate 12 other bloggers who are funny, inspiring and/or you find entertaining

Thank you Diversion 3000 for nominating me for The Entertainer Blogger Award. You should also go check her blog out

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Belfastlive.co.uk: Planet Spin launches special Sensory Sunday event for kids and adults with autism

Belfastlive.co.uk: Planet Spin launches special Sensory Sunday event for kids and adults with autism

Planet Spin has announced their hosting a special session this Sunday especially for children and adults with autism and other disabilities.

All rides and attractions will be slowed down for 90 minutes, music levels lowered, and there will be no use of strobe and other sensory lighting effects.

To support

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Insiderupg.com: Exceptionally “Atypical”

Insiderupg.com: Exceptionally “Atypical”

by Chelle Jackson

The first season of “Atypical” appeared on Netflix this year. The show follows Sam (Keir Gilchrist), an 18 year old with autism and his family.

The focus of “Atypical” is of course Sam and how he is different from the “typical kids” due to his autism. While

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Gazettelive.co.uk: Teesside pet shop to take part in 'autism hour' to make it easier for shoppers

Gazettelive.co.uk: Teesside pet shop to take part in 'autism hour' to make it easier for shoppers

Pets at Home Teesside has teamed up with leading autism charity, the National Autistic Society, to hold an ‘autism hour’ on Sunday.

The charity has launched the UK’s first week-long event where shops and services take 60 minutes to provide autistic people with a break from the usual information overload.

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Ottawacitizen.com: Ontario launches new autism program; practitioners to be regulated

Ottawacitizen.com: Ontario launches new autism program; practitioners to be regulated

TORONTO — Ontario announced the launch of its new autism program on Thursday, which is expected to go much more smoothly than the Liberal government’s last attempt that angered thousands of families and spawned large protests.

Children and Youth Services Minister Michael Coteau said children will begin moving into

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Eastbaytimes.com: Autism spectrum support program moves to downtown Berkeley

Eastbaytimes.com: Autism spectrum support program moves to downtown Berkeley

BERKELEY — The College Internship Program for young adults on the autism spectrum, with ADHD, and other learning differences, has expanded its program and moved to downtown Berkeley, at 2150 Shattuck Ave. at Center Street.

CIP also has locations in Long Beach and in Florida, Indiana and Massachusetts. Its mission

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Chicagomonitor.com: Clomid online 2014 – The effectivness of clomid – Clomid babies and autism

Chicagomonitor.com: Clomid online 2014 – The effectivness of clomid – Clomid babies and autism

It is with great sadness that I reflect on the passing of Professor Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni, an early supporter of CAIR-Chicago, three-time annual banquet keynote speaker, and honorary chair member, who transitioned at 8:40 am CST Tuesday morning, September 26, 2017, after battling cancer and related complications. Professor Emeritus Cherif Bassiouni stands…

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Focustaiwan.tw: Art tour a platform for talents of people with autism, disabilities

Focustaiwan.tw: Art tour a platform for talents of people with autism, disabilities

Taipei, Oct. 7 (CNA) An art exhibition tour that opened in Taiwan Saturday is giving people with autism and disabilities the chance to have their voices heard and talents discovered, according to artists whose works appear in the show.

The tour features the 41 winning paintings, drawings and photographs in an

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