Day: October 12, 2017

Trendhunter.com: Autism-Specific Smart Glasses

Trendhunter.com: Autism-Specific Smart Glasses

The Brain Power Autism System Has Gamified Life Skills Training The Brain Power Autism System is leveraging aspects of augmented reality and artificial intelligence to encourage those with autism to make eye contact and better recognize the emotions of others.

Through the implementation of a google-made wearable, the company

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Autismdaybyday.blogspot.com: New Bill Fast Tracks Behavioral Services for Individuals with Autism

Autismdaybyday.blogspot.com: New Bill Fast Tracks Behavioral Services for Individuals with Autism

Assembly Bill 1074 FastTrack’s Behavioral Services to Improve Services for Individuals with AutismGovernor Brown signs Assembly Bill 1074 updates California’s autism mandate providing for clinical case management, removes the requirement for professionals to be vendored by state regional centers and lifts experience requirement for paraprofessionals. California Governor Jerry Brown has

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Medindia.net: Understanding the Link Between Autism and Economic Status

Medindia.net: Understanding the Link Between Autism and Economic Status

The main areas of difficulty among autistic kids are social communication, social interaction and restricted or repetitive behaviours and interests. Kids living in neighborhoods where incomes are low and fewer adults have bachelor’s degrees are less likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder compared to kids from more affluent

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- the-nerdy-goth:

neurowonderful:

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- the-nerdy-goth: neurowonderful: [gif description: Amythest, a…

the-nerdy-goth:

neurowonderful:

[gif description: Amythest, a light-skinned Métis person with buzzed light brown hair and green eyes, smiling widely and winking at the camera. I am wearing bold red lipstick, dramatic black and silver smokey eye makeup, and a black thin-strapped top. end description]

#DisabledAndCute 😉😘 

I love your make up! DO you care to share what products you’re wearing on your face? I LOVE your eyes the most! <3

Thank you very much! As for

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Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “All right, shut up the both of you!  You're making me nervous.”

Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “All right, shut up the both of you! You're making me nervous.”

I finally slept.  I had some interesting dreams that stuck with me upon waking, (leading to daydreaming.)  I dreamed of building a city in the sky.  It looked like a giant bubble.  Its skin was able to reflect or absorb light, making it solar powered.  When it absorbed light, it helped block sunlight from reaching the poles and stored the excess power in batteries used on the planet’s surface.  Its mass, just outside the earth’s

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Tnjn.com: Advocates for Autism to host Fall Fest

Tnjn.com: Advocates for Autism to host Fall Fest

On Friday from 4-8 p.m., Advocates for Autism, a campus organization dedicated to spreading awareness and educating students about autism and individuals on the spectrum, will be celebrating the arrival of autumn with a number of activities at the Humanities Amphitheater on Volunteer Blvd.

Advocates for Autism was founded last

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Hcanews.com: 2M Hours of Computer Processing Time Help Unearth New Autism Insights

Hcanews.com: 2M Hours of Computer Processing Time Help Unearth New Autism Insights

Researchers might be a step closer to recognizing the genetic abnormalities at autism’s core, according to a new study. And they got there by gathering and interrogating data from more than 500 kids with autism and their families.

The report, published late last month in the journal Cell, found patterns in

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Stratfordbeaconherald.com: One-woman play sheds light on living with autism

Stratfordbeaconherald.com: One-woman play sheds light on living with autism

Always Unique, Totally Interesting, Sometimes Mysterious — that’s the title of Alyson Parovel’s one-woman show.

Together, the first letter of each word spells AUTISM, a fitting name for the 25-year old playwright’s deep dive into the lives of a girl living with autism and her neurotypical twin sister, which Parovel

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Eurekalert.org: New autism & innovation center receives NSF and Research Corporation grants

Eurekalert.org: New autism & innovation center receives NSF and Research Corporation grants

VIDEO: Founders of the Vanderbilt Center for Autism & Innovation discuss their personal reasons for supporting the new center. view more 

Creating a model pipeline that will assist adults on the autism spectrum find meaningful and gainful employment while enhancing local business innovation.

That is the purpose of Vanderbilt University’s Center

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News-medical.net: Research findings could pave way to new therapies for treating seizures and autism

News-medical.net: Research findings could pave way to new therapies for treating seizures and autism

October 12, 2017

Recent research discoveries in the development of brain disorders could pave the way to new therapies for treating seizures, and even some children with autism, says a leading oncologist and researcher at the University of Alberta.

David Eisenstat and his team examined a neurotransmitter in the brain

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Thenorthernecho.co.uk: Health secretary Hunt pledges to look into 'unacceptable' two-year waiting times for autism …

Thenorthernecho.co.uk: Health secretary Hunt pledges to look into 'unacceptable' two-year waiting times for autism …

THE HEALTH Secretary has pledged to look into County Durham’s “unacceptable” two-year waiting times for autism diagnosis.

Jeremy Hunt’s promise came in response to North Durham MP Kevan Jones’ intervention in the House of Commons, where he highlighted the wait anxious parents faced to get an autism diagnosis for their children.

Speaking

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Lbl.gov: Oct. 30 Brown Bag Talk on Autism Inclusion in the Workplace

Lbl.gov: Oct. 30 Brown Bag Talk on Autism Inclusion in the Workplace

As part of Berkeley Lab’s efforts to increase awareness on Disability Employment Awareness Month in October, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Office and the All Access Employee Resource Group (ERG) will be hosting an autism awareness Brown Bag Lunch on Monday, October 30th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at Pers Hall.

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Wiltonbulletin.com: Library will screen final version of The Buddy System

Wiltonbulletin.com: Library will screen final version of The Buddy System

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Wilton resident and filmmaker Megan Smith-Harris’s latest documentary, The Buddy System, will be screened in Wilton Library’s Brubeck Room on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the library’s New Perspectives Documentary Film Series.

The Buddy System follows three families touched by autism who experience a

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Aplus.com: Mom Raises Awareness About Autism By Entering Jimmy Fallon's 'Mama' Contest

Aplus.com: Mom Raises Awareness About Autism By Entering Jimmy Fallon's 'Mama' Contest

Comedian and late-night television host Jimmy Fallon is known for playing silly games with celebrities on The Tonight Show, but you might not know he’s also a New York Times bestselling children’s book author. His first picture book Snowball Fight! came out back in 2005. And in 2015, after he had

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