Day: October 15, 2017

Ipswichstar.co.uk: Inadequate mental health trust vows to improve after Suffolk Parent Carer Network releases …

Ipswichstar.co.uk: Inadequate mental health trust vows to improve after Suffolk Parent Carer Network releases …

PUBLISHED: 15:52 15 October 2017

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Families in need of mental health support in Suffolk are being “pushed to breaking point and beyond” due to failings in the care system, it has been claimed.

Suffolk Parent Carer Network (SPCN)

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Tnjn.com: Advocates for Autism celebrate autumn, raise awareness at fall festival

Tnjn.com: Advocates for Autism celebrate autumn, raise awareness at fall festival

The Advocates for Autism held their first annual Fall Festival at the University of Tennessee to celebrate the autumn season and raise awareness for autism on Friday, Oct. 13.

The event included activities such as pumpkin painting, square dancing, a s’mores station, live animals and a bake sale. The AFA

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Omantribune.com: Strategies to deal with autistic kids in focus at workshop

Omantribune.com: Strategies to deal with autistic kids in focus at workshop

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The Ministry of Health, represented by the Mental Health Section in the Department of Non-communicable Diseases, organised a workshop on the Strategies to Deal with Autistic Children for Parents in Muscat on Sunday

It was held under

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Medindia.net: Maternal Immune Activation Associated With Autism Among Kids

Medindia.net: Maternal Immune Activation Associated With Autism Among Kids

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a set of neurodevelopmental disorders, characterised by impaired reciprocal interaction and communication skills, and restricted and repetitive behaviours and interests. It occurs in one in every 68 people around the world.

The retrospective cohort study of 220 Australian children, conducted between 2011-2014, indicates that a “an

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Manchestereveningnews.co.uk: Katie Price cancelled Manchester show after receiving vile threat against her disabled son

Manchestereveningnews.co.uk: Katie Price cancelled Manchester show after receiving vile threat against her disabled son

Katie Price called off her one-woman show in Manchester after receiving a vile threat against her disabled son Harvey.

The Loose Women presenter was set to travel up north when she was advised by police not to leave her family and West Sussex home, a source for the former glamour

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Cbslocal.com: Moms Explain Why Medical Pot Program Needs To Include Autism

Cbslocal.com: Moms Explain Why Medical Pot Program Needs To Include Autism

Moms Explain Why Medical Pot Program Needs To Include AutismVictoria Grancarich and Heather Tidd spoke with Esme Murphy about why they think medical marijuana will help children with autism (4:50).WCCO Sunday Morning – Oct. 15, 2017

‘The Time Is Now’: Rebecca Otto On Universal Health Care, EnergyThe state

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Newsok.com: Nonprofit notes, Oct. 15

Newsok.com: Nonprofit notes, Oct. 15

Autism foundation honors Champion of Hope

The Oklahoma Autism Center Foundation named Kathy McCracken, executive director of Children’s Hospital Foundation, this year’s Champion of Hope. McCracken was honored for her continued support of the Oklahoma Autism Center. For more information or to make a donation, go to autismcenterok.org, call 842-9995

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Time.com: Why So Many People Believe Conspiracy Theories

Time.com: Why So Many People Believe Conspiracy Theories

William of Occam would have hated conspiracy theories. A 14th-century philosopher and Franciscan friar, William is celebrated for developing the “law of parsimony,” better known today as “Occam’s razor.” According to the razor principle, the simplest explanation for an event is almost always the best; shave away any extraneous assumptions,

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Dailydot.com: Netflix's painful 'Kingdom of Us' finds answers amid family tragedy

Dailydot.com: Netflix's painful 'Kingdom of Us' finds answers amid family tragedy

Director Lucy Cohen’s heart-wrenching Kingdom of Us, in title alone, suggests togetherness in isolation. What follows is a touching and intimate view into the lives of a grieving wife and her seven children, all understanding why patriarch Paul Shanks killed himself in Warwickshire, England’s Crackley Woods.

Through old family videos, interviews,

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Sudbury.com: Ontario family takes autism-support case to human rights tribunal

Sudbury.com: Ontario family takes autism-support case to human rights tribunal

TORONTO — An Ontario family has launched a human rights complaint against a school board in an effort to get a popular form of therapy for autistic children provided to their son in class.

Beth Skrt of Mississauga, Ont., alleges the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board has consistently refused to allow

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Southbendtribune.com: Parents say their autistic child was restrained with wooden partitions at LaPorte school

Southbendtribune.com: Parents say their autistic child was restrained with wooden partitions at LaPorte school

A LaPorte County couple this week accused their 7-year-old daughter’s school of using a wooden structure to restrain the 2nd-grader, who has autism, without her parents’ permission or knowledge.

Heather and William Castle said the staff members at Kingsford Heights Elementary School placed wooden partitions, apparently covered with a

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Marhaba.qa: WISH and LFC Foundation Enhances Sports Coaching for Children with Autism

Marhaba.qa: WISH and LFC Foundation Enhances Sports Coaching for Children with Autism

Festival Day Marks Culmination of Week-Long ‘Respect 4 All’ Training Programme

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) collaborated with the LFC Foundation, the official charity of Liverpool Football Club (LFC), to host a week-long football training course that addressed effective ways for people working in sports to engage

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Watertowndailytimes.com: Young people with severe autism languish in hospitals

Watertowndailytimes.com: Young people with severe autism languish in hospitals

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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 young people — who may shout for hours, bang their heads

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