Day: October 17, 2017

Wgntv.com: Body of missing Washington boy with autism found in dumpster

Wgntv.com: Body of missing Washington boy with autism found in dumpster

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LYNNWOOD, Wash. – The body of a missing 6-year-old Washington state boy was found early Tuesday morning in a dumpster, and there is evidence he was the victim of homicide, according to The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department.

Spokesperson Shari Ireton said the

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Ksat.com: What about adults with autism?

Ksat.com: What about adults with autism?

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Mention autism and invariably people talk about autistic children. But as they get older and the hope of a cure fades, what support they get as young adults becomes critical because their futures depend on that support.

“We’re spending a huge amount of money on

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Sheboyganpress.com: Autism expert to talk work on Rain Man, appreciation of spectrum

Sheboyganpress.com: Autism expert to talk work on Rain Man, appreciation of spectrum

Darold Treffert, outside the Treffert Center.(Photo: Photo courtesy of Agnesian HealthCare)

SHEBOYGAN – Darrold Treffert’s fascination with autism and savant syndrome began in 1962 when, as a young doctor, he became intrigued by the juxtaposition of ability and disability within one individual.

Despite being severely disabled and mute, one

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Syracuse.com: Syracuse Stage marks a theatrical first for actor with autism

Syracuse.com: Syracuse Stage marks a theatrical first for actor with autism

By Jerald Raymond Pierce, Goldring Arts Journalism Program

When actor Mickey Rowe received word that he had won the leading role in Syracuse Stage’s upcoming production of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” he admits he “almost cried with joy.”

His reasons were twofold.

First, the part of

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Metro.co.uk: Chris Packham: Asperger's And Me review: A stunning spotlight on the misconceptions of autism

Metro.co.uk: Chris Packham: Asperger's And Me review: A stunning spotlight on the misconceptions of autism

Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me is a must watch (Picture: BBC/ Richard Ansett)

Chris Packham shows the bliss and affecting pitfalls of isolation in an excellent new documentary about living with Aspergers.

The 56-year-old presenter publicly announced his autism in last year’s memoir Fingers In The Sparkle Jar.

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Hope For Three Autism Advocates presents “It’s Cool to Care,” their signature awareness campaign, to Mrs. Sparwasser’s PALs (Peer Assistance and Leadership) classes at Clements High School.

Hope For Three Autism Advocates presents

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Disabilityscoop.com: Social Class May Influence Autism Diagnosis

Disabilityscoop.com: Social Class May Influence Autism Diagnosis

Even as autism prevalence has increased, new research finds that the likelihood of getting diagnosed with the developmental disorder remains largely tied to socioeconomics.

Children from lower income neighborhoods are less likely than those from wealthier backgrounds to be diagnosed with autism, according to findings published online this month in

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Babble.com: 11-Year-Old Boy with Autism Gets Heartfelt Surprise, Thanks to the Staff at Ruby Tuesday

Babble.com: 11-Year-Old Boy with Autism Gets Heartfelt Surprise, Thanks to the Staff at Ruby Tuesday

Eleven-year-old Slade Denton had the time of his life at a Ruby Tuesday restaurant last Saturday — and it was all thanks to an industrial-sized dishwasher and the kindness of strangers. Except, those kind strangers are no longer really “strangers” to Slade and his family. As his stepmom Katie tells

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Sdsu.edu: Perspectives on Autism

Sdsu.edu: Perspectives on Autism

SDSU researchers explore new avenues of autism research.

This story appears in the fall 2017 issue of 360: The Magazine of San Diego State University.

Researchers’ understanding of autism has greatly advanced since the disorder was formally named in the 1940s. The earliest investigations into autism put forth a now wholly

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Inews.co.uk: Chris Packham: Asperger's and Me review: a moving reminder of how autism is still misunderstood

Inews.co.uk: Chris Packham: Asperger's and Me review: a moving reminder of how autism is still misunderstood

Chris Packham last week accused the Daily Mail of deliberately attempting to make him “look a freak”, as they ran the headline ‘My pet poodle is more important to me than my girlfriend, says Springwatch presenter Chris Packham’.

The newspaper’s refusal to focus on more crucial points about his condition raised

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Wftv.com: Central Florida Autism Speaks Walk 2017

Wftv.com: Central Florida Autism Speaks Walk 2017

by: Nicolette Christopher Updated: Oct 17, 2017 – 12:12 PM

9 Family Connection is proud to once again support the Central Florida Autism Speaks Walk, which is an inspirational and impactful opportunity to raise money and awareness to help change the future for all those who struggle with autism. Participating

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Video:Remrovs World of Autism- Autism and Shutdowns – Remrov’s World of Autism #49

Video:Remrovs World of Autism- Autism and Shutdowns – Remrov’s World of Autism #49

Autism and sundowns. What are autistic shutdowns? What are the causes of a shutdown and what are the signs of a shutdown? How can you help a person who’s experiencing a shutdown?

All these questions are answered in this episode of Remrov’s World of Autism.

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Dailymail.co.uk: Could this explain why boys are more likely to have autism? Study provides first evidence of a 'protective effect' in females

Dailymail.co.uk: Could this explain why boys are more likely to have autism? Study provides first evidence of a 'protective effect' in females

Figures suggest that around 4 boys are diagnosed with autism to every 1 girlThis has long puzzled researchers who have been unsure as to why this is The new University of Iowa study on mice provides one possible reason

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