Day: October 18, 2017

Wyff4.com:  Meet “Milo” the robot teaching children with autism

Wyff4.com: Meet “Milo” the robot teaching children with autism

ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. —

Fifteen school districts in South Carolina are part of a pilot study using a robot to help teach children who have autism.

The robot named Milo teaches elementary and middle school-age students the understanding and meaning of emotions and expressions, and demonstrates appropriate social behavior and responses,

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Cw33.com: Chuck E. Cheese now offering Sensory Sensitive Sundays for children with autism

Cw33.com: Chuck E. Cheese now offering Sensory Sensitive Sundays for children with autism

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The nationally famous, kid-friendly pizza chain is now catering to children with autism.

Chuck E. Cheese is now hosting Sensory Sensitive Sundays on the first Sunday of every month that will give children with autism a stress-free experience. These Sundays feature less crowds and noise, dimmed lighting, trained

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Wric.com: Man accused of drowning boy with autism and dumping his body in bin

Wric.com: Man accused of drowning boy with autism and dumping his body in bin

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A 19-year-old man is accused of drowning a 6-year-old relative with mild autism he was watching and dumping his body into a trash bin.

The incident happened in Snohomish, Washington.

The Snohomish Sheriff’s Office says the suspect from Kerrville, Texas, was booked into Snohomish County Jail

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Ucsd.edu: Inflamed Support Cells Appear to Contribute to Some Kinds of Autism

Ucsd.edu: Inflamed Support Cells Appear to Contribute to Some Kinds of Autism

​Modeling the interplay between neurons and astrocytes derived from children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Brazil, say innate inflammation in the latter appears to contribute to neuronal dysfunction in at least some forms of the disease. 

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Middletownpress.com: Middletown-based firm connects those on autism spectrum with employers willing to invest in loyal …

Middletownpress.com: Middletown-based firm connects those on autism spectrum with employers willing to invest in loyal …

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Luke Whalen, 21, of Durham, left, jokes with O’Rourke’s Diner owner Brian O’Rourke Tuesday afternoon in Middletown during a break from sweeping the floors. Whalen, who has

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Healthimaging.com: Brain imaging for infants may help detect development of autism

Healthimaging.com: Brain imaging for infants may help detect development of autism

New research from JAMA indicates that an MRI can detect signs of autism developing in infants during a “presymptomatic period.”

Published online Oct. 3, the study, conducted by Tracy Hampton, PhD, suggests early brain scans in infants earlier than 24 months could predict signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

“The

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Timesofoman.com: Dhofar Governor sponsors workshop on autism in Salalah

Timesofoman.com: Dhofar Governor sponsors workshop on autism in Salalah

Salalah: A workshop on “Strategy for Dealing with Autism Spectrum Children”, organised by the Ministry of Health represented by the Mental Health Section of the Non-Communicable Diseases Department opened at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Salalah on Wednesday and will last for two days.

The workshop was sponsored by Sayyid Mohammed bin

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Springfieldnewssun.com: Springfield native says therapy lets son with autism's singing shine

Springfieldnewssun.com: Springfield native says therapy lets son with autism's singing shine

A Springfield native wants local leaders to take steps to create an environment where kids and adults with special needs can thrive.

Monica Chadha Piper, a Catholic Central graduate, is aboard certified behavior analyst. Her teenage son, Shawn, was diagnosed with autism at the age of 2.

She spoke this

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Blog:Pharaohs World!- Self care : Failng myself

Blog:Pharaohs World!- Self care : Failng myself

You’d think it would be easy wouldn’t you ?. A grown man taking care of himself. 

But its not. 

I’ve come away from the doctors feeling very down. Down with myself. 

Because I’m useless. 

No, I don’t mean that, not in the “ I can’t do anything right “ sense but in the sense that my ability to look after myself is severely impaired. 

It’s not because I’m lazy or I can’t be bothered but

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