Day: October 30, 2017

Broadwayworld.com: Adelphi University to Present Innovative Theater Experience for People on the Autism Spectrum

Broadwayworld.com: Adelphi University to Present Innovative Theater Experience for People on the Autism Spectrum

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Berksmontnews.com: Autism Speaks Trick-or-Treat

Berksmontnews.com: Autism Speaks Trick-or-Treat

Autism Speaks Trick-or-Treat Left to right: Betty Kutz, Ashlyn Ziegler, Dunkin Donuts Manager, Melissa Ziegler, and Vicki Held pose in front of Dunkin Donust in Kutztown while celebrating Halloween and Autism Awareness. Submitted photo – Dennis Krumanocker

Vicki Held hosted an Autism Speaks autism awareness event at Dunkin Donuts

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Northjersey.com: Letter: Support for Michelle Torpey and Eileen Hillock

Northjersey.com: Letter: Support for Michelle Torpey and Eileen Hillock

A sign in support of council candidates Eileen Hillock and Michelle Torpey sits on a Glen Rock lawn on Tuesday.(Photo: Danielle Parhizkaran/Northjersey.com)

As Co-President of Glen Rock SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Committee) I have had the pleasure of working with Michelle Torpey over the years. 

Last year we

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Irishmirror.ie: Irish comedian turns family misfortune into 'heartbreaking and hilarious' book

Irishmirror.ie: Irish comedian turns family misfortune into 'heartbreaking and hilarious' book

An Irish comedian has turned his families misfortune into a hilarious new book.

In 2010, Aidan Comerford was made redundant on his birthday.

Four days later, his two young daughters were diagnosed with autism.

To make matters worse, his wife suffers from depression and a idiopathic hypersomnia – a sleep

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Albionpleiad.com: Giving a Voice to Autism

Albionpleiad.com: Giving a Voice to Autism

Jasmynn Archer is a 16-year old from Adrian, Michigan. She’s the last of five children and has just welcomed a foreign exchange student into her family home. She’s also a nonverbal autistic person.

Jasmynn was diagnosed with autism in 2004 when she was three years old. She got an iPad when

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Thesun.ie: Tayto Park to create autism-friendly environment at popular Meath attraction on Autism Awareness …

Thesun.ie: Tayto Park to create autism-friendly environment at popular Meath attraction on Autism Awareness …

‘Fair play’

Only suitable attractions will open on November 18, and efforts will be made to ensure that any children with autism are especially catered for

TAYTO Park have revealed they will be completely autism-friendly with fun activities and games for all the family on a Saturday next month.

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Mcall.com: The 'Good Doctor' and autism: Does ABC get it right?

Mcall.com: The 'Good Doctor' and autism: Does ABC get it right?

Hollywood has apparently discovered that a growing segment of the population is on the autism spectrum. The 2017 “Power Rangers” movie and new Netflix series “Atypical,” for instance, have main characters with autism.

Perhaps the most high-profile offering is ABC’s new show “The Good Doctor.” The drama stars Freddie

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Af.mil: Maxwell first responders receive special needs response training

Af.mil: Maxwell first responders receive special needs response training

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. —

Maxwell emergency first responders received training recently on how to identify and communicate with people with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities when showing up on the scene of an incident.

Diagnosis of children with ASD is on the increase in the United States,

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Sixthtone.com: App Teaches Teachers to Interact With Autistic Children

Sixthtone.com: App Teaches Teachers to Interact With Autistic Children

Ingcare, an online education platform focusing on children with autism, has received millions of dollars in funding from investors, The Beijing News reported Tuesday, underscoring the lack of resources for parents and teachers.

Wang Wei, Ingcare’s founder, told Sixth Tone on Thursday that the company plans to use the money

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