Day: October 31, 2017

Macedoniaonline.eu: 1000th Study confirms link between Mercury and Autism

Macedoniaonline.eu: 1000th Study confirms link between Mercury and Autism

Mercury is a potent neurotoxin. Even the smallest amounts can cause cumulative adverse effects.

Two of the most widespread forms of mercury exposure comes from the organic compounds methylmercury (found in fish) and ethylmercury, which makes up 50% of the vaccine preservative thimerosal. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

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Fox13memphis.com: 15-year-old with autism hospitalized after being beaten by 16-year-old, police say

Fox13memphis.com: 15-year-old with autism hospitalized after being beaten by 16-year-old, police say

by: Jeremy Pierre Updated: Oct 31, 2017 – 5:27 PM

GOSNELL, Ark. – A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged first degree battery after police in Gosnell, Arkansas said he beat up a 15-year-old autistic student at Gosnell High School last week.

 

Police said the victim was beaten so badly, he had

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Themighty.com: When People Make Assumptions About My Autism Functioning Level

Themighty.com: When People Make Assumptions About My Autism Functioning Level

I was failed by the system because I wasn’t diagnosed with autism until between 19 and 20. People assume that means I’m super high functioning. It’s hard living life when people assume you’re one functioning level, but your reality is something completely different. I don’t meet the stereotype of someone

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Belfastlive.co.uk: Autism charity recruiting to meet demands of autism-friendly town in Co Down

Belfastlive.co.uk: Autism charity recruiting to meet demands of autism-friendly town in Co Down

A charity is recruiting to meet the demands of its autism-friendly town project in Co Down .

Autism Initiatives, who named Newcastle as the country’s first autism-friendly town , is hosting a recruitment open day in November.

They are looking to recruit caring and enthusiastic individuals for a range of

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Insideedition.com: 9-Year-Old Boy With Autism Sobs as He's Arrested for Fighting With Another Student

Insideedition.com: 9-Year-Old Boy With Autism Sobs as He's Arrested for Fighting With Another Student

The parents of a 9-year-old boy with autism who was taken into custody in August after fighting another student and striking a teacher are sharing their side of the story after the controversial arrest. 

Cops were called after fourth grader Devin Shepherd got into a fight with a classmate during

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News-medical.net: Cleveland Clinic researchers win grants to study ethical issues involving brain surgery

News-medical.net: Cleveland Clinic researchers win grants to study ethical issues involving brain surgery

October 31, 2017

The NIH BRAIN Initiative has awarded two Cleveland Clinic researchers grants to study ethical issues involving brain surgery, as part of the first neuroethics grants awarded by the initiative.

Cynthia Kubu, PhD, a neuropsychologist in the Center for Neurological Restoration at Cleveland Clinic, was awarded $1.6 million

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Blog:The Silent Wave- The Veil [autistic poetry]

Blog:The Silent Wave- The Veil [autistic poetry]

(My favorite day of the year is Samhain/Halloween, and my favorite place is an open road, especially somewhere in the western half of Texas.  Rarely do those two elements come together, except maybe in pieces like this… 😉  The carefree spirit behind this one may not be readily evident, so to get an idea for it, you’ll probably want to watch this (static image) video of one of my favorite songs “Misa Gringa” by alterna-twang/goth-Americana

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Expressandstar.com: Plea to find thugs who coaxed autistic man out of his home before launching a 'disgusting' assault

Expressandstar.com: Plea to find thugs who coaxed autistic man out of his home before launching a 'disgusting' assault

Joel Buckle, 27, from Burntwood, was lured out of his flat and attacked by four hooded men near to the Ryecroft shops off Fernleigh Avenue between 11pm and midnight on Monday evening.

After hearing the group calling his name and asking him to come outside, Joel was initially hesitant but

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Mcall.com: Potts Doggie Shop on hiring employee with autism: 'Amber's a great worker'

Mcall.com: Potts Doggie Shop on hiring employee with autism: 'Amber's a great worker'

Amber Abraham arrives at Pott’s Doggie Shop in Northampton at 11 a.m. every Monday and sets to work wiping down tables, filling ketchup bottles and washing the front windows, wielding a Windex bottle like an Old West six-shooter in efficient preparation for the daily rush of hot dog-and-pierogie fans.

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Businesswire.com: Purely CRM Donates $12000 to BC's Leading Autism Information Resource Centre

Businesswire.com: Purely CRM Donates $12000 to BC's Leading Autism Information Resource Centre

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Purely CRM has been working with ACT – Autism Community Training over the past several years in implementing the latest Microsoft Dynamics CRM system. As BC’s leading provider of online information and training on autism, the transition of ACT’s database into the cloud has enabled them to

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Independent.ie: 'We won't be opening our front door tonight' – dad tells how Halloween frightens autistic son (12)

Independent.ie: 'We won't be opening our front door tonight' – dad tells how Halloween frightens autistic son (12)

George Holohan’s son Christian (12) is a non-verbal autistic boy.

Children with autism, like Christian, can have strong reactions to parts of the sensory environment. So while costumes and games and fireworks will be great fun for many children tonight, they’ll be overwhelming for others.

“The constant door ringing

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