Month: November 2017

Prweb.com: Autism Live and We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym Host 3rd Annual Sensitive Santa Holiday Event

Prweb.com: Autism Live and We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym Host 3rd Annual Sensitive Santa Holiday Event

Autism Live and We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym have partnered again this holiday season to host a special event for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Children who attend the Autism Live Sensitive Santaevent will meet Santa, have their photos taken, and

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Gainesville.com: Autism-friendly 'Coco' showing comes to town Saturday

Gainesville.com: Autism-friendly 'Coco' showing comes to town Saturday

By Paige Fry Correspondent

For families with autistic children, going to the movies may be a sensory overload with loud noises, flashing colors and crowds.

But now, Gainesville’s Regal Cinemas in Butler Plaza will screen an autism-friendly version of Disney’s “Coco,” a story about a Mexican boy who wants nothing

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Swnewsmedia.com: State adds new conditions that qualify for medical marijuana program

Swnewsmedia.com: State adds new conditions that qualify for medical marijuana program

Minnesota Commissioner of Health Ed Ehlinger has added two new conditions that allow people to qualify for the state’s medical marijuana program.

The conditions are autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea.

“Any policy decisions about cannabis are difficult due to the relative lack of published scientific evidence,” Ehlinger said

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Triblive.com: Westmoreland high school musicians to perform piece inspired by autism

Triblive.com: Westmoreland high school musicians to perform piece inspired by autism

Updated 42 minutes ago

The composition “Puzzle Pieces” is no toe-tapper. It’s not supposed to be.

The piece opens with round, hollow chords played by clarinets and French horns. Other woodwinds and brass take over as the clarinets introduce a playful, bouncy theme that attempts to break through the melancholy

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Cbc.ca: Parents 'scared' as son with severe autism faces release without home supports

Cbc.ca: Parents 'scared' as son with severe autism faces release without home supports

A Halifax-area mother issued an emotional plea for help Thursday for her family and for her nine-year-old son, who is due to be released next week from a confined hospital unit but suffers from violently aggressive fits of frustration because of his severe autism.

“Our Callum is a nine-year-old little

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Wltx.com: Autism, Sleep Apnea Added to Medical Cannabis Qualifiers

Wltx.com: Autism, Sleep Apnea Added to Medical Cannabis Qualifiers

Marijuana and cannabis oil bottles (Photo: Creative-Family)

St. Paul, MN (AP, KARE) – Minnesota health officials say they’re adding autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea as conditions that qualify for medical marijuana.    Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger says there is increasing evidence that medical marijuana can help people

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D2l.com: How Inclusive Design Supports Learners on the Autism Spectrum

D2l.com: How Inclusive Design Supports Learners on the Autism Spectrum

Earlier this year, “Sesame Street” introduced its newest resident Julia, an adorable Muppet with orange hair and a toy rabbit. Julia also has autism. The long running children’s program’s introduction of the character Julia is timely, given that 1 in 68 children today are diagnosed with autism, the fastest growing

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Wdio.com: Autism: Medical Marijuana Okayed For Treatment

Wdio.com: Autism: Medical Marijuana Okayed For Treatment

November 30, 2017 02:22 PM

Minnesota health officials say they’re adding autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea as conditions that qualify for medical marijuana.    Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger says there is increasing evidence that medical marijuana can help people with severe autism or obstructive apnea.    The state health

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Themindfulword.org: A IS FOR AUTISM: And it's also for acceptance

Themindfulword.org: A IS FOR AUTISM: And it's also for acceptance

For about 20 years, I’ve been involved in assessing and diagnosing hundreds of children and adults with autism and Asperger’s syndrome, which are both ‘disorders’ within the autistic spectrum.

To diagnose, the task is to understand a person’s developmental history and look for a collection of symptoms known as the Triad

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Citypages.com: Minnesota green-lights medical marijuana for autism, sleep apnea

Citypages.com: Minnesota green-lights medical marijuana for autism, sleep apnea

Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger announced Thursday that by next August, Minnesotans with autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea will be allowed to purchase the made-in-Minnesota pain reliever.

Each year, the health department solicits suggestions from the public about new conditions to add. Throughout June and July, people submitted  ideas

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Fox9.com: Medical cannabis now used to treat autism, sleep apnea in Minnesota

Fox9.com: Medical cannabis now used to treat autism, sleep apnea in Minnesota

(KMSP) – The Minnesota Department of Health has added autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea to the list of conditions that qualify for medical cannabis. 

MDH used a formal petitioning process used to solicit public input on potential qualifying conditions for medical cannabis. State health officials say there was

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Cannabisbusinesstimes.com: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Now Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions …

Cannabisbusinesstimes.com: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Now Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions …

Cottage Grove, Minn. (Nov. 30, 2017) –  The Minnesota Commissioner of Health, Dr. Ed Ehlinger, has announced that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and obstructive sleep apnea have been added to the list of qualifying conditions approved to be treated with medical cannabis. As one of only two registered manufacturers providing

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