Day: November 1, 2017

Californianewswire.com: 'A Boy Called Po' Actors Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

Californianewswire.com: 'A Boy Called Po' Actors Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Geek Club Books for Autism today announced that actors Christopher Gorham and Julian Feder, lead characters in the award-winning indie film, “A Boy Called Po” joined the #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. People on the

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Digitaljournal.com: Stars of Indie Film 'A Boy Called Po' Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying …

Digitaljournal.com: Stars of Indie Film 'A Boy Called Po' Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying …

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov 01, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books for Autism today announced that actors Christopher Gorham and Julian Feder, lead characters in the award-winning indie film, “A Boy Called Po” joined the #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention

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Edweek.org: Autism Insurance Mandates Expand Access to Treatment, At Substantial Cost

Edweek.org: Autism Insurance Mandates Expand Access to Treatment, At Substantial Cost

Forty-six states and the District of Columbia require private insurers to cover the cost of autism therapies such as applied behavioral analysis, an therapeutic approach that reinforces desired behaviors through rewards. 

Those mandates (Idaho, North Dakota, Tennessee and Wyoming have no, or limited, insurance mandates) have made a huge

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Inlander.com: Teacher Feature: Gonzaga grad leads an autism & behavioral learning classroom at Madison …

Inlander.com: Teacher Feature: Gonzaga grad leads an autism & behavioral learning classroom at Madison …

click to enlarge Wilson Criscione photo Sorcha Connor-Boyle teaches an ABLE (Autism & Behavioral Learning Environment) classroom at Madison Elementary. Sorcha Connor-Boyle originally didn’t want to teach special education. As a student at Gonzaga University, Connor-Boyle wanted to teach first grade.

That was until she learned what teaching special education would

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Blog:The Secret Aspie- Life After Integrating.

Blog:The Secret Aspie- Life After Integrating.

How can I explain to you what it is like after integration in a way that you will understand?

It is being alone in my head but being totally ok with that. It is a quiet solitude of no background noise, no conversations except with myself. No voices constantly giving me advice. Which is a little scary as I now have no go-to person but I can deal with that.

It is feeling anger, hurt,

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Newswise.com: Study: Autism Treatments May Restore Brain Connections

Newswise.com: Study: Autism Treatments May Restore Brain Connections

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Heraldscotland.com: Schizophrenia, personality disorders and autism still 'misunderstood' despite increased awareness …

Heraldscotland.com: Schizophrenia, personality disorders and autism still 'misunderstood' despite increased awareness …

SCHIZOPHRENIA and personality disorders need to be discussed as openly in public as depression and anxiety in order to tackle ongoing stigma and misunderstanding around the conditions, a leading mental health expert has said.

The annual report by the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland said awareness of mental illnesses including anxiety

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Wrvo.org: This week: Sepsis, autism and food systems

Wrvo.org: This week: Sepsis, autism and food systems

Pediatrician Melissa Schafer describes how the potentially life-threatening infection complication called sepsis develops, how it is diagnosed and treated and what steps are in place at Upstate to help identify and treat sepsis early.

The Sepsis Alliance — a group that raises awareness of sepsis and educates health care providers

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Globalnews.ca: LifeLabs CEO Talks About New Autism Hub for Patients

Globalnews.ca: LifeLabs CEO Talks About New Autism Hub for Patients

November 1 2017 2:12pm

Samantha Falk talks to LifeLabs CEO Sue Paish about the new room at the Pacific Autism Hub in Richmond aimed at helping calm patients during blood work.

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Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- Wednesday ~ Quote Of The Week/Day…With a life story.

Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- Wednesday ~ Quote Of The Week/Day…With a life story.

For those of you who may not know, actually I don’t think any of my readers or followers know this about me as I never recall talking about it, but I am a smoker. I’m not proud of it and that is probably one of the reasons why I don’t ever mention it, but hopefully not for much longer.

I started when I was 15 or 16 in high school around the same time I

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Sltrib.com: Documentary 'Dina' lovingly shows a romance without limits — a refreshing and honest look at life on the autism spectrum

Sltrib.com: Documentary 'Dina' lovingly shows a romance without limits — a refreshing and honest look at life on the autism spectrum

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Dina

A refreshing and honest documentary that follows a woman preparing for her wedding and life with her future husband, both of whom are on the autism spectrum.

Where • Broadway Centre Cinemas.

When • Opens Friday, Nov. 3.

Rating • Not rated, but probably PG-13 for language and some sexual

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Katu.com: Police seek runaway Vancouver teen with autism, concerns over cold weather

Katu.com: Police seek runaway Vancouver teen with autism, concerns over cold weather

Photos of Kaleb Guenther from Vancouver Police

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Officers are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing teenage boy with autism.

Police say that Kaleb Guenther ran away from his Vancouver home on Saturday, October 28.

Investigators believe he is in the Portland area because

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