Day: November 4, 2017

Dailyvoice.com: Heroes Who Pulled Palisades Park Boy With Autism From Creek Cheered

Dailyvoice.com: Heroes Who Pulled Palisades Park Boy With Autism From Creek Cheered

PALISADES PARK, N.J. — Nearly a year after rescuers pulled a young Palisades Park boy with autism from Overpeck Creek, his mother gathered the heroes together for a special anniversary celebration.

“Thanking Joseph’s Angels” was the theme of the party thrown by Angela Cassese — featuring her son, Joseph Cassese,

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Daily-chronicle.com: NIU Autism Caregiver Group welcomes new, returning members

Daily-chronicle.com: NIU Autism Caregiver Group welcomes new, returning members

Families of children or young adults with autism are invited to a meet-and-greet information session to be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Northern Illinois University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, 3100 Sycamore Road in DeKalb.

Attendees can tour the clinic and child activities room, meet the faculty

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Blog:tagaught- #ASNL AGM Results: I'm On The Board!

Blog:tagaught- #ASNL AGM Results: I'm On The Board!

So, the Annual General Meeting of the Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador was this morning. A few people who read this blog know that I applied to be considered for the self-advocate’s seat on the board. As you can see by the title, I got in.

The other applicant for the self-advocate seat happens to be someone who is in my Social Club, and we were both told that the board and Scott Crocker

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Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- I updated my blog!!! Plus future plans and other ideas…

Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- I updated my blog!!! Plus future plans and other ideas…

Hi all my wonderful followers and readers!

I hope everyone is having a great weekend. 🙂

This is just to notify that I did some recent updates to my Autism Resource page and also added a new page to my blog.

I changed the description of my Autism Resource page and added a few more resources. Two links I just added you may find neat or helpful was a website I found that is dedicated

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Columbiamissourian.com: Gamers raise money in charity tournament for young adults with autism

Columbiamissourian.com: Gamers raise money in charity tournament for young adults with autism

When Patrick Brigman entered the Super Smash Bros. tournament, he knew the competition would be tough. But for him, the match was about more than the prize money — it was about supporting the cause.

EnCircle Technologies held a charity video game tournament on Saturday at the Missouri United Methodist

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Mirror.co.uk: Dad Paddy McGuinness says autistic twins are loving school and thanks fans for their support

Mirror.co.uk: Dad Paddy McGuinness says autistic twins are loving school and thanks fans for their support

Take Me Out star Paddy McGuinness has told how his autistic twins have started school – and are thriving.

Earlier this year his wife Christine, 29, publicly ­revealed how four-year-old Leo and Penelope had the condition – with a poem on Instagram paying tribute to everything that they had achieved.

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Epanorama.net: Scientists May Have Found The Root Cause Of Autism | IFLScience

Epanorama.net: Scientists May Have Found The Root Cause Of Autism | IFLScience

http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/scientists-may-have-found-the-root-cause-of-autism/

 Scientists think they’ve found out what could be at the root of autism and, no, it’s not vaccines. According to a new study, it could be caused by having too many brain connections called synapses.

“An increased number of synapses creates miscommunication among neurons in the developing brain that correlates with

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Asianage.com: Altrustic youth opt for NGOs

Asianage.com: Altrustic youth opt for NGOs

Socially conscious youngsters are quitting well-paying jobs to work for people with special needs and the poor!

With various NGOs being set up across cities, many socially-conscious youngsters are wanting give up their multinational/corporate jobs and work for NGOs in a bid to do their bit for the community.

 In

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Thesun.ie: Once a woman hits her thirties, everyone is interested in when she's going to have kids

Thesun.ie: Once a woman hits her thirties, everyone is interested in when she's going to have kids

YOU know how it is — you’re a thirty something woman getting on with your life, minding your own business, when some buffoon mentions your biological clock.

“Tick-tock!” goes the finger-wagging, “don’t leave it too late now!” Every woman I know has encountered this army of clock watchers or one

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Stalbertgazette.com: Three local volunteers earn national award

Stalbertgazette.com: Three local volunteers earn national award

Three St. Albert volunteers were among those to receive a new national honour for outstanding community service.

Lt-Gov. Lois Mitchell presented the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers at a ceremony at Government House in Edmonton. The award was bestowed on nearly 50 Albertans. The award, offered on behalf of the Governor-General,

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Neurosciencenews.com: Brain Activity is Inherited: Findings May Inform Treatment For ADHD and Autism

Neurosciencenews.com: Brain Activity is Inherited: Findings May Inform Treatment For ADHD and Autism

Summary: Researchers have identified a mechanism that helps rouse the brains of mice suffering from simulated sleep apnea. The findings could help develop new treatments for people with obstructive sleep apnea and provide new insights into SIDS.

Source: Oregon Health and Science University.

Every person has a distinct pattern

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Stuff.co.nz: School expelled an autistic 9-year old boy after system failed him, mum says

Stuff.co.nz: School expelled an autistic 9-year old boy after system failed him, mum says

STACY SQUIRES/STUFF

Christine Cosgrove’s high functioning autistic son Christian has been expelled from Woodend School in North Canterbury.

The mother of a 9-year-old autistic boy who was kicked out of school says he has been “deserted” by the education system.

Christian Cosgrove was expelled from Woodend School in North Canterbury on Tuesday for “lashing

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