Day: November 11, 2017

Twincities.com: Review: Mixed Blood's 'The Curious Incident …' is worth investigating

Twincities.com: Review: Mixed Blood's 'The Curious Incident …' is worth investigating

Mixed Blood Theatre is no stranger to depicting the world of people who live on the autism spectrum. From 2006’s “Vestibular Sense” to last season’s “Orange,” the theater has shown a consistent ability to depict these individuals and their perspective with integrity and wisdom, humor and heart.

That trend happily

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Wtvm.com: Opelika police searching for missing 15-year-old boy with autism

Wtvm.com: Opelika police searching for missing 15-year-old boy with autism

(Source: Tonya Lazzari)

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) – Opelika Police Department is currently searching for a 15-year-old boy with autism. 

Justin Mims was last seen in the area of Oak Haven Trailer Park Friday, November 10 at 10:00 p.m.

Police say he was last seen wearing blue jeans, shoes but no shirt.

OPD,  LCSO, EMA

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Gazettelive.co.uk: How trampolining gave a young girl with Down's Syndrome and autism her independence

Gazettelive.co.uk: How trampolining gave a young girl with Down's Syndrome and autism her independence

A trampoline teacher has been credited with giving a young girl with disabilities her independence.

Rebecca Cleasby, from Yarm, says her daughter Ellie is now a confident, independent teenager since joining the trampoline club run by Jan Leonard, from Thornaby.

The club has made Ellie, who has Down’s Syndrome and

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Theislandnow.com: LI Autism Communities, Americana Manhasset to host charity shopping event

Theislandnow.com: LI Autism Communities, Americana Manhasset to host charity shopping event

Americana Manhasset, where the Champions for Charity event will take place.

The Long Island Autism Communities Inc., a not for profit organization dedicated to developing supportive, integrated communities for adults with autism, is participating in the Americana Manhasset “Champions for Charity” shopping benefit.

This annual holiday program will be held

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Rare.us: Ohio man who “needed” to touch women in a stomach-turning place is back in the courtroom

Rare.us: Ohio man who “needed” to touch women in a stomach-turning place is back in the courtroom

A 29-year-old Ohio man has allegedly spent the last decade going around trying to touch women’s bellybuttons, and prosecutors say that he should be shipped off to the slammer for violating his parole.

On Wednesday, Graig Burrier of Stow, Ohio, pleaded guilty to violating his parole. In 2012, he was arrested

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Deccanherald.com: Kiran Bedi seeks job quota for parents of autistic kids

Deccanherald.com: Kiran Bedi seeks job quota for parents of autistic kids

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Abc6onyourside.com: Harassment case in Ohio sparks call for culture change

Abc6onyourside.com: Harassment case in Ohio sparks call for culture change

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Female state legislators and staffers in Ohio have joined a national letter-signing effort urging action to change the culture around sexual harassment.

Sen. Charleta Tavares, a Columbus Democrat, headed the Ohio effort. The letter signed recently by 35 women says mandatory sexual harassment training is a

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Glasgowlive.co.uk: St Enoch Centre to hold 'quiet sessions' at Santa's Grotto for children with autism

Glasgowlive.co.uk: St Enoch Centre to hold 'quiet sessions' at Santa's Grotto for children with autism

St. Enoch Centre has announced it will hold autism-friendly ‘quiet sessions’ at Santa’s Grotto this year.

Children with autismspectrum disorder can be oversensitive or undersensitive to noise, light, clothing or temperature, meaning the experience could prove stressful for them.

The mall still wants these children to have a magical Christmas

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