Day: November 13, 2017

Blog:The Silent Wave- Divergence and Diversity

Blog:The Silent Wave- Divergence and Diversity

Fantastic post, dear one!  Luke Beardon is incredible, and I love the work that he does!  Thank you so much for writing this 👏🏼👍🏼💖

(I meant to post this on my “reblog blog”, but I didn’t select that one before hitting the “reblog” button, so it’s fine to stay here.  Hell, I’ll probably put it on that blog, too 😉 )

Eclectic Autistic

There are two terms I sometimes see people get mixed up

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Wxxv25.com: Swim-in for autism

Wxxv25.com: Swim-in for autism

A grant from IP Casino helped create a fun day in the pool for families affected by autism.Dozens of kids and their families splashed in the pool at the Kroc Center in Biloxi during the swim-in for autism. This is the fourth annual swim-in hosted by the Mississippi Center for

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Prweb.com: Center for Autism and Related Disorders Opens Seven New Treatment Centers

Prweb.com: Center for Autism and Related Disorders Opens Seven New Treatment Centers

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) today announced the opening of seven new treatment centers in its expansive network across the country. CARD is a premier leader in the field of autism treatment and specializes in using the principles of applied

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Callutheran.edu: Let's move this needle

Callutheran.edu: Let's move this needle

By Oliver Thornton ’16

My older brother spoke his first words at 7 years old.

They went like this: “I wish that I could fly/Into the sky/So very high/Just like a dragonfly.”

You might recognize them as the lyrics to singer Lenny Kravitz’s “Fly Away.” Trinity listened to that song

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Video:Autism Family- Easy Autism Test

Video:Autism Family- Easy Autism Test

A quick and easy test you can take online that is especially helpful for first-timers. Here is a link to the test: https://www.m-chat.org/mchat.php
Please let us know if you have any questions. This test is intended for toddlers but can be used as a frame of reference for teenagers/adults as long as you know how they behaved as a child, etc.

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Niutoday.info: International autism expert, author Temple Grandin speaking at NIU

Niutoday.info: International autism expert, author Temple Grandin speaking at NIU

Temple Grandin, best-selling author and internationally acclaimed speaker, is bringing her insider perspective on autism to NIU. She’ll present “Developing Individuals Who Have Different Kinds of Minds,”

Temple Grandin

at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the Holmes Student Center. The free event is open to the public. Seating

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Gbc.gi: “Understanding Autism – Adolescence and Puberty” seminar held

Gbc.gi: “Understanding Autism – Adolescence and Puberty” seminar held

The latest seminars under the Government’s National Autism Strategy took place at the O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel last week.

Under the banner “Understanding Autism – Adolescence and Puberty”, these focused on the emotional difficulties experienced within the autistic population during this transition. Seven sessions were delivered to three different audiences including

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Heraldscotland.com: The A Word star Greg McHugh talks mental health, autism and his Glasgow pantomime role as …

Heraldscotland.com: The A Word star Greg McHugh talks mental health, autism and his Glasgow pantomime role as …

THIS time a year ago Greg McHugh was at his lowest ebb. The actor had just finished a successful run with Gary: Tank Commander at the SSE Hydro and suddenly felt like he had “hit a huge wall”. Rather than being elated by the achievement, McHugh was gripped by debilitating

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Sunshinecoastdaily.com.au: Online autism survey to assess needs state-wide

Sunshinecoastdaily.com.au: Online autism survey to assess needs state-wide

PEOPLE living with autism, their families and carers are being asked to participate in the 2017 Have Your Say Survey to assess needs state-wide.

The survey is being conducted by researchers from Autism Queensland, The University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology.

Lead researcher Jill Ashburner, from Autism Queensland, said the

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Spectrumnews.org: Realistic social test identifies new language area in brain

Spectrumnews.org: Realistic social test identifies new language area in brain

Wired up: A method of measuring blood flow in the brain allows people to sit upright, as they normally would while conversing with others.

A test designed to capture the dynamic back-and-forth of conversation suggests the existence of a new language area in the brain. The brain’s subcentral area, previously

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Spectrumnews.org: Researchers simulate neuron down to sub-micron detail

Spectrumnews.org: Researchers simulate neuron down to sub-micron detail

Electrical forest: The program simulates the elaborate branches of Purkinje cells.

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A software program can simulate a neuron with realistic 3-D detail in a matter of hours, researchers reported Saturday at the 2017 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington D.C.

The free software, called STEPS, can be

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Neurosciencenews.com: Potential Treatment For Autism and Intellectual Disability

Neurosciencenews.com: Potential Treatment For Autism and Intellectual Disability

Summary: GABA receptor modulating drug has been shown to reverse both social and cognitive deficits induced by a genetic mutation associated with autism and intellectual disabilities, researchers report.

Source: University of Nebraska Medical Center.

A breakthrough in finding the mechanism and a possible therapeutic fix for autism and intellectual

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