Day: November 14, 2017

Eglobaltravelmedia.com.au: Qatar Airways Supports Inaugural Autism Awareness Gala Fundraiser Hosted by Embassy of Qatar in Washington D.C.

Eglobaltravelmedia.com.au: Qatar Airways Supports Inaugural Autism Awareness Gala Fundraiser Hosted by Embassy of Qatar in Washington D.C.

As part of its ongoing commitment to social responsibility, Qatar Airways continued its long-standing support of autism awareness at the inaugural Autism Awareness Fundraising Gala hosted by The Embassy of the State of Qatar and Autism Speaks in Washington D.C. on 8 November, 2017.

Established in 2005, Autism Speaks

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Spectrumnews.org: Grouping people with autism masks variations in visual learning

Spectrumnews.org: Grouping people with autism masks variations in visual learning

Cartoon cues: Children with autism vary in how well they perform on a “SpongeBob SquarePants” game.

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Some young children with autism excel on tests in which they must learn to connect visual cues. And yet learning ability varies greatly among children on the spectrum, such

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Thestar.co.uk: EXCLUSIVE: Anger as Sheffield charity ends adult autism support service resulting in job losses

Thestar.co.uk: EXCLUSIVE: Anger as Sheffield charity ends adult autism support service resulting in job losses

A Sheffield charity service which provides support for autistic adults has ended resulting in impending job losses.

Autism Plus, located on Bridge Street in Sheffield city centre, will no longer provide support for disabled adults at their homes due to ‘external funding pressures’.

One angry parent told The Star she

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Radiotimes.com: Forget Doctor Who: Christopher Eccleston says he's “stopped all the time” by fans of autism drama …

Radiotimes.com: Forget Doctor Who: Christopher Eccleston says he's “stopped all the time” by fans of autism drama …

“I’ve never had a stronger reaction than I’ve had to this” the BBC1 star says as the show continues its second series

Tuesday, 14th November 2017 at 8:30 pm

Christopher Eccleston may have starred in Doctor Who, but these days when people stop him in the street they’re more

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Berkshireeagle.com: Pittsfield: Farley-Bouvier to speak at Autism Collaborative meeting

Berkshireeagle.com: Pittsfield: Farley-Bouvier to speak at Autism Collaborative meeting

The Autism Collaborative of Berkshire County will hold its November meeting from 10:15 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 17, at 2 South St., Suite 370, third floor.

Guest speakers include State Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier and the Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change.

ACBC runs monthly meetings to discuss Autism and services available in

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- nice things about being autistic

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- nice things about being autistic

cluelessbutch:

-hearing tiny beautiful sounds like water droplets and leaves crunching-knowing lots of fun trivia from special interests over the years-brightly colored things that make ur eyes happy-that feeling when someone asks you to tell them about sth you know a lot about and it’s infodump time !!!!!!-the Good Foods™-when ur logical and rational thinking helps you solve a problem or think of something other people wouldn’t-nice textures are So Nice: cats, very soft

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Blog:Losing It Slowly- Anxiety Strikes

Blog:Losing It Slowly- Anxiety Strikes

I often start to panic, am i having a heart attack or stroke. Right now my typos are amplifying that. Each “symptom” I focus on gets worse and I develop another. All I need is a 30 second distraction and it will all be gone. Now I have generalized lip tingling , and nose. Following 2 chest pains, a minute of nausea, dizziness. Note those weren’t at the same time. And some separated by several

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Belfastlive.co.uk: Northern Ireland shopping centre hosting 'Silent Santa' for kids with autism

Belfastlive.co.uk: Northern Ireland shopping centre hosting 'Silent Santa' for kids with autism

A Northern Ireland shopping centre is hosting a ‘Silent Santa’ for kids with autism.

Children will be able to visit Father Christmas in a quiet environment at Foyleside Shopping Centre in Derry where shops will be closed and music turned off.

Starting this Sunday (Nov 19) the centre will open

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Blog:Stranger Darker Better- How to Live Better With Executive Dysfunction — Revisited

Blog:Stranger Darker Better- How to Live Better With Executive Dysfunction — Revisited

This post was originally published in February 2017. It is being revisited as part of the Adulting With ADHD series.

In the previous post, we talked about what executive dysfunction is and today we’re going to talk about some ways to live a better life with executive dysfunction. If you’ve ever tried to look for resources on how to cope with executive dysfunction, I’m sure you’ve had the same desire I did to bang your head

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Blog:Stranger Darker Better- So What Is Executive Dysfunction? — Revisited

Blog:Stranger Darker Better- So What Is Executive Dysfunction? — Revisited

This post was originally published in February 2017. It is being revisited as part of the Adulting With ADHD series.

Executive dysfunction. It’s one of the trademarks of developmental disabilities such as autism and ADHD along with many other possible sources such as depression or schizophrenia. For those of us who went undiagnosed for a long time or who never learned about executive dysfunction, we often view ourselves as lazy, worthless, or many other terrible

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