Day: November 19, 2017

Variety.com: Jon Stewart, Other A-List Comics Skip Over Louis CK at 'Night of Too Many Stars'

Variety.com: Jon Stewart, Other A-List Comics Skip Over Louis CK at 'Night of Too Many Stars'

Despite the cold, rainy weather in New York on Saturday evening, a crowd of over 2,000 people gathered for Jon Stewart‘s annual “Night of Too Many Stars,” a fundraising benefit to raise money for the Next for Autism organization, which supports programs and services for people with autism. This year’s

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Signalscv.com: Strangers throw improptu birthday party for autistic boy

Signalscv.com: Strangers throw improptu birthday party for autistic boy

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When Gregory Jones, 5, invited his five friends to his birthday party Saturday, everybody declined. He was set to

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- Some photos of our Louis Riel Day adventures, by Marvin!Mitooni…

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- Some photos of our Louis Riel Day adventures, by Marvin!Mitooni…

Some photos of our Louis Riel Day adventures, by Marvin!Mitooni miiyaashin! 🌾🌝🍁🌊🔥🌳

Image description: A series of six photos. The first shows me sitting at an outdoor fire in the centre of Fort Langley on an overcast day. There are a few other people sitting at the fire, and I’m looking over my shoulder to smile at the camera. The second is a closer three-quarter shot of my upper torso, face, and my hands as

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- It me! Photo by Marvin Image description: A photo of me, a…

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- It me! Photo by Marvin Image description: A photo of me, a…

It me! Photo by Marvin 🍂

Image description: A photo of me, a light-skinned Metis person with very short, light brown hair, green eyes, and thick-rimmed glasses. I am standing in a lightly wooded area with my hands behind my back, in front of a cedar tree that has had a strip of bark removed. I am wearing a green hoodie, black jacket, blue jeans, and a red Metis sash around my waist, and

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Yahoo.com: The Highs And Lows of Night of Too Many Stars, Jon Stewart's Autism Benefit Show

Yahoo.com: The Highs And Lows of Night of Too Many Stars, Jon Stewart's Autism Benefit Show

At the end of Saturday’s Night Of Too Many Stars benefit show, Jon Stewart summed up this year’s star-studded event as “funny, touching, chaotic. Like life.” He’s not wrong. This time, the  “bi-occasional” comedy night that raises money for autism education programs was broadcast live on HBO from the Theater at

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Blog:The Other Side- I'm not ready to say goodbye: approaching the etiquette of grief. #autism

Blog:The Other Side- I'm not ready to say goodbye: approaching the etiquette of grief. #autism

Yesterday I visited a dear, dear old friend. She is not dying, she is living – though time is closing in.

I had left it late, not wanting to impose, not knowing how to approach this illness. We kept saying we would meet – but we didn’t find the moment.

Text messages came sporadically, and then a sudden miraculous phone call before a visit to Rome in the Spring. On impulse I had sent

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Deadline.com: HBO 'Night Of Too Many Stars' Sees Host Jon Stewart Spar With Stephen Colbert

Deadline.com: HBO 'Night Of Too Many Stars' Sees Host Jon Stewart Spar With Stephen Colbert

The semi-annual Night Of Too Many Stars benefit to raise money in the battle against autism didn’t ignore other major problems, including the current wave of sexual harassment in Hollywood and politics.

The program, held Saturday night at New York’s Madison Square Garden and televised live by HBO, had already bounced

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Ctpostchronicle.com: Hamden clinic set to revolutionize autism, special needs world

Ctpostchronicle.com: Hamden clinic set to revolutionize autism, special needs world

Dr. Alice Forrester, CEO; Dr. Pieter Joost Van Wattum; Hamden Mayor Curt Balzano Lang; Tom Sandone; New Haven Mayor Toni N. Harp; state Sen. Martin Looney; Commissioner Roderick Brembry; and North Haven First Selectman Michael Freda cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the Clifford Beers Marne Street Clinic

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Blog:The Silent Wave- Silence, success, and failure ~ an Aspie / Autistic perspective

Blog:The Silent Wave- Silence, success, and failure ~ an Aspie / Autistic perspective

Sundays are lazy days in our household–the days in which my mind wanders particularly far, in search of the secrets of the universe.  Sometimes, I get lucky and stumble upon concepts I can actually string together and convert into words.  Here is today’s treasure chest…

What is silence but a failure to be acknowledged?  Or so sings the neurotypical song, in the most general sense.

What is the average, general mould of the world at

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Cbc.ca: 'It's really worrying': Summit looks at struggles faced by adults with autism

Cbc.ca: 'It's really worrying': Summit looks at struggles faced by adults with autism

Caroline Jose wants to make sure her son has the best future possible. She’s one of the organizers of a summit that took place in Shediac this weekend with the goal of improving the lives of adults with autism spectrum disorder. 

Jose’s eight year old son has autism. While he’s functioning well

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Ew.com: Jon Stewart gracefully highlights autism awareness when segment doesn't go as planned

Ew.com: Jon Stewart gracefully highlights autism awareness when segment doesn't go as planned

Carly Fleischmann is a young woman diagnosed with severe autism who communicates by typing on a computer and describes herself as the “first ever non-verbal talk show host.” When she appeared on Jon Stewart’s Night of Too Many Stars benefit to interview Stephen Colbert onstage Saturday, things didn’t quite go as planned, but the

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