Day: November 21, 2017

Lancasteronline.com: Elizabethtown College students work with Chris Davis, who has severe autism, as he fulfills college …

Lancasteronline.com: Elizabethtown College students work with Chris Davis, who has severe autism, as he fulfills college …

Chris Davis was diagnosed with severe autism when he was just two years old. After graduating high school, Chris was determined to take up further schooling.

For the past two years, education students at Elizabethtown College have been working with Chris on exercise, music, art, and American Sign Language.

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Al.com: Missing Prattville man with autism found in Montgomery

Al.com: Missing Prattville man with autism found in Montgomery

Noah Richard SheltonPrattville police 

UPDATE: Prattville police said the missing man has been found safe in Montgomery.

Chief Mark Thompson said a citizen made the call about seeing 32-year-old Noah Richard Shelton, who lives on Lawrence Street in Prattville. Police said Shelton, who has autism, was last seen around Hillwood

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Radiotimes.com: A music-loving autistic boy named Hector was the inspiration for The A Word's mosh pit storyline

Radiotimes.com: A music-loving autistic boy named Hector was the inspiration for The A Word's mosh pit storyline

Sophie’s autistic son Mark – played by Travis Smith – is most at home in a mosh pit enjoying live music

Tuesday, 21st November 2017 at 9:40 pm

There’s a moment of revelation for Paul (Lee Ingleby) in The A Word as he watches autistic teenager Mark (Travis Smith) dancing around

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Huffingtonpost.com: Autism Without Fear: In Carly Fleischmann's Own Words–What Happened on HBO's “Night of Too …

Huffingtonpost.com: Autism Without Fear: In Carly Fleischmann's Own Words–What Happened on HBO's “Night of Too …

by Michael John Carley

(Disclaimer: Michael John Carley is on the Board of Directors of NEXT for Autism, the organization that creates the “Night of Too Many Stars” program, and this article is about an incident that occurred on the show. The HBO program, that airs once every two years,

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Myarklamiss.com: TUESDAY AT 10: Autism: Finding light at the end of the tunnel

Myarklamiss.com: TUESDAY AT 10: Autism: Finding light at the end of the tunnel

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WEST MONROE, La. – 1 in 68 children are born with autism, but many aren’t diagnosed until they are three years old.

After the diagnosis, many Louisiana parents have a difficult

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Spectrumnews.org: Journal club: Exploring treatments for Rett syndrome

Spectrumnews.org: Journal club: Exploring treatments for Rett syndrome

Journal club: Exploring treatments for Rett syndrome | Spectrum | Autism Research News

News The latest developments in autism research.

Profiles Portraits of scientists who are making a mark on autism research.

Toolbox Emerging tools and techniques that may advance autism research.

Spotted A roundup of autism papers and media

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Universalorlando.com: One Night Only: Autism-Friendly Blue Man Group Show to Support Autism Speaks

Universalorlando.com: One Night Only: Autism-Friendly Blue Man Group Show to Support Autism Speaks

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Blue Man Group at Universal CityWalk has once again partnered with Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization. Their third annual collaborative Blue Man Group performance will be on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 6 p.m.

This performance will be “autism-friendly,” creating a safe

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Purdue.edu: Purdue startup specializing in children diagnosed with minimally verbal autism presents at national conference

Purdue.edu: Purdue startup specializing in children diagnosed with minimally verbal autism presents at national conference

LOS ANGELES and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Oliver Wendt, chief science officer of Purdue-affiliated company SPEAK MODalities, presented at the recent annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association convention with Barbara Weber, a member of ASHA’s professional development committee, in Los Angeles.

Wendt’s startup developed SPEAKall! and SPEAKmore!, augmentative and alternative communication mobile

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Countytimes.com: Glenholme School holds 5K for Autism at Steep Rock Preserve

Countytimes.com: Glenholme School holds 5K for Autism at Steep Rock Preserve

WASHINGTON — The Glenholme School held its fourth annual 5K Run for Autism on Nov. 12. The proceeds support the school’s offering to students through academic innovations and therapeutic program expansion, while helping raise awareness of autism.

Over 120 enthusiastic runners and walkers gathered for the fourth annual Glenholme 5K

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Eurekalert.org: Autism Video Game (image)

Eurekalert.org: Autism Video Game (image)

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Brittany Travers, an investigator at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Waisman Center and an assistant professor of kinesiology, works with a study participant while she plays a video game designed to help youth with autism improve their balance. It may also help improve some of their autism-related symptoms.

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Dailymail.co.uk: Mother, 25, is left furious 'after RAC salesman says her son, three, is not autistic but “just a naughty …

Dailymail.co.uk: Mother, 25, is left furious 'after RAC salesman says her son, three, is not autistic but “just a naughty …

 Emma Brookin claimed man criticised her son’s behaviour at ASDA in HinckleyYoungster was distressed by meeting stranger and hid behind his mother When Ms Brookin told salesman why, he allegedly said: ‘I don’t believe in all that’

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Wisbusiness.com: UW Madison: Video game improves balance in youth with autism

Wisbusiness.com: UW Madison: Video game improves balance in youth with autism

UW Madison: Video game improves balance in youth with autism11/21/2017

CONTACT: Brittany Travers, [email protected], 608-263-0282

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MADISON – Playing a video game that rewards participants for holding various “ninja” poses could help children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) improve their balance, according to a recent study in the Journal

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