Day: November 24, 2017

Montrealgazette.com: A special weekend in Laval as IceCaps' No. 1 fan drops in for visit

Montrealgazette.com: A special weekend in Laval as IceCaps' No. 1 fan drops in for visit

Andrew Abbott, a 27-year-old who has Down syndrome and is on the autism spectrum, was the IceCaps biggest fan and their “seventh player.”

St. John’s IceCaps super fan Andrew Abbott with team mascot Buddy the Puffin during a home game last season. Colin Peddle / St. John’s IceCaps

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Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- Favorite Friday (Q&A) ~ Series 6

Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- Favorite Friday (Q&A) ~ Series 6

Hello all my amazing followers and readers! I hope you are having a wonderful Friday or whatever time zone you are on. Welcome to another Favorite Friday Q&A. Hope you will enjoy reading my answers as much as I enjoy doing it!

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Thechronicleherald.ca: Dalhousie University working with Israeli researchers to study brain injuries, disease

Thechronicleherald.ca: Dalhousie University working with Israeli researchers to study brain injuries, disease

Researchers in Halifax and Israel are putting their heads together to study brain injury and disease.

The recently announced Canada-Israel Trans-Atlantic Collaboration for Brain Studies will see the Brain Repair Centre at Dalhousie University team up with Ben-Gurion University in the desert city of Beer-Sheva in southern Israel.

The research

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Video:Autistic Genius- Sniper Elite for lolz

Video:Autistic Genius- Sniper Elite for lolz

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Blog:The Silent Wave- Autism is my code-key

Blog:The Silent Wave- Autism is my code-key

Growing up, I heard the word “weird” frequently.  So frequently, in fact, that I used its finger to point at myself.  Get myself before they get me.  If I beat them to the heckling, then I would be immune, right?

“Weird” was one of the only descriptors, in my defense.  At least, it was the simplest one.  Common in everyday vernacular, learned at an early age, easy to remember, a single syllable.  It left much

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Kentonline.co.uk: Behind the scenes of autism friendly cinema screenings at the Tunbridge Wells Odeon

Kentonline.co.uk: Behind the scenes of autism friendly cinema screenings at the Tunbridge Wells Odeon

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Behind the scenes of autism friendly cinema screenings at the Tunbridge Wells Odeon

You might be heading to your local cinema this weekend, but for those with Autism, sitting in a dark and noisy theatre could pose several problems. So how have cinemas accommodated for these audiences?

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Dailymail.co.uk: Autism risks increases 36% for children born to obese pregnant women

Dailymail.co.uk: Autism risks increases 36% for children born to obese pregnant women

Researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University reviewed 1,483 articles on pregnancy weight and neurodevelopmental delaysThey found autism risk increased 36% and ADHD risk increased 62% for the babies of obese women It highlights how the obesity epidemic could impact the generations to come

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Awm.com: Nothing Helped 6-Year-Old With Severe Autism, Successful Treatment Comes From Unlikely Source

Awm.com: Nothing Helped 6-Year-Old With Severe Autism, Successful Treatment Comes From Unlikely Source

Most people consider cats to be rude and standoffish creatures. But they can be extremely loving and gentle too. Cats seem to have personalities that reside on a spectrum. They can go from isolated, mean creatures to affection, touchy-feely animals that always want to be in your lap. Their personality

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Rockdalenewtoncitizen.com: ARMSTRONG-REINER: Focus on the blessings, not what's missing

Rockdalenewtoncitizen.com: ARMSTRONG-REINER: Focus on the blessings, not what's missing

Our family just returned from a trip to Disney World. For the first time, we went to Animal Kingdom and got on the safari ride to see the animals of Africa. Christopher, our 17-year-old son with autism, excitedly pointed to the giraffes, elephants, hippopotamuses and rhinoceroses. Yet, halfway through,

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Nascar.com: Classic rides again on display, for a good cause, at Evernham car show

Nascar.com: Classic rides again on display, for a good cause, at Evernham car show

Classic cars owned by four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and more are scheduled to be on display Saturday as part of the fifth annual AmeriCarna LIVE car show in Davidson, North Carolina.

Gordon’s 1952 Oldsmobile Super 88 Convertible and Earnhardt’s 1976 Chevrolet Laguna highlight the annual charity

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Lifesitenews.com: Mom wins record PS9 million for 'wrongful birth' of baby she would have aborted

Lifesitenews.com: Mom wins record PS9 million for 'wrongful birth' of baby she would have aborted

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NewsAbortion, BioethicsFri Nov 24, 2017 – 11:52 am EST

LONDON, November 24, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – The mother of an autistic boy with hemophilia has been awarded £9,000,000 (approximately $12 million US) in a record-breaking “wrongful birth” suit.

Omodele Meadows, now 40, said that

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Sunraysiadaily.com.au: Autism man avoids prison: Two-year order over severe bashing

Sunraysiadaily.com.au: Autism man avoids prison: Two-year order over severe bashing

A MAN with intellectual disabilities has avoided a prison stint for his part in a brutal assault that left a victim with severe and permanent facial injuries.

Dylan Mitchell-Casey, 20, was placed on a two-year community corrections order after magistrate Gregory McNamara determined his autism spectrum disorder and IQ

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