Day: November 29, 2017

Chron.com: Clay shooting fund-raiser for Texas Autism Academy set for Dec. 9

Chron.com: Clay shooting fund-raiser for Texas Autism Academy set for Dec. 9

Published 4:05 pm, Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The Texas Autism Academy, a private school in The Woodlands for children on the autism spectrum, opened its doors nearly three months ago and will host a fund-raising event on Dec. 9.

The academy is hosting its first annual

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Huffingtonpost.co.uk: 'Horrific' Suicide Rate Among Autism Community Must Be Tackled, MPs Demand

Huffingtonpost.co.uk: 'Horrific' Suicide Rate Among Autism Community Must Be Tackled, MPs Demand

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The “horrific” level of suicides in the autism community needs to be urgently confronted, MPs from across the political spectrum are urging the Government.

The SNP’s Dr Lisa Cameron will lead a debate in the Commons calling for the Government to do more to provide

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Video:Our AUsome Life- SIBLINGS WITH AUTISM WORK TOGETHER TO GET A PROJECT DONE  [AUTISM VLOG #182]

Video:Our AUsome Life- SIBLINGS WITH AUTISM WORK TOGETHER TO GET A PROJECT DONE [AUTISM VLOG #182]

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SCHOOL PROJECT MEANS THE WHOLE FAMILY HELPS…LITTLE SISTER INCLUDED!

Raising 3 children on the spectrum and with other special needs is quite the challenge but we really try to make the most of it! Join us in our journey as Autism parents.
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Elizabeth and KC have been married 11+ years and have 3 children.
Kaden, Jaelee, and Kenzlee have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disabilty. Kaden also has ADHD and ADD combined, and was also born with a cleft palate.
Despite the struggles we try to live an AUsome (awesome) life!
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Ipolitics.ca: Autistic Canadians struggling for access to tax credit, says activist

Ipolitics.ca: Autistic Canadians struggling for access to tax credit, says activist

People with autism who have received the Disability Tax Credit for decades are now having a hard time accessing the credit, according to Autism Canada.

“Recently we are hearing directly from our constituents on social media, phone calls and emails saying, ‘denied, denied, denied, and reviewed and denied,’” said Dermot Cleary,

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Spectrumnews.org: Why autism seems to cluster in some immigrant groups

Spectrumnews.org: Why autism seems to cluster in some immigrant groups

Risky moves:

Physicians from all over the U.S. have reached out to Hewitt to share their speculations on why autism rates might be elevated among Somali families. None of those theories — from mercury-laden skin-lightening creams to radical shifts in diet among immigrant mothers — have enough evidence to support

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Massey.ac.nz: Parenting a child with autism and the power of hope

Massey.ac.nz: Parenting a child with autism and the power of hope

Dr Katie Weastell explored how personal strengths impact the wellbeing of caregivers of children with ASD

How others perceive and react to children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) can impact parents dealing with their child’s difficulties. But new research says despite feeling judged or misunderstood, parents can develop new strengths from

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Blog:The Other Side- Organising the butterfly brain. #Autism

Blog:The Other Side- Organising the butterfly brain. #Autism

Work by Sonia Boué – 2015 Exilio exhibition. Photo by Chris Evans

Rare is the artist who can focus on their creative practice alone. My own professional life has become so varied that I myself struggle to balance the work that pays with my studio practice. Creative project development, managing the projects I create, my consultancy work, and mentoring, are all incredibly engrossing, rewarding and (I have to say it) time consuming.

It’s been a

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Ibtimes.com: What Causes Autism? Disorder Linked To Low Levels Of Vitamin D At Birth

Ibtimes.com: What Causes Autism? Disorder Linked To Low Levels Of Vitamin D At Birth

Researchers have found a possible link between autism and vitamin D, saying that low levels of the vitamin during pregnancy could greatly increase the risk of a child having the developmental disorder.

Previous research suggested there might be a connection between vitamin D and autism, according to a study in

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Walb.com: VIDEO: Former Bainbridge teacher charged with battery after incident with child with autism

Walb.com: VIDEO: Former Bainbridge teacher charged with battery after incident with child with autism

BAINBRIDGE, GA (WALB) –

Law enforcement in Decatur County is investigating a former teacher in Bainbridge who is accused of assaulting a 6-year-old student with autism.

Investigators say this happened at the Pathways Educational Program in Bainbridge in October.

The office of Solicitor-General Benjamin David Harrell and the Decatur County School Police are

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Blog:Pharaohs World!- I don't understand anymore

Blog:Pharaohs World!- I don't understand anymore

Perhaps fitting in isn’t the answer.

Perhaps it’s not even important.

Perhaps it never was.

So why worry about community ?.

Hey, I’m supposed to be part of one. The “Autistic Community”..whatever that actually means!

Calling myself Aspie is frowned upon because that, apparently, sets me up as some sort of “superior” being. Apparently I flaunt myself as being high functioning or intellectual or whatever term someone else chooses.

I can’t help my diagnosis.

And

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