Month: November 2017

Leafly.com: Autism, Sleep Apnea Added as Minnesota MMJ Qualifiers

Leafly.com: Autism, Sleep Apnea Added as Minnesota MMJ Qualifiers

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say they’re adding autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea as conditions that qualify for medical marijuana.

Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger says there is increasing evidence that medical marijuana can help people with severe autism or obstructive apnea.

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Twincities.com: Autism, sleep apnea to qualify for Minnesota medical marijuana treatment

Twincities.com: Autism, sleep apnea to qualify for Minnesota medical marijuana treatment

November 29, 2017, 7:25 pm

One of Minnesota’s two medical marijuana manufacturers is turning away some patients, blaming a delay in third-party testing of its medications. The problems at LeafLine Labs are causing issues for patients such as Kellie Germann, who uses medical marijuana to treat her post-traumatic stress disorder,

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Startribune.com: Autism, sleep apnea added to Minnesota list for medical marijuana

Startribune.com: Autism, sleep apnea added to Minnesota list for medical marijuana

Minnesotans with autism and obstructive sleep apnea will be able to use medical marijuana as of next July to manage their medical conditions.

State Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger announced the additions Thursday morning following a state and public citizen review. They bring to 13 the number of medical conditions

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Mprnews.org: Minnesota OKs medical marijuana for autism, apnea

Mprnews.org: Minnesota OKs medical marijuana for autism, apnea

Starting in July, autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea will qualify as conditions eligible to be treated in Minnesota with medical cannabis, the state Health Department said Thursday.

The two conditions were chosen as part of the department’s regular review of requests to expand the use of medical cannabis.

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Sctimes.com: Autism, sleep apnea added as medical pot qualifiers

Sctimes.com: Autism, sleep apnea added as medical pot qualifiers

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Cbslocal.com: Autism, Sleep Apnea Added To Medical Marijuana Program

Cbslocal.com: Autism, Sleep Apnea Added To Medical Marijuana Program

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Health officials announced Thursday that autism and obstructive sleep apnea are now qualifying conditions for the state’s medical marijuana program.

In a statement, Dr. Ed Ehlinger, the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health, said that there’s “increasing evidence” that medical cannabis can help those suffering from

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Huffingtonpost.co.uk: More Than Half A Million Kids Have Been Referred To Mental Health Services, And This Is Just …

Huffingtonpost.co.uk: More Than Half A Million Kids Have Been Referred To Mental Health Services, And This Is Just …

Children’s mental health statistics have been included in NHS Digital’s annual Mental Health Bulletin for the first time.

The report includes a breakdown of statistics on the number of kids and young people who have been referred to NHS-funded secondary mental health, autism and learning disabilities services in England. 

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Eurekalert.org: Researchers report altered brain functional connectivity in autism spectrum disorder

Eurekalert.org: Researchers report altered brain functional connectivity in autism spectrum disorder

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New Rochelle, NY, November 30, 2017–A new study in adolescent and young adult males with autism spectrum

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Video:Remrovs World of Autism- Stop Bullying Now!

Video:Remrovs World of Autism- Stop Bullying Now!

Stop bullying now!
In this video autistic artist Remrov urges people to stop bullying others. Being bullied has a huge effect on a person’s wellbeing and self esteem. The effects can last for many years after being bullied, and many victims don’t see another way out besides taking their own life. This has to stop, and we have to do it together.

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Video:Spectrum- Webinar: Brian Scassellati explores robotics in autism research

Video:Spectrum- Webinar: Brian Scassellati explores robotics in autism research

On 29 November, Brian Scassellati discussed using robots to understand and treat autism.

You can watch a complete replay of the webinar above.

To find out more about how robots may be useful for autism, check out this story on the Spectrum site: https://spectrumnews.org/news/toolbox/robots-could-fill-in-for-autism-therapists/

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Video:Our AUsome Life- SHE DOESN’T EVEN REALIZE IT’S THERAPY | OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AT HOME [AUTISM VLOG #183]

Video:Our AUsome Life- SHE DOESN’T EVEN REALIZE IT’S THERAPY | OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AT HOME [AUTISM VLOG #183]

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State.mn.us: Medical cannabis program to add autism and obstructive sleep apnea as qualifying conditions

State.mn.us: Medical cannabis program to add autism and obstructive sleep apnea as qualifying conditions

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Minnesota Commissioner of Health Dr. Ed Ehlinger today announced the decision to add autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea as new qualifying conditions for the state’s medical cannabis program.

“Any policy decisions about cannabis are difficult due to the relative lack of published

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Globalnews.ca: CRA faces fresh criticism on disability tax credit, this time from autism group

Globalnews.ca: CRA faces fresh criticism on disability tax credit, this time from autism group

Canadian families coping with autism face “inconsistent” evaluations by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) of their applications for, or renewals of, the disability tax credit (DTC), one advocacy group is alleging.“We want fair and equitable access to the DTC for Canadians who have autism,” Dermot Cleary, chair of Autism Canada,

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Longisland.com: Assemblyman Montesano Supports Legislation for Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for First Responders

Longisland.com: Assemblyman Montesano Supports Legislation for Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for First Responders

Montesano: “It is crucial for our first responders to understand ASDs and the behaviors individuals with an ASD could exhibit.”

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Infotel.ca: Family 'scared' as boy with severe autism faces release without home supports

Infotel.ca: Family 'scared' as boy with severe autism faces release without home supports

Carly Sutherland and her husband John Sutherland address a news conference at the legislature in Halifax on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Sutherland’s nine-year-old son Callum is severely impacted by autism and they are having a hard time having his needs met with no outpatient care available. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew

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Wbtw.com: Coastal Grand Mall to Host Sensory-Friendly Holiday Experience for Families Affected by Autism

Wbtw.com: Coastal Grand Mall to Host Sensory-Friendly Holiday Experience for Families Affected by Autism

MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Coastal Grand Mall, owned and managed by CBL Properties, is teaming up with Autism Speaks, Champion Autism Network, Cherry Hill Programs, and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce to host an exclusive sensory-friendly shopping and Santa event for families with special needs and family members

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Lawyer-monthly.com: Do you Know Enough about Autism?

Lawyer-monthly.com: Do you Know Enough about Autism?

Unlike physical conditions, neurodevelopmental disorders could take a lifetime to notice and diagnose. We speak with Sharon Beattie, who has a vast amount of experience in psychology. Below, she discusses how neurodevelopment disorders tie into employment law and family law, as well as what type of expert courts ought to

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