Day: December 6, 2017

Medicalxpress.com: Parents' reports of children's autism symptoms differ by race, study finds

Medicalxpress.com: Parents' reports of children's autism symptoms differ by race, study finds

Credit: Georgia State University

Racial differences in parents’ reports of concerns about their child’s development to healthcare providers may contribute to delayed diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in black children, according to a study led by Georgia State University.

The study found that compared to white parents, black

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Mirror.co.uk: 'I can't control him': Mother begs for help as she CHAINS up her autistic son to stop him harming …

Mirror.co.uk: 'I can't control him': Mother begs for help as she CHAINS up her autistic son to stop him harming …

A desperate mother who has chained her autistic son up for years has now released a shocking video which reveals how he lives, limbs bound by metal, in a desperate bid to secure medical help.

Marisa Padilha, 47, who lives in the city of Fernandopolis, in the south eastern Brazilian

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Theadvocate.com: Deadline nears for kindergarten applications at The Emerge School for Autism

Theadvocate.com: Deadline nears for kindergarten applications at The Emerge School for Autism

Applications and required documentation are due Dec. 15 for The Emerge School for Autism’s first kindergarten classes for the 2018-19 school year.

To qualify for enrollment, children must live in East Baton Rouge Parish, have a DSM-V diagnosis from a qualified specialist and have a current IEP from a

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Thesun.co.uk: Paddy McGuiness' wife Christine reveals they won't be putting up a Christmas tree as the …

Thesun.co.uk: Paddy McGuiness' wife Christine reveals they won't be putting up a Christmas tree as the …

‘LESS IS MORE’

Mum-of-three explained the lights and decorations were too much for the tots

PADDY McGuiness’ wife Christine has revealed they won’t be putting up a Christmas tree this year because it’s too unsettling for their autistic twins.

She told her followers on Instagram about her decision and

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Neurosciencenews.com: New Genetic Models of Autism Point to Cellular Roots of the Disease

Neurosciencenews.com: New Genetic Models of Autism Point to Cellular Roots of the Disease

Summary: Using a newly developed genetic model of autism, researcher discover the disruption of normal function and connectivity of neurons may underlie ASD.

Source: UCSF.

Researchers at UC San Francisco have developed a new genetic model of autism, using neurons created in the lab from patients’ own skin cells.

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Independent.ie: Dentist receives special award for 'kindness and empathy' shown towards young patient with autism

Independent.ie: Dentist receives special award for 'kindness and empathy' shown towards young patient with autism

Dr Darach Judge was named the ‘Sensitive Dentist of the Year 2017’ after being nominated by Jean Carroll for the patience, empathy and kindness he showed towards her 12-year-old son, Finian.

The awards, which were attended by over 400 people at the RDS, enable patients to nominate dentists who

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Video:Autism Research Institute- Exercise and Autism Spectrum Disorders with David Geslack

Video:Autism Research Institute- Exercise and Autism Spectrum Disorders with David Geslack

Free certificates of participation are available upon successful completion of a brief knowledge quiz: https://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=6795a282a5fb9778

Exercise for those with autism doesn’t just help to increase their level of fitness; research shows that it is a building block to improving their focus, maladaptive behaviors, social skills and language development.

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Blog:The Secret Aspie- Madness my old friend

Blog:The Secret Aspie- Madness my old friend

There are times when one writing will lead into another and I cannot type fast enough to keep up with the flow of thoughts that speed from my mind.

Writing has always been an outlet for me, even as a child I would write whole mountains of stories in my mind. Worlds and lands full of everything a child could imagine to escape the horror of my own story.

At times I got so lost

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Video:Our AUsome Life- Thanksgiving Prep & Hello Fresh Unboxing [Autism Vlog #185]

Video:Our AUsome Life- Thanksgiving Prep & Hello Fresh Unboxing [Autism Vlog #185]

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AUTISM FAMILY VLOG – Thanksgiving Prep & Hello Fresh Unboxing!
Elizabeth was in the kitchen all day and we got our first HELLO FRESH delivery and we were so pleasantly surprised!

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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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Video:The Aspie World- 5 Early signs of AUTISM you MUST know

Video:The Aspie World- 5 Early signs of AUTISM you MUST know

Look out for these early sings of Autism in your child. Autism is easily diagnosed if you know what you are looking for, in this video I cover 5 early sings of autism in children. Like, comment and SUBSCRIBE to keep up to date with my videos. Uploads weekly!

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Blog:The Secret Aspie- Love?

Blog:The Secret Aspie- Love?

What is love but the culmination of finding someone who fulfills every unconscious desire in your heart, mind and soul. 

What is love but taking that step into the dark unknowing whether with every step you could fall.

What is love but just an indefinable connection you feel without words.

It confuses us, it twists us up inside, it fills us with joy, peace, comfort, fear, anger, the gamut of every emotion we  feel can

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Video:The National Autistic Society- Make sure no child is held back because they’re autistic

Video:The National Autistic Society- Make sure no child is held back because they’re autistic

“Our children are being let down and held back by an education system that should be there to support them.”

Mark Lever, our Chief Executive calls on the Government to develop a national autism and education strategy for autistic children in England.

Sign our open letter now to make sure no child is held back from the education they’re entitled to because they’re autistic. http://bit.ly/2kmCReQ

Thank you to Axcis Education Recruitment for providing the financial support, which enabled us to work with the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism to produce the latest report.

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Fox2now.com: Boy makes incredible video for classmates to describe his life with autism

Fox2now.com: Boy makes incredible video for classmates to describe his life with autism

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A 9-year-old North Carolina boy’s message to his classmates about autism is going viral.

George Yionoulis is a fourth-grade student at Douglas Elementary School in Raleigh, WTVD reports. As part of a class assignment, the 9-year-old decided to open up about his life with a

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