Day: December 7, 2017

Ctvnews.ca: N.S. premier says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Ctvnews.ca: N.S. premier says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Keith Doucette, The Canadian PressPublished Thursday, December 7, 2017 7:13PM AST

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says a “national conversation” on autism is needed, but the province must examine existing programs to provide additional support for families who need help.

McNeil reacted Thursday to questions about Carly and

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Cbc.ca: McNeil says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Cbc.ca: McNeil says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says a “national conversation” on autism is needed, but the province must examine existing programs to provide additional support for families who need help.

McNeil is reacting to the case of Carly and John Sutherland, a Halifax-area couple who say they’re scared about the lack of supports

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Msn.com: Why Autism Diagnosis Varies By Race

Msn.com: Why Autism Diagnosis Varies By Race

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Researchers may have gotten to the bottom of why black children are diagnosed with autism differently from kids of other races.

A study in the journal Autism says black parents less likely to report autism symptoms than white parents,

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Ontario.ca: Ontario Autism Program (OAP)

Ontario.ca: Ontario Autism Program (OAP)

The vision of the new Ontario Autism Program (OAP) is to provide children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with access to the timely and effective services they need to achieve their goals at home, at school, in the community and as they transition into adulthood.

The OAP is

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Newsghana.com.gh: Twellium Industrial Spearheads La's Autism Awareness Campaign

Newsghana.com.gh: Twellium Industrial Spearheads La's Autism Awareness Campaign

Autism is a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people.Years back autism was not recognized by the vast majority of population in Ghana.

Sadly today, even among the well known disability groups in Ghana, autism as a disability

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Newswise.com: Mount Sinai Study to Characterize Rare Neurodevelopmental Disorder Tied to Autism

Newswise.com: Mount Sinai Study to Characterize Rare Neurodevelopmental Disorder Tied to Autism

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Cbslocal.com: McDonald's Faces Lawsuit For Allegedly Firing Man With Autism For 'Shaky' Hands

Cbslocal.com: McDonald's Faces Lawsuit For Allegedly Firing Man With Autism For 'Shaky' Hands

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NORTH MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A North Miami McDonald’s franchise is facing an anti-discrimination lawsuit after allegedly firing an employee, with autism, for his “shaky hands.”

That’s according to the sister of 19-year-old Alex Martinez who recently posted two pictures of her brother on Twitter on Dec. 2. Her

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Ontario.ca: Providing More Choice for Families in the Ontario Autism Program

Ontario.ca: Providing More Choice for Families in the Ontario Autism Program

“Changes being made to Direct Funding under the OAP promise to deliver real choice families want, while ensuring the most efficient use of taxpayers’ dollars. The OAC will carefully monitor the implementation of these new policies to ensure that families receive the support they need in a just, effective, and

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Dailytelescope.com: LittleStar ABA Therapy Receives Coveted Autism Speaks “Provider of the Year” Award at 11th …

Dailytelescope.com: LittleStar ABA Therapy Receives Coveted Autism Speaks “Provider of the Year” Award at 11th …

Our goal is to help individuals with autism to learn not just to live, but to thrive in the world.”

— Tim Courtney

CARMEL, INDIANA, U.S.A., December 7, 2017 — LittleStar ABA Therapy (formerly Little Star Center) was the proud recipient of the 2017 Autism Speaks Provider of the Year

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Video:Robbie and Me: Autism Reality- Robbie and Me: Autism Reality-Episode 104 “Memorial”

Video:Robbie and Me: Autism Reality- Robbie and Me: Autism Reality-Episode 104 “Memorial”

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Join Robbie’s family as they sing his favorite songs and celebrate his life at a service. This video series is part of a blog which chronicles the life of Robbie, who is a young adult with Severe Autism. Follow his trials, tribulations and triumphs as he goes through day to day life with his mom.

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Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “He's obsessed with breasts.”

Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “He's obsessed with breasts.”

I didn’t run on Tuesday or Wednesday. Long story short, I triggered myself and was unable to eat for a few days. (No big deal for healthy, first world Alison.)  I didn’t run because I have an irrational fear of falling and freezing to death on a winter run. It’s barely irrational (in South Dakota), which is why I’m not even working on overcoming it.

It wore off, and I was able to eat

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Cbc.ca: Education cuts hurt son with autism, says Midale mom

Cbc.ca: Education cuts hurt son with autism, says Midale mom

School has been more of a struggle this year for Katie Emde’s six-year-old son following the loss of the school division’s occupational therapist.

Emde, whose family is from Midale, Sask., was in the Saskatchewan legislature on Wednesday to highlight what she says are real challenges for families like hers living with autism spectrum disorder.

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Baytoday.ca: Nova Scotia premier says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Baytoday.ca: Nova Scotia premier says extreme autism cases merit additional support

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says a “national conversation” on autism is needed, but the province must examine existing programs to provide additional support for families who need help.

McNeil is reacting to the case of Carly and John Sutherland, a Halifax-area couple who say there is a lack

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