Day: December 24, 2017

Sciencealert.com: 7 Epic Science Discoveries You Probably Missed in 2017

Sciencealert.com: 7 Epic Science Discoveries You Probably Missed in 2017

It’s been an excellent year for science – we had an absolutely stellar neutron star merger announcement, found the elusive time crystals, finally achieved counterfactual quantum communication, and much, much more.

But even the keenest science fans wouldn’t be able to catch every single bit of the amazing science news

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Centredaily.com: Seattle Seahawks linebacker wearing cleats with State College kindergartener's likeness for charity

Centredaily.com: Seattle Seahawks linebacker wearing cleats with State College kindergartener's likeness for charity

State College kindergartener Antonio Young is set to make his NFL debut for the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday — sort of.

The likeness of Young, who is autistic, will appear on the right cleat of Seahawks linebacker Terence Garvin as part of the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” initiative. A

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Leighjournal.co.uk: Community groups given PS350000 boost in latest round of Deal for Communities Investment Fund

Leighjournal.co.uk: Community groups given PS350000 boost in latest round of Deal for Communities Investment Fund

COMMUNITY groups across the borough have been given a £350,000 boost in the latest round of a scheme to support them with their work.

The fifth round of Wigan Council’s Deal for Communities Investment Fund has seen 76 groups being given monetary amounts of between £200 and £10,000 in three

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Pix11.com: Over 80 families attend NYPD CARES Christmas party

Pix11.com: Over 80 families attend NYPD CARES Christmas party

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MILL BASIN, BROOKLYN — The annual NYPD Cops for Autism-Related Education Services (C.A.R.E.S.) party at the Aviator Sports and Event Center at Floyd Bennett Field took place Saturday night.

More than 80 families with special needs children attended the annual C.A.R.E.S. event founded

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Blog:The Other Side- The unmasking #autism

Blog:The Other Side- The unmasking #autism

A post in which I write about late autism diagnosis and masking. I speak only for myself (as ever). Some autistics are not able to mask, and others may not unmask in the ways I describe. 

I’m more than a little wary of making an analogy between the unmasking process in adult autism, and addiction. It’s not the same thing at all – and yet the demands to perform neurotypicality are both toxic and

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