Day: December 25, 2017

Kentucky.com: Autistic children get special treatment at two local theaters

Kentucky.com: Autistic children get special treatment at two local theaters

In an effort to include children who have difficulties with social interaction and communication, two central Kentucky theaters have begun having showings geared toward children with autism.

Before a production was ready at the Lexington Children’s Theatre, staffers had to do research and consult with other theaters on how

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13wham.com: LISTEN: Police search for Santa, say he 'may be under influence of milk & cookies'

13wham.com: LISTEN: Police search for Santa, say he 'may be under influence of milk & cookies'

FILE: Image shows Santa Claus, joined by local firefighters, greeting children at the Covenant Center for Autism in Bay City, Mich. (Photo: WEYI/WSMH)

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WJLA) — 

Police in Fairfax County, Virginia issued a lookout in their dispatch center Christmas Eve for a man “with rosy red cheeks,

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Staradvertiser.com: Police search for missing boy, 7, in Mililani

Staradvertiser.com: Police search for missing boy, 7, in Mililani

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By Star-Advertiser staff

December 24, 2017

Updated December 24, 2017 9:29pm

COURTESY CRIMESTOPPERS

Paul “Kevin” Rozier

CrimeStoppers and Honolulu police are asking for the public’s help finding a missing 7-year-old boy.

They say Paul “Kevin” Rozier, who is autistic, wandered away from his home on Lahe Street

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Blouinartinfo.com: 'Access+Ability' at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York

Blouinartinfo.com: 'Access+Ability' at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York is hosting “Access+Ability,” an exhibition featuring more than 70 inclusive designs developed in the last decade for people with disabilities.

The exhibition provides a major platform for the growing movement towards accessibility and inclusive design, such as adaptive clothing, customized prosthetic leg

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Hawaiinewsnow.com: Search underway for missing 7-year-old boy – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL

Hawaiinewsnow.com: Search underway for missing 7-year-old boy – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL

(Image: Rozier Family) (Image: Rozier Family) (Image: Rozier Family) MILILANI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) –

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 7-year-old boy with autism, who wandered away from his Mililani home on Christmas Eve. 

Paul “Kevin” Rozier lives on Lahe Street, and wandered away around

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Dcourier.com: Locator bracelets available for people who wander

Dcourier.com: Locator bracelets available for people who wander

Many people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, autism, Down syndrome, or other forms of mental impairment are prone to wander and get lost. This creates serious concerns for public safety and human welfare.

In an effort to assist the community with these challenges, the Prescott Valley Police Department has increased its

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Jpost.com: Black hats and family sagas

Jpost.com: Black hats and family sagas

‘The A-Word’. (photo credit: Courtesy)

The new Israeli comedy series set in the yeshiva world, Shababnikim, just had its premiere at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, and it’s as close to Entourage with black hats as you can imagine. The tagline is ”Black is the new black,” and that

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Myaspergerschild.com: Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum to Help Themselves

Myaspergerschild.com: Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum to Help Themselves

“How can I help my high functioning autistic daughter (age 7) to be more independent and confident in her abilities to handle tough situations?” All kids need love, encouragement, and support – and for the child with Asperger’s (AS) or High-Functioning Autism (HFA), such positive reinforcement can help ensure

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Eastbaytimes.com: Opinion: Joey Travolta urges hiring people with disabilities

Eastbaytimes.com: Opinion: Joey Travolta urges hiring people with disabilities

Ninety percent of adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities in California are unemployed. This number baffles me, especially since the state’s overall unemployment rate is only 6 percent.

From my experience in the film and entertainment industry, I have been lucky enough to work with hundreds of adults with disabilities

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