Day: December 27, 2017

Autismspeaks.org: 5 films and shows about autism streaming on Netflix

Autismspeaks.org: 5 films and shows about autism streaming on Netflix

Atypical

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When a teen on the autism spectrum decides to get a girlfriend, his bid for more independence puts his whole family on a path of self-discovery. 

Wizard Mode

Pinball wizard Robert Gagno trains his focus on becoming a world pinball champion while simultaneously challenging social assumptions about autism.

Autism

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Courant.com: Autistic Man Dropped Back At Hospital Emergency Room By Group Home

Courant.com: Autistic Man Dropped Back At Hospital Emergency Room By Group Home

The young autistic man picked up from the Manchester Memorial Hospital emergency room on Friday by a group-home operator under contract with the state has been dropped back at the hospital and state officials were scrambling to find another placement for him, The Courant learned Wednesday afternoon.

With exception

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Qns.com: 'Avonte's Law,' establishing alert program for missing kids with special needs, passes Senate

Qns.com: 'Avonte's Law,' establishing alert program for missing kids with special needs, passes Senate

A New York Senator’s bill to help protect developmentally disabled or aging individuals has moved a step closer to becoming law.

“Kevin & Avonte’s Law,” which establishes a voluntary alert program for missing developmentally disabled children, adults and aging seniors, passed the Senate on Dec. 21. It has been sent to the House

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Thedailystar.net: Trailer, songs of Jaya-Ferdous starrer “Putro” released

Thedailystar.net: Trailer, songs of Jaya-Ferdous starrer “Putro” released

The first trailer of Jaya Ahsan and Ferdous-starrer film “Putro” was released online on Tuesday, giving a glimpse into the Saiful Islam Mannu-directed story about an autistic child.

The film, which has been produced by the Film and Publications department of the information ministry and co-produced by Impress telefilm, chronicles

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Noozhawk.com: Arts & Entertainment

Noozhawk.com: Arts & Entertainment

By Jennifer Zacharias for the Santa Barbara International PuppetPalooza | December 27, 2017 | 9:00 a.m.

This spring, puppets of every kind will take over the city at the 1st Annual Santa Barbara International PuppetPalooza, March 1-4. Tickets for PuppetPalooza go on sale Jan. 1.

The festival will feature more

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Newtonnews.co.uk: NEAS Christmas Fete

Newtonnews.co.uk: NEAS Christmas Fete

Staff and students of Aycliffe School were taking on the roll of Santa’s little helpers this week in preparation for their Christmas Fete.

The annual event, which took place on Wednesday, December 13 at the North East Autism Society school, saw an enormous range of products being sold in

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Burtonmail.co.uk: Burton girl Lacie Turner taken on a magical trip to Lapland to see the big man himself

Burtonmail.co.uk: Burton girl Lacie Turner taken on a magical trip to Lapland to see the big man himself

A seven-year-old Burton girl who selflessly helps care for two cousins with a rare sight condition has been rewarded with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Lapland to see Father Christmas.

Little Lacie Holland spent the first two years of her life in foster care. Now her auntie Sabrina is her legal

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Forksforum.com: Community Happenings

Forksforum.com: Community Happenings

Soup Labels

After the first of the year, Campbell’s soup labels will no longer be accepted at local schools. If you have saved labels please get them in as soon as possible to the receptacle at Forks Outfitters.

Olympic National Park to Offer Free Admission on Four Days in 2018

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