Month: January 2018

Globalnews.ca: EXCLUSIVE: Laval family spreads hope and autism awareness, one T-shirt at a time

Globalnews.ca: EXCLUSIVE: Laval family spreads hope and autism awareness, one T-shirt at a time

A Laval family dealing with autism is on a mission to spread hope. The parents recently launched an online store selling T-shirts with inspiring messages, and a portion of the proceeds is donated to help children with autism.“Our mission is to spread awareness, share some of the funds and mostly

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Sandiegouniontribune.com: A peek into the brains of autistic children may lead to better treatments

Sandiegouniontribune.com: A peek into the brains of autistic children may lead to better treatments

There are plenty of theories about how autism interferes with development of social skills. But there’s considerably less hard evidence about what’s actually going on in the minds of children with the disorder.

A new study by researchers at UC Riverside and UC San Diego offers a glimpse into

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Prweb.com: Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST) | Trellis Opens Learning Center in Columbia, MD

Prweb.com: Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST) | Trellis Opens Learning Center in Columbia, MD

Our goal is to prepare our clients for kindergarten, while also equipping them with the crucial skills they need to navigate their world with independence and confidence for years to come.

Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST) and Trellis Services will celebrate the grand opening

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Bristolpost.co.uk: Calls for report into police tasering of autistic man to be published

Bristolpost.co.uk: Calls for report into police tasering of autistic man to be published

A report into why a police officer wrongly accused an autistic man of assault before tasering him to the ground should be published, a politician claims.

Labour MP for Bristol East, Kerry McCarthy is calling for the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) to release details of their investigation in

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Policeprofessional.com: 'Significant improvements' to mental health response after Taser incident

Policeprofessional.com: 'Significant improvements' to mental health response after Taser incident

A force has stressed the “extensive changes” to its mental health crisis response policy after being criticised for Tasering a man with a mental age of seven.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary officers arrested and charged the man outside a supported accommodation facility in 2015 following reports that he was putting

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Hotmomsclub.com: Parents Are Forcing Their Kids To Drink Bleach To 'Cure' Autism

Hotmomsclub.com: Parents Are Forcing Their Kids To Drink Bleach To 'Cure' Autism

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Well, this is absolutely horrifying. Police forces across Britain are investigating families who are using a dangerous compound to “cure” autism in their children. MMS, or miracle mineral supplement, is a solution is used as a bleaching agent when mixed with water. Desperate parents in the UK

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Dallasnews.com: North Texas academy for people with autism seeks its first students

Dallasnews.com: North Texas academy for people with autism seeks its first students

While the efforts are being lauded in the autism community as among the first-of-its kind in Texas, concern persists nationwide about how many people will ultimately be able to afford these types of programs.

“The options are great for the families that can afford it, but we’re very concerned about the

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Blog:Pharaohs World!- Animals Q&A – More stuff you won't want to know.

Blog:Pharaohs World!- Animals Q&A – More stuff you won't want to know.

Snakes eh ?  Yep. Love them. Much misunderstood and maligned. In general, more scared of you and there’s no such thing as an aggressive snake. Substitute defensive for aggressive. Come in a range of sizes and many have stunning markings.

Ever owned one ? Alas no. My parents agreed that I could have a Garter Snake but, when I returned from town two hours later they had changed their minds. I remember being very disappointed

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Jsonline.com: Brookfield couple found guilty of keeping child with autism in basement

Jsonline.com: Brookfield couple found guilty of keeping child with autism in basement

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The Brookfield couple accused of locking their daughter in the basement of their house and not allowing her to use the bathroom was found guilty in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Jan. 26. 

A jury found them guilty of three counts of causing mental

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Socialsongbird.com: Are We the Generation of “Social Autism”?

Socialsongbird.com: Are We the Generation of “Social Autism”?

Noun: Autism (definition)A mental condition, present from early childhood, characterised by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts

Long ago l was looking for a definition of the current isolation syndrome we have as human beings. It’s a syndrome oft-characterised by

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