Day: January 8, 2018

Thestatesman.com: The tragedy of Autism

Thestatesman.com: The tragedy of Autism

“What would happen if the Autism gene was eliminated from the gene pool?” Dr Temple Grandin had once asked. He provided the answer as well ~ “You would have a bunch of people standing around in a cave , chatting and socialising and not getting anything done.”

Dr Grandin’s query

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Jewishpress.com: Autistic Recruits Help IDF with Inclusive Elements in Military

Jewishpress.com: Autistic Recruits Help IDF with Inclusive Elements in Military

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‘Roim Rachok’ cadets receive guidance from their commanding officer.

For decades, service in the Israel Defense Forces has been an important rite of passage for Israeli youth and a launching pad for social and professional success. But young adults on the Autism Spectrum were unable

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Ctvnews.ca: N.S. mom of boy with autism pleads for help: 'We're living in a nightmare'

Ctvnews.ca: N.S. mom of boy with autism pleads for help: 'We're living in a nightmare'

The Canadian PressPublished Monday, January 8, 2018 2:45PM ESTLast Updated Monday, January 8, 2018 5:18PM EST

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia mother is sharing heartbreaking details about her family’s struggles caring for their nine-year-old son with severe autism who suffers from violently aggressive fits.

“We’re living in a nightmare,” Carly

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Stonegazette.co.uk: 'Autism friendly' event relaunches for 2018 at Staffordshire's original and best trampoline park

Stonegazette.co.uk: 'Autism friendly' event relaunches for 2018 at Staffordshire's original and best trampoline park

A POPULAR Stone trampoline park will be relaunching events which provide an ‘autism friendly’ environment for visitors.

Flip Out Stoke, Staffordshire’s original indoor trampoline park, will continue to provide monthly sessions specially for those who have autism.

The ‘autism friendly’ events were first launched in 2016 to ensure the

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Prweb.com: Center for Autism and Related Disorders Donates Thousands of Treatment Hours to Individuals …

Prweb.com: Center for Autism and Related Disorders Donates Thousands of Treatment Hours to Individuals …

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) announced today that it is continuing its long tradition of donating treatment hours to families affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD). While CARD has provided free treatment every year since it was founded in 1990,

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Ctvnews.ca: N.S. mother of boy with severe autism shares details of plight at home

Ctvnews.ca: N.S. mother of boy with severe autism shares details of plight at home

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia mother is sharing heartbreaking details about her family’s struggles caring for their nine-year-old son with severe autism who suffers from violently aggressive fits.

Carly Sutherland is using her story to prod governments to do more for families like hers.

Sutherland says since her son Callum

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Medicinehatnews.com: Nova Scotia mother of boy with severe autism shares details of plight at home

Medicinehatnews.com: Nova Scotia mother of boy with severe autism shares details of plight at home

By The Canadian Press on January 8, 2018.

Carly Sutherland and her husband John Sutherland address a news conference at the legislature in Halifax on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. A Nova Scotia mother is sharing heartbreaking details about her family’s plight in caring for their nine-year-old son with severe

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Empr.com: Does Multivitamin Use Affect Autism Risk in Offspring?

Empr.com: Does Multivitamin Use Affect Autism Risk in Offspring?

January 08, 2018

Autism spectrum disorder risk lower in those whose moms took supplements before, while pregnant

HealthDay News — The risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is reduced in offspring with maternal exposure to folic acid and multivitamin supplementation before and during pregnancy, according to a study published online January

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Bbc.co.uk: Weekend

Bbc.co.uk: Weekend

The AutistiX are a London rock group whose youngest three members have autism. Since they formed in 2010 they’ve gained plaudits playing gigs across the UK and beyond. Band members Jack Beaven-Duggan and Graham Spragg, along with manager Susan Zur-Szpiro, spoke about their newest EP – called “The Meadow Sunshine”

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Newswire.com: Highly Trained Autism Service Dog to Assist Seven-Year-Old Child in Nokomis, Illinois

Newswire.com: Highly Trained Autism Service Dog to Assist Seven-Year-Old Child in Nokomis, Illinois

A seven-year-old boy named Ethan in New Vernon, NJ received a very special, custom trained Autism Service Dog from Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers.

Press Release – updated: Jan 8, 2018 13:48 EST

Nokomis, IL, January 8, 2018 (Newswire.com) – ​​​​Calan, a seven-year-old boy from Nokomis, Illinois, received a very

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Patch.com: My Son's Autism Diagnosis

Patch.com: My Son's Autism Diagnosis

Over the years people have asked me about how and when Justin was diagnosed with autism. My boy got an official diagnosis at seventeen months from a developmental pediatrician, received a spectrum diagnosis at a tender age that was very unusual back in 2004. I remember the pronouncement as

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'I was failing to pick up signals': The Chase star Anne Hegerty reveals how having Asperger's has …

Dailymail.co.uk: 'I was failing to pick up signals': The Chase star Anne Hegerty reveals how having Asperger's has …

The Chase star Anne ‘The Governess’ Hegerty, 59, appeared on Loose WomenShe opened up about how having Asperger’s has affected past relationshipsAlso revealed how she believed it has helped improve her quiz knowledge

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