Day: January 14, 2018

Knoxnews.com: Art becomes means of communication, charity for autistic Knoxville boy

Knoxnews.com: Art becomes means of communication, charity for autistic Knoxville boy

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Autistic artist Soren Fielland has drawn thousands of pictures. Friends and family organized and held his first art show and celebrate his 13th birthday.

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Shannon Feilland with her son Soren at his 13th birthday celebration on Sunday, January 14, 2018. Shannon explained that drawing has become

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Yellowhammernews.com: Senator Tom Whatley will seek re-election in the 2018 Republican Primary

Yellowhammernews.com: Senator Tom Whatley will seek re-election in the 2018 Republican Primary

AUBURN, Ala – Alabama State Senator Tom Whatley announced last week that he will seek re-election for State Senate District 27.  Senator Whatley qualified with the Alabama Republican Party in Birmingham the first day qualifying opened.  Senate District 27 covers Lee, Russell, and Tallapoosa Counties.  Senator Whatley is currently

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Silive.com: Scott Weisberg is honored for his generosity

Silive.com: Scott Weisberg is honored for his generosity

By Joyce Venezia Suss for the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Scott Weisberg entered the entertainment world as a magician in his late 20s, when he formed Scott’s Magic & Entertainment. In 2006, the company “magically” reinvented itself as Everything Entertainment, an event-planning business.

Today, the firm

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Cbc.ca: Intervention for autistic children should continue in schools, researcher says

Cbc.ca: Intervention for autistic children should continue in schools, researcher says

A children’s centre in Saint John believes it can help make education more inclusive for children with autism.

There have been numerous calls for a different approach to educating autistic children in New Brunswick. Parents have expressed concerns about their children being excluded from classrooms and isolated from other children. Some have

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Huffingtonpost.com: Autism Without Fear–Green Bay Edition: Packer Protests, National Anthems, and Why Despite His …

Huffingtonpost.com: Autism Without Fear–Green Bay Edition: Packer Protests, National Anthems, and Why Despite His …

About this new column Carley writes, “Being (1) a brash New Yorker, (2) a blunt person with autism/Asperger’s, and (3) a non-drinker, has made for an interesting move to Green Bay, Wisconsin. It’s time for me to start telling their stories, even if it’s through the context of educating me.”

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Dispatch.com: Pediatric research: Tiny, lab-grown 'organoids' have huge potential

Dispatch.com: Pediatric research: Tiny, lab-grown 'organoids' have huge potential

Among the many innovations happening in biomedical research today, one of the most exciting is our ability to study “organs-in-a-dish”. Called organoids, these three-dimensional structures grown in a laboratory culture dish enable a wide array of research studies heretofore impossible.

Organoids are small, sesame seed-size clusters of living cells that

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Video:Fathering Autism- Stopped By Security | Near Autism Meltdown

Video:Fathering Autism- Stopped By Security | Near Autism Meltdown

We were stopped by security on the way into our first Jacksonville Icemen hockey game and had a near autism meltdown from sensory overload and nervousness. She is nervous about escalators, elevators, stairs and pretty much every non-level walking surface. Now that she knows what to expect we will be back and next time will be easier. GO ICEMEN!

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Video:Lookyus- The Plaid Shirts- Tommy, Paul and Peter model their Christmas gifts from Cynthia and Charles

Video:Lookyus- The Plaid Shirts- Tommy, Paul and Peter model their Christmas gifts from Cynthia and Charles

The Plaid Shirts- Tommy, Paul and Peter model their Christmas gifts from Aunt Cynthia and Uncle Charles!
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Wxxinews.org: WATCH: Who is helping to destigmatize autism in Rochester?

Wxxinews.org: WATCH: Who is helping to destigmatize autism in Rochester?

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A mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. That’s how Oxford Dictionaries defines “stigma.” And it’s that word, stigma, that continues to generate stereotypes and myths about the developmental disease, autism. According to the Centers for Disease Control more than 3.5 million Americans live

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Myaspergerschild.com: Attention Problems in Children with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

Myaspergerschild.com: Attention Problems in Children with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

“My son with high functioning autism has always struggled with paying attention to things (except those things that he really enjoys, of course). And now I’m getting reports from his teacher that his lack of attention span is severely affecting his grades for this upcoming report card. According to

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