Month: January 2018

Glasgowlive.co.uk: Schoolgirl creates Glasgow's first Autism-Friendly logo to be used across the city centre

Glasgowlive.co.uk: Schoolgirl creates Glasgow's first Autism-Friendly logo to be used across the city centre

The logo will be displayed on autism-friendly places across the city centre – and it’s a eye-catching design from the Castlemilk youngster

A schoolgirl has created Glasgow’s first Autism-Friendly logo, to be displayed at locations across the city as it bids to be one of the first autism-friendly city centres

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Hulldailymail.co.uk: This is the first East Yorkshire school to be handed this autism award – and that's not all they are …

Hulldailymail.co.uk: This is the first East Yorkshire school to be handed this autism award – and that's not all they are …

An East Yorkshire special school is enjoying a triple celebration after being visited by Ofsted and receiving a national award.

St Anne’s School and Sixth Form College in Welton has been rated outstanding by Ofsted inspectors, and has also been given the highest grades for its 18-bed residential facility.

It

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Eveningtimes.co.uk: Castlemilk schoolgirl creates first Autism-friendly logo for Glasgow

Eveningtimes.co.uk: Castlemilk schoolgirl creates first Autism-friendly logo for Glasgow

A CASTLEMILK schoolgirl has created the first autism-friendly logo for the city.

Nicola Johnston, a primary 7 pupil at St John Paul II Primary, who has autism, was picked from over 180 entries from schools across Glasgow.

Glasgow City Council have been working with a range of partner organisations over

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Theantimedia.org: Brainwashed Parents Are Making Their Kids Drink Homemade Bleach to 'Cure' Autism

Theantimedia.org: Brainwashed Parents Are Making Their Kids Drink Homemade Bleach to 'Cure' Autism

(ANTIMEDIA)  — Desperate parents are turning to a potentially life-threatening remedy to cure their children of autism, a recent investigation has found.

A report published last week by Britain’s The Sunday People revealed that at least six police forces across the U.K. have questioned families over allegations that children as young as two are being forced to

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Northantstelegraph.co.uk: County care home helping young men with autism to flourish

Northantstelegraph.co.uk: County care home helping young men with autism to flourish

A Cransley home which caters for teenagers and young men has praised the efforts of its residents in learning new skills and contributing to the community while becoming more independent.

Alderwood LLA (Living and Learning with Autism) has eight homes across the county, including one in Cransley which was

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Keranews.org: New Autism Therapy Shown To Restore Social Behavior Through Brain Stimulation

Keranews.org: New Autism Therapy Shown To Restore Social Behavior Through Brain Stimulation

Autism affects about one in 68 children, and the condition poses social challenges, including difficulty processing social interactions, such as facial expressions and physical gestures.

New research out of UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas shows those social behaviors could be restored through a process called “neuromodulation,” or brain stimulation.

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Rustourismnews.com: Edinburgh Airport recognised for autism-friendly initiatives

Rustourismnews.com: Edinburgh Airport recognised for autism-friendly initiatives

Edinburgh Airport has become the first airport in Scotland to achieve an Autism Friendly Award in recognition of the accessible and supportive environment created for autistic passengers.

The award recognises the assistance measures put in place at the airport to improve the experience for people on the autism spectrum as

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Advfn.com: Rising Tide U Launches The Autism Advantage, a Groundbreaking Online Program for Creating Social Enterprises Supporting Neuro…

Advfn.com: Rising Tide U Launches The Autism Advantage, a Groundbreaking Online Program for Creating Social Enterprises Supporting Neuro…

PARKLAND, Fla., Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Rising Tide U (RTU), providing a road map for families who believe starting a business is their only way to help loved ones with autism build a future, along with University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD) and

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Video:Purple Ella- BAD DAYS| Purple Ella

Video:Purple Ella- BAD DAYS| Purple Ella

Bad days, everyone has them, but they can be overwhelming for autistic people. I’m talking about my bad days and how I cope with them differently now I have been diagnosed with autism. If you like my videos don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE and ring the NOTIFICATION BELL. More below.

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Mirror.co.uk: Disabled man with mental age of seven Tasered by cops who have been told to 'retrain' after mum …

Mirror.co.uk: Disabled man with mental age of seven Tasered by cops who have been told to 'retrain' after mum …

This is the moment a disabled man with the mental age of a seven-year-old was Tasered by police.

The autistic man, only known as Paul, was stunned and charged with an assaulting an officer but the case collapsed when his mum discovered CCTV of the incident.

It meant Paul, who

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Wrbiradio.com: Greensburg Police implement 'Autism Alert System'

Wrbiradio.com: Greensburg Police implement 'Autism Alert System'

Greensburg, In. — The Greensburg Police Department will implement an “Autism alert System” for local children this week. The system is designed to add another layer of protection for parents will children diagnosed with the disorder.

The alert will provide first responders with information specific to the child and family. The information

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Framinghamsource.com: Autism Alliance To Receive Jim O'Connor Community Service Award

Framinghamsource.com: Autism Alliance To Receive Jim O'Connor Community Service Award

The following is a press release from the Salute to Framingham:

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The Salute to Framingham committee is pleased to announce the 2018 recipient of the Jim O’Connor Community Service Award, given in honor of those who hold the passion, vision, commitment and leadership skills of the Salute to Framingham founder, Jim

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Dailymail.co.uk: Police who Tasered autistic man, 25, with mental age of seven as he lay defenceless on the …

Dailymail.co.uk: Police who Tasered autistic man, 25, with mental age of seven as he lay defenceless on the …

Police Tasered an autistic man, 25, with the mental age of a seven-year-oldThey claimed he assaulted an officer and he was charged and faced a court trialBut the man’s mother obtained CCTV footage and the charges were droppedLawyer said ‘shows an incident different to that described in statements of PCs’ Avon

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