Day: February 14, 2018

Lifezette.com: Duke Professor Believes Small Gov't Advocates Fall on 'Autism Spectrum'

Lifezette.com: Duke Professor Believes Small Gov't Advocates Fall on 'Autism Spectrum'

A Duke University professor, Nancy MacLean, claimed the “architects” of libertarianism “seem to be on the autism spectrum” during a lecture last week at the New York City Unitarian Church of All Souls.

MacLean, the William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University, wrote a controversial book

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Video:Autism Speaks- Dating on the Autism Spectrum: A Valentine’s Day Chat

Video:Autism Speaks- Dating on the Autism Spectrum: A Valentine’s Day Chat

Self-Advocates Andrew Duff and Kirsten Lindsmith talk about their experience “Dating on the Autism Spectrum.”

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Breitbart.com: Duke History Professor Nancy MacLean Says Influential Libertarians Were 'on the Autism Spectrum'

Breitbart.com: Duke History Professor Nancy MacLean Says Influential Libertarians Were 'on the Autism Spectrum'

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14 Feb, 201814 Feb, 2018 Nancy MacLean, a professor of history at the prestigious Duke University, baselessly argued in a recent lecture a “shocking” amount of libertarian thinkers are on the “autism spectrum.”

MacLean, the author of the controversial book Democracy in Chains,

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- blue-portals:

neurowonderful:

They're here! Because you…

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- blue-portals: neurowonderful: They're here! Because you…

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They’re here! Because you demanded it, and because I love you – more neurodivergent/Autistic Valentine’s Day cards! Please feel free to use and share these as you will. Just do remember to give me credit, please <3

See past cards here!

[Image description: A series of six Valentine’s Day cards featuring bright watercolor backgrounds with complimentary coloured bars containing white text. The cards read:

Your stims are stupendous; your happy makes me happy I

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Empr.com: Is There Any Link Between Ultrasound Exposure and Autism?

Empr.com: Is There Any Link Between Ultrasound Exposure and Autism?

Greater depth in first trimester versus developmental delay group, typical development group

HealthDay News — Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a significantly greater mean depth of ultrasonographic penetration, according to a study published online February 12 in JAMA Pediatrics.

N. Paul Rosman, MD, from the Boston University School of

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Kpbs.org: Children's Author Sally Pla Provides Mirror For Kids On Autism Spectrum, Window For Others

Kpbs.org: Children's Author Sally Pla Provides Mirror For Kids On Autism Spectrum, Window For Others

About 1 in 68 children has been identified as being on the autism spectrum.

Despite the large number of children impacted by autism, San Diego County resident Sally Pla said there is not enough children’s literature that features kids whose brains operate a bit differently.

She has made it

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Wbjournal.com: Autism services agency BCI rebrands

Wbjournal.com: Autism services agency BCI rebrands

Central Massachusetts autism services provider Behavioral Concepts Inc. (BCI) has rebranded, with a new logo, tagline and website, the company announced Friday.

BCI, which has offices in Worcester and Fitchburg, has updated its original logo, which used symbolism such as primary colors for children and puzzle pieces for autism. The

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Medicalxpress.com: Mean depth of ultrasonographic penetration greater in autism

Medicalxpress.com: Mean depth of ultrasonographic penetration greater in autism

(HealthDay)—Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a significantly greater mean depth of ultrasonographic penetration, according to a study published online Feb. 12 in JAMA Pediatrics.

N. Paul Rosman, M.D., from the Boston University School of Medicine, and colleagues conducted a case-control study involving 107 patients with ASD, 104

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Video:Fathering Autism- Does ABA Therapy Work In Real Life?

Video:Fathering Autism- Does ABA Therapy Work In Real Life?

Does ABA therapy work in real life and in the real world outside of the clinic space? Here is a great example of Abbie putting what she’s learned to use in public. Also, she was pretty cute trying on clothes for the fashion show. This was her first time in a changing room ever!

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Video:Autism Research Institute- Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome –  Nancy O Hara, MD

Video:Autism Research Institute- Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome – Nancy O Hara, MD

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Dr. Nancy O’Hara is a board certified Pediatrician. Prior to her medical career, Dr. O’Hara taught children with autism. She graduated with highest honors from Bryn Mawr College and as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society from the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. She earned a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh. After residency, chief residency and general pediatric fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. O’ Hara entered general private practice in 1993, and in 1998 began her consultative, integrative practice solely for children with special needs. Since 1999 she has dedicated her practice to the integrative and holistic care of children with neurodevelopment disorders, ADHD, PANDAS/PANS, OCD, Lyme and Autistic Spectrum Disorder. She is a leader in the training of clinicians, both in the US and abroad.

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Digitaljournal.com: Black Panther Latest Movie Credit for Exceptional Minds With Autism

Digitaljournal.com: Black Panther Latest Movie Credit for Exceptional Minds With Autism

Exceptional Minds visual effects artists on the spectrum attend Monday’s cast and crew screening of “Black Panther.”

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. – February 14, 2018 – (Newswire.com)

Once again, the special relationship between autism and Marvel Super Heroes was evident at the cast and crew screening of Marvel Studios’ latest movie “Black Panther,”

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Digitaljournal.com: CARD (Center for Autism and Related Disorders) Sponsors Family Festival and Kids' Zone at 8th …

Digitaljournal.com: CARD (Center for Autism and Related Disorders) Sponsors Family Festival and Kids' Zone at 8th …

The 8TH Annual ONEHOPE ACT Today! for Military Families 5k/10k Run/Walk & Family Festival expects to raise over $100,000 for military families with children with autism on Saturday, April 21ST, 2018, in San Diego.

Feb. 14, 2018 / PRZen / SAN DIEGO — ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!) announces

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