Day: March 2, 2018

Indiatimes.com: Conference on autism in city

Indiatimes.com: Conference on autism in city

The city will host a first-of-its kind international autism conference on March 3 and 4, which will be attended by parents, eminent Indian and international behavioural experts, paediatricians, neurologists and psychiatrists.

Behaviour Momentum India Foundation, a non-profit organization, is organising the event.

“As there is not much awareness in society about the

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Columbiamissourian.com: Thompson Center researchers develop social curriculum for students with autism

Columbiamissourian.com: Thompson Center researchers develop social curriculum for students with autism

For students with autism and other social challenges, learning social skills can be crucial. Janine Stichter at MU’s Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders has emphasized this in her team’s development of the new classroom curriculum, iSocial.

iSocial is a social competence curriculum for students who struggle with

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- The following is a transcript of a speech written and presented by me, on March 1, 2018, at the…

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- The following is a transcript of a speech written and presented by me, on March 1, 2018, at the…

The following is a transcript of a speech written and presented by me, on March 1, 2018, at the Disability Day Of Mourning vigil that was hosted by Canadian Autistics United in New Westminster, BC. TW for filicide, murder, violent ableism.

So, as Sam introduced, my name is Amythest. It’s my honour to be here today.

I am autistic, and I am chronically ill, and I am disabled. And every year I find it more

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- h0shikohime:
One of the really, really frustrating things about being autistic is that you feel like…

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- h0shikohime: One of the really, really frustrating things about being autistic is that you feel like…

h0shikohime:

One of the really, really frustrating things about being autistic is that you feel like you spend your life trying to reach some sort of unattainable middle-ground:

– We’re criticised for not making enough conversation, but when we do actually really get in to a conversation we are told we’re ‘too intense’.

– We’re often trained to maintain unbroken eye-contact during conversations, yet in reality too much eye-contact is called ‘staring’ and makes people very,

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Blog:Spectrum Women- Tempus Fugit! The Aspergers Girl Becomes the Spectrum Woman by Kimberly Gerry-Tucker

Blog:Spectrum Women- Tempus Fugit! The Aspergers Girl Becomes the Spectrum Woman by Kimberly Gerry-Tucker

Painting by Kimberly Gerry Tucker, superhero interpretation of ‘The Last Supper’.

Is life not an elaborate Goldberg Machine; like the old game MouseTrap? A complex state of affairs in which a series of actions are linked together to produce a domino effect in which activating one device triggers the next device in the sequence? Tempus Fugit! (Time is wasting).

Making and keeping friends growing up was like the Goldberg Machine. I knew that just one accepted invitation, (like the Goldberg)

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Vanderbilt.edu: Infants sought for two research studies on music and autism

Vanderbilt.edu: Infants sought for two research studies on music and autism

Researchers are seeking 6- to 12-month-old infants who have an older sibling with or without autism spectrum disorder for a research study focusing on the relationship between language development, social engagement and musical play in young children. No music training is expected or needed.

Research participants will be asked to

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Blog:Spectrum Women- Tempis Fugit! The Aspergers Girl Becomes the Spectrum Woman by Kimberly Gerry-Tucker

Blog:Spectrum Women- Tempis Fugit! The Aspergers Girl Becomes the Spectrum Woman by Kimberly Gerry-Tucker

Painting by Kimberly Gerry Tucker, superhero interpretation of ‘The Last Supper’.

Is life not an elaborate Goldberg Machine; like the old game MouseTrap? A complex state of affairs in which a series of actions are linked together to produce a domino effect in which activating one device triggers the next device in the sequence? Tempis Fugit! (Time is wasting).

Making and keeping friends growing up was like the Goldberg Machine. I knew that just one accepted invitation, (like the Goldberg)

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Telegraph.co.uk: Baby-faced teenage terrorist came within hours of attack on Justin Bieber concert, judge says

Telegraph.co.uk: Baby-faced teenage terrorist came within hours of attack on Justin Bieber concert, judge says

A baby-faced teenage terrorist who was radicalised in his bedroom came within hours of an attack on a Justin Bieber concert, a judge has said.

Lloyd Gunton, 17, who was arrested hours before he intended to commit mass murder in a vehicle attack, was handed a life sentence with a minimum

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Nursingtimes.net: Safety improvements still needed at Tyneside hospital

Nursingtimes.net: Safety improvements still needed at Tyneside hospital

The regulator said that, while some progress had been made to address problems uncovered in its acute services during a previous inspection in 2015, concerns remained – particularly around safety – meaning the organisastion should maintain its rating of “requires improvement”.

In November, the CQC visited South Tyneside District Hospital’s urgent and

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Video:Fathering Autism- Freezing Cold Swimming | Hello Spring, Goodbye Summer

Video:Fathering Autism- Freezing Cold Swimming | Hello Spring, Goodbye Summer

We went to the pool in February and it was a freezing cold swimming but so much fun! Spring is officially here! Like many kids on the autism spectrum Abbie is a water bug so it’s great that we are getting an early spring and she can get back in the water. I see many more pool days to come in the near future. Summer and Kylie left to go back to school. Young people like them gives me faith in our future.

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Video:Amythest Schaber- How Many Ways –  Disability Day of Mourning 2018

Video:Amythest Schaber- How Many Ways – Disability Day of Mourning 2018

TW for filicide, murder, ableism.

On March 1st, 2018, I had the honor of giving an address for the Disability Day of Mourning vigil hosted by Canadian Autistics United (previously ASAN Vancouver).

Transcript available here: http://neurowonderful.tumblr.com/post/171457162861/how-many-ways-ddom2018

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