Day: March 5, 2018

Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “I wouldn't drink anything called Moland.”

Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “I wouldn't drink anything called Moland.”

I’m still trying to pass this damn kidney stone.  I’ve not fought one this stubborn since my first, when I was 18 and in the Army.  I had surgery to extract it, then had a stent installed.  I remember my roommate telling me I looked like I was in pain all the time.  That’s when the pain became conscious, and it explained why I was peeing blood.

I didn’t become alarmed until the

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Wbaa.org: New Study Aims To Identify Autism Early With Telehealth

Wbaa.org: New Study Aims To Identify Autism Early With Telehealth

A Purdue University research project aims to identify early autism markers through telemedicine.

The research, led by Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at Purdue University Bridgette Tonnsen, will focus on infants and toddlers with neurogenetic disorders like Fragile X that co-occurs with autism.

“My goal is to understand what are

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Thedailyobserver.ca: Supporting RCDSB students on the spectrum

Thedailyobserver.ca: Supporting RCDSB students on the spectrum

PEMBROKE – 

The RCDSB is equipping schools with the proper supports to assist the growing number of students on the autism spectrum.

According to Autism Speaks Canada, one in 68 children are currently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Although everyone with autism has their own strengths and differences, they typically have challenges

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Blog:The Secret Aspie- A Dominant's Letter to Santa

Blog:The Secret Aspie- A Dominant's Letter to Santa

Santa

This is what you will bring me for Christmas this year and if you do not there will be consequences! You will be severely punished and I will be mightily displeased with you!

I want a slave Santa and find below the list of requirements I demand in a slave.

He must be muscle-bound with a washboard stomach and six foot tall not an inch shorter. He must have the face of Adonis and

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Yahoo.com: Freddie Highmore opens up about the early success of 'The Good Doctor'

Yahoo.com: Freddie Highmore opens up about the early success of 'The Good Doctor'

Actor Freddie Highmore from ABC’s new breakout hit drama series, “The Good Doctor,” stopped by BUILD Series last week to dish about his latest role as the autistic and savant syndrome stricken doctor Shaun Murphy.

Highmore’s Murphy is a resident surgeon at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital where his remarkable savant

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Sciencemag.org: Synesthesia's mysterious 'mingling of the senses' may result from hyperconnected neurons

Sciencemag.org: Synesthesia's mysterious 'mingling of the senses' may result from hyperconnected neurons

People with synesthesia sometimes “see” sound as colors.

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When you hear a B-flat music note, do you see the color blue? Do the words in this sentence look red or green? If so, you may have synesthesia, a mysterious condition

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Video:Our AUsome Life- HAIRCUTS & AUTISM | SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!! | AUTISM FAMILY VLOG

Video:Our AUsome Life- HAIRCUTS & AUTISM | SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!! | AUTISM FAMILY VLOG

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_ls4SVXJEg

It is haircut time again! Kaden gets a haircut and Jaelee picks out hair color for her hair. Kenzlee has a hard day AND….
WE ANNOUNCE that….

Elizabeth and KC have been married 11+ years and have 3 children.
Kaden, Jaelee, and Kenzlee have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disabilty. Kaden also has ADHD and ADD combined, and was also born with a cleft palate.
Despite the struggles we try to live an AUsome (awesome) life!
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Stanford.edu: Finding solutions for people with autism and their families

Stanford.edu: Finding solutions for people with autism and their families

Diagnosing and treating autism

Autism emerges gradually and its signs run across a spectrum from mild to severe, making it a challenge to diagnose. Without this accurate information, parents can’t start accessing treatment for their children. Making it faster and easier to diagnose the condition, new tools aim to

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Sciencedaily.com: Researchers pinpoint gene responsible for neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism

Sciencedaily.com: Researchers pinpoint gene responsible for neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism

A study led by researchers at McMaster University has pinpointed a gene that is responsible for neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism.

Researchers found alterations of the gene thousand and one amino-acid kinase 2, known as TAOK2, plays a direct role in these disorders. This is the first comprehensive study that supports

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Blog:The Secret Aspie- Some Things You Just Don't Say

Blog:The Secret Aspie- Some Things You Just Don't Say

When I was with my ex-wife there were some things I just didn’t tell her because they just would have caused her pain and grief, and would have destroyed her, some of her personalities were not nice, they did not have boundaries like mine did. They were not honest, they manipulated people and the situations they were in, they were narcissistic and they were just downright mean and some even cruel. She even had

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Blog:Paginated Thoughts- The shape(s) of narratives that spill and flow over neat lines and boxes

Blog:Paginated Thoughts- The shape(s) of narratives that spill and flow over neat lines and boxes

Resonance and representation in The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water (2017) and its relationship to disability narratives is undeniably complicated and at times flawed.

I mean…I think there definite is room for criticism. It’s unavoidably a problematic story.

But then, some of us have had problematic lives.

— Emily Paige Ballou (@epballou) March 4, 2018

Some of us who identify with parts of the film and characters, have, as Emily points out on Twitter,

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Blog:The Secret Aspie- Rainbow Salad

Blog:The Secret Aspie- Rainbow Salad

I was thinking this morning about how to explain to a friend of mine what the difference is between me before integration and me after. And it sort of goes like this – before I was a plate of salad with all the salad pieces separate but you could mix it up a little but then still separate the pieces if you wanted, now I am the salad totally mixed up but mashed

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Healthnutnews.com: Old drug reverses autism symptoms

Healthnutnews.com: Old drug reverses autism symptoms

With approximately 3.5 million Americans living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and each person spending roughly $2.4 million over their lifespan, there’s a desperate call for a cure or treatment. As such, Robert Naviaux may have found some answers with his new research findings that suggest autism symptoms can

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