Day: March 20, 2018

Theborneopost.com: PM: Intervention programme can unleash extraordinary talents of children with autism

Theborneopost.com: PM: Intervention programme can unleash extraordinary talents of children with autism

Najib and Rosmah looking at a model of the Kurnia Centre Project after the ground breaking ceremony. — Bernama photo

MELAKA: An intervention programme, such as Permata Kurnia, has important roles in unleashing extraordinary talents of children with autism and thus shaping them to become active citizens who contribute to

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Doverpost.com: Autism Delaware's Smart Cookie Day set for April 19

Doverpost.com: Autism Delaware's Smart Cookie Day set for April 19

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Autism Delaware’s annual visit to Legislative Hall in Dover, known as Smart Cookie Day and set for April 19, will offer autism advocates the opportunity to share their personal stories with their elected representatives, hand-deliver cookies in gratitude for past support and appeal for new legislation designed to

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Wtkr.com: Student with autism allegedly sexually assaulted on Suffolk school bus

Wtkr.com: Student with autism allegedly sexually assaulted on Suffolk school bus

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SUFFOLK, Va. – The family of a seven-year-old child with autism is calling for more supervision and harsher punishment after they said their Pioneer Elementary School student was sexually assaulted on a school bus.

According to the family, they were first told

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Newswire.com: Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers Delivers Autism Service Dog to 24-Year-Old Man in Whitehouse Station, NJ

Newswire.com: Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers Delivers Autism Service Dog to 24-Year-Old Man in Whitehouse Station, NJ

Ryan, a 24 year-old living in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, received a highly trained Autism Service Dog today from Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers

Press Release – updated: Mar 20, 2018 18:00 EDT

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., March 20, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Ryan, a 24-year-old living in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey,

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Sciencedaily.com: Amygdala neurons increase as children become adults — except in autism

Sciencedaily.com: Amygdala neurons increase as children become adults — except in autism

In a striking new finding, researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute found that typically-developing children gain more neurons in a region of the brain that governs social and emotional behavior, the amygdala, as they become adults. This phenomenon does not happen in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Instead,

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News12.com: Missing teen with autism found safe

News12.com: Missing teen with autism found safe

FRANKLIN SQUARE –

Police say they found a missing Franklin Square teen with autism wearing green pajamas a T-shirt and no shoes just hours before the latest winter storm was expected to hit Long Island.

Joseph Barbella, 18, was reported missing from his home on Commonwealth Street around 3 a.m. Tuesday,

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Blog:The Secret Aspie- Maybe Someday

Blog:The Secret Aspie- Maybe Someday

Hope is a horrible thing, it makes you stay when you should have walked away, it makes you think that anything is possible and because you hope you put everything on the line again and again.

I am desperately trying to hold back my disappointment because I have not heard from R yet, and I hate that I am disappointed, that he has this effect on me. I know if he had flown

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Belfastlive.co.uk: Lidl stores in Ireland and Northern Ireland launching autism aware quiet evenings

Belfastlive.co.uk: Lidl stores in Ireland and Northern Ireland launching autism aware quiet evenings

All Lidl stores across Northern Ireland are to implement autism-friendly quiet evenings.

The supermarket chain announced the move which follows a successful trial last year.

They say positive feedback from customers means every Tuesday between 6pm and 8pm will be designated for autism awareness.

A spokesman said: “We are proud

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Redcityofficial.co.uk: PHOTOS: Moesha Boduong Puts On Her Philanthropic Hat And Visits Kids With Autism On Her Birthday

Redcityofficial.co.uk: PHOTOS: Moesha Boduong Puts On Her Philanthropic Hat And Visits Kids With Autism On Her Birthday

Moesha Boduong took things to a different level last week when she celebrated her birthday, showing Ghanaians a far different side of herself.

The actress visited the Hopesetters Autism Center in Tema for a day of fun and mingling with the kids in the school.

The actress, speaking at

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Eurekalert.org: Praise may motivate young adults with autism to exercise more

Eurekalert.org: Praise may motivate young adults with autism to exercise more

Simple statements of praise may have a big effect on the amount of exercise young adults with autism complete, according to preliminary research from the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG). The study also found that praising people with autism by pre-recorded messages through iPhones and iPods

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Abc7ny.com: Long Island teen with autism again missing, this time as nor'easter looms

Abc7ny.com: Long Island teen with autism again missing, this time as nor'easter looms

HEMPSTEAD, Long Island (WABC) —

A desperate search for a missing Long Island teenager with autism had a happy ending Tuesday, as 18-year-old Joseph “Michael” Barbella was found safe amid heightened fears ahead of a spring nor’easter.

This was the third time in the past 14 months that Barbella has

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