Month: April 2018

Newsofbahrain.com: Bahrain to observe World Autism Awareness Day

Newsofbahrain.com: Bahrain to observe World Autism Awareness Day

Manama : Bahrain will join other countries in marking the World Autism Awareness Day 2018, observed worldwide on April 2 under the theme “Empowering Women and Girls with Autism”.

This year’s World Autism Awareness Day observance at United Nations Headquarters New York will focus on the importance of empowering women

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Wmmr.com: Be An Advocate For Autism Awareness

Wmmr.com: Be An Advocate For Autism Awareness

Twenty years ago autism spectrum disorder affected one in every one-hundred fifty kids, today it’s one in every sixty-eight.  For boys, it’s one in forty-two. 

Families with autism face a lifetime of challenges – from getting the early educational services and assistance they need, to making the transition to life after

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Ekantipur.com: Beautiful minds

Ekantipur.com: Beautiful minds

Many people with autism are talented in their own field of interest, from attention to detail to quick problem solving. So, it is wrong to generalise that all people with autism suffer from intellectual shortcomings and mislabel it

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Autism was the fifth most common ‘what is?’ question

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Nytimes.com: The Nazi History Behind 'Asperger'

Nytimes.com: The Nazi History Behind 'Asperger'

As Asperger sought promotion to associate professor, his writings about the diagnosis grew harsher. He stressed the “cruelty” and “sadistic traits” of the children he studied, itemizing their “autistic acts of malice.” He also called autistic psychopaths “intelligent automata.”

Some laud Asperger’s language about the “special abilities” of children on the

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Good4utah.com: Vivint Smart Home Arena debuts sensory room for Autism Awareness Month

Good4utah.com: Vivint Smart Home Arena debuts sensory room for Autism Awareness Month

The sensory room is specifically designed for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to calm and stimulate their senses, helping them cope with environments where it may be difficult to remain happy and productive, such as a professional basketball game.

“Imagine if going to the grocery store or doing anything

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Bbc.co.uk: 'The uniform and the rules attract autistic people to join the police'

Bbc.co.uk: 'The uniform and the rules attract autistic people to join the police'

As World Autism Awareness week draws to a close, Daniel Gordon speaks to serving autistic police officers. How does autism affect their work?

Sergeant Adam O’Loughlin is troubled by what he sees as he drives along the well-kept streets of the genteel city of Bath.

“I don’t particularly like driving down

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Wbtw.com: Dozens of children with autism take part in sensory-friendly Easter egg hunt

Wbtw.com: Dozens of children with autism take part in sensory-friendly Easter egg hunt

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Champion Autism Network held a sensory-friendly Easter egg hunt for children with autism and other special needs on Saturday morning.

Children of all ages hunted for eggs at Passive Park in

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News10.com: NYS Budget includes Autism training for police and first responders

News10.com: NYS Budget includes Autism training for police and first responders

Photo Courtesy of NYS Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara

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Photo Courtesy of NYS Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – NYS Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D – 111th District) announced that a proposal bill he authored

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Dailymail.co.uk: My son doesn't know he's autistic – and I am afraid to tell him: One mother's dilemma over informing …

Dailymail.co.uk: My son doesn't know he's autistic – and I am afraid to tell him: One mother's dilemma over informing …

My sociable, loving, sensitive seven-year-old son does not know he’s autistic. He doesn’t know because my husband and I haven’t found a way to tell

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Longfordleader.ie: Mattie Fox: 'We need to think more about Autism: it is just another type of personality'

Longfordleader.ie: Mattie Fox: 'We need to think more about Autism: it is just another type of personality'

They made the point that everyone talks about the LGBT community, and marriage changes, and different social changes that have happened in Ireland, yet nobody talks much about Autism.

I listened carefully, and realised how little I know about the condition. Scant scraps here and there.

This column felt that

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