Day: April 2, 2018

Mtsusidelines.com: Opinion: Why accurate representation of autism is so important in film, TV

Mtsusidelines.com: Opinion: Why accurate representation of autism is so important in film, TV

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Story by Dakota Green / Contributing Writer 

It’s April 2, which means that it is once again Autism Awareness Day. In honor of the annual and internationally recognized observance, it is important to reflect on the topic of autism with a form of communication we all

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Mspoweruser.com: Microsoft reports Autism Hiring Program a great success

Mspoweruser.com: Microsoft reports Autism Hiring Program a great success

Microsoft has been running an Autism Hiring Program since 2015, designed to identify and remove the barriers which would keep those with autistic spectrum disorders from finding meaningful employment in the company.

Today on World Autism Awareness Day they report that the program has been a big success, with more

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Cbs46.com: Local gym teacher celebrates World Autism Day with dance class

Cbs46.com: Local gym teacher celebrates World Autism Day with dance class

ATLANTA (CBS46) –

According to the CDC, one in every 68 children is diagnosed with autism. The developmental disability occurs in people of all races, ethnicities and socioeconomic groups. 

On World Autism Day, a local gym teacher is celebrating the unique talents of those with autism through a dance class.

On

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Vagabomb.com: Let's Learn about Autism: 8 Films That Will Help You Understand the Autism Spectrum

Vagabomb.com: Let's Learn about Autism: 8 Films That Will Help You Understand the Autism Spectrum

Let’s Learn about Autism: 8 Films That Will Help You Understand the Autism Spectrum

Autism, like most other mental health issues, is not widely understood in our society. Unlike developed countries, where there are special provisions and facilities for people with mental health issues, India heavily lacks the knowledge and

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Cbc.ca: Video that features Ontario families aims to promote acceptance of autism

Cbc.ca: Video that features Ontario families aims to promote acceptance of autism

A video put together by two Toronto-area mothers with the help of more than 30 Ontario families aims to promote “love, understanding and acceptance” of children with autism.

The video, released last week in time for World Autism Awareness Day on Monday, shows families holding signs with pictures and text

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History.com: Psychologists Once Blamed 'Refrigerator Moms' For Their Kids' Autism

History.com: Psychologists Once Blamed 'Refrigerator Moms' For Their Kids' Autism

Donald had an astonishing memory, but never cried for his mother. Virginia never played with other children and was the daughter of a woman described as “not by any means the mother type” by her husband. Herbert didn’t speak; his mother, a physician, said she couldn’t understand people and instead

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Aljazeera.com: Why is autism on the rise?

Aljazeera.com: Why is autism on the rise?

The US-based Centre for Disease Control describes autism as a developmental disability that can cause “significant social, communication and behavioural challenges”.

Monday marks World Autism Awareness Day to highlight the issue in different countries. But autism is still misunderstood. Some see it as a psychiatric illness or even bad behaviour;

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Sciblogs.co.nz: Kids with autism less likely to be fully vaccinated

Sciblogs.co.nz: Kids with autism less likely to be fully vaccinated

Phoebe Roth, The Conversation

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Children with autism and their younger siblings are less likely to be fully vaccinated than neurotypical children and their siblings, new research from the US has found.

Of children aged seven years and older,

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Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “Please take it home.  We don't want it near the other books.”

Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “Please take it home. We don't want it near the other books.”

The Depression Monster ambushed me in my sleep.  I tried so hard to ignore him, but I couldn’t stop weeping against my will over shit that already happened.  It’s a lousy way to wake up.  I don’t recommend it.  In the hour it took me to awaken fully, he beat me up with logic.  I hate that.  I can’t argue with logic.  He has new weapons that initially shocked me, then left me reeling

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Thesun.co.uk: When is World Autism Day 2018 and what are the signs and symptoms of the disorder?

Thesun.co.uk: When is World Autism Day 2018 and what are the signs and symptoms of the disorder?

AUTISM spectrum disorder is a condition which can affect a person’s communication skills and social interaction.

Here’s everything you need to know about traits of people with ASD and the support which is available in the UK.

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is three to four times more common

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