Day: April 4, 2018

Wral.com: 'Sesame Place' becomes first theme park designated as Certified Autism Center

Wral.com: 'Sesame Place' becomes first theme park designated as Certified Autism Center

Langhorne, Pa. — A Pennsylvania water park based on the characters from “Sesame Street” has become the first theme park in the world to be designated as a Certified Autism Center.

According the Sesame Place website, the park has partnered with the International Board of

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Pressandguide.com: Henry Ford, Greenfield Village offer events for Autism Awareness Month

Pressandguide.com: Henry Ford, Greenfield Village offer events for Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness month, and several Dearborn cultural institutions have lined up special events for children affected by the disorder and their families.

The Autism Alliance of Michigan is teaming up with local museums and attractions to offer sensory friendly experiences for families and individuals on the autism spectrum.

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Abc13.com: Sesame Place is 1st theme park designated as Certified Autism Center

Abc13.com: Sesame Place is 1st theme park designated as Certified Autism Center

LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania —

Sesame Place is the first theme park in the world to receive a very important distinction.

The entire staff at the theme park in Langhorne, Bucks County has completed autism sensitivity and awareness training.

The completion designates Sesame Place as a Certified Autism Center.

“As the first theme

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Cp24.com: Accused in assault on man with autism also wanted for Rebel nightclub attack: source

Cp24.com: Accused in assault on man with autism also wanted for Rebel nightclub attack: source

Chris Herhalt, CP24.comPublished Wednesday, April 4, 2018 12:06PM EDTLast Updated Wednesday, April 4, 2018 3:49PM EDT

One of three men accused in an unprovoked assault on a man with autism last month is also wanted in Toronto in connection with an assault that occurred inside a nightclub in Toronto’s Port

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Fox2now.com: Easterseals Midwest supporting parents with children recently diagnosed wit autism

Fox2now.com: Easterseals Midwest supporting parents with children recently diagnosed wit autism

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ST. LOUIS, MO — April is National Autism Awareness Month. Early intervention and spotting early signs of autism are important.

The Easterseals Midwest support programs are available for parents whose kids have been recently diagnosed. With early diagnosis, intervention, and behavioral techniques, children

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Abc7ny.com: Sesame Place becomes 1st theme park designated as Certified Autism Center

Abc7ny.com: Sesame Place becomes 1st theme park designated as Certified Autism Center

LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania —

Sesame Place is the first theme park in the world to receive a very important distinction.

The entire staff at the theme park in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, has completed autism sensitivity and awareness training.

The completion designates Sesame Place as a Certified Autism Center.

“As the first theme park

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Washington.edu: 'Differences can be a part of their skills': Pilot program at UW offers on-the-job training for young adults with autism

Washington.edu: 'Differences can be a part of their skills': Pilot program at UW offers on-the-job training for young adults with autism

April 4, 2018

Project SEARCH intern Alan Chen helps organize the library in the Department of Classics in Denny Hall. The books had been boxed up during the Denny renovation, and with Chen’s help, “The collection is in the best

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News-mail.com.au: Experts want to trial medicinal cannabis for autism, ADHD

News-mail.com.au: Experts want to trial medicinal cannabis for autism, ADHD

TWO paediatricians have called for “urgent” Australian trials of medical marijuana to treat children with conditions including autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

They say parents are asking doctors for medical cannabis (MC) but face the choice of convincing a doctor there is enough evidence to prescribe it, or obtaining

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Video:Autism Family- Alistair’s Autism Diagnosis

Video:Autism Family- Alistair’s Autism Diagnosis

This is it, the big one! We talk about Alistair’s official diagnosis and how we are going to move forward, as well as the pros and cons of diagnosing in this particular way.

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Blog:Stranger Darker Better- The Search for an Answer

Blog:Stranger Darker Better- The Search for an Answer

This post is part of an Autism Acceptance Month Challenge on Tumblr that got a bit too long for a Tumblr post. I’ll probably be swapping back and forth between the two platforms for various posts. Follow @strangerdarkerbetter on Tumblr to see everything. 

Day 3: My Diagnosis/Discovery Story

Growing up, I always knew I was different. I struggled to relate to my peers and often found myself the target of bullying. I was tormented by

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Thesun.co.uk: What is PDA, is pathological demand avoidance on the autism spectrum and what does it mean in …

Thesun.co.uk: What is PDA, is pathological demand avoidance on the autism spectrum and what does it mean in …

PATHOLOGICAL demand avoidance is a continued resistance to ordinary life demands.

But what characteristics can you look out for and is it different from the autism spectrum?

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Pathological demand avoidance is a developmental disorder where there is a great refusal to do what is asked of

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