Day: April 5, 2018

Mashable.com: Sesame Place is world's first theme park designated as a Certified Autism Center

Mashable.com: Sesame Place is world's first theme park designated as a Certified Autism Center

By Nicole Gallucci2018-04-05 21:48:30 UTC

Sesame Street is celebrating Autism Awareness Month in a remarkably cool, fun, and inclusive way.

On April 28, Sesame Place — the world’s first-ever theme park to be designated as a Certified Autism Center (CAC) — will open in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, with a staff

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Romper.com: Are Boys More Likely Than Girls To Develop Autism? A Look At The Statistics

Romper.com: Are Boys More Likely Than Girls To Develop Autism? A Look At The Statistics

My son has autism. When he was about 11 months old, my husband and I started noticing some developmental delays. He wasn’t babbling, he didn’t point or clap, his eye contact was limited. Months later, the delays would continue. He didn’t speak, he became obsessed about things, loud noises terrified

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Prnewswire.com: Lovesac Partners with Autism Speaks

Prnewswire.com: Lovesac Partners with Autism Speaks

STAMFORD, Conn., April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Lovesac, the Connecticut-based, fast growing home furnishing brand, is partnering with Autism Speaks to increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism, while adding a little extra comfort to their homes. Lovesac’s limited edition “Share the Comfort Sac” will be sold in stores

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Gdnonline.com: Autism centre to be set up

Gdnonline.com: Autism centre to be set up

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Popsugar.com: 1 Woman With 3 Brothers With Autism: “They Taught Me Everything I Know to Be True About Life”

Popsugar.com: 1 Woman With 3 Brothers With Autism: “They Taught Me Everything I Know to Be True About Life”

Ali Carbone, a 26 year old from Long Island, NY, admits that growing up with three brothers who have autism instantly taught her about the importance of compassion. And while having siblings with special needs isn’t always easy, Ali gave some insight as to what it’s like growing up with

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Globalnews.ca: Increased resources, support needed for individuals with autism as they age: report

Globalnews.ca: Increased resources, support needed for individuals with autism as they age: report

TORONTO – A think tank formed to understand the challenges faced by autistic seniors says there are few resources in place to address their specific needs.A new report from the Aging and Autism Think Tank says the vast majority of research and programming geared toward autism focuses on children, leaving

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Stuff.co.nz: Raising awareness for autism

Stuff.co.nz: Raising awareness for autism

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Teachers at TopKids Totara celebrated Autism Awareness Day for their student, Jacob Hill (centre), who has autism.

A family’s struggle with autism has led them to share their experience in the hope it will help other families going through the same thing. 

April marks Autism Awareness Month and Taupō mum Elle

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Blog:Stranger Darker Better- Day 4:  Reactions to Coming Aut

Blog:Stranger Darker Better- Day 4: Reactions to Coming Aut

After discovering that I am Autistic, I had to decide who I wanted to tell. Finally having answers after so many years of feeling defective left me wanting to tell the world about my discovery. Of course, I knew that Autism is highly stigmatized and that it isn’t actually safe for me to just go around telling everyone.

The first person to know about my discovery was, of course, my husband. He was a part

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Blog:Stranger Darker Better- What Not To Say When Someone Tells You They Are Autistic

Blog:Stranger Darker Better- What Not To Say When Someone Tells You They Are Autistic

Coming aut can be really scary. There is a lot of prejudice against Autistic people in this world, and, far too often, Autistic people are injured or killed because of these prejudices. Even when violence does not occur, the reactions of those we tell can be incredibly hurtful, especially when people we care about dismiss or invalidate us. This is not to say that it isn’t worth it. There are people who will react poorly,

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Metronews.ca: Individuals with autism need support, resources as they age: report

Metronews.ca: Individuals with autism need support, resources as they age: report

TORONTO — A think tank formed to understand the challenges faced by autistic seniors says there are few resources in place to address their specific needs.

A new report from the Aging and Autism Think Tank says the vast majority of research and programming geared toward autism focuses on children, leaving adults

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Medscape.com: Smartglasses Help Patients With Comorbid Autism, ADHD

Medscape.com: Smartglasses Help Patients With Comorbid Autism, ADHD

“Smartglasses” — wearable computers that provide real-time guidance through visual and audio cues — reduce symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in individuals with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), results of a small study show.

Dr Arshya Vahabzadeh

“This preliminary research demonstrates that the augmented-reality smartglasses technology has promise in addressing

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