Day: April 10, 2018

Autism-society.org: What is Autism?

Autism-society.org: What is Autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate, and interact with others. ASD is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a “spectrum condition” that affects individuals differently and to varying degrees. There is

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Donegalnow.com: Autism Awareness April

Donegalnow.com: Autism Awareness April

April has been designated Autism Awareness Month.

To mark this important event, Inish Times is featuring a series of weekly articles highlighting different aspects of Autism.

Our partner for this series is iCARE, the Buncrana-based organisation, which supports the parents of people from Inishowen with Autism, irrespective of age. On

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Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “Elaine, she's a psychic.  She knows how her kid's going to be.”

Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “Elaine, she's a psychic. She knows how her kid's going to be.”

I’m in Denver and am thrilled I haven’t lost anything so far.  It’s probably something to do with wearing my phone and wallet in a small pouch around my neck. I look like a doof, I’m sure. But it’s worth it.  I’m hanging out with M’s cousins while he attends a meeting. Then we’re off to discover pinball machines.  It’s around 70 F and sunny.  Much better than the snow at home.

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Thetelegraph.com: Bankside Repertory Theatre Co. boosts autism awareness with award-winning play

Thetelegraph.com: Bankside Repertory Theatre Co. boosts autism awareness with award-winning play

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The director of “Falling,” Sue Ellen Coughtry, discusses a scene on set with Geoff Callaway, who plays Bill Martin in the play. This season’s tiered seating provides a clear view for all audience members.

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Ireachcontent.com: Autism Awareness Month Launches in Jordan

Ireachcontent.com: Autism Awareness Month Launches in Jordan

LAKE LEELANAU, Mich., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Mona Naffa, Founder of Destination-Jordan and Sandy Dhuyvetter, Founder of TravelTalkMEDIA announced their support of World Autism Month in Jordan. The Awareness month began with the kickoff ‘of the blue lighting’ at the New Wonder of the World,-Petra and the Dead Sea, the

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Nbcnewyork.com: 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' Star Says Son With Autism Was Kicked Out of Library for Making …

Nbcnewyork.com: 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' Star Says Son With Autism Was Kicked Out of Library for Making …

Former “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Jacqueline Laurita says her young son with autism was kicked out of their local library for making noises, including “non contextual vocals and tapping.”

Laurita, 47, posted videos on Facebook Sunday of her 8-year-old son Nicholas at their local public library in Franklin Lakes.

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Disabilityscoop.com: Behavior Gains Possible In Adults With Autism, Study Finds

Disabilityscoop.com: Behavior Gains Possible In Adults With Autism, Study Finds

With intervention, adults with autism can see significant behavioral improvements, according to new research suggesting that the window of opportunity for gains may be longer than previously thought.

Researchers found that using an evidenced-based intervention with young adults on the spectrum led not only to observed advances, but also changes

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Theconversation.com: Autism advocacy and research misses the mark if autistic people are left out

Theconversation.com: Autism advocacy and research misses the mark if autistic people are left out

Autistic people have been routinely misunderstood, ignored, and excluded for decades – including from campaigns designed to promote awareness of autism itself. But this is beginning to change.

Autistic self-advocacy organisations and autistic activists have long criticised autism awareness initiatives. The criticism is they too often emphasise the “deficits”, or

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Donegaldaily.com: Donegal Oil Company set up Charity Foundation in aid of Autism

Donegaldaily.com: Donegal Oil Company set up Charity Foundation in aid of Autism

Donegal Oil Company have set up a ‘Donegal Oil Foundation’ as part of their ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility Programme. The foundation is now calling on schools, charities and sporting organisations in Donegal to register to receive Educational Aids for Children with Autism.

Over the past 4 years, the company have raised over €30,000

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