Day: April 12, 2018

Vcstar.com: Camarillo boy, 10, shares his story of autism with Ventura College students

Vcstar.com: Camarillo boy, 10, shares his story of autism with Ventura College students

Alicia Doyle, Special to Ventura County Star Published 12:18 p.m. PT April 12, 2018

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Amanda Johnson, communication partner of Diego Peña, relaxes with the 10-year-old at his presentation at Ventura College.(Photo: JUAN CARLO/THE STAR)Buy Photo

Diagnosed with autism at the age of 2, Diego Peña is unable to

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Kwwl.com: Autism risks and statistics explained

Kwwl.com: Autism risks and statistics explained

LA PORTE CITY (KWWL) –

According to autism experts, wandering and elopement behavior is a big concern for children on the autism spectrum.

It’s important to note, we don’t know whether 16-year-old Jake Wilson wandered away, but experts say it’s common behavior for children with autism.

Experts with the

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Mentalfloss.com: How High School Students Are Using VR to Help People With Autism

Mentalfloss.com: How High School Students Are Using VR to Help People With Autism

A new virtual reality app developed by high school students at Michigan’s Kent Career Tech Center is designed to work a little differently than most VR experiences. Created to help people with autism practice social interactions, the still-unnamed app eases users into the virtual reality experience at their own pace,

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Sciencedaily.com: Newly identified gene mutation results in intellectual disability and developmental delay

Sciencedaily.com: Newly identified gene mutation results in intellectual disability and developmental delay

An international group of researchers led by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Assistant Professor Gholson Lyon has identified a new genetic mutation associated with intellectual disability, developmental delay, autism spectrum disorder, abnormal facial features, and congenital cardiac anomalies.

The genetic mutation, which can run in families, is related to the

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- fidgetcubist:

“You didn't lose a child to autism. You lost a child because the child you waited for…

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- fidgetcubist: “You didn't lose a child to autism. You lost a child because the child you waited for…

fidgetcubist:

“You didn’t lose a child to autism. You lost a child because the child you waited for never came into existence. That isn’t the fault of the autistic child who does exist, and it shouldn’t be our burden. We need and deserve families who can see us and value us for ourselves, not families whose vision of us is obscured by the ghosts of children who never lived. Grieve if you must, for your

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Nj.com: Union County Autism Walk at Mattano Park in Elizabeth on April 28

Nj.com: Union County Autism Walk at Mattano Park in Elizabeth on April 28

As part of Autism Awareness Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders through the Office for People with Special Needs invites residents to come out and participate in Union County’s first Walk for Autism Awareness and Spring Carnival.

The event features entertainment, food and prizes and will take place

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