Day: April 16, 2018

Inquisitr.com: Lego Titanic Replica Built By 10-Year-Old Boy With Autism On Display In Pigeon Forge

Inquisitr.com: Lego Titanic Replica Built By 10-Year-Old Boy With Autism On Display In Pigeon Forge

A 10-year-old boy from Iceland who has autism built an astounding replica of the Titanic out of Legos, and now that model has found a home in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee at the Titanic Museum Attraction until 2020.

Brynjar Karl Birgisson, now 15, created the 5-foot-high, 4-foot-wide Titanic model using 56,000

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Blog:The Secret Aspie- Feminising my Boi

Blog:The Secret Aspie- Feminising my Boi

So I was thinking, why do I enjoy feminisation, and with different partners, it has had different meanings. With Serena, it was because she was transgender and so I saw her as female. With J a couple of years ago it was because he enjoyed cross-dressing and with R it was because he would feel humiliated wearing women’s panties and show him I did not see him as a real man.

With Boi,

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Spectrumnews.org: Top autism gene may alter sensory perception

Spectrumnews.org: Top autism gene may alter sensory perception

Sound effects: Children with mutations in SCN2A are hypersensitive to changes in tone.

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Editor’s Note

This article was originally published 13 May 2017, based on preliminary data presented at the 2017 International Meeting for Autism Research in San Francisco, California. We have updated the article following publication

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Econotimes.com: The Foundation School for Autism Celebrates Current and Former Students at Homecoming

Econotimes.com: The Foundation School for Autism Celebrates Current and Former Students at Homecoming

The Foundation School for Autism Celebrates Current and Former Students at Homecoming

Monday, April 16, 2018 9:12 PM UTC

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 16, 2018 — Close to 100 parents and students who have walked the halls of The Foundation School for Autism gathered for the school’s first ever homecoming celebration.

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Neconnected.co.uk: Fun, sun and family activities for World Autism Awareness Day

Neconnected.co.uk: Fun, sun and family activities for World Autism Awareness Day

Over 100 children and their families enjoyed a fun-packed activities day at Daisy Chain to mark World Autism Awareness Day.

Special entertainment included spectacular giant bubble blowing, a magician, face painting and go-karting.

The annual fun day for families affected by autism at the Daisy Chain day centre and

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Skepticalraptor.com: What causes autism? Maybe infections during pregnancy but not vaccines

Skepticalraptor.com: What causes autism? Maybe infections during pregnancy but not vaccines

Despite the rigid beliefs of the anti-vaccine religion, the science is settled – vaccines are not causally linked to autism or any other neurodevelopmental issue. Arguing about this is a waste of time, if not for the fact that some parents might resist vaccinating their children because they heard these

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Happiful.com: New BBC Documentary Highlights Parents Struggle to Find Support for Autistic Children

Happiful.com: New BBC Documentary Highlights Parents Struggle to Find Support for Autistic Children

A new, one-off documentary from BBC Scotland, Help Me Save My Child highlights the struggle parents are experiencing to access vital support and understanding

Set to air on April 16th, 8.30pm on BBC1 Scotland, Help Me Save My Child will be available for a short period after airing

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Theday.com: La Grua Center celebrates autistic artists for Autism Awareness month

Theday.com: La Grua Center celebrates autistic artists for Autism Awareness month

In celebration of Autism Awareness month, Stonington’s La Grua Center will hold its fourth annual “Celebrating Art in Autism” exhibition.

Showcasing dozens of works by autistic artists of all ages, the show hopes to break down preconceived notions of what one with autism can and can’t do while also celebrating

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Stlpublicradio.org: 'It's like Star Wars': The potential future of gene-editing for autism treatment

Stlpublicradio.org: 'It's like Star Wars': The potential future of gene-editing for autism treatment

April is National Autism Awareness Month. On Monday’s St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh talked about the prevalence of autism and discussed the latest research in the diagnosis and treatment of autism.

“Autism has always been with us,” doctor John Constantino, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Washington

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Newswise.com: From Early Signs to Treatment: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Autism

Newswise.com: From Early Signs to Treatment: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Autism

Return to Article List From Early Signs to Treatment: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Autism

Article ID: 692920

Released: 16-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: Valley Health System

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Lisa Nalven, M.D., Director, Developmental Pediatrics, The

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