Day: April 19, 2018

Goodnewsnetwork.org: Boy With Autism's LEGO Replica of the Titanic is So Impressive, it is Now on Display at the Ship's …

Goodnewsnetwork.org: Boy With Autism's LEGO Replica of the Titanic is So Impressive, it is Now on Display at the Ship's …

An Icelandic boy who is fascinated by LEGOs built a 26-foot replica of Titanic, the fabled ship that sunk into the ocean after hitting an iceberg 106 years ago.

His replica is so impressive, it has traveled to a dozen destinations around the world before finally being placed in the

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Independent.co.uk: I am autistic – and after the news about Hans Asperger, I think it's time the condition was renamed

Independent.co.uk: I am autistic – and after the news about Hans Asperger, I think it's time the condition was renamed

News has emerged about the sordid details of the work carried out by Hans Asperger, the eminent doctor, who is reported to have sent disabled children to their death under Nazi rule. A new study claims that Asperger actively recommended that children should be sent to their deaths at Spiegelgrund,

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Video:Fathering Autism- BEST DAY EVER (except for the parts that sucked)

Video:Fathering Autism- BEST DAY EVER (except for the parts that sucked)

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Medicalxpress.com: Variants in non-coding DNA contribute to inherited autism risk

Medicalxpress.com: Variants in non-coding DNA contribute to inherited autism risk

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In recent years, researchers have firmly established that gene mutations appearing for the first time, called de novo mutations, contribute to approximately one-third of cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In a new study, an international team led by scientists at University of California San

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Deeside.com: Expressions of Autism – exhibition to promote a better understanding of Autism hosted at Theatr …

Deeside.com: Expressions of Autism – exhibition to promote a better understanding of Autism hosted at Theatr …

Published: Thursday, Apr 19th, 2018

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A photographic exhibition to promote a better understanding of Autism is being hosted at Theatr Clwyd in Mold.

The exhibition is based on the inspirational photographic work of Ken Ashton, a local artist who has recently been diagnosed as having Autism, having previously

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Sciencedaily.com: Gene variant increases empathy-driven fear in mice

Sciencedaily.com: Gene variant increases empathy-driven fear in mice

Researchers at the Center for Cognition and Sociality, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), have just published in Neuron about a genetic variant that controls and increases empathy-driven fear in mice. As empathy is evolutionarily conserved from rodents to humans, this finding might contribute to clarify individual variability in

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Prnewswire.com: Improving emergency room visits for kids with autism spectrum disorder: study

Prnewswire.com: Improving emergency room visits for kids with autism spectrum disorder: study

MANHASSET, N.Y., April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — How health care workers interact with young patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – and their families – can turn an emergency room or urgent care experience into a positive one, according to a newly published study in the Journal of Developmental and

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Edweb.net: Technology Holds Great Promise for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Edweb.net: Technology Holds Great Promise for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Research indicates that due to a heightened interest in visual materials combined with strong visual processing capabilities, many individuals with autism are attracted to and benefit from using technology. From devices, to apps, to smart home implementations, technology can help improve daily life for those on the autism spectrum

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Abc.net.au: Graduates with autism recognised for unique skill set, given new opportunities in public sector

Abc.net.au: Graduates with autism recognised for unique skill set, given new opportunities in public sector

Related Story: Workers with autism thrive in new program recognising unique skill set Related Story: Young man with autism lands dream job with Hewlett-Packard

A group of graduates from a specialised autism training program have left the dole queue and secured their first jobs inside the department responsible for

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