Day: April 23, 2018

Chron.com: Sugar Land Skeeters opening weekend ticket sales to assist Fort Bend autism families

Chron.com: Sugar Land Skeeters opening weekend ticket sales to assist Fort Bend autism families

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Tickets for the 2018 “Strike Out” Autism are on sale now for $12. Proceeds from every ticket sold help children receive life-changing therapies and treatment family might not otherwise afford. Visit HopeForThree.org/events/soa and purchase

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Longislandreport.org: Adelphi University Creates Opportunity for Students with Autism

Longislandreport.org: Adelphi University Creates Opportunity for Students with Autism

The “Bridges to Adelphi” Sensory Room

A study released by the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders last month shows that college students with autism spectrum disorder are struggling more than their typically developing peers, with higher dropout rates, as well as more loneliness, anxiety, and depression. The average college

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Blog:The Aspie Teacher- Ableism in Society – Autism and Mental Illness

Blog:The Aspie Teacher- Ableism in Society – Autism and Mental Illness

Last week my, children and I attended a traumatic brain injury symposium.  I attended for work purposes, but it ended up resulting in so much more.  If you have read my previous blogs, you would know that both my children and well as myself are autistic.  My daughter also has bipolar, more specifically, Juvenile or Early-onset Bipolar Disorder.  She was officially diagnosed when she was eight years old, two years before her Autism was officially

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Ardmoreite.com: Autism Awareness proclamation brings community together

Ardmoreite.com: Autism Awareness proclamation brings community together

By Rhiannon Saegert / [email protected]

A small crowd gathered for an annual Autism Awareness proclamation in Central Park Friday, but this year’s event was bigger than previous years’.Kids played as parents went from table to table, speaking with reps from local businesses, first responders and other community members.Organizer Jessica Darner,

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Tapinto.net: 6th Annual Autism Awareness Swim & Play Fundraiser April 28

Tapinto.net: 6th Annual Autism Awareness Swim & Play Fundraiser April 28

SAYREVILLE, NJ – April is National Autism Awareness Month, and Autism New Jersey has named the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ) its designated “Ambassador Program” representative.

“We are honored and enormously proud to receive this designation,” said ESNCJ Superintendent Mark J. Finkelstein.

The ESCNJ holds its 6th Annual

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Ktnv.com: April is Autism Awareness Month

Ktnv.com: April is Autism Awareness Month

    April is Autism awareness month but as the month comes to a close it’s important for the community to stay educated and active in supporting those faced with autism and other developmental disabilities all year long.  Dr. Mara Hover  from Touro University Nevada explains more

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Dailystar.co.uk: Hollyoaks makes soap history hiring autistic actress for major storyline

Dailystar.co.uk: Hollyoaks makes soap history hiring autistic actress for major storyline

Hollyoaks announced they have officially cast the first female autistic actresses in a mainstream telly role.

Talia Grant, 16, is set to play brand new character Brooke Hathaway as the Osbornes’ foster child and will make her first appearance in upcoming episodes.

The teen’s character has high functioning autism and

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Wjla.com: Pulling back the curtain on autism

Wjla.com: Pulling back the curtain on autism

by GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON

Whitney Ellenby talks new book, “Autism Uncensored.” (ABC7)

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — 

In her new book, “Autism Uncensored,” local mom Whitney Ellenby pulls back the curtain on the frustration of having a child diagnosed with autism, and her controversial decision to abandon traditional interventions. Her hands-on

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Delta-optimist.com: Urban Rack's fashion show raises $5K for Canucks Autism Network

Delta-optimist.com: Urban Rack's fashion show raises $5K for Canucks Autism Network

The Urban Rack’s annual Spring Awakening fashion show raised over $5,000 for the Canucks Autism Network earlier this month.

“It was a great event, we had a lot of support from local merchants and businesses,” said Urban Rack owner Caylea Burch. “I can’t thank enough all who came, participated, donated

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Masnsports.com: Orioles, Autism Speaks to host Autism Awareness Day at Oriole Park on April 26

Masnsports.com: Orioles, Autism Speaks to host Autism Awareness Day at Oriole Park on April 26

In recognition of National Autism Awareness Month, the Orioles will partner with Autism Speaks to host Autism Awareness Day on Thursday, April 26, when the Orioles take on the Tampa Bay Rays at 7:05 p.m. ET.

Discounted Upper Reserve tickets are available for purchase at www.orioles.com/autism, with $5 for every

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Nj1015.com: Six Flags Great Adventure joins list of NJ autism friendly events

Nj1015.com: Six Flags Great Adventure joins list of NJ autism friendly events

Six Flags Great Adventure is among a growing number of New Jersey attractions looking to best meet the needs of families navigating autism. The Ocean County theme park is hosting a privately run, ‘sensory friendly’ Autism Day on Thursday, May 3. That day, fundraising ticket-holders will enjoy Six Flags with

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Inspiremore.com: Sesame Street Opens New Theme Park Designed For Children With Autism.

Inspiremore.com: Sesame Street Opens New Theme Park Designed For Children With Autism.

This year, the Sesame Place theme park in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, became the first certified autism center in the world.

After teaming up with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards, the theme park received the official seal of approval, becoming a certified autism center. This means that all children,

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