Month: April 2018

Dailymail.co.uk: My son doesn't know he's autistic – and I am afraid to tell him: One mother's dilemma over informing …

Dailymail.co.uk: My son doesn't know he's autistic – and I am afraid to tell him: One mother's dilemma over informing …

My sociable, loving, sensitive seven-year-old son does not know he’s autistic. He doesn’t know because my husband and I haven’t found a way to tell

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Longfordleader.ie: Mattie Fox: 'We need to think more about Autism: it is just another type of personality'

Longfordleader.ie: Mattie Fox: 'We need to think more about Autism: it is just another type of personality'

They made the point that everyone talks about the LGBT community, and marriage changes, and different social changes that have happened in Ireland, yet nobody talks much about Autism.

I listened carefully, and realised how little I know about the condition. Scant scraps here and there.

This column felt that

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Clickondetroit.com: NBA makes space for fans with autism spectrum disorder

Clickondetroit.com: NBA makes space for fans with autism spectrum disorder

(CNN) – When crowds of noisy fans pack sports and entertainment arenas, many people go expecting — even hoping — to experience some sort of sensory overload.

But for families with children on the autism spectrum, it’s difficult to enter an often rowdy, overpowering environment without worrying about the kids.

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Freepressjournal.in: World Autism Day 2018: All about Ummeed's 'Light It Up Blue' movement

Freepressjournal.in: World Autism Day 2018: All about Ummeed's 'Light It Up Blue' movement

Autism can have a profound effect on individuals and families, but understanding and support can make a huge difference. Every year, Ummeed Child Development Center joins the global ‘Light It Up Blue’ movement by US-based organisation Autism Speaks, to help spread awareness on the condition on the World Autism Day

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Thetalkingdemocrat.com: Autism: the risk of anxiety double in children who have ADHD

Thetalkingdemocrat.com: Autism: the risk of anxiety double in children who have ADHD

Autistic children who also suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely to develop anxiety, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics a few days before the World Autism Awareness Day to be held on April 2nd.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity

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Independent.co.uk: DO NOT PUBLISH*** World Autism Day: Fake cures, ignorance and the problems surrounding autism

Independent.co.uk: DO NOT PUBLISH*** World Autism Day: Fake cures, ignorance and the problems surrounding autism

“If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism,” the renowned – and autistic – American academic Dr Stephen Shore once said, stressing the individuality of the estimated 25 million people in the world who are believed to fall on the autistic spectrum.

His view is

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