Day: May 1, 2018

Jerseyshoreonline.com: Howell Recognizes Autism Awareness

Jerseyshoreonline.com: Howell Recognizes Autism Awareness

HOWELL – During a recent Township Council meeting, Councilman Robert Walsh read a proclamation recognizing April as Autism Awareness Month. Walsh also contributed a few heartfelt words about his son, who is autistic.

“Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder affecting the social learning and behavioral skills,” read Walsh.

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Wkms.org: WKU To Give Radio Experience To Some Students With Autism

Wkms.org: WKU To Give Radio Experience To Some Students With Autism

  A new fellowship program at Western Kentucky University aims to prepare students with autism to enter the workforce by providing broadcasting experience.

The David Brinkley Student Employment Fellowship Program will provide two positions to students with the goal of transitioning them to part-time WKYU-FM Public Broadcasting employees.

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Dailyherald.com: Schaumburg Boomers to accommodate fans with autism

Dailyherald.com: Schaumburg Boomers to accommodate fans with autism

The Schaumburg Boomers baseball team will again partner with Northbrook-based Autism Home Support Services (AHSS) for the 2018 baseball season to support families and fans with autism.

The partnership will include the continuation of “quiet rooms” where parents can take children or other family members with sensory issues during a

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Autismspeaks.org: Congressional Briefing on Law Enforcement Interactions with the Autism

Autismspeaks.org: Congressional Briefing on Law Enforcement Interactions with the Autism

May 01, 2018

On Thursday, April 26th, Autism Speaks hosted a briefing in coordination with the Congressional Coalition on Autism Research and Education to highlight challenges and opportunities to improve law enforcement interactions with the autism community. Youth and young adults with autism frequently experience interactions with law enforcement

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Philadelphiaeagles.com: Alex Aiono To Perform At Inaugural Eagles Autism Challenge

Philadelphiaeagles.com: Alex Aiono To Perform At Inaugural Eagles Autism Challenge

As part of a special sweepstakes running through May 14, Eagles Autism Challenge participants can enter to win a meet-and-greet with Aiono and VIP access to Friday’s Kick-Off Party at Lincoln Financial Field

The Eagles Autism Challenge presented by Lincoln Financial Group is thrilled to announce that Interscope recording artist Alex

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Wndu.com: Doctor tests Suramin on autism

Wndu.com: Doctor tests Suramin on autism

The CDC estimates that one in 68 children in the U.S. are on the autism spectrum. Right now, there are no FDA approved treatments for the disorder or its symptoms, which can include difficulty with social skills, communication and repetitive behavior. That’s why results of a small clinical trial in

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Q13fox.com: Wings for Autism: Program helps families learn to travel with kids on the spectrum

Q13fox.com: Wings for Autism: Program helps families learn to travel with kids on the spectrum

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SEATAC, Wash. — Traveling with kids isn’t always easy, but it can be especially tough for families with children on the spectrum.

But Sea-Tac Airport is helping parents get a test-run through the Wings For Autism program.

Many families avoid flying at

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Wkzo.com: UPDATE: Missing Boy with Autism Found Safe

Wkzo.com: UPDATE: Missing Boy with Autism Found Safe

Richard Allen Longstreet (Photo courtesy of the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office)

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Kapuskasingtimes.com: Moonbeam Country Store hosts annual Autism Awareness

Kapuskasingtimes.com: Moonbeam Country Store hosts annual Autism Awareness

 Moonbeam Country Store in Kapuskasing hosted its 5th annual Autism Awareness Campaign and fundraiser event on April 28 at the store location. 

Event organizer France Lebel said that the afternoon event featured a variety of activities for children and families to take part in that included face painting, balloons, and

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