Day: May 8, 2018

Glasgowlive.co.uk: 53 Glasgow venues given Autism Friendly Award for first time in Scotland

Glasgowlive.co.uk: 53 Glasgow venues given Autism Friendly Award for first time in Scotland

Glasgow’s community facilities and libraries are the very first in Scotland to be certified as autism-friendly after achieving the National Autistic Society Scotland’s Autism Friendly Award.

The Autism Friendly Award, administered by the National Autistic Society Scotland, recognises organisations that ensure autistic visitors and their families can access and enjoy

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Thetimes.co.uk: Strong reaction to light linked with autism in infants

Thetimes.co.uk: Strong reaction to light linked with autism in infants

A strong reaction to changes in light may be a sign of autism in young children, a study has found.

The research investigated the idea that autism spectrum disorders are associated with basic sensory responses, in addition to symptoms developed later affecting social communication.

The scientists looked at the pupillary

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Cbslocal.com: Newark Honors 'Teacher Of The Year' For Her Work With Students Who Have Autism

Cbslocal.com: Newark Honors 'Teacher Of The Year' For Her Work With Students Who Have Autism

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – It’s Teacher Appreciation Week!

To kick off the national celebration, the Newark School District recognized one woman as Teacher of the Year. CBS2’s Elise Finch was there Monday when she was surprised with the honor.

Lourdes Reyes is one of the many dedicated teachers at the First

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