Day: June 24, 2018

Suntimes.com: Man with autism, 19, located after being reported missing from Austin

Suntimes.com: Man with autism, 19, located after being reported missing from Austin

A 19-year-old man with autism has been located after being reported missing Friday from the West Side Austin neighborhood.

Quinton Hunt left his home from the 1500 block of North Linder Avenue and hasn’t contacted his family since Friday, according to Chicago Police.

On Sunday morning, police announced that Hunt

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Video:Fathering Autism- Transitions Are Harder With Autism

Video:Fathering Autism- Transitions Are Harder With Autism

It’s hard for any kid to leave a fun place and come back to the real world. It’s even harder when you have autism. Transitions are harder with autism. She didn’t want to go home at first but eventually she was happy to be there. Abbie had her best year at summer camp.

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Blog:Aspie.com- Safety First, Last and Always

Blog:Aspie.com- Safety First, Last and Always

“You’re an accident waiting to happen.” I’d call this statement a Dadism, but truth is, my Dad’s frequent reminder doesn’t only apply to his only child. While correlational statistical studies on assaults, falls, accidents and females with neuro challenges are a struggle to find, anecdotal reports are everywhere. My self-reporting includes everything from rape, to assault, to walking into walls, to falls (yes, falls plural) down stairs. My internist and neuropsychologist work with me to

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Newhamrecorder.co.uk: Newham Council announces plans to expand autistic provision at primary schools

Newhamrecorder.co.uk: Newham Council announces plans to expand autistic provision at primary schools

PUBLISHED: 17:00 24 June 2018

Sandringham Primary School (Picture: Google Maps)

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Additional places could be created for autistic pupils at two primary schools.

Newham Council is consulting on a proposed expansion of Calverton Primary School’s provision for those with autistic spectrum disorder.

The

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Cbsnews.com: Calendar: Week of June 25

Cbsnews.com: Calendar: Week of June 25

Here’s a look at the week ahead on our “Sunday Morning” Calendar:

      Monday’s the night for the third annual “Arts for Autism” concert on Broadway, where top stars join with performing arts students on behalf of the charity Autism Speaks.

Watch an announcement video for this year’s

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Fortune.com: Where Autistic Workers Thrive

Fortune.com: Where Autistic Workers Thrive

IT’S HARD getting a job when you’re autistic. If you don’t look people in the eye when you talk, they dismiss you.

Social interaction and communication skills can be a challenge for people with autism spectrum disorder, but companies looking to hire untapped talent for tech-related jobs are discovering that

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Donegalnow.com: Funding disparity highlighted by Donegal autism group

Donegalnow.com: Funding disparity highlighted by Donegal autism group

 

An interesting visual representation of the €16m allocated under the Ability Programme for young people with disabilities.  The Five Paediatric Diabetes Centres of Excellence in the State are also located south of that line, as are the eight Cancer Centres of Excellence.

A Donegal group, established to “improve the

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Aroundosceola.com: County breaks ground on park for autistic kids

Aroundosceola.com: County breaks ground on park for autistic kids

By Rachel ChristianStaff WriterOfficials broke ground Tuesday on a new community park specially designed to accommodate the needs of children with autism and other sensory disorders.The 1.5-acre lot, located at the intersection of Florida Parkway and Buenaventura

Above is a rendering of “Senses Park,” that Osceola County plans to develop

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Healththoroughfare.com: Neanderthal Mini-Brains Possess Characteristics Seen In Modern Humans With Autism

Healththoroughfare.com: Neanderthal Mini-Brains Possess Characteristics Seen In Modern Humans With Autism

The Neanderthal, the other intelligent human species that disappeared approximately 40,000 years ago, still lives inside us. Between three and four percent of the genes of Homo sapiens are of Neanderthal origin. But there are many things we cannot know about Neanderthals by simply studying their fossilized remains, such

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Mdedge.com: Research provides more evidence of a maternal diabetes/autism link

Mdedge.com: Research provides more evidence of a maternal diabetes/autism link

ORLANDO – Longer-term data are providing more evidence of a possible link between maternal diabetes and autism spectrum disorder in their children.

Anny Xiang, PhD, and coathors with Kaiser Permanente of Souther California sought to further understand the possible effect of maternal T1D on offspring’s development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

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Kvrr.com: Gamers Raise Money for Autism Network

Kvrr.com: Gamers Raise Money for Autism Network

The event lasted for 12 hours straight

June 23, 2018

FARGO, N.D. — Gamers at Section 9 Cyber Café held a 12–hour gaming fundraiser, which raises money for the Red River Valley Asperger–Autism Network.

Gamers earn coins when they play, and those are exchanged as donations for charity.

One gamer says

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News-medical.net: Study: Broken shuttle protein may hinder learning in patients with brain disorders

News-medical.net: Study: Broken shuttle protein may hinder learning in patients with brain disorders

June 22, 2018

Unable to carry signals based on sights and sounds to the genes that record memories, a broken shuttle protein may hinder learning in patients with intellectual disability, schizophrenia, and autism.

This is the implication of a study led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and published

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Sciencedaily.com: Scientists solve the case of the missing subplate, with wide implications for brain science

Sciencedaily.com: Scientists solve the case of the missing subplate, with wide implications for brain science

The disappearance of an entire brain region should be cause for concern. Yet, for decades scientists have calmly maintained that one brain area, the subplate, simply vanishes during the course of human development. Recently, however, research has revealed genetic similarities between cells in the subplate and neurons implicated in autism

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