Day: October 2, 2018

Huffingtonpost.co.uk: My Autistic Teenagers Love The Supermarket – We Must Do More To Challenge Stereotypes That Persist About Autism

Huffingtonpost.co.uk: My Autistic Teenagers Love The Supermarket – We Must Do More To Challenge Stereotypes That Persist About Autism

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Gove To Consider ‘Natasha’s Law’ After Teenage Girl Who Died After Eating A Pret Sandwich

Passengers Stranded After Budget Airline Primera Air Collapses

Exclusive: Wiltshire Council Calls On Insurers To Step In

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Probonoaustralia.com.au: Autism Bringing a New Perspective to Business

Probonoaustralia.com.au: Autism Bringing a New Perspective to Business

The founder of an autistic-led social enterprise mentoring and empowering autistic people believes businesses are missing out by not actively including autistic people in their workplaces.

Chris Varney, whose I CAN Network employs 39 autistic people to deliver their program, told Pro Bono News people with autism approached problems and

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Interfax.com.ua: Interfax-Ukraine to host press conference 'Autism: Break Stereotypes, Open your Heart to Unusual People'

Interfax.com.ua: Interfax-Ukraine to host press conference 'Autism: Break Stereotypes, Open your Heart to Unusual People'

09:00 02.10.2018

On Tuesday, October 2, at 10.00, the press center of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency will host a press conference entitled “Autism: Break Stereotypes, Open your Heart to Unusual People,” dedicated to the launch of the social project “Your unlimited world” by the Swiss pharmaceutical company Acino in

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Dentonrc.com: Sunnier days for autism in media

Dentonrc.com: Sunnier days for autism in media

Reign Wetzel got a little star-struck Monday when he met the human-size version of Sesame Street‘s newest character, Julia.

The boy was shy at first when he approached the celebrity, but then Julia showed him her stuffed rabbit, Fluffster. A huge grin spread across Reign’s face and he let out

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Msn.com: Taylor Swift Meets Little Boy With Autism She Donated $10,000 to for a Service Dog

Msn.com: Taylor Swift Meets Little Boy With Autism She Donated $10,000 to for a Service Dog

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Taylor Swift never forgets about her biggest fans. Two years after she donated  $10,000 to a 5-year-old boy with autism for a service dog, the superstar invited now-8-year-old Jacob Hill and his family to her show at NRG Stadium show in Houston.

Jacob, his therapy

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Dailytoreador.com: Tech receives $475000 grant to host autism trainings

Dailytoreador.com: Tech receives $475000 grant to host autism trainings

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board awarded Texas Tech’s Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research a grant of $475,000 to expand their Autism Training Workshop Series on Functional Behavior Assessments.

The grant will allow the university to partner with Texas Education Service Centers to take workshops out to autism

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Thenews.com.pk: 'Autistic children need understanding, not sympathy'

Thenews.com.pk: 'Autistic children need understanding, not sympathy'

‘Autistic children need understanding, not sympathy’

Autistic children should be deeply understood. We should understand their problems (reason for their perplexing condition) and build a world around them which they find congenial.

This exhortation was made by Ms. Sadaf Shahid, CEO of The Circle-Caring for Children, at the Autism Learning Seminar, titled,

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Billboard.com: Taylor Swift Meets Little Boy With Autism She Donated $10000 to for a Service Dog

Billboard.com: Taylor Swift Meets Little Boy With Autism She Donated $10000 to for a Service Dog

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Taylor Swift performs onstage during the Reputation Stadium Tour at Rogers Centre on Aug. 4, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.  

Taylor Swift never forgets about her biggest fans. Two years after she donated  $10,000 to a 5-year-old boy with autism for a service dog, the superstar invited

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Nih.gov: Papers of the Month

Nih.gov: Papers of the Month

Maternal DDT exposure linked to autism risk

Mothers with high levels of the pesticide DDT in their blood during pregnancy are more likely to bear children who develop autism, according to an NIEHS-funded study. The study was the first to connect DDT with autism using a

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Mymuskokanow.com: Canadians Celebrating Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

Mymuskokanow.com: Canadians Celebrating Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

October is recognized across Canada as Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month.

Although World Autism Day is April 2nd, Canadians use the month of October to try to create a community of inclusivity. ASD, or Autism Spectrum Disorder, is a neurodevelopmental disorder that creates communication problems and difficulty with socializing. People living

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The-scientist.com: Maternal Obesity and Diabetes Linked to Autism in Children

The-scientist.com: Maternal Obesity and Diabetes Linked to Autism in Children

Inflammation may be a strong contender for the connection between mom’s weight and children’s neurodevelopment, according to lab studies on animals

More and more children around the world are being born to obese mothers than ever before. In the United States, 23.4 percent of women are obese before they become

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Stpetecatalyst.com: Meet Autism Shifts: Artistas Cafe – SVP Fast Pitch

Stpetecatalyst.com: Meet Autism Shifts: Artistas Cafe – SVP Fast Pitch

Click the play button to hear from Autism Shifts board member Marilyn Reyes Burrows.

Over the coming weeks, the Catalyst will be introducing each of the organizations competing in the 2018 Social Venture Partner’s Fast Pitch. This two-month program brings the best and brightest of Tampa Bay’s nonprofit world together for a training

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