Day: October 27, 2018

Sciencealert.com: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Sciencealert.com: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) describe a range of complex neurological conditions that affect an individual’s social, communication, and motor skills. It affects as many as one in 68 children, a figure that could still be rising.

Once labelled autism, criteria for its diagnosis was broadened in 2013 for the Diagnostic

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Itv.com: Hospital admits 'string of failures' were made leading to death of six-year-old girl

Itv.com: Hospital admits 'string of failures' were made leading to death of six-year-old girl

Royal Cornwall Hospital has accepted the findings of an independent report into the death of a six-year-old girl from St Ives, and apologised for failures made in her care.

Coco Rose Bradford died in July 2017 after becoming clinically dehydrated and contracting sepsis.

I will never hear her say

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Thenorthwestern.com: Families of children with autism can enjoy 'Low Sensory Saturdays' at ZaRoni's

Thenorthwestern.com: Families of children with autism can enjoy 'Low Sensory Saturdays' at ZaRoni's

Lydia Slattery, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin Published 4:53 p.m. CT Oct. 26, 2018

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ZaRoni’s, 2407 Jackson St., Oshkosh, recently started holding Low Sensory Saturdays for families that have children with autism.(Photo: Lydia Slattery/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)Buy Photo

As soon as Jon Doemel learned there was a way to make his

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Cbsnews.com: Little girl with autism mistakes bride for Cinderella. That's not the end to the fairytale

Cbsnews.com: Little girl with autism mistakes bride for Cinderella. That's not the end to the fairytale

AKRON, N.Y. — Layla Lester loves to play princesses. In fact, nothing delights the 5-year-old more. So imagine the joy when Layla, who is autistic, saw one of her favorite characters come to life.

“I just heard Layla run away from me screaming, ‘Cinderella! Cinderella!” said Jessica, Layla’s mom.

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