Month: December 2018

Richmond.com: Editorial: We want to be part of the autism solution

Richmond.com: Editorial: We want to be part of the autism solution

On Wednesday, we published the editorial, “Tradeoffs,” which discussed the complex issues involved in educating students with autism. We focused solely on cost and class conditions. Much to our regret, the editorial offended many people. We have heard from parents, advocates, friends, and even students who have criticized our

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Ksdk.com: Dance students with autism prepare for 'The Nutcracker' at SIUE

Ksdk.com: Dance students with autism prepare for 'The Nutcracker' at SIUE

Maryville, IL — For the past four years, Turning Point Academy of Dance in Maryville has offered classes for children with special needs, including autism and down syndrome. Owner and director Dianna Andrews Gaither said working with children with special needs has been a longtime goal.

“I’ve always wanted Turning

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Thestar.com.my: Japan to continue aiding autistic centre

Thestar.com.my: Japan to continue aiding autistic centre

JAPANESE Deputy Labour Minister Akira Miyakawa made an official visit to Yayasan Gamuda’s Enabling Academy, which serves as an Employment Transition Centre (ETC) that trains individuals on the autism spectrum for employment in corporate companies.

Miyakawa, who also holds the Health and Welfare portfolios, was in Malaysia to attend the

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Thewestonmercury.co.uk: Santa's Grotto opens early for children and young people with autism

Thewestonmercury.co.uk: Santa's Grotto opens early for children and young people with autism

PUBLISHED: 19:30 30 November 2018

Santas Grotto will open this weekend at The Grand Pier in Weston. Picture: Ben Egryn Nicholas

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Santa’s Grotto will open earlier for children and young people with autism, starting from this weekend.

Weston’s Grand Pier has teamed up the with

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Kmov.com: Teacher for students with autism hears for the first time after procedure

Kmov.com: Teacher for students with autism hears for the first time after procedure

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) – Inside Lusher Elementary, Mrs. Sawyer teaches her students fundamentals, like reading, writing and overcoming obstacles.

The students she teaches are on the autism spectrum and struggle where most others don’t.

“The best part really is when they get excited because they know they got

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Kansascity.com: Letters: Readers discuss the KCI redo, tax abatements and accommodating kids with autism

Kansascity.com: Letters: Readers discuss the KCI redo, tax abatements and accommodating kids with autism

Wrong contractor

This whole project to build a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport is a joke. Burns & McDonnell deserved a better chance to win the contract, and the City Council and mayor are playing political football with taxpayers’ money.

Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate should keep building

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Mirror.co.uk: I'm a Celebrity's Anne Hegerty will be 'overwhelmed' by public support says brother Jon

Mirror.co.uk: I'm a Celebrity's Anne Hegerty will be 'overwhelmed' by public support says brother Jon

Anne Hegerty’s brother Jon says The Chase star went into I’m A Celebrity to raise awareness about autism and asperger’s and will be “overwhelmed” with the public’s reaction to her.

Anne has been praised by The National Autism society during her stay in camp and cried all night on entering

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Radiomilwaukee.org: Islands of Brilliance helping kids on autism spectrum discover talent in art, tech

Radiomilwaukee.org: Islands of Brilliance helping kids on autism spectrum discover talent in art, tech

This holiday season on Community Stories, we’re tipping our hats to organizations around Milwaukee specializing in youth education — especially in the arts.

That’s been Margaret and Mark Fairbanks’ focus as founders of Islands of Brilliance.

The Milwaukee nonprofit organization uses both art and technology to reach youth on the

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