Day: Jan 27, 2019

Thesun.co.uk: Mum opens up about living with undiagnosed autism after years of 'uncontrollable panic' and not understanding why she didn't fit in

Thesun.co.uk: Mum opens up about living with undiagnosed autism after years of 'uncontrollable panic' and not understanding why she didn't fit in

WATCHING my 12-year-old daughter Ruby talk to her friends, I felt a pang. Staring at the ground and fidgeting, she was clearly struggling to interact – and I knew from bitter experience just how hard that was.

I’d always had a feeling that I was different. As a child I

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Wlos.com: Asheville airport program helps people with autism be more ready to fly

Wlos.com: Asheville airport program helps people with autism be more ready to fly

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — 

Getting comfortable with air travel, before ever taking off: the Wings for Autism rehearsal at Asheville Regional Airport help people on the autism spectrum learn about flying in a controlled environment.

“It really makes travel accessible for their entire lives, it’s something that’s gonna stick with these

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Theepochtimes.com: Autistic Child Was Locked out of School on Purpose: Family

Theepochtimes.com: Autistic Child Was Locked out of School on Purpose: Family

A Washington state principal was placed on leave as authorities launched an investigation after an autistic student was allegedly locked out of his school on purpose.

Surveillance footage captured the 11-year-old boy wandering outside Springbrook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2018, for about 15 minutes. The video appears to show staff

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Tellymix.co.uk: The Greatest Dancer recap! All the contestants and auditions from week four

Tellymix.co.uk: The Greatest Dancer recap! All the contestants and auditions from week four

The Greatest Dancer recap! All the contestants and auditions from week four | The Greatest Dancer | TellyMix

The Greatest Dancer concluded its auditions on BBC One tonight – here are all the contestants from week four and their performances.

But which acts made it through to the callbacks this

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Heraldtribune.com: Theater Review: 'Curious Incident' charms and inspires at FST

Heraldtribune.com: Theater Review: 'Curious Incident' charms and inspires at FST

Richard Hopkins directs the are premiere of ‘Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,’ running through March 24

A wonderful sense of theatricality and inventiveness runs through Florida Studio Theatre’s regional premiere of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” Simon Stephens’ Tony-winning adaptation of a book

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Theprovince.com: Fred Lee's Social Network: FARE supports nutritious food for DTES

Theprovince.com: Fred Lee's Social Network: FARE supports nutritious food for DTES

Torafuku’s Sandy Chen and Clement Chan invited peers to prepare a six-course collaborative dinner benefitting the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House. Fred Lee / PNG

Fred Lee attends FARE in support of Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House; Dine Out Vancouver’s Grand Tasting fundraiser; and Kitz4Kids.

GOOD FOOD: Since 2005, the Downtown Eastside

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Perhamfocus.com: Empowering Kids Perham receives grant from Detroit Lakes Walmart

Perhamfocus.com: Empowering Kids Perham receives grant from Detroit Lakes Walmart

As one of the only non-profit autism organizations located between Moorhead and Minneapolis, Empowering Kids is unique in offering high quality and affordable programming (scholarships available) designed specifically for children with autism or social challenges (such as ADHD).Their mission it to empower children, families, and the community by providing support

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Usatoday.com: Principal placed on leave after family claims boy with autism was locked out of elementary school

Usatoday.com: Principal placed on leave after family claims boy with autism was locked out of elementary school

An undated photo of JaMar Taylor. (Photo: Photo courtesy JaVohn Perry)

A Washington state principal has been placed on paid leave following allegations that a boy who has autism was intentionally locked out of an elementary school.

Family members of JaMar Taylor, 11, brought the allegations to the Kent School District board

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Khaleejtimes.com: Parents hope schools follow inclusivity rule

Khaleejtimes.com: Parents hope schools follow inclusivity rule

Parents of students who require special assistance in education are hoping schools would thoroughly follow the new guidelines set to help their institutions become fully inclusive. 

A few parents have spoken out about discrimination and refusal of school admission.

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) released a 40-page guidebook that lists

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Wyff4.com: Wings for Autism helps confidence of first time 'flyers' take flight

Wyff4.com: Wings for Autism helps confidence of first time 'flyers' take flight

ASHEVILLE, N.C. —

Airports are large, noisy, and have a lot of rules. Wings for Autism helps those on the autism spectrum take a “test run” to see if flying is right for them.

Asheville Regional Airport held its fourth annual event with Transportation Security Administration (TSA), airport staff, pilots, and

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