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Kentnews.co.uk: Strategy to support 13,000 adults with autism across Kent launches next month

PUBLISHED: 16:20 28 June 2017

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Government requires all local authorities to outline specific future commitments and priorities

A formal strategy to support adults with autism across Kent will be launched by the county council next month.

In 2010, the government set out

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Blog:The Silent Wave- An open letter to my former early grade school teachers

Dear elementary school teachers of my early years,

The first thing you should know is that I remember you.  I remember all of you.  I remember your names and faces.  I remember the essence of your voices, even.

And I remember how you felt toward me and how I felt toward you.

When I was 19, I came back to the same area for university, and I made the trip to the school, to see

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Careappointments.co.uk: Virtuoso performance kicks off newly created Centre for Autism in Reading

Careappointments.co.uk: Virtuoso performance kicks off newly created Centre for Autism in Reading

A performance by a talented pianist Derek Paravicini heralded the first event for the newly created Centre for Autism at the University of Reading.

Performing a mixture of classical and contemporary pieces, Paravicini wowed the conference with his playing ability, and spoke about how having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affected

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Military-technologies.net: Cannabidivarin (CBDV) vs. Placebo in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

This study is not yet open for participant recruitment. See

Verified June 2017 by Montefiore Medical Center

Sponsor:

Collaborator:

United States Department of Defense

Information provided by (Responsible Party):

Montefiore Medical Center

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:

NCT03202303

First received: June 27, 2017

Last updated: June 27, 2017

Last verified: June

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Phys.org: Robots to help children with autism

Phys.org: Robots to help children with autism

The robots aim to help children with autism in ways humans can’t.

New research involving the University of Portsmouth is aiming to develop robots to help children with autism in ways humans can’t.

The Development of Robot-Enhanced therapy for children with AutisM spectrum disorders (DREAM) project will design robots

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Vice.com: A perfect storm

Vice.com: A perfect storm

Abdinasir Fidow, a Somali father of seven living in Minneapolis, had heard of the measles outbreak spreading in his state, the worst flare-up in Minnesota in three decades. But even fear of the potentially deadly virus wasn’t enough to motivate Fidow to inoculate five of his children with the measles, mumps, and

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Jaspersuntimes.com: Event to raise Asperger's awareness

Jaspersuntimes.com: Event to raise Asperger's awareness

Parenting is anything but easy. But it’s especially difficult parenting a child with autism.

Autism is a mental condition that makes communicating, forming relationships, using language and abstract concepts particularly difficult for an individual. Autism has many different presentations, ranging from nonverbal communication to heightened intelligence.

Asperger’s Syndrome is a

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Medicalxpress.com: A different take on differences between men's and women's brains

Medicalxpress.com: A different take on differences between men's and women's brains

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There is greater variety in the size of men’s brains than of women’s. This could help explain why some psychiatric disorders such as ADHD and autism are more prevalent in boys. Leiden brain researcher Lara Wierenga has published an article about this in the international journal

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Psychcentral.com: Autistic Traits May Enhance Rational Decision-Making

Psychcentral.com: Autistic Traits May Enhance Rational Decision-Making

People on the autism spectrum are typically characterized by a reduced sensitivity to contextual information in perceptual tasks — but U.K. researchers now believe this characteristic may paradoxically improve decision-making.

The findings, published in Psychological Science, indicate that individuals with autism spectrum conditions, or ASC, are less susceptible to the effects of distracting options

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Indiatvnews.com: People with autism disorder are more stable in decision-making- Study

Indiatvnews.com: People with autism disorder are more stable in decision-making- Study

Autistic people are more stable in decision making

People with autism disorder show more consistency in high-level decision making tasks and are less prone to show a cognitive bias because they are not easily influenced by the way options are presented, a research has concluded. The findings also suggest

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Wabi.tv: The Results are In: Should Eligibility Requirements for MaineCare be Revised When it Comes to …

The results are in! We wanted to know yesterday:

Should eligibility requirements for MaineCare be revised when it comes to those with autism receiving adult services?

This question is in response the story of a Lewiston mother fighting to continue state services for her 19 year old autistic daughter. As

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