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Bedfordshire-news.co.uk: Bedford dad pushing for better business understanding of the autism spectrum

Bedfordshire-news.co.uk: Bedford dad pushing for better business understanding of the autism spectrum

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A FATHER has taken his passion for equality – inspired by his autistic son and questions about his own character – to one of the

biggest fast food restaurants in the world to help make a change in society.

Adrian Edwards, from Bedford, has volunteered for autism organisations

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Patienttalk.org: Special Diets and Autism

Patienttalk.org: Special Diets and Autism

Special Diets and Autism

“Leaky gut autism theory doubted”, was the headline from BBC News on March 17 2008. The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail also reported that researchers have found no evidence to support the ‘leaky gut theory’. They say that this theory proposes that vaccines such as MMR damage the intestine

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Bournemouthecho.co.uk: 'Outstanding': School for children with challenging behaviour that's “changing society's attitude”

Bournemouthecho.co.uk: 'Outstanding': School for children with challenging behaviour that's “changing society's attitude”

A RESIDENTIAL school for children with autism and challenging behaviour has been praised for its role in “changing society’s attitude.”

Hill House School, which offers places to students between the ages of 11 and 19, was rated Outstanding following a three-day visit from Ofsted inspectors.

The school, in Boldre in

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Heraldnews.com: Group pushes to make Fall River restaurants friendly for those with dementia, autism

Heraldnews.com: Group pushes to make Fall River restaurants friendly for those with dementia, autism

Deborah Allard Herald News Staff Reporter @debsallard

FALL RIVER — Bristol Elder Services, striving to make the city a dementia friendly community through making local businesses aware of the condition, is extending its reach into restaurants with the Purple Table program.

CEO Nancy Mullen said Bristol Elder Services is “hoping

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Leicestermercury.co.uk: Asda's new scheme hopes to take the stress out of shopping for children with autism

Leicestermercury.co.uk: Asda's new scheme hopes to take the stress out of shopping for children with autism

Parents of children with autism will know how difficult going shopping can be, especially when it comes to food shopping.

When it is so difficult for a child to communicate, it is frustrating for the child and parent/carer when they’re out and about in an unfamiliar environment like the supermarket.

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Mdmag.com: Doris Greenberg, MD: What's the Difference Between Asperger's and Autism?

Mdmag.com: Doris Greenberg, MD: What's the Difference Between Asperger's and Autism?

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Doris Greenberg, MD:

In the DSM-5 that’s come out, all the various shades of autism have now been put together in one big basket, including those people who are called Asperger’s syndrome. 

There are many conflicts about this – because everybody is lumped together there is a lot of confusion. What

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Lockportjournal.com: 'Mason's Mission' unveiled

Lockportjournal.com: 'Mason's Mission' unveiled

PENDLETON – Kids love to go on playgrounds, run around and just have fun. But some children have not been able to do just that because of their disabilities. 

Mason’s Mission and the Town of Pendleton have changed that. And on Saturday, they unveiled Mason’s Mission Playground, a playground designed

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Dailymail.co.uk: The far from open champion: Maria Sharapova's autobiography reveals no insight into the mind of …

Dailymail.co.uk: The far from open champion: Maria Sharapova's autobiography reveals no insight into the mind of …

Unstoppable: My Life So Far

Maria Sharapova

Particular Books £20

Rating:

This is a rarity among sporting autobiographies: a book that is best approached while wearing thermal

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Mdmag.com: Charles L Raison, MD: How Gut Microbiota Can Affect Mental Health

Mdmag.com: Charles L Raison, MD: How Gut Microbiota Can Affect Mental Health

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Charles L Raison, MD:

Psychiatry is right on the edge of this astounding realization, that human beings are not just human beings, they’re actually communities. We are a combination of our sort of mammalian selves and this huge world of bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit our guts, and are

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Inews.co.uk: Return of killer diseases blamed on 'WholeFoods mums' who refuse to vaccinate their children

Inews.co.uk: Return of killer diseases blamed on 'WholeFoods mums' who refuse to vaccinate their children

“WholeFoods mums” who refuse to give their children MMR vaccines should be blamed for the return of killer diseases to the West, according to a global health chief.

Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi, an alliance that takes vaccines to impoverished countries, believes middle-class parents are growing increasingly sceptical of the

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Timesofsandiego.com: Missing Autistic Woman Last Seen Sleeping on Sofa in Teralta Found Safe

Timesofsandiego.com: Missing Autistic Woman Last Seen Sleeping on Sofa in Teralta Found Safe

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Updated at 3:15 p.m. Sept. 16, 2017

An autistic woman who was reported missing earlier Saturday has been found and is safe, San Diego police said.

Presencia Morales, 36, was located boarding a Metropolitan Transit System bus in La Mesa. Police were transferring Morales back to her mother’s

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Medicalnewstoday.com: Study shows active video games could improve kids' development

Medicalnewstoday.com: Study shows active video games could improve kids' development

Video games might not be as bad for kids as we think, with new research showing interactive games like the Nintendo Wii can help non-typically developing children improve critical motor skills.

The research paper, published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, reviewed 19 studies that investigated whether

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