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Theage.com.au: Sensitive Santa: Northland's first sensory shopping day a hit for children with autism

Theage.com.au: Sensitive Santa: Northland's first sensory shopping day a hit for children with autism

For Maggie Proimos, being in a big shopping centre like Northland can be a sensory overload, causing anxiety.

But on Sunday it proved to be a different world for the 11-year-old, who has been diagnosed with autism. 

Cristina has her Santa photo taken during a sensory shopping day at Northland. Photo: Darrian Traynor

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Slashdot.org: 'I See Things Differently': James Damore on his Autism and the Google Memo

Slashdot.org: 'I See Things Differently': James Damore on his Autism and the Google Memo

“James Damore opens up about his regrets — and how autism may have shaped his experience of the world,” writes the west coast bureau chief for the Guardian. An anonymous reader quotes their report: The experience has prompted some introspection. In the course of several weeks of conversation using

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Rugbyobserver.co.uk: Autistic kids from Rugby turn railway children for big day out

Rugbyobserver.co.uk: Autistic kids from Rugby turn railway children for big day out

AUTISTIC kids from Rugby turned railway children for the day when the Rugby Autism Network (RAN) charity took them on a train adventure.

The charity organised a day out for autistic children to learn about, familiarise themselves with, and build confidence around the railway.

They were treated to a tour of

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Eastbourneherald.co.uk: REV DAVID FAREY: A precious insight into the human character

Eastbourneherald.co.uk: REV DAVID FAREY: A precious insight into the human character

Published: 07:00 Sunday 19 November 2017

Chris Packham is a fairly well known face on TV, recently performing on BBC TV’s Autumnwatch programme about the changing face of nature around us, along with the effervescent Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games.

Now Chris’s presentation style is unusual and he can

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Thedailybeast.com: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver and Sam Bee Roast Each Other at 'Night of Too Many …

Thedailybeast.com: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver and Sam Bee Roast Each Other at 'Night of Too Many …

The semi-annual Night of Too Many Stars benefit got one less star this month when headliner Louis C.K. was accused of—and later admitted to—multiple instances of sexual misconduct. So it was left to C.K.’s longtime friend, one-time defender and host for the evening, Jon Stewart, to decide whether or not

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Theweek.in: Google Glass returns as tool to help kids with autism

Theweek.in: Google Glass returns as tool to help kids with autism

Those who declared Google Glass a failure perhaps spoke too soon as it is now resurfacing as a tool to help children with autism improve their social skills.

A Cambridge, Massachusetts-headquartered company has developed a system for autism that runs on Google Glass, including the newly released Glass Enterprise Edition.

Brain

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Dailymail.co.uk: Newlyweds give back! Kate Upton and Justin Verlander present on HBO's Night Of Too Many Stars autism benefit… just days after returning from Italian wedding

Dailymail.co.uk: Newlyweds give back! Kate Upton and Justin Verlander present on HBO's Night Of Too Many Stars autism benefit… just days after returning from Italian wedding

HBO’s Night Of Too Many Stars aired live on Saturday night.

The star-studded event was hosted by Jon Stewart in order to benefit children and adults living with autism.

And newlyweds

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Uproxx.com: Jon Stewart Competes With Stephen Colbert And John Oliver To Kick Off A Very Hectic 'Night Of …

Uproxx.com: Jon Stewart Competes With Stephen Colbert And John Oliver To Kick Off A Very Hectic 'Night Of …

Stewart, Oliver And Colbert Try To Host ‘Night Of Too Many Stars’

Through a surprisingly curse-filled two hours of star-studded comedy, HBO’s Night of Too Many Stars was able to raise money to aid people with autism and provide them with the tools to live a fuller life. The cause,

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Tvline.com: Night of Too Many Stars: Jon Stewart 'Joins' Game of Thrones, Sam Bee Flips the Bird, JJ Abrams …

Tvline.com: Night of Too Many Stars: Jon Stewart 'Joins' Game of Thrones, Sam Bee Flips the Bird, JJ Abrams …

Jon Stewart on Saturday night called on a few famous friends for a very worthy cause.

Night of Too Many Stars brought out a bevy of Daily Show alumni, as well as the likes of Robert De Niro, J.J. Abrams, Billy Crystal, Michael J. Fox, Sarah Silverman, Lin-Manuel Miranda and many

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Theherald.com.au: Two new reports on NDIS

Theherald.com.au: Two new reports on NDIS

ONLY two-thirds to three-quarters of the money committed to National Disability Insurance Scheme participants is actually being spent, the latest quarterly report on the scheme reveals.

The report by the National Disability Insurance Agency says that 119,501 people were being supported by the NDIS at the end of September.

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Uproxx.com: Jon Stewart Beautifully Handles This Segment With A Non-Verbal Autistic Woman After It Doesn't …

Uproxx.com: Jon Stewart Beautifully Handles This Segment With A Non-Verbal Autistic Woman After It Doesn't …

Jon Stewart’s ‘Night Of Too Many Stars’: Carly Fleischmann Interview

Carly Fleischmann is an autistic woman who can’t speak, but that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her dreams of becoming what she calls the “first-ever nonverbal celebrity talk show host.” And from the short package that introduced her segment during

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