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Bbc.co.uk: 100 Women: Is child vaccination boosted by educating mothers?

Bbc.co.uk: 100 Women: Is child vaccination boosted by educating mothers?

Throughout history the empowerment of women has been linked to their education, which brings benefits not only to the women’s own lives but to the lives of their children too.

In developing countries, research shows a strong link between the education of mothers and immunisation of children against preventable diseases such

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Probonoaustralia.com.au: Help is in the Bag

Probonoaustralia.com.au: Help is in the Bag

Emily Whish-Wilson is a full-time special education teacher and the founder of Bustle Bags, therapy backpacks for children with autism. She is this week’s Changemaker.

Whish-Wilson started Bustle Bags in December 2016 having seen first-hand the struggles families of children with special needs faced in everyday life.

She had witnessed

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Psypost.org: Multivitamin use during pregnancy linked to lower risk of autism with intellectual disability

Psypost.org: Multivitamin use during pregnancy linked to lower risk of autism with intellectual disability

Children whose mothers took multivitamins during pregnancy are roughly 30 percent less likely to develop autism with a co-occurring intellectual disability, according to a new Drexel University-led study.

In looking at data collected over more than a decade in Stockholm, Sweden, the study team found that the decline in risk

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Telegraph.co.uk: Chris Packham on living with Asperger's: “I've spent 30 years on the telly trying my best to act normal”

Telegraph.co.uk: Chris Packham on living with Asperger's: “I've spent 30 years on the telly trying my best to act normal”

Chris Packham, the BBC presenter and naturalist, has criticised the ‘charlatans and sharks’ trying to cure autism, claiming he would not have succeeded without the condition.

Packham, 56, who has enjoyed a 30-year television career anchoring programmes including The Really Wild Show and Springwatch, was diagnosed with Asperger’s in

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Thetimes.co.uk: Ask Tanya Byron: Our adult son isn't getting the right support for his autism. We don't know what to do

Thetimes.co.uk: Ask Tanya Byron: Our adult son isn't getting the right support for his autism. We don't know what to do

October 9 2017, 12:01am, The Times

Q Our son had mental health problems diagnosed in his mid to late teens and autism was diagnosed in his thirties.

He went to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services at a young age, having been advised

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Styleblueprint.com: Dr. Michele Kong of UAB, Co-Founder of KultureCity & Marathon Runner: FACES of Birmingham

Styleblueprint.com: Dr. Michele Kong of UAB, Co-Founder of KultureCity & Marathon Runner: FACES of Birmingham

Dr. Michele Kong’s connection to autism acceptance is a personal one. When her son, Abram, was diagnosed with the disorder at age 4, she was struck by her family’s social isolation from their community. Their experience sparked the beginning of KultureCity, a nonprofit that raises not only awareness, but a

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Tapinto.net: Understanding Your Child's Behavior – A Collaborative Approach

Tapinto.net: Understanding Your Child's Behavior – A Collaborative Approach

Come join the Westfield Special Education Community for an evening of education on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at 7:30 p.m., at Lincoln Early Childhood Center, 728 Westfield Ave, Westfield, NJ.

Our guest speakers, Leopold Bolona, MD, Megan Brown, PhD, Rosanne Kurstedt, PhD & Gina Totino, LCSW will focus on effective approaches

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Mirror.co.uk: Wildlife presenter Chris Packham reveals his surprise response if he was offered a “cure” for his …

Mirror.co.uk: Wildlife presenter Chris Packham reveals his surprise response if he was offered a “cure” for his …

Chris Packham has admitted if he was offered a “cure” for his Asperger’s, he’d turn it down.

In a deeply personal BBC2 film – Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me – he explains how he has spent most of his life knowing he was “a little bit weird” but hiding it

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Thechronicleherald.ca: Fundraiser for Rowan's Room will help provide support to Valley kids with autism

Thechronicleherald.ca: Fundraiser for Rowan's Room will help provide support to Valley kids with autism

Attending Rowan’s Room helped change Laura White’s daughter’s life. Now, the Meadowvale mom is hoping to help other children have the same experience.

Rowan’s Room is a centre in Middleton that offers resources to parents of children with autism. Inspired by her own daughter Rowan, who was diagnosed with autism

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