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Dcu.ie: world's first Autism-Friendly University

Dcu.ie: world's first Autism-Friendly University

Dublin City University was yesterday (Thursday, March 22nd) recognised as the world’s first Autism-Friendly University by AsIAm, the autism advocacy charity.

The announcement at DCU’s St Patrick’s Campus was attended by President of Ireland Michael D Higgins, Patron of AsIAm. The designation marks the conclusion of an 18- month research

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Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk: Inspirational Ashley School wins national autism award

Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk: Inspirational Ashley School wins national autism award

A WIDNES school is celebrating after winning a prestigious national autism accolade.

Staff and pupils from Ashley High School have received The Autism Professionals Award for 2018 for Inspirational Education Provision.

The school on Cawfield Avenue triumphed over shortlisted Wilmslow High School and Gainsborough School chosen from 17 entries across

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Emissourian.com: Teacher Nominated For Autism Award

Emissourian.com: Teacher Nominated For Autism Award

Melissa Feldman, early childhood special education teacher at the Washington School District’s Early Learning Center, has been nominated for a Missing Piece Puzzle Award by the Adam Morgan Foundation.

The foundation is celebrating its 10-year anniversary of solving the autism puzzle together by hosting an awards ceremony to recognize

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Liverpoolmuseums.org.uk: Autism Together

Liverpoolmuseums.org.uk: Autism Together

Alex, contributor on ‘Future Visions: Voices of the autism community’

A new film that marks the 50th anniversary of Merseyside-based charity Autism Together goes on display at Museum of Liverpool this weekend.

‘Future Visions: Voices of the autism community’ asks local people living with autism to think ahead to what they

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Cumbriacrack.com: Autism friendly library launches in Millom – Cumbria's first

Cumbriacrack.com: Autism friendly library launches in Millom – Cumbria's first

A welcoming, safe and stimulating environment for autistic young people is to be launched at Millom Library on Saturday 24th March at 11am.

The library will unveil its new autism friendly pop-up sensory area, supported by a range of resources, which will be available regularly with dedicated weekly sessions.

The pop-up

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Medindia.net: Children With Autism Loose Neurons in the Brain as They Develop

Medindia.net: Children With Autism Loose Neurons in the Brain as They Develop

Typically developing children gain more neurons in a region of the brain that governs social and emotional behavior, the amygdala, as they become adults. However, this phenomenon does not happen in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), shows study from the UC Davis MIND Institute. Children with ASD were found

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Clothesonfilm.com: Phantom Thread: An Insight into Autism and Relationships

Clothesonfilm.com: Phantom Thread: An Insight into Autism and Relationships

If you’ve heard anything about Phantom Thread (2017, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson), you are bound to uncover a multitude of thoughts on the astounding Academy Award winning costume work of Mark Bridges or the retirement role of Daniel Day-Lewis as Reynolds Woodcock, 1950s fashion house couturier. But one of

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Kwbe.com: Three's Pieces Fundraiser Benefiting Autism Is Saturday In Fairbury

Kwbe.com: Three's Pieces Fundraiser Benefiting Autism Is Saturday In Fairbury

FAIRBURY – Jefferson County will be blue Saturday night for the sixth annual Three’s Pieces Fundraiser Benefiting Autism called Light it up Blue.

Three’s Pieces is a non-profit group in Fairbury who advocates and raises money to help support Autism Awareness.   Patty Swarts a member of the group said it

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13wham.com: Tracking devices could become household resource for families affected by autism

13wham.com: Tracking devices could become household resource for families affected by autism

Tracking devices could become household resource for families affected by autism (WHAM Photo)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a federal spending bill on Thursday that includes money to pay for GPS tracking devices for families affected by autism.

Dan Whalley has a 9-year old son

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Thejournal.ie: Lidl Ireland apologises to mum and son who were told to leave store with autism assistance dog

Thejournal.ie: Lidl Ireland apologises to mum and son who were told to leave store with autism assistance dog

An assistance dog in training in official jacket. Image: Irish Guide Dogs An assistance dog in training in official jacket. Image: Irish Guide Dogs

AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy and his mother have received an “unreserved” apology from Lidl Ireland after they were told to leave a store with their autism

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