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Tweeddailynews.com.au: Futuristic brain healing: Autism clinic a first for Australia

Tweeddailynews.com.au: Futuristic brain healing: Autism clinic a first for Australia

A TWEED Heads psychology and neuroscience clinic has opened the first Australian Centre for Autism and Neurodevelopment.

AusCan is NDIS-approved to provide services for children, from the early stages of autism, or any other neurodevelopmental diagnosis.

Therapies offered are on the cusp of world medical research and include, among many,

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Comoxvalleyrecord.com: VIDEO: Improving communication skills for children within the autism spectrum

Comoxvalleyrecord.com: VIDEO: Improving communication skills for children within the autism spectrum

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A program named Social ABCs is making great strides in helping children within the autism spectrum learn communication skills.

The program develops speech skills through single word (or short) commands, gradually expanding the vocabulary to communicate in more meaningful ways.

Erica Farrell is a physiotherapist on Vancouver

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Sandiegouniontribune.com: Dr. Bronner's pledges $1 million for Oceanside autism center

Sandiegouniontribune.com: Dr. Bronner's pledges $1 million for Oceanside autism center

Dr. Bronner’s, the Vista company famed for its peppermint liquid soap and “all one God faith” mantras printed on every bottle, has pledged $1 million toward an Oceanside autism learning center.

The family-owned natural soap company announced Monday that it will donate $250,000 in each of the next four

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Thehindu.com: Shortage of teachers hits autism centres

Thehindu.com: Shortage of teachers hits autism centres

KOZHIKODE: Shortage of trained teachers is coming in the way of the State government’s ambitious scheme to make public education truly inclusive. According to senior officials in the Education Department, there are not enough trained teachers to address the needs of children diagnosed with disabilities such as autism.

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Greenvilleonline.com: Advocates ask federal government to intervene in treatment of SC autistic children

Greenvilleonline.com: Advocates ask federal government to intervene in treatment of SC autistic children

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COLUMBIA — A “large” number of South Carolina children suffering from autism are not getting access to medically necessary treatment they need because the state pays the lowest therapy rates in the nation, a lawyer representing advocates and organizations has told federal Medicaid officials.

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Goodtherapy.org: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Parents of Autistic Children

Goodtherapy.org: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Parents of Autistic Children

Parents of autistic children often participate in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to address emotional and behavioral concerns in their children. According to a study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, parents who attended CBT with their children experienced improvements in their own mental health.

In the standard

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News-medical.net: Researchers identify decreased brain pH levels in mouse models of mental disorders

News-medical.net: Researchers identify decreased brain pH levels in mouse models of mental disorders

August 7, 2017

Your body’s acid/alkaline homeostasis, or maintenance of an adequate pH balance in tissues and organs, is important for good health. An imbalance in pH, particularly a shift toward acidity, is associated with various clinical conditions, such as a decreased cardiovascular output, respiratory distress, and renal failure. But

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: UK's first Autism Hour at Uxbridge shopping centre will see retailers and restaurants reduce lighting and music

Getwestlondon.co.uk: UK's first Autism Hour at Uxbridge shopping centre will see retailers and restaurants reduce lighting and music

Shopping centres across west and north London will reduce their lighting and dropping the volume on music and other background noise for the UK’s first ever Autism Hour.

Launched by The National Autistic Society , shopping centre intu has signed up to support the event, which will take place in

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Insideedition.com: Partially Blind Teen With Autism Shows Off Incredible Singing Voice: 'It Makes Me Feel Really Happy'

Insideedition.com: Partially Blind Teen With Autism Shows Off Incredible Singing Voice: 'It Makes Me Feel Really Happy'

Headlines by Maya Chung 1:47 PM EDT, August 7, 2017

Playing Partially Blind Teen With Autism Shows Off Incredible Singing Voice: ‘It Makes Me Feel Really Happy’

A 17-year-old with autism, who can’t read or write music, is wowing fans with her astonishing voice.

Ashleigh Fagan, who was diagnosed

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Yourtherapysource.com: Drawing Process in Children with Autism

Yourtherapysource.com: Drawing Process in Children with Autism

Drawing Process in Children with Autism

The Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy published an open source article to determine the correlations between the drawing process in children with autism and developmental indexes.  The authors consider drawing to be one of the best tools to objectify the level of maturity reached by the

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