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Gazetteseries.co.uk: Berkeley mum hits out after neighbour posts 'threatening' letter through her door complaining about …

Gazetteseries.co.uk: Berkeley mum hits out after neighbour posts 'threatening' letter through her door complaining about …

A MUM from Berkeley has hit out after an anonymous neighbour posted a “threatening” letter through her door complaining about her autistic three-year-old son.

Yesterday Jessica Green found a letter posted through her door complaining about Henry’s “continuous screaming” and warning that they would make a complaint to Stroud District

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Bdnews24.com: British-Bangladeshi autistic athlete wins gold in equestrian competition

Bdnews24.com: British-Bangladeshi autistic athlete wins gold in equestrian competition

A total of 2,600 athletes with intellectual disability took part in this event from all over the UK held in Sheffield on August 7-11. 

Thirty-year-old Nayeem Samad is an equestrian athlete and he won the gold medal in the dressage competition and bronze for horse care and knowledge.

“From his childhood, Nayeem

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Digitaljournal.com: Trained Autism Service Dog to Help Seven Year Old in Stockton, California.

Digitaljournal.com: Trained Autism Service Dog to Help Seven Year Old in Stockton, California.

Stockton, California – August 24, 2017 – (Newswire.com)

Tyler, a seven-year old in Stockton, California, received a very special Autism Service Dog delivery today Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers . Based in Madison, Virginia, Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers, or “SDWR,” has a mission to provide specially-bred and trained dogs for

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News-medical.net: New strategy allows researchers to identify potential treatments for altered levels of MeCP2

News-medical.net: New strategy allows researchers to identify potential treatments for altered levels of MeCP2

August 24, 2017

Having twice the normal amount of the protein MeCP2, a condition called MECP2 duplication syndrome, causes severe progressive neuropsychiatric disorders that include intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorders, motor dysfunction and other medical complications. In animal models, normalization of MeCP2 levels has largely reversed the neurological problems, opening

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Leinsterexpress.ie: Laois autism charity struggling with number of HSE referrals

Leinsterexpress.ie: Laois autism charity struggling with number of HSE referrals

The HSE are referring patients seeking occupational therapy and speech therapy to a local charity, according to the Chairperson of LOFFA.

Mary Dunne is the Chairperson of Laois Offaly Family for Autism (LOFFA), and she said that the charity is run completely on fundraising and cannot support the number of families

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Nutraingredients.com: Stress hormone may be 'middle-man' in gut-brain communication

Nutraingredients.com: Stress hormone may be 'middle-man' in gut-brain communication

The relationship between the abundancy of the bacterial genus Ruminococcus and brain concentration of the metabolite n-acetylaspartate (NAA)was found to be mediated by cortisol. The findings of the study in piglets, may have implications for the study of neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism, suggested the research team from the University

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Irishmirror.ie: Louth mam “thrilled” after entering dog who helps son with autism in to the Nose of Tralee – and he wins

Irishmirror.ie: Louth mam “thrilled” after entering dog who helps son with autism in to the Nose of Tralee – and he wins

A Co Louth mum has spoken of her joy after she entered her son with autism’s service dog in to the Nose of Tralee pet competition for autism awareness, only for the four-legged friend to go on and win the top prize.

Dundalk native Colleen McNally told irishmirror.ie that she

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Dealwithautism.com: How UBE3A Genes are Responsible towards Growing Impaired Sociability Symptoms in Autistic …

Dealwithautism.com: How UBE3A Genes are Responsible towards Growing Impaired Sociability Symptoms in Autistic …

A group of researchers have been successful in gaining insights into the neuronal circuit and genetic mechanisms that could be responsible for contributing to the impaired sociability that occurs in some types of ASD disorders.

Matthew P. Anderson led the research group. Mathew is a PhD holder and director

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Dealwithautism.com: Can Unexpected Surprises Help Gauge Autism Severities?

Dealwithautism.com: Can Unexpected Surprises Help Gauge Autism Severities?

A recent study has uncovered that autistic individuals are more likely to encounter unexpected situations.

Dr. Rebecca Lawson says, “consider for example; ‘You open up your drawer expecting to take the sock out, instead, you end up finding a pineapple.’ Would you be surprised?”

Although the answer is yes,

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Record-courier.com: Hiram Farm Family Festival returns

Record-courier.com: Hiram Farm Family Festival returns

By Kelly MaileStaff Writer

The Hiram Farm program, 11485 Garfield Road, was established in 2009 by parents of children with autism to provide inspiration and meaningful work for them.

“The families who established the farm did some researching and found the program would be perfect for their kids’ needs,” said David Lundeen,

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