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Lancashiretelegraph.co.uk: Healthwatch Lancashire launches Learning Disabilities and Autism project… and it wants YOUR …

Lancashiretelegraph.co.uk: Healthwatch Lancashire launches Learning Disabilities and Autism project… and it wants YOUR …

A HEALTH watchdog has launched a project to hear the views of people who have learning disabilities and Autism.

An initial consultation has taken place by Healthwatch Lancashire with Learning Disability groups to identify what was important to them when accessing health or social care services.

It heard a range

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Huffingtonpost.co.uk: UK's First National 'Quiet Hour' For People With Autism To Take Place In Shopping Centres

Huffingtonpost.co.uk: UK's First National 'Quiet Hour' For People With Autism To Take Place In Shopping Centres

The UK’s first nationwide ‘quiet hour’ for people with autism will take place in shops from 2 October.

The National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour will see shops and services providing people with autism a break from the usual overload of ‘too much information’.

The initiative comes after a recent survey

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Wsoctv.com: Boy with autism receives rainbow photos from around the world after losing parents

Wsoctv.com: Boy with autism receives rainbow photos from around the world after losing parents

by: Matt Wotus, HotTopics.TV Updated: Aug 2, 2017 – 2:49 AM

COHOES, N.Y. – People from around the world are sending 9-year-old Robbie Ecuyer pictures of rainbows after his parents died just 22 days apart in May.

Crystal Skawinski, Robbie’s aunt, gained custody of her nephew after her sister, Shelly Ecuyer,

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Buzz.ie: Shopping centers in the UK will have a 'quiet hour' this year for people with autism

Buzz.ie: Shopping centers in the UK will have a 'quiet hour' this year for people with autism

This October many shopping centers across the UK will be having a ‘quiet hour’ specifically for autistic people.

This will involve dimming the lights and turning down the music in shops and restaurants throughout the center for an hour.

Intu have 14 shopping centers across the UK and are doing

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Fashionunited.uk: Intu to create Autism hour

Fashionunited.uk: Intu to create Autism hour

Danielle Wightman-Stone | Wednesday, 02 August 2017

Intu shopping centres is launching a week-long event in partnership with The National Autistic Society, which will see retailers in its 14 centres nationwide participating in the UK’s first ‘Autism Hour’ in October.

The Autism hour will see retailers and the shopping

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Buzz.ie: Shops in the UK will have it's first 'quiet hour' this year for people with autism

Buzz.ie: Shops in the UK will have it's first 'quiet hour' this year for people with autism

This October many shopping centers across the UK will be having a ‘quiet hour’ specifically for autistic people.

This will involve dimming the lights and turning down the music in shops and restaurants throughout the center for an hour.

Intu have 14 shopping centers across the UK and are doing

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Medindia.net: Behavior Therapy For Children With Autism Helps Parents Also

Medindia.net: Behavior Therapy For Children With Autism Helps Parents Also

Handling the emotional or behavioral problems of children with autism is no joke. Parents who spend time with them may feel depressed or may need therapy to cope up with the stress.

Approximately 70 percent of children with autism struggle with emotional or behavioral problems, and may benefit from cognitive behavior

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Newindianexpress.com: Therapy helpful for parents of kids with Autism

Newindianexpress.com: Therapy helpful for parents of kids with Autism

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WASHINGTON D.C: According to recent study, a group of researchers have discovered that parents who participate in cognitive therapy with their children with autism also experience improvements in their own depression, emotion regulation. 

Approximately 70 percent of children with autism struggle with emotional or behavioural

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Spectrumnews.org: Rethinking regression in autism

Spectrumnews.org: Rethinking regression in autism

The great divide:

To understand this shift from the innate-versus-regressive dichotomy, it helps to understand how that split took hold to begin with. It originated, as journalist Steve Silberman’s bestselling book “NeuroTribes” describes, in Leo Kanner’s seminal 1943 paper describing autism. In that study of 11 children, Kanner claimed to have

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Sbs.com.au: UK shopping centres will hold first nationwide autism-friendly 'quiet hour'

Sbs.com.au: UK shopping centres will hold first nationwide autism-friendly 'quiet hour'

The UK’s first “quiet hour” will be held in October, with a chain of shopping centres committed to providing a more autism-friendly shopping experience. 

Intu, which owns 14 shopping centres nationwide, will dim lighting and turn down music in shops and restaurants for one hour at 10am on October 2,

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Abplive.in: Therapy helpful for parents of kids with Autism, suggests study

Abplive.in: Therapy helpful for parents of kids with Autism, suggests study

Washington D.C. [USA], August 2 (ANI): According to recent study, a group of researchers have discovered that parents who participate in cognitive therapy with their children with autism also experience improvements in their own depression, emotion regulation.

Approximately 70 percent of children with autism struggle with emotional or behavioural problems,

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Gulf-times.com: WISH organises fun summer activities for autistic children

Gulf-times.com: WISH organises fun summer activities for autistic children

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), with the support of Qatar Foundation Recreation Services and Al Shaqab equestrian centre, organised a summer activity programme for autistic children from the Qatar Autism Families Association (QAFA).The programme, in line with Qatar’s National Autism Plan, enables children with autism to take part

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