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Burtonmail.co.uk: People with 'hidden disabilities' such as dementia and autism could soon receive blue badges

Burtonmail.co.uk: People with 'hidden disabilities' such as dementia and autism could soon receive blue badges

Burton and South Derbyshire could now see blue badges handed to people with “hidden disabilities” such as dementia and autism.

This follows new Government guidance announced earlier this week by Department for Transport Minister Jesse Norman.

Blue badges, introduced in 1970, allow people with disabilities to park on roads without

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Timesofautism.com: Can Bilinguality Help Autistic Children Better Fare in Their Communication

Timesofautism.com: Can Bilinguality Help Autistic Children Better Fare in Their Communication

ByIsa Jones Can Bilinguality Help Autistic Children Better Fare in Their Communication

Autistic children are often seen to struggle while switching from one task to another. However, a recent study has observed Bilinguality is often a boon and may help them communicate better.

Professor Aparna Nadig says, “This finding

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Abcactionnews.com: Award-winning chef urges Tampa Bay area restaurants to hire people with autism

Abcactionnews.com: Award-winning chef urges Tampa Bay area restaurants to hire people with autism

TAMPA, Fla. — Award-winning chef Tim Klauder doesn’t know much about teaching people with autism.

His student Alejandro, who has autism, doesn’t know much about cooking.

But together they are helping launch a new culinary program at Autism Shifts, a Tampa non-profit that is helping people with autism find paying jobs,

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Reportshealthcare.com: Autism- Causes, Signs, And Symptoms Explained

Reportshealthcare.com: Autism- Causes, Signs, And Symptoms Explained

Starts in the childhood, autism is the developmental disorder; it normally observes in youngsters by age 3. Characterizing qualities of autism incorporate communication problem, poor socialization, stereotyped personality, and limited interests.

These insufficiencies happen at various levels of seriousness which has advanced into the contemporary perspective of

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Wrexham.com: Autism friendly football is back for the next Wrexham home game

Wrexham.com: Autism friendly football is back for the next Wrexham home game

Published: Thursday, Feb 1st, 2018

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The Wrexham v Halifax Town match on Saturday 10th February is being designated as another Autism Friendly football match.

Wrexham AFC in partnership with the National Autistic Society (NAS Wrexham branch), Wrexham AFC Disabled Supporters Association, and match sponsors GIBBS Steel Ltd are

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Bournemouthecho.co.uk: Autism diagnosis pleas put pressure on health services

Bournemouthecho.co.uk: Autism diagnosis pleas put pressure on health services

DELAYS in the assessment of autistic children are due to a national increase in requests for diagnosis putting pressure on health services, Bournemouth council says.

At a recent meeting, Councillor Rae Stollard asked the borough cabinet how long a family must wait for a diagnosis and how many autistic children

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Gazettenet.com: Editorial: Hillside Pizza's inspired project creates jobs while raising money

Gazettenet.com: Editorial: Hillside Pizza's inspired project creates jobs while raising money

Who knew pizza could be so inspiring? Craig White, the co-founder of Hillside Pizza, got his inspiration for his business in 2001 at the commercial kitchen run by the Franklin County Community Development Corp., where many small startup food companies get launched.

White left his job as a Bement School

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Firstcoastnews.com: State lawmakers push to make locators available for those with autism

Firstcoastnews.com: State lawmakers push to make locators available for those with autism

In an effort to help authorities and family members search for missing people with autism or Alzheimer’s, Florida lawmakers are introducing a bill that would provide locators for free.

Senate Bill 1156 and House Bill 591 aim to expand “Project Leo.” In 2016, Project Leo was enacted to provide personal

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Clickondetroit.com: New Baltimore Kroger employee with autism quits job due to bullying

Clickondetroit.com: New Baltimore Kroger employee with autism quits job due to bullying

NEW BALTIMORE, Mich. – Kroger is investigating after an employee with autism at the New Baltimore store said he was being bulled and quit his job.

“The thing is, if you don’t have anything nice to say about someone, don’t say it,” Giovanni Trapani said. “Point blank.”

Trapani, 23, said what

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