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Communitynews.com.au: Fremantle: Fremantle College to expand it's Autism program

Communitynews.com.au: Fremantle: Fremantle College to expand it's Autism program

FREMANTLE College is set to expand its Autism program for 2019, receiving a boost of resources and increased capacity.

Fremantle College currently has an autism program in place that allows kids to learn in mainstream classes.

Fremantle College Principal Myles Draper said he was really excited to have the specialist

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Communitynews.com.au: Coles to offer “quiet hour” for people on autism spectrum at more Perth stores

Communitynews.com.au: Coles to offer “quiet hour” for people on autism spectrum at more Perth stores

More than 20 WA Coles stores are adopting Quiet Hour which caters to children on the Autism spectrum.

Coles and Autism Spectrum Australia partnered to introduce the low sensory experience, with 70 stores initially offering the inclusive service.

Quiet Hour rolled out in another 103 stores across Australia today (September

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Communitynews.com.au: Woolworths to offer “quiet hour” for people on autism spectrum at more Perth stores

Communitynews.com.au: Woolworths to offer “quiet hour” for people on autism spectrum at more Perth stores

More than 20 WA stores are adopting Quiet Hour which caters to children on the Autism spectrum.

Coles and Autism Spectrum Australia partnered to introduce the low sensory experience, with 70 stores initially offering the inclusive service.

Quiet Hour rolled out in another 103 stores across Australia today (September 11).

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Communitynews.com.au: Banksia Grove: Curtin University researcher internationally recognised for work in autism

Communitynews.com.au: Banksia Grove: Curtin University researcher internationally recognised for work in autism

MELISSA Scott has been internationally recognised for her autism research.

The Banksia Grove resident was recently awarded the Distinguished Dissertation Award from the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) for her PhD research.

Her research focused on the employment of adults on the autism spectrum and she worked with employers

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Communitynews.com.au: Curtin University staff present autism mentoring program at Malaysian symposium

Communitynews.com.au: Curtin University staff present autism mentoring program at Malaysian symposium

PERTH educators are giving presentations on a mentoring program for students on the autism spectrum at the first Autism Initiatives Malaysia symposium this week.

Curtin University’s specialist mentoring program managers Jasmine McDonald, of Mt Hawthorn, and northern suburbs resident Theresa Kidd are presenting at the symposium in Kuala Lumpur on

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Communitynews.com.au: Craigie: Paint Me A Rainbow campaign creating autism awareness with colour

Communitynews.com.au: Craigie: Paint Me A Rainbow campaign creating autism awareness with colour

MUM Kylie Beveridge has created Paint Me A Rainbow to bring some colour to the world of autism.

Having a son with autism, Mrs Beveridge understands the need to create an inclusive environment for children and families living with a diagnosis.

The campaign, which launched last month at Whitford Catholic

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Communitynews.com.au: Paint Me A Rainbow campaign creating autism awareness with colour

Communitynews.com.au: Paint Me A Rainbow campaign creating autism awareness with colour

MUM Kylie Beveridge has created Paint Me A Rainbow to bring some colour to the world of autism.

Having a son with autism, Mrs Beveridge understands the need to create an inclusive environment for children and families living with a diagnosis.

The campaign, which launched last month at Whitford Catholic

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Communitynews.com.au: Perth researchers link vitamin D deficiency with autism spectrum disorder

Communitynews.com.au: Perth researchers link vitamin D deficiency with autism spectrum disorder

LOW levels of vitamin D during pregnancy and breastfeeding have again been linked to the development of autistic-like behaviours.

The link between vitamin D deficiency and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has long been suspected and a new Australian study published on Wednesday adds to a growing body of evidence.

Researchers

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Communitynews.com.au: Butler: Mother of autistic boy who was smacked, had soap put in mouth by childcare worker speaks …

Communitynews.com.au: Butler: Mother of autistic boy who was smacked, had soap put in mouth by childcare worker speaks …

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BUTLER mum Sky Phillips will never forget the day her young daughter told her a story that would chill her heart.

Mikayla had been at after-school care on December 14, an OSHClub program at John Butler Primary College, with her six-year-old brother Noah.

Noah, who is autistic and non-verbal,

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Communitynews.com.au: Ocean Heroes: Dunsborough-Freo charity paddle for autism due to finish today

Communitynews.com.au: Ocean Heroes: Dunsborough-Freo charity paddle for autism due to finish today

WHILE his three mates stand up and paddle, Guildford’s Alex Fossilo (28) has been kneeling on his board and paddling with his hands 240km from Dunsborough to Fremantle for charity during four days before an expected finish in Fremantle today.

“Alex is sometimes a little bit slower, so we regroup

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Communitynews.com.au: Autism West starting new social groups in Rockingham and Baldivis

Communitynews.com.au: Autism West starting new social groups in Rockingham and Baldivis

AUTISM West are starting two new social groups in Rockingham and Baldivis in February.

The groups are for participants with autism aged 10 to 18 years.

Autism West programs and volunteers co-ordinator Trudi-Anne Gribble said the local disability service provider runs a variety of social groups.

“Our Social Groups are

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Communitynews.com.au: Telethon Kids Institute partners with NEC to help fight childhood autism

Communitynews.com.au: Telethon Kids Institute partners with NEC to help fight childhood autism

THE Telethon Kids Institute has partnered with tech firm NEC Australia to try and develop tools to detect autism at a young age.

The Institute’s Autism Research Team will explore whether NEC’s artificial intelligence algorithms for eye tracking and facial recognition can be used to develop new diagnostic tools for

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Communitynews.com.au: Subiaco researcher in line for Australian Museum Eureka prize for research into autism

Communitynews.com.au: Subiaco researcher in line for Australian Museum Eureka prize for research into autism

A SUBIACO-based autism researcher says a potential Australian Museum Eureka Prize win later this month would not just be celebrated by himself, but shared with his colleagues at the Telethon Kids Institute.

Presented annually, the Eureka Prizes reward excellence in the fields of research, innovation, leadership, science engagement and school

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Communitynews.com.au: Subiaco researcher in line for Austrlian Museum Eureka prize for research into autism

Communitynews.com.au: Subiaco researcher in line for Austrlian Museum Eureka prize for research into autism

A SUBIACO-based autism researcher says a potential Australian Museum Eureka Prize win later this month would not just be celebrated by himself, but shared with his colleagues at the Telethon Kids Institute.

Presented annually, the Eureka Prizes reward excellence in the fields of research, innovation, leadership, science engagement and school

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