Saturday, October 31, 2015

Surfers for Autism event draws 1000 volunteers and participants - The News-Press


The News-Press

Surfers for Autism event draws 1000 volunteers and participants
The News-Press
Damian Richter eagerly took to the paddle board and set out with scores of other children to surf the gentle waves Saturday at Crescent Beach Family Park. The 13-year-old had a few stumbles as he tried some twists and turns, but he was always quick to ...

Target employee helps boy with autism - News 12 Long Island


News 12 Long Island

Target employee helps boy with autism
News 12 Long Island
Angela Blanchet and her son Ben, of Kings Park, were about to use the self-checkout at the store, which is beloved by the boy. When he saw that the self-checkout lanes were not working, he began to scream and cry. (October 30, 2015 6:32 PM) ...

Surfers for Autism event draws 1000 volunteers and participants - Lehigh Acres News Star


Surfers for Autism event draws 1000 volunteers and participants
Lehigh Acres News Star
Damian Richter eagerly took to the paddle board and set out with scores of other children to surf the gentle waves Saturday at Crescent Beach Family Park. The 13-year-old had a few stumbles as he tried some twists and turns, but he was always quick to ...

Preble County schools pioneer autism program - Palladium-Item


Palladium-Item

Preble County schools pioneer autism program
Palladium-Item
PREBLE COUNTY, OHIO — Ethan Schulte was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder when he was 2 years old. Within a week, Ethan and his family were enrolled in the PLAY Project, an early intervention program offered through the Preble County Board ...

ADVERTISE with AGE OF AUTISM - Age of Autism


Age of Autism

ADVERTISE with AGE OF AUTISM
Age of Autism
“Dear Age of Autism, Today in Annapolis, Maryland, there was a street festival called 'Crafty Kids.' Lemonade Stand 1 In this event, kids set up tables and sell goods on Maryland Avenue, and get to give 50% profits to a charity of the kids' choice. “I ...

Family using son's death to help children with autism - WDTN


WDTN

Family using son's death to help children with autism
WDTN
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – A family in Virginia is finding strength in their community. Tuesday night, Chesapeake's Cameron Thomas went missing. Hundreds gathered to find the autistic 3-year-old. Wednesday morning, we learned he drown. Since then ...

Autistics Speaking Day Is November 1, So It Is (Really) Time To Listen - Forbes


Forbes

Autistics Speaking Day Is November 1, So It Is (Really) Time To Listen
Forbes
Autism has its own version of “pinkwashing,” the term to describe low-commitment efforts to 'bring awareness' to breast cancer. In the case of autism, the analogous word would be 'bluewashing,' which is appropriate because the organization that links ...

Preble County schools pioneer autism program - Palladium-Item


Palladium-Item

Preble County schools pioneer autism program
Palladium-Item
PREBLE COUNTY, OHIO — Ethan Schulte was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder when he was 2 years old. Within a week, Ethan and his family were enrolled in the PLAY Project, an early intervention program offered through the Preble County Board ...

No more money: Michigan autism fund runs dry as its architect calls for ... - MLive.com


MLive.com

No more money: Michigan autism fund runs dry as its architect calls for ...
MLive.com
LANSING, MI -- A fund designed to incentivize companies to cover autism treatments is running dry, but some of its original supporters are urging the legislature to take another look. calleyautism.jpg Lt. Gov. Brian Calley signed the autism coverage ...

A year later, attorneys back in court in Providence autism case - Portland Business Journal (blog)


Portland Business Journal (blog)

A year later, attorneys back in court in Providence autism case
Portland Business Journal (blog)
More than a year after a federal judge ruled that Providence Health Plan cannot deny coverage of a type of behavioral therapy for autism, the parties were back in court arguing over what the health insurer owes the plaintiffs. Five families who brought ...

Premature Infants May Be More Likely to Develop ADHD, Autism - Healthline


Healthline

Premature Infants May Be More Likely to Develop ADHD, Autism
Healthline
The principal author of the study, Dr. Cynthia Rogers, says that these findings could lead to identifying some children at risk for ADHD and autism before symptoms arise. Therapies to encourage more and stronger brain connections in the social and ...

ADVERTISE with AGE OF AUTISM - Age of Autism


Age of Autism

ADVERTISE with AGE OF AUTISM
Age of Autism
“Dear Age of Autism, Today in Annapolis, Maryland, there was a street festival called 'Crafty Kids.' Lemonade Stand 1 In this event, kids set up tables and sell goods on Maryland Avenue, and get to give 50% profits to a charity of the kids' choice. “I ...

Young adults with autism work on building social skills — and dating - Post-Bulletin


Young adults with autism work on building social skills — and dating
Post-Bulletin
Student Monica Romero high fives the volunteers at the PEERS for Young Adults class graduation at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA on Aug. 24, 2015 in West Los Angeles. The course is for students with autism and teaches ...

Premature Infants May Be More Likely to Develop ADHD, Autism - Healthline


Healthline

Premature Infants May Be More Likely to Develop ADHD, Autism
Healthline
The principal author of the study, Dr. Cynthia Rogers, says that these findings could lead to identifying some children at risk for ADHD and autism before symptoms arise. Therapies to encourage more and stronger brain connections in the social and ...

Library story times for children with autism growing in popularity in Minnesota - Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Library story times for children with autism growing in popularity in Minnesota
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Carver County and several other Minnesota libraries are piloting Sensitive Storytimes to accommodate children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorders. The Center for Engaging Autism has trained librarians across Minnesota to better ...

Friday, October 30, 2015

'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Promising in Autis... - WebMD


International Business Times

'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Promising in Autis...
WebMD
TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Oxytocin, the so-called "love hormone," may help improve social skills in autistic children, a small new Australian study suggests. "The potential to use such simple treatments to enhance the longer-term ...
Oxytocin-Laced Nasal Sprays Found To Help Children With AutismInternational Business Times
Oxytocin May Benefit Children With Autism: Study Finds Love Hormone Improves ...Tech Times
Oxytocin Nasal Spray Boosts Social Skills in Kids With AutismPsychCentral.com (blog)
Nature World Report
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Sesame Street breaks ground by introducing character with autism: Guest viewpoint - MassLive.com


MassLive.com

Sesame Street breaks ground by introducing character with autism: Guest viewpoint
MassLive.com
This image provided by Sesame Workshop shows an illustration of a preschooler with autism named Julia, center, with Abby Cadabby, left, and Elmo from 'Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children.' The Sesame Workshop said Wednesday, ...

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Target employee helps boy with autism - News 12 Long Island


News 12 Long Island

Target employee helps boy with autism
News 12 Long Island
Angela Blanchet and her son Ben, of Kings Park, were about to use the self-checkout at the store, which is beloved by the boy. When he saw that the self-checkout lanes were not working, he began to scream and cry. (October 30, 2015 6:32 PM) ...

Johnston County family battles school system over child with autism - WNCN


Johnston County family battles school system over child with autism
WNCN
When the Hollands moved from Currituck to Johnston County in 2010, they knew it would take some early planning to make sure their son's new school, Powhatan Elementary in Clayton, could meet all of his educational needs. Their son Ben, who has autism, ...

Trick-or-treating advice for kids with autism - 10News


10News

Trick-or-treating advice for kids with autism
10News
Our Detroit affiliate WXYZ welcomed Melissa Almanza, a board-certified behavior analyst with the Macomb Oakland Regional Center in Michigan, Friday morning to discuss tips for trick-or-treating with autistic children. Almanza said she recommends basing ...

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Family using son's death to help children with autism - WAVY-TV


WAVY-TV

Family using son's death to help children with autism
WAVY-TV
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – A local family is finding strength in their community. Tuesday night, Chesapeake's Cameron Thomas went missing. Hundreds gathered to find the autistic 3-year-old. Wednesday morning, we learned he drown. Since then ...

The best tech jobs for individuals with autism - The Next Web


The Next Web

The best tech jobs for individuals with autism
The Next Web
The transition between adolescent to adult is a difficult process for anyone. It can be even more challenging for individuals on the autism spectrum, especially when it comes to finding a meaningful vocation. As the father of a wonderful 10-year-old ...

'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Promising in Autis... - WebMD


International Business Times

'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Promising in Autis...
WebMD
TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Oxytocin, the so-called "love hormone," may help improve social skills in autistic children, a small new Australian study suggests. "The potential to use such simple treatments to enhance the longer-term ...
Oxytocin-Laced Nasal Sprays Found To Help Children With AutismInternational Business Times
Oxytocin May Benefit Children With Autism: Study Finds Love Hormone Improves ...Tech Times
Oxytocin Nasal Spray Boosts Social Skills in Kids With AutismPsychCentral.com (blog)
Nature World Report
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Following Hiatus, Federal Autism Panel Returns - Disability Scoop


Following Hiatus, Federal Autism Panel Returns
Disability Scoop
A federal autism advisory panel will reconvene next month after going dark for more than a year. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said this week that the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee will meet Nov. 17 with new faces ...

Student with autism, Tyran Fennell, excluded from Year 10 formal and camp - Sydney Morning Herald


ABC Online

Student with autism, Tyran Fennell, excluded from Year 10 formal and camp
Sydney Morning Herald
The family of 16-year-old Tyran Fennell, who has Autism Spectrum Disorder, say he was "uninvited" to his Year 10 formal by a teacher who wondered "what he would get out of it". The teenager's mum, Deanne Fennell, of Kearsley, said Tyran was initially ...
Cessnock High student with autism told he was not meant to be invited to ...ABC Online

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'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Promising in Autis... - WebMD


Science Times

'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Promising in Autis...
WebMD
TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Oxytocin, the so-called "love hormone," may help improve social skills in autistic children, a small new Australian study suggests. "The potential to use such simple treatments to enhance the longer-term ...
What Love Hormone Oxytocin Can Do For AutismScience Times
Oxytocin-Laced Nasal Sprays Found To Help Children With AutismInternational Business Times
Oxytocin May Benefit Children With Autism: Study Finds Love Hormone Improves ...Tech Times
PsychCentral.com (blog)
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FOUND: Missing 20 year old Ivy Tech student with autism found safe - WDRB


WDRB

FOUND: Missing 20 year old Ivy Tech student with autism found safe
WDRB
Angel M. Combs had last been seen on college surveillance video, outdoors on campus Thursday afternoon.More >>. Angel M. Combs had last been seen on college surveillance video, outdoors on campus Thursday afternoon.More >> ...

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