Monday, November 30, 2015

Speaker to share story of autism-focused business - The Ledger


Speaker to share story of autism-focused business
The Ledger
D'Eri said his family devised Rising Tide Car Wash as a means of employment for his brother, Andrew D'Eri, who has autism. He is now 25. Autism, also called autism spectrum disorder, is the description for a group of disorders of brain development ...

Area residents celebrate the success of the Kennedy Center autism benefit - Stratford Star


Stratford Star

Area residents celebrate the success of the Kennedy Center autism benefit
Stratford Star
More than 500 supporters of all ages contributed to the success of The Kennedy Center's Autism Week. A total of $108,000 was raised during three events that benefited The Kennedy Center's Autism Project. This colorful week of fundraisers kicked off ...

Missing man with autism found safe, report says - NJ.com


NJ.com

Missing man with autism found safe, report says
NJ.com
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS – A 24-year-old man with autism who went missing on Monday has been found, according to a report on 7online.com. Ian Grinsberg went missing Monday afternoon, according to reports. He was later found in Ridgewood, according to ...

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Nemours enhances autism program - The News Journal


The News Journal

Nemours enhances autism program
The News Journal
When Zachary Bascelli heard the autism diagnosis for his 18-month-old daughter, Eva, in 2014, it felt like a “kick in the stomach.” Then, the more he learned about autism spectrum disorder, the more overwhelmed he felt. “It's like you're lying on the ...

Shoe drive to help raise funds for boy's autism service dog - wlfi.com


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Shoe drive to help raise funds for boy's autism service dog
wlfi.com
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A local family is hosting a shoe drive to help raise money for an autism service dog for their nephew. Logen Hustedt is a 4-year-old boy who falls on the autism spectrum. His family is having a shoe drive until the end of ...

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Processing facial emotions in persons with autism spectrum disorder - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

Processing facial emotions in persons with autism spectrum disorder
Medical Xpress
Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have difficulty recognizing and interpreting how facial expressions convey various emotions - from joy to puzzlement, sadness to anger. This can make it difficult for an individual with ASD to ...

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Kaiser Recruits Members to Help Unlock Autism's Genetic Secrets - KQED


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Kaiser Recruits Members to Help Unlock Autism's Genetic Secrets
KQED
Thousands of Northern California families of children with autism are being recruited to join a new project to help scientists understand how heredity and environmental factors determine where each youngster falls on the spectrum of the disorder ...

Blue Man Group to host 'autism friendly' show - Fox 35 Orlando


Fox 35 Orlando

Blue Man Group to host 'autism friendly' show
Fox 35 Orlando
A popular show in Orlando is cranking down the volume in an effort to become more autism friendly. With thundering drums, flashing lights and a pumped-up soundtrack the Blue Man Group is a sensory explosion. But for those with autism the experience can ...
Blue Man Group, others add autism-friendly showsOrlando Sentinel
Blue Man Group to hold an autism friendly showOrlando Attractions Magazine
Blue Man Group performing sensory-friendly show for children with autismBay News 9

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MDMA Used In Clinical Trial To Help People With Autism - Tech Times


Tech Times

MDMA Used In Clinical Trial To Help People With Autism
Tech Times
The clinical trial itself is simple enough to understand: a select group of autistic adults will take small doses of the drug -- known for creating a euphoric, energized sensation when imbibed by users -- in a safe, controlled environment, where ...

Autism alert card launched to help build bridges with emergency services - Western Morning News


Western Morning News

Autism alert card launched to help build bridges with emergency services
Western Morning News
A campaign to help build communication bridges between the emergency services and people who have autism is being launched this week. A new card has been produced which can be carried by people with the condition and presented to police or ...
Autism sufferers in Devon can get free alert cardExeter Express and Echo
New Autism Card Launched By PoliceHeart

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A Mother Asks If She's Selfless Enough To Care For A Son With Autism - NPR


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A Mother Asks If She's Selfless Enough To Care For A Son With Autism
NPR
Starting in 2009, she began filming her grandmother Mimi, then 92, who had cared for Sartain's aunt, Dona, for decades. Dona has an intellectual disability and "perhaps some undiagnosed autism," Sartain says. From there the film Mimi and Dona was born.

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Autistic Brothers Walk Tall in Southern University Marching Band - NBCNews.com


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Autistic Brothers Walk Tall in Southern University Marching Band
NBCNews.com
The practice room rings as a choir of two hundred musicians stream into the space, completing their version of a victory lap in post-game ritual with perfect 3-part harmony: Southern is the best band in the land. Southern is the best band in the land.

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Kiley Lyall First Runner with Autism Voted Women's Running Cover Girl - People Magazine


People Magazine

Kiley Lyall First Runner with Autism Voted Women's Running Cover Girl
People Magazine
Kiley Lyall is leading the pack as the first runner with autism to land the cover of Women's Running magazine. Lyall has an impressive list of races under her belt, and she's done it all while dealing with moderate autism, mild cerebral palsy and life ...

Eyes may be window into autism - The Columbian


Eyes may be window into autism
The Columbian
The penlight study's findings bolster a growing body of evidence showing pupils of children with autism constrict more slowly to flashes of light than pupils of their typically developing peers. WSU said in a news release that Lynch's work is the first ...

Legislative forum on autism to be held in December - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle


Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Legislative forum on autism to be held in December
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Families struggling with finding resources for their loved ones with autism will tell their stories next month to the people they hope will bring them the help they need. Family Advocates United will host a legislative forum Dec. 11 so families and ...

QuickStart charity brings Santa to kids with autism - Ottawa Sun


Ottawa Sun

QuickStart charity brings Santa to kids with autism
Ottawa Sun
Finally diagnosed with a form of autism at age 4, Molly's family couldn't bear to bring her out to crowded shopping malls to wait in line to meet Santa, the busy shoppers hustling by, the bustling storefronts with Christmas music on the loudspeakers ...
Sensory Santa visits Bridge StreetMadison Record

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Nigeria: Puresouls Takes Autism Awareness Campaign to Church - AllAfrica.com


Nigeria: Puresouls Takes Autism Awareness Campaign to Church
AllAfrica.com
This has inspired a change in awareness creation strategy for autism(a brain disorder) and related developmental disorders, and leading this initiative is Puresouls Learning Foundation, the non-profit arm of Patrick Speech & Languages Centre, PSLC, ...

New children's campaign group formed in Yorkshire launches autism commission - Yorkshire Post


Yorkshire Post

New children's campaign group formed in Yorkshire launches autism commission
Yorkshire Post
Around 700,000 people in the UK have autism but many people go through life undiagnosed and on average, children wait three and a half years to receive a diagnosis while adults wait two years. The Autism Commission is the first major project being ...

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Autistic Brothers Walk Tall in Southern University Marching Band - NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Autistic Brothers Walk Tall in Southern University Marching Band
NBCNews.com
The practice room rings as a choir of two hundred musicians stream into the space, completing their version of a victory lap in post-game ritual with perfect 3-part harmony: Southern is the best band in the land. Southern is the best band in the land.

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Motocross aids local teen with Autism - WJHL


WJHL

Motocross aids local teen with Autism
WJHL
JONESBOROUGH, TN (WJHL) – While the number of children being diagnosed with autism continues to rise, answers as to what causes the disorder or how to treat it are still unknown. One local teen says he's found the best medicine in a sport that he loves.

Survey shows Autism on the rise - KEPR 19


Survey shows Autism on the rise
KEPR 19
TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- "The Educational landscape is improving a lot," said Christine Lindgren. "We have become more aware of autism, how the brain works, and how learning differs with a child with autism versus a neurological child." Lindgren is the ...

Blue Man Group, others add autism-friendly shows - Orlando Sentinel


Blue Man Group, others add autism-friendly shows
Orlando Sentinel
Blue Man Group plays the pvc pipes under the black lights during their show at Blue Man Group Theatre at Universal Orlando in Orlando, Fla. Wednesday, October 30, 2013. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel). Blue Man Group plays the pvc pipes under the ...

Autistic Brothers Walk Tall in Southern University Marching Band - NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Autistic Brothers Walk Tall in Southern University Marching Band
NBCNews.com
The practice room rings as a choir of two hundred musicians stream into the space, completing their version of a victory lap in post-game ritual with perfect 3-part harmony: Southern is the best band in the land. Southern is the best band in the land.

Startup showcase: His mission: Marketing the skills of people on the autism ... - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press


Startup showcase: His mission: Marketing the skills of people on the autism ...
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Tony Thomann, founder of Specialisterne Midwest, has two sons on the autism spectrum and he has set out on a personal mission to ensure there is a workforce that will hire them. "While I have a personal stake in finding employment for people on the ...

Autism Pilot Project May Be Launched Here - The Missourian


Autism Pilot Project May Be Launched Here
The Missourian
An “intensive” pilot program to help children with autism spectrum disorder may be launched early next year in Franklin County, according to an official. The pilot program would start with about two children, and certified technicians would provide ...

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Tim Page: 'Glenn Gould had a lot of autism' - Slipped Disc


Slipped Disc

Tim Page: 'Glenn Gould had a lot of autism'
Slipped Disc
Our dear friend Tim Page is the new subject on Zsolt Bognar's series, Living the Classical Life. Tim is a Pulitzer-winning music critic, the leading authority on the American author Dawn Powell, an omnivorous consumer of music in all forms, a film buff ...

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What the hell's wrong with us? Autism, vaccines and why some people believe ... - Salon


Salon

What the hell's wrong with us? Autism, vaccines and why some people believe ...
Salon
In the paper, which was published by a highly respected medical journal, The Lancet, Wakefield and colleagues claimed to have found measles virus in the intestines of a handful of autistic children. The paper speculated that the MMR shot may have ...

Teen with autism films bullying video using selfie stick - Metro


Metro

Teen with autism films bullying video using selfie stick
Metro
This is a important video for anyone who has ever been a victim of bullying. The short film shows 14-year-old Ryan Wiggins, a teenager with Asperger's Syndrome from Hertfordshire, struggling through each day. Using a selfie stick, a broken tripod and ...
Watch Teen with Asperger's Film His Horrifying Bullying ExperienceTeenVogue.com

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Nemours enhances autism program - The News Journal


The News Journal

Nemours enhances autism program
The News Journal
When Zachary Bascelli heard the autism diagnosis for his 18-month-old daughter, Eva, in 2014, it felt like a “kick in the stomach.” Then, the more he learned about autism spectrum disorder, the more overwhelmed he felt. “It's like you're lying on the ...