Thursday, December 31, 2015

Happy New Year: What's In Store for Autism? - Age of Autism


Age of Autism

Happy New Year: What's In Store for Autism?
Age of Autism
All of us at Age of Autism wish you a very Happy New Year. 2016 is an election year in America. Will our new president finally take a long, hard look at the autism epidemic and both help those who are affected here and now and stem the tide of ...

B.J. Surhoff continues to go to bat for Autism awareness, with a little help ... - Baltimore Sun (blog)


Baltimore Sun (blog)

B.J. Surhoff continues to go to bat for Autism awareness, with a little help ...
Baltimore Sun (blog)
He just changed hats and now serves as president of the board of Pathfinders for Autism, which provides support for people who live with autism and their families. So, while he waits to see whether the Orioles will need his help at spring training in ...

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Mother Seeks To Press Charges For Alleged Caretaker Abuse At Stillwater Facility - news9.com KWTV


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Mother Seeks To Press Charges For Alleged Caretaker Abuse At Stillwater Facility
news9.com KWTV
STILLWATER, Oklahoma -. A young man with Autism was taken to the hospital Thursday, after his mother says he was brutally beaten by his caretaker. Christopher Leverett, 26, was all smiles as he left the hospital after hours of tests. That's just his ...

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B.J. Surhoff continues to go to bat for Autism awareness, with a little help ... - Baltimore Sun (blog)


Baltimore Sun (blog)

B.J. Surhoff continues to go to bat for Autism awareness, with a little help ...
Baltimore Sun (blog)
He just changed hats and now serves as president of the board of Pathfinders for Autism, which provides support for people who live with autism and their families. So, while he waits to see whether the Orioles will need his help at spring training in ...

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Wanted: trainee computer specialists with autism - DutchNews.nl


DutchNews.nl

Wanted: trainee computer specialists with autism
DutchNews.nl
A number of large Dutch companies, including Philips, ASML and DAF, have set up a joint project to train young people with autism to become IT engineers, according to broadcaster Nos. The project stems from a general shortage of skilled IT staff and ...

Mother Says Son With Autism Was Beaten By Caretaker At Stillwater Facility - news9.com KWTV


news9.com KWTV

Mother Says Son With Autism Was Beaten By Caretaker At Stillwater Facility
news9.com KWTV
STILLWATER, Oklahoma -. A young man with Autism was taken to the hospital on Thursday, after his mother said he was severely beaten by a caretaker. The mother is now asking for justice. Watch Reporter Aaron Brilbeck's story on News 9 at 6 p.m. ...

New app scans faces of kids for signs of autism - wtkr.com


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New app scans faces of kids for signs of autism
wtkr.com
A new app is now available that may screen for autism by reading the facial expressions of kids for emotional cues. The app, called “Autism & Beyond,” was created by researchers and software developers at Duke University and Duke Medical Center with ...
New App May Help Diagnose Autism In ChildrenNDTV
ONR-sponsored app reads kids' facial expressions to screen for autismNews-Medical.net
Face time: Tech reads facial expressions for autism symptomsMedical Xpress

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Orioles Hall of Famer raising awareness about autism - Lexington Herald Leader


Orioles Hall of Famer raising awareness about autism
Lexington Herald Leader
Orioles Hall of Famer B.J. Surhoff is getting the word out about a leadership conference to raise funds for autism support. The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/1mTCuVh ) reports the year's Finding Your Path Leadership Conference will take place Jan.

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Orioles Hall of Famer raising awareness about autism - WTOP


Orioles Hall of Famer raising awareness about autism
WTOP
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Orioles Hall of Famer B.J. Surhoff is getting the word out about a leadership conference to raise funds for autism support. The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/1mTCuVh ) reports the year's Finding Your Path Leadership Conference will ...

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Orioles Hall of Famer raising awareness about autism - Myrtle Beach Sun News


Orioles Hall of Famer raising awareness about autism
Myrtle Beach Sun News
Orioles Hall of Famer B.J. Surhoff is getting the word out about a leadership conference to raise funds for autism support. The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/1mTCuVh ) reports the year's Finding Your Path Leadership Conference will take place Jan.

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New App May Help Diagnose Autism In Children - NDTV


NDTV

New App May Help Diagnose Autism In Children
NDTV
The app, called "Autism and Beyond," was developed by researchers and software developers at Duke University and the Duke Medical Centre in US. (Representational Image). Washington: Scientists have developed a new smartphone application that may ...
ONR-sponsored app reads kids' facial expressions to screen for autismNews-Medical.net
Face time: Tech reads facial expressions for autism symptomsMedical Xpress

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Wayne based Autism Radio treats kids to Christmas performance - NorthJersey.com


Wayne based Autism Radio treats kids to Christmas performance
NorthJersey.com
wayne - Autism Radio, run by Wayne native Paul Cimins, recently purchased tickets for children to attend "A Christmas Story" at the Paper Mill Playhouse, in Millburn, on Dec. 29. Cimins, who grew up in Wayne and graduated from Wayne Hills High School, ...

The fact that I have autism should not bar me from donating my sperm - The Independent


The Independent

The fact that I have autism should not bar me from donating my sperm
The Independent
I have autism - but I am a multilingual university degree holder, I have a good CV and lots of other qualities (and weaknesses) just like everybody else. How does my condition make me an unsuitable donor, when there will be many out there who do not ...

New app may help diagnose autism in children - Times of India


Times of India

New app may help diagnose autism in children
Times of India
"Not only could the app be used to learn more about childhood autism, it could possibly reveal signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in warfighters -- conditions that often have subtle symptoms and are ...
ONR-sponsored app reads kids' facial expressions to screen for autismNews-Medical.net
Face time: Tech reads facial expressions for autism symptomsMedical Xpress

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ONR-sponsored app reads kids' facial expressions to screen for autism - News-Medical.net


Times of India

ONR-sponsored app reads kids' facial expressions to screen for autism
News-Medical.net
There's an app for everything these days--from weight loss to working out. Now, thanks in part to support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), there's an app that may screen for autism by reading kids' facial expressions for emotional cues. "The ...
New app may help diagnose autism in childrenTimes of India
Face time: Tech reads facial expressions for autism symptomsMedical Xpress

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The Worst Treatment Autism Got In 2015 Was From Malcolm Gladwell - Forbes


Forbes

The Worst Treatment Autism Got In 2015 Was From Malcolm Gladwell
Forbes
In this post, I listed a few outlets and other resources that offer the best in autism- and disability-related reporting and storytelling, meeting criteria of respect for the people they write about and often for including autistic voices. That was the ...

Wanted: trainee computer specialists with autism - DutchNews.nl


DutchNews.nl

Wanted: trainee computer specialists with autism
DutchNews.nl
Swanet Woldhuis, of the Dutch autism association, said the rise in demand for people with autism comes as employers discover 'they make excellent employees'. Some 20,000 youngsters with autism are currently unemployed and thousands more drop out of ...

Identification and validation of biomarkers for autism spectrum disorders - Nature.com


Nature.com

Identification and validation of biomarkers for autism spectrum disorders
Nature.com
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders, but effective medical treatments for the core symptoms of the disorder are still lacking. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ...

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Young Mallards fan with autism gets dream come true experience - KWQC-TV6


KWQC-TV6

Young Mallards fan with autism gets dream come true experience
KWQC-TV6
Sometimes though, all the excitement can be difficult on him as Alex has autism. When the team heard about their fan and his story they extended an invite to get a closer glimpse of all the action. Alex got to sit in on the bench during warm-ups, see ...

Lisle Girl Scouts offer free ski lessons for those with autism - Chicago Daily Herald


Chicago Daily Herald

Lisle Girl Scouts offer free ski lessons for those with autism
Chicago Daily Herald
A Lisle Girl Scout troop is inviting adults and children with autism to try skiing for free at Four Lakes Alpine Snowsports on Jan. 17. Maeve Doyle, Amanda Laurinec, Marley Malczewski, Emme Moore and Briana Ortiz -- the five Lincoln Junior High School ...

Local autism services group receives national grant - Ocala


Local autism services group receives national grant
Ocala
Karen Vega and Amparo Perales founded the Outreach Autism Support Network in 2011 in southwest Marion County as a support group for individuals and families facing the challenges of living with autism.

This Café in Florida Is Dishing Out Opportunities for People With Autism - Mic


Mic

This Café in Florida Is Dishing Out Opportunities for People With Autism
Mic
In Florida, a coffee shop called Artistas Café is filling one of the largest gaps in equal opportunity, boasting a full staff of employees with autism. According to CBS, the café, located in a Tampa Mercedes-Benz dealership, is just one branch of ...

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B.J. Surhoff continues to go to bat for Autism awareness, with a little help ... - Baltimore Sun (blog)


WBAL Radio

B.J. Surhoff continues to go to bat for Autism awareness, with a little help ...
Baltimore Sun (blog)
Orioles Hall of Famer B.J. Surhoff may have retired from baseball after the 2005 season, but he's not really retired. He just changed hats and now serves as president of the board of Pathfinders for Autism, which provides support for victims of autism ...
Former Oriole BJ Surhoff Talks About His Charity, Upcoming FundraiserWBAL Radio

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Face time: Tech reads facial expressions for autism symptoms - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

Face time: Tech reads facial expressions for autism symptoms
Medical Xpress
The app, called "Autism & Beyond," was developed by researchers and software developers at Duke University and the Duke Medical Center. It currently is available for free download from the Apple App Store to families wishing to participate in a six ...
Face time: ONR-sponsored tech reads facial expressions for autism symptoms ...EurekAlert (press release)

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Face time: ONR-sponsored tech reads facial expressions for autism symptoms ... - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)

Face time: ONR-sponsored tech reads facial expressions for autism symptoms ...
EurekAlert (press release)
"Not only could the app be used to learn more about childhood autism, it could possibly reveal signs of post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD] and mild traumatic brain injury [TBI] in warfighters--conditions that often have subtle symptoms and are ...

Israel To Open First College For Students With Autism And Learning Disabilities - TheTower.org


TheTower.org

Israel To Open First College For Students With Autism And Learning Disabilities
TheTower.org
The first Israeli college designed to accommodate students on the autism spectrum and with learning disabilities is set to open in March 2016. The college, to be called BE Academic College, which will be run jointly by Beit Ekstein, an organization ...

Screening sperm donors for autism? As an autistic person, I know that's the ... - The Guardian


The Guardian

Screening sperm donors for autism? As an autistic person, I know that's the ...
The Guardian
In egg donations (as in sperm donations) similar genetic screening of a diagnosis and a family history of autism, dyslexia and and obsessive compulsive disorder is not uncommon. There is considerable evidence to support that these are all conditions ...
London Sperm Bank bans men with dyslexia, autism and ADHD from donatingDaily Mail
London Sperm Bank turns away dyslexic donors in move branded as 'eugenics' by ...The Independent
Harley Street sperm bank 'bans dyslexic men from donating'Evening Standard

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doTERRA Donates to 5K Race to Benefit Children With Autism - PR Newswire (press release)


doTERRA Donates to 5K Race to Benefit Children With Autism
PR Newswire (press release)
30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- North Salt Lake's Spectrum Academy, a charter school for children with autism, will hold their annual "Turkey Trot" 5K race this November to raise funds for speech therapy, occupational therapy, and classrooms. Following the ...

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