Saturday, December 31, 2016

Portsmouth Daily Times | Autism Project making strides, expanding - Portsmouth Daily Times


Portsmouth Daily Times

Portsmouth Daily Times | Autism Project making strides, expanding
Portsmouth Daily Times
The Autism Project of Southern Ohio (APSO) continues to thrive, through it's membership and continued expansion, according to Michael Bell, current president ...

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Boys with autism gaining life skills - The Steubenville Herald-Star


The Steubenville Herald-Star

Boys with autism gaining life skills
The Steubenville Herald-Star
The boys are pupils at Augusta Levy Learning Center, where they receive therapies that help them to learn, function and navigate their way through life with autism. In October, 9-year-old Lincoln, 8-year-old Aidan and 7-year-old Israel “Izzy” started a ...

Masquerade Ball benefits West Central Ohio Autism Community - Your News Now


Masquerade Ball benefits West Central Ohio Autism Community
Your News Now
The event included lots of food, drink, dancing and a silent auction and benefits the West Central Ohio Autism Community. Matt Fish, co-founder of Fight Like a Redhead Incorporated says they hope to raise $10,000 from tonight's Masquerade Ball.

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Age of Autism Weekly Wrap: Dearly Departed - Age of Autism


Age of Autism Weekly Wrap: Dearly Departed
Age of Autism
Celebrities, friends, family, children with autism. Why pretend? I think most of us are just hoping to get out of it without any more demises, our own and anyone else's. This is why people sing Auld Lang Syne, I guess., both at the end of the year and ...

Local Group Wants First Responders To Learn More About Autism - KTTS


Local Group Wants First Responders To Learn More About Autism
KTTS
A local group is speaking out after a 13-year-old girl with special needs was kidnapped in Springfield. The group, called STARS for Autism, says kids who have autism are seven times more likely to come in contact with a first responder than their peers.

Young woman with autism asks: 'Am I so different?' - Spectrum


Spectrum

Young woman with autism asks: 'Am I so different?'
Spectrum
I don't have all the answers, but I'd like to offer my perspective on what it's like to be a woman diagnosed with autism. My diagnosis has affected me in many ways. Socializing and making friends have definitely been difficult. I have trouble ...

The best depictions of autism in the arts - Spectrum


Spectrum

The best depictions of autism in the arts
Spectrum
Depictions of autism in popular culture often overemphasize certain traits, such as social awkwardness and restricted interests. Some characters have savant-like abilities — think Dustin Hoffman in “Rain Man” — when in reality, savantism is rare ...

'Aging out' of autism services brings big stress - Futurity: Research News


'Aging out' of autism services brings big stress
Futurity: Research News
A new study analyzes the perspectives of adolescents with autism to identify challenges as they “age out” of services. The findings highlight the need for social workers and providers to assist children with autism as they transition to adulthood, say ...

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Age of Autism Weekly Wrap: Dearly Departed - Age of Autism


Age of Autism Weekly Wrap: Dearly Departed
Age of Autism
Celebrities, friends, family, children with autism. Why pretend? I think most of us are just hoping to get out of it without any more demises, our own and anyone else's. This is why people sing Auld Lang Syne, I guess., both at the end of the year and ...

Age of Autism Weekly Wrap: Dearly Departed - Age of Autism


Age of Autism Weekly Wrap: Dearly Departed
Age of Autism
Celebrities, friends, family, children with autism. Why pretend? I think most of us are just hoping to get out of it without any more demises, our own and anyone else's. This is why people sing Auld Lang Syne, I guess., both at the end of the year and ...

The best depictions of autism in the arts - Spectrum


Spectrum

The best depictions of autism in the arts
Spectrum
Depictions of autism in popular culture often overemphasize certain traits, such as social awkwardness and restricted interests. Some characters have savant-like abilities — think Dustin Hoffman in “Rain Man” — when in reality, savantism is rare ...

The Brain Shop: Autism research at BYU - Daily Herald


Daily Herald

The Brain Shop: Autism research at BYU
Daily Herald
The work is often painstakingly slow — like coaxing a child with autism and limited language abilities into an MRI machine. The varied skills across the research team are put to work in “The Brain Shop,” (nicknamed by one of the children). First, the ...

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Three mums are setting up a first of its kind autism school in Liverpool - Liverpool Echo


Liverpool Echo

Three mums are setting up a first of its kind autism school in Liverpool
Liverpool Echo
Three mums are hoping to set up an autism school in Liverpool which will be the first of its kind in the area. Elise Lowe, Hayley Hammond and Claire Foster all have autistic children and met on a Facebook group for ABA therapy - which stands for ...

Friday, December 30, 2016

Boy With Autism Gets The Chance To DJ A Song At Seattle Nightclub - Your EDM


Your EDM

Boy With Autism Gets The Chance To DJ A Song At Seattle Nightclub
Your EDM
Noah Johnson, an eight-year-old from Bonney Lake with high-functioning autism, received the chance to live out his dream this week at a Seattle nightclub where his mom works. According to interviews held with King 5, Johnson's mom took pictures that he ...

Libraries Kick-Off 'Sensory Story Time' for Kids with Autism - CBS Local


CBS Local

Libraries Kick-Off 'Sensory Story Time' for Kids with Autism
CBS Local
LOUIS (KMOX) – Parents with children that have autism may tend to avoid libraries and story time because their children have difficulty remaining quiet, still, or there's too much stimulation. Kristen Sorth at St. Louis County Library says they're ...

Neighbors Gather to Build Snowmen for Boy with Autism - People - PEOPLE.com


PEOPLE.com

Neighbors Gather to Build Snowmen for Boy with Autism - People
PEOPLE.com
Children with autism often find it hard to deal with unexpected changes in routine. For Oregonian Billy Larsen, 6, last week was a prime example of that.

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British schoolgirl with autism and ADHD stuns the internet with rendition of Hallelujah - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

British schoolgirl with autism and ADHD stuns the internet with rendition of Hallelujah
Daily Mail
A schoolgirl has become an internet sensation with her rendition of Hallelujah which has been watched 3 million times. Kayleigh Rogers, 10, performed Leonard's Cohen's classic hit for her Christmas concert at Killard House School in Donaghadee ...
Girl With Autism's Christmas Rendition of 'Hallelujah' Goes ViralNBCNews.com
Autistic Girl Singing 'Hallelujah' Goes Viral (Video)Opposing Views

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Autism Project making strides, expanding - Portsmouth Daily Times


Autism Project making strides, expanding
Portsmouth Daily Times
The Autism Project of Southern Ohio (APSO) continues to thrive, through it's membership and continued expansion, according to Michael Bell, current president of (APSO). “The Autism Project is thriving. It is doing great. With this new presidency, what ...

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Families cheer passage of autism coverage bill - 10TV


10TV

Families cheer passage of autism coverage bill
10TV
House Bill 463 requires insurance companies to cover autism treatments, including Applied Behavior Analysis. Only six other states do not have similar insurance mandates. "It gives families access to therapies that can really, really help their ...

British schoolgirl with autism and ADHD stuns the internet with rendition of Hallelujah - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

British schoolgirl with autism and ADHD stuns the internet with rendition of Hallelujah
Daily Mail
A schoolgirl has become an internet sensation with her rendition of Hallelujah which has been watched 3 million times. Kayleigh Rogers, 10, performed Leonard's Cohen's classic hit for her Christmas concert at Killard House School in Donaghadee ...
This 10-year-old girl with autism singing 'Hallelujah' will give you chillsWTHR
Girl With Autism's Christmas Rendition of 'Hallelujah' Goes ViralNBCNews.com

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The best depictions of autism in the arts - Spectrum


Spectrum

The best depictions of autism in the arts
Spectrum
Depictions of autism in popular culture often overemphasize certain traits, such as social awkwardness and restricted interests. Some characters have savant-like abilities — think Dustin Hoffman in “Rain Man” — when in reality, savantism is rare ...

Autism Project making strides, expanding - Portsmouth Daily Times


Portsmouth Daily Times

Autism Project making strides, expanding
Portsmouth Daily Times
The Autism Project of Southern Ohio (APSO) continues to thrive, through it's membership and continued expansion, according to Michael Bell, current president of (APSO). “The Autism Project is thriving. It is doing great. With this new presidency, what ...

Parents, experts push for changes following kidnapping of child with autism - KY3


KY3

Parents, experts push for changes following kidnapping of child with autism
KY3
BATTLEFIELD, Mo. One week now since a 13-year-old child with special needs was kidnapped, an effort is underway to train the community. A group of experts and parents of children with autism are pushing the community to do more to prevent a similar ...

Best Of: Six Bad Ideas That Triggered the Autism Epidemic - Age of Autism


Best Of: Six Bad Ideas That Triggered the Autism Epidemic
Age of Autism
We probably all know the saying that Ideas Matter. Lately I've been mulling a handful of ideas – very bad ideas, I'd say – that have come together to trigger, expand, and perpetuate the autism epidemic and a host of allied disorders that constitute The ...

The Brain Shop: Autism research at BYU - Daily Herald


Daily Herald

The Brain Shop: Autism research at BYU
Daily Herald
On Thursday mornings, the Brigham Young University David O. McKay School of Education's biggest conference room is bustling. Amidst the laptops, fruit, and hot chocolate, the faculty and students of the BYU Autism Connect research group pore over ...

Best Of: Six Bad Ideas That Triggered the Autism Epidemic - Age of Autism


Best Of: Six Bad Ideas That Triggered the Autism Epidemic
Age of Autism
We probably all know the saying that Ideas Matter. Lately I've been mulling a handful of ideas – very bad ideas, I'd say – that have come together to trigger, expand, and perpetuate the autism epidemic and a host of allied disorders that constitute The ...

Young woman with autism asks: 'Am I so different?' - Spectrum


Spectrum

Young woman with autism asks: 'Am I so different?'
Spectrum
I don't have all the answers, but I'd like to offer my perspective on what it's like to be a woman diagnosed with autism. My diagnosis has affected me in many ways. Socializing and making friends have definitely been difficult. I have trouble ...

Study Reveals Need for More Services for Young Adults with Autism - PsychCentral.com


PsychCentral.com

Study Reveals Need for More Services for Young Adults with Autism
PsychCentral.com
In a new study, researchers from the University of Missouri (MU) analyzed the perspectives of adolescents with autism to identify the unique challenges they face as they “age out” of services. The new findings highlight the need for social workers and ...

Your Body: The Flu Vaccine and Autism - KTIC


KTIC

Your Body: The Flu Vaccine and Autism
KTIC
So recently, scientists at Kaiser Permanente studied whether pregnant women who had gotten the flu vaccine were associated with having a similar increased risk of having a child with autism. Their data found no associated link between either having the ...

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British schoolgirl with autism and ADHD stuns the internet with rendition of Hallelujah - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

British schoolgirl with autism and ADHD stuns the internet with rendition of Hallelujah
Daily Mail
A schoolgirl has become an internet sensation with her rendition of Hallelujah which has been watched 3 million times. Kayleigh Rogers, 10, performed Leonard's Cohen's classic hit for her Christmas concert at Killard House School in Donaghadee ...
Girl With Autism's Christmas Rendition of 'Hallelujah' Goes ViralNBCNews.com

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