Sunday, November 19, 2017

'Santa Cares' event held for children with autism at the Walden Galleria mall - wivb.com


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'Santa Cares' event held for children with autism at the Walden Galleria mall
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Typically children with autism don't like big crowds and loud noises. So when seeing Santa Claus on a regular day, sometimes things don't go according to plan. Renea, a third mother interviewed, told News 4 about her sons reaction while trying to visit ...

Jon Stewart gracefully highlights autism awareness when segment doesn't go as planned - EW.com (blog)


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Jon Stewart gracefully highlights autism awareness when segment doesn't go as planned
EW.com (blog)
Carly Fleischmann is a young woman diagnosed with severe autism who communicates by typing on a computer and describes herself as the “first ever non-verbal talk show host.” When she appeared on Jon Stewart's Night of Too Many Stars benefit to ...
Jon Stewart Beautifully Handles This Segment With A Non-Verbal Autistic Woman After It Doesn't Go As PlannedUPROXX
Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver and Sam Bee Roast Each Other at 'Night of Too Many Stars'Daily Beast
HBO's 'Night Of Too Many Stars' Is A Beautiful Reminder Of How Comedy Can Bring Out The Very Best In PeopleDecider

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Officials search for missing 17-year-old boy with autism in north Harris County - KPRC Click2Houston


KPRC Click2Houston

Officials search for missing 17-year-old boy with autism in north Harris County
KPRC Click2Houston
HARRIS COUNTY - A 17-year-old boy with high-functioning autism has been reported as missing Saturday in north Harris County, deputies said. Jacob Bordenkircher was last seen wearing a light blue shirt, blue jeans, gray tennis shoes and a jacket tied ...

How to Get Children with Autism to Sleep - Scientific American


Scientific American

How to Get Children with Autism to Sleep
Scientific American
At least half of children with autism struggle to fall or stay asleep, and parent surveys suggest the figure may exceed 80 percent. For typical children, the figures range from 1 to 16 percent, depending in part on how insomnia is defined. The precise ...

Aldine boy with autism found day after disappearing from group home - Chron.com


Chron.com

Aldine boy with autism found day after disappearing from group home
Chron.com
Authorities have found a 17-year-old with autism who went missing Saturday morning. Jacob Bordenkircher, a white male with high-functioning autism, left a ...
Have you seen him? Authorities searching for 17-year-old with ...KTRK-TV
Search for missing 17-year-old with autism in north Harris Co. | khou ...KHOU

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'I see things differently': James Damore on his autism and the Google memo - The Guardian


The Guardian

'I see things differently': James Damore on his autism and the Google memo
The Guardian
In the course of several weeks of conversation using Google's instant messaging service, which Damore prefers to face-to-face communication, he opened up about an autism diagnosis that may in part explain the difficulties he experienced with his memo.

How inclusion empowers artists with autism - Rappler


Rappler

How inclusion empowers artists with autism
Rappler
ARTISTS WITH AUTISM. No one can hinder these young imaginative minds from expressing themselves, and designing flip-flops is just the start. (From left to right, standing row) Samantha Kaspar, Chico Joaquin, Victor Cham, and Juan Gabriel Alegre).

Autism Wandering Bill Advances In Senate - Disability Scoop


Disability Scoop

Autism Wandering Bill Advances In Senate
Disability Scoop
Federal legislation aimed at providing tracking devices and resources to those with autism and other developmental disabilities who are at risk of wandering is moving forward. The U.S. Senate's Committee on the Judiciary voted this week to approve the ...

How inclusion empowers artists with autism - Rappler


Rappler

How inclusion empowers artists with autism
Rappler
ARTISTS WITH AUTISM. No one can hinder these young imaginative minds from expressing themselves, and designing flip-flops is just the start. (From left to right, standing row) Samantha Kaspar, Chico Joaquin, Victor Cham, and Juan Gabriel Alegre).

Superhero Autism Activity Day provides children with safe place to explore in Sterling Heights - WDIV ClickOnDetroit


WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Superhero Autism Activity Day provides children with safe place to explore in Sterling Heights
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Children with autism had the chance to meet their favorite superheros in a safe place Saturday at the Play-Place for Autistic Children in Sterling Heights. The hustle and bustle of an indoor playground can sometimes be too ...

Newlyweds give back! Kate Upton and Justin Verlander present on HBO's Night Of Too Many Stars autism benefit... just ... - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Newlyweds give back! Kate Upton and Justin Verlander present on HBO's Night Of Too Many Stars autism benefit... just ...
Daily Mail
The star-studded event was hosted by Jon Stewart in order to benefit children and adults living with autism. And newlyweds Kate Upton and Justin Verlander appeared in a segment at Madison Square Garden to raise money for the cause just a week after ...

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Have you seen him? Authorities searching for 17-year-old with autism in Harris County - KTRK-TV


KTRK-TV

Have you seen him? Authorities searching for 17-year-old with autism in Harris County
KTRK-TV
Authorities need your help in finding a missing 17-year-old with autism last seen Saturday morning. According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, Jacob Bordenkircher was last seen in the 100 block of Hambrick at a group home. When he left the group ...
Boy with autism missing from Aldine-area group homeChron.com

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22-Year-Old Nonverbal Woman with Autism on Finding Her Voice and Advocating for Others - PEOPLE.com


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22-Year-Old Nonverbal Woman with Autism on Finding Her Voice and Advocating for Others
PEOPLE.com
Carly Fleischmann understands the power of communication because she went much of her life without it. Diagnosed with autism and oral-motor apraxia, which makes her unable to speak, at age 2, Fleischmann had a breakthrough at 10 years old when she ...

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Hermiston autism advocate found dead in Lincoln City - East Oregonian


Hermiston autism advocate found dead in Lincoln City
East Oregonian
Last December, Beck raised money to get Christmas gifts and a visit from Santa for autistic students at West Park Elementary using her connections as a member of the Hermiston Board of Realtors. In March, while she and some of her children were still ...

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Boy with autism missing from Aldine-area group home - Chron.com


KTRK-TV

Boy with autism missing from Aldine-area group home
Chron.com
Authorities are searching for a 17-year-old with autism who went missing Saturday morning. Jacob Bordenkircher, a white male with high-functioning autism, left a group home in the 100 block of Hambrick around 8:30 a.m.. The Aldine boy was last seen ...
Have you seen him? Authorities searching for 17-year-old with autism in Harris CountyKTRK-TV

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Have you seen him? Authorities searching for 17-year-old with autism in Harris County - KTRK-TV


KTRK-TV

Have you seen him? Authorities searching for 17-year-old with autism in Harris County
KTRK-TV
Authorities need your help in finding a missing 17-year-old with autism last seen Saturday morning. According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, Jacob Bordenkircher was last seen in the 100 block of Hambrick at a group home. When he left the group ...

Officials search for missing 17-year-old boy with autism in north Harris County - KPRC Click2Houston


KPRC Click2Houston

Officials search for missing 17-year-old boy with autism in north Harris County
KPRC Click2Houston
HARRIS COUNTY - A 17-year-old boy with high-functioning autism has been reported as missing Saturday in north Harris County, deputies said. Jacob Bordenkircher was last seen wearing a light blue shirt, blue jeans, gray tennis shoes and a jacket tied ...

Chicago mother says video shows son with autism body-slammed ... - ABC News


Chicago mother says video shows son with autism body-slammed ...
ABC News
A Chicago mother of a student with autism said her son was attacked at school in a brutal bullying incident that was captured on video. Gabrielle George said a ...

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Nope, James Damore's Autism Is Not the Cause of His Misogyny - The Mary Sue


The Mary Sue

Nope, James Damore's Autism Is Not the Cause of His Misogyny
The Mary Sue
[NB: I know that opinion is somewhat mixed about person-first versus identity-first language, and both sides feel very strongly; since I'm not autistic, I don't get to have an opinion on this, and I've therefore switched between the two here to try and ...

Autism Awareness Inspires World's Largest Blanket Fort in San Antonio - Rivard Report


Rivard Report

Autism Awareness Inspires World's Largest Blanket Fort in San Antonio
Rivard Report
A 55,000-square-foot blanket fort took over Toyota Field on Saturday, constructed by volunteers to promote awareness of autism by claiming a spot in the Guinness World Records book. About 500 blankets and 3,000 feet of plastic pipe were used to make ...

Superhero Autism Activity Day provides children with safe place to explore in Sterling Heights - WDIV ClickOnDetroit


WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Superhero Autism Activity Day provides children with safe place to explore in Sterling Heights
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Children with autism had the chance to meet their favorite superheros in a safe place Saturday at the Play-Place for Autistic Children in Sterling Heights. The hustle and bustle of an indoor playground can sometimes be too ...

Autism not always like its TV portrayal - Allentown Morning Call


Allentown Morning Call

Autism not always like its TV portrayal
Allentown Morning Call
In response to the article and letter to the editor about the TV show, "The Good Doctor": I think it's great that people with autism spectrum disorder are portrayed on TV. However, I would like to point out that in both this program and another program ...
Freddie Highmore praises feel-good optimism of The Good DoctorCanada.com

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4-Year-Old Boy With Autism Meets His New Service Dog - Inside Edition


4-Year-Old Boy With Autism Meets His New Service Dog
Inside Edition
A New Jersey mother couldn't be happier that her 4-year-old son, who has autism, has finally received a service dog. Margaret Ng asked the Mount Vernon Fire Department and the Harding Township Police Department to deliver the dog to her 4-year-old son ...

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How to Get Children with Autism to Sleep - Scientific American


Scientific American

How to Get Children with Autism to Sleep
Scientific American
At least half of children with autism struggle to fall or stay asleep, and parent surveys suggest the figure may exceed 80 percent. For typical children, the figures range from 1 to 16 percent, depending in part on how insomnia is defined. The precise ...

Chicago mother says video shows son with autism body-slammed ... - ABC News


Chicago mother says video shows son with autism body-slammed ...
ABC News
A Chicago mother of a student with autism said her son was attacked at school in a brutal bullying incident that was captured on video. Gabrielle George said a ...

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Strangers Throw 200-Person Party for Boy with Autism After No One in His Class RSVPs - PEOPLE.com


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Strangers Throw 200-Person Party for Boy with Autism After No One in His Class RSVPs
PEOPLE.com
A young boy with autism had more than 200 strangers throw a humongous birthday party for him after no one from his kindergarten class responded to his invitations. With her son's sixth birthday approaching, Lisa Schramel sent invitations to his ...

'I see things differently': James Damore on his autism and the Google memo - The Guardian


The Guardian

'I see things differently': James Damore on his autism and the Google memo
The Guardian
In the course of several weeks of conversation using Google's instant messaging service, which Damore prefers to face-to-face communication, he opened up about an autism diagnosis that may in part explain the difficulties he experienced with his memo.