Monday, May 22, 2017

Saugus' Vets School lights it up blue for autism - Wicked Local Saugus


Saugus' Vets School lights it up blue for autism
Wicked Local Saugus
Paige McNeil, Amelia Pappagallo and Isabella Natalucci spearheaded a school-wide effort at Veterans Memorial Elementary School to promote acceptance of people with autism. The students — who are fifth-graders at the Vets School — recruited ...

Governor signs Auburn senator's bill mandating insurance coverage for autism therapy - The Auburn Plainsman


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Governor signs Auburn senator's bill mandating insurance coverage for autism therapy
The Auburn Plainsman
Kay Ivey signed a bill that would mandate insurance companies in Alabama cover an effective, albeit expensive, therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder. The bill was sponsored in the State Senate by Sen. Tom Whatley, R-Auburn, who said he pushed the bill ...

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Mower stolen from Nebraska woman with autism - 1011now


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Mower stolen from Nebraska woman with autism
1011now
Mower stolen from Nebraska woman with autism. By WOWT 6 News |. Posted: Mon 6:14 AM, May 22, 2017. OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - An Omaha metro woman needs help in tracking down the one thing that got her excited about her job. Ever since she was ...

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Dozens go to Columbia brewery to support children with autism - WACH.com


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Dozens go to Columbia brewery to support children with autism
WACH.com
COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) - Dozens of people came out to Columbia's River Rat brewery Sunday to show support for a Midlands camp for children with autism. Live music, food and drinks were part of the second annual fundraiser that raised money for the ...

Families speak up on autism summit - Stowe Today


Families speak up on autism summit
Stowe Today
Callahan plans to attend the summit, titled Hope and Healing for Autism and Neuro-development Disorders. He acknowledges the concern from people critical of the event, but says those kinds of worries are “easy to take for granted when you have a ...

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Brilliance of autistic teen 'set free' by new device - SILive.com


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Brilliance of autistic teen 'set free' by new device
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Nicholas D'Amora wants the world to know that autism isn't an intellectual disability -- it's a mind-body disconnect. And he'll proudly tell you himself. D'Amora, 19, is on the autism spectrum and was non-verbal. But he now is ...

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Dispelling myths about autism - The Hindu


The Hindu

Dispelling myths about autism
The Hindu
To have children with autism is to live in a world of many doubts, misconceptions and, often, exploitation by quacks and fakes. Right guidance at the right time is key to grooming such children who are accompanied, in many cases, with wonderful ...
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Autism tips for parents – Help your autistic child communicate better - TheHealthSite


TheHealthSite

Autism tips for parents – Help your autistic child communicate better
TheHealthSite
A diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in a child is often difficult for parents and the extended family to accept. However, the lives of parents of autistic children do not always entail hardship and stress. With autism awareness and autism tips for ...

Infection during pregnancy may alter expression of autism genes - Spectrum


Spectrum

Infection during pregnancy may alter expression of autism genes
Spectrum
The new work shows that infection in a pregnant rat dampens or boosts the expression of a number of genes linked to autism. Many of these genes control the growth and formation of the junctions between neurons, called synapses. And some are on a list ...

A unique gym for kids with Autism - WGNO


WGNO

A unique gym for kids with Autism
WGNO
METAIRIE, La.-- For many families of children with sensory processing disorder, autism, or other conditions, a place to play and be accepted is hard to find. Various places while fun for some, can be overstimulating for those on the spectrum. Many ...

Butler County Sheriff's deputies surprise 10-year-old with autism at his birthday party - WCPO


WCPO

Butler County Sheriff's deputies surprise 10-year-old with autism at his birthday party
WCPO
BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio -- Caden Sizemore invited his whole third-grade class to his birthday party last year, but no one came. His mother, Heather Sizemore, said the then-9-year-old was heartbroken. Because he has autism, it was difficult for him to ...

Bringing hope, dispelling myths about autism - The Hindu


The Hindu

Bringing hope, dispelling myths about autism
The Hindu
To have children with autism is to live in a world of many doubts, misconceptions and, often, exploitation by quacks and fakes. Right guidance at the right time is key to grooming such children who are accompanied, in many cases, with wonderful ...
Changing the World, One Story at a TimeEntrepreneur

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Dispelling myths about autism - The Hindu


The Hindu

Dispelling myths about autism
The Hindu
To have children with autism is to live in a world of many doubts, misconceptions and, often, exploitation by quacks and fakes. Right guidance at the right time is key to grooming such children who are accompanied, in many cases, with wonderful ...
Changing the World, One Story at a TimeEntrepreneur

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Mower stolen from metro woman with autism - WOWT


WOWT

Mower stolen from metro woman with autism
WOWT
Mower stolen from metro woman with autism. By Brian Mastre |. Posted: Sun 9:38 PM, May 21, 2017. OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- A metro woman needs our help in tracking down the one thing that got her excited about her job. Ever since she was little – the ...

Meet The Mutants: The students who wear their autism with pride - ABC Online


ABC Online

Meet The Mutants: The students who wear their autism with pride
ABC Online
"I like that feeling of, you can feel like you're actually a part of something." Like many of The Mutants, 14-year-old Sophie Lee says being part of the mentoring program has made her more confident. "I'm not afraid to tell people that I've got autism ...

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Bringing hope, dispelling myths about autism - The Hindu


The Hindu

Bringing hope, dispelling myths about autism
The Hindu
To have children with autism is to live in a world of many doubts, misconceptions and, often, exploitation by quacks and fakes. Right guidance at the right time is key to grooming such children who are accompanied, in many cases, with wonderful ...
Changing the World, One Story at a TimeEntrepreneur

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Mower stolen from metro woman with autism - WOWT


WOWT

Mower stolen from metro woman with autism
WOWT
Mower stolen from metro woman with autism. By Brian Mastre |. Posted: Sun 9:38 PM, May 21, 2017. OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- A metro woman needs our help in tracking down the one thing that got her excited about her job. Ever since she was little – the ...

Butler County Sheriff's deputies surprise 10-year-old with autism at his birthday party - WCPO


WCPO

Butler County Sheriff's deputies surprise 10-year-old with autism at his birthday party
WCPO
BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio -- Caden Sizemore invited his whole third-grade class to his birthday party last year, but no one came. His mother, Heather Sizemore, said the then-9-year-old was heartbroken. Because he has autism, it was difficult for him to ...

Cannabis for kids: Some parents praise pot to treat autism, other disorders despite lack of research - fox6now.com


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Cannabis for kids: Some parents praise pot to treat autism, other disorders despite lack of research
fox6now.com
Even though autism is not a qualifying condition for medical marijuana, Williams was able to get a card for Logan because of his seizures. Currently, 179 children in Arizona are medical marijuana patients. “What I do know is that too many people are ...

Baychester fashion show features kids with, without autism - News 12 Bronx (registration)


News 12 Bronx (registration)

Baychester fashion show features kids with, without autism
News 12 Bronx (registration)
The event was held inside the Bay Plaza Mall and was started by Stephannie Addo-Zuniga three years ago. "This event is an inclusive event helping to bring together children with and without disabilities in a wonderful environment of celebrating autism ...

Dozens go to Columbia brewery to support children with autism - WACH.com


WACH.com

Dozens go to Columbia brewery to support children with autism
WACH.com
COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) - Dozens of people came out to Columbia's River Rat brewery Sunday to show support for a Midlands camp for children with autism. Live music, food and drinks were part of the second annual fundraiser that raised money for the ...

Learning more: The umbrella of autism | WHAS11.com - WHAS 11.com


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Learning more: The umbrella of autism | WHAS11.com
WHAS 11.com
LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- One in 68 kids are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder according to the Center for Disease Control but autism advocates ...

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Pleasant Grove school creates cafe to give students with autism workplace experience - fox13now.com


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Pleasant Grove school creates cafe to give students with autism workplace experience
fox13now.com
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah – A Pleasant Grove school is giving students with autism real life work experience with a brand new cafe. The Pantera CafĂ© just opened, and the student-operated restaurant specializes in Italian food. This week's menu featured ...

Solomon: Finding hidden treasures among those with autism – Long ... - Long Island Business News (subscription)


Long Island Business News (subscription)

Solomon: Finding hidden treasures among those with autism – Long ...
Long Island Business News (subscription)
People on the spectrum have similar goals to most of us.
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Learning more: The umbrella of autism | WHAS11.com - WHAS 11.com


WHAS 11.com

Learning more: The umbrella of autism | WHAS11.com
WHAS 11.com
LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- One in 68 kids are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder according to the Center for Disease Control but autism advocates ...

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A unique gym for kids with Autism - WGNO


WGNO

A unique gym for kids with Autism
WGNO
METAIRIE, La.-- For many families of children with sensory processing disorder, autism, or other conditions, a place to play and be accepted is hard to find. Various places while fun for some, can be overstimulating for those on the spectrum. Many ...