Mia Thomas, clinical health studies major at Ithaca College, is developing a product that could go a long way toward improving the gait of toe walkers, a common problem for those with autism.
On May 8, three of us ladies from Langley went to White Rock to have lunch at Moby Dick's. We sat out on the patio to enjoy the beautiful day.
After years of controversy, the latest version of the "psychiatric bible" -- the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders -- has been released.
UCLA awarded $10M grant to study autism in African-Americans
NBC Southern California – The National Institutes of Health awarded UCLA a grant to study the genetic causes of autism in African American children. Areva Martin of the Special Needs Network says “there's a void” of qualified health care officials to ...
Photo by Bob Dobens Photography Showing off aprons, napkins, T-shirts and a jacket are White Shirt Night committee members artist Ginny Jones, Rob Gluckman, Nita Denton, Amy Galante, Sandra Ragl, Lynn Austin and White Shirt Night event chair Carolyn Timmann.
Autism and Combat Sports
(Ed. note: the featured image is to illustrate the below-mentioned Gracie Triangle and how the triangle relates to autism treatment.) As both a coach in a variety of combat sports, and a researcher in autism, I have had some unique experiences ...
Today in international tech news: German software giant SAP is looking for autistic workers; online sleuths collect data on North Korea; a U.S. report says China accounts for 80 percent of U.S. IP theft; and a Chinese report says China's antipiracy campaign is going swimmingly.
Giant Steps' Canopy program serves adults with autism
"There are a lot of development disabilities programs but there was nothing Autism specific and without knowledge of Autism we took all of those tools and all those components and developed Canopy." Canopy is an individualized designed program that ...
Registration for Summer Camp at the Creative Discovery Museum is currently being held.
The Ministry of Defence has this afternoon named the soldier killed in yesterday's attack in Woolwick as 25-year-old Drummer Lee Rigby, of of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Welsh actor Rhys is up against Brits Damian Lewis and Andrew Lincoln for the best actor award at a ceremony to be held next month in Los Angeles More than sixty ... (more)
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The decision to close 49 elementary schools in Chicago is done, but bitterness over the move lingered Thursday morning, as the Chicago Teachers Union vowed to continue their fight against the closings, and parents and students protested the looming closure of their schools.
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The Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph is thrilled to announce the hiring of Heather Fowler as its new Executive Director, a position she assumed May 6th.
… staffing firm Specialisterne to hire autistic adults for a variety of … more support for children with autism transitioning into adulthood," said … . Children with autism grow up to be adults with autism, regardless of … , the autism symptoms may be negligible for some but some autistic traits …
… : SAP To Employ Hundreds Of Autistic People Patient / Public: Healthcare Prof … Ireland have proven that employing autistic people with particular talents and … help educate children with autism. The program gives autistic children the tools … ;SAP To Employ Hundreds Of Autistic People." Medical News Today …
Did ingesting lean beef change lipid levels in the blood - you know, the stuff supposed to cause heart disease, stroke, and generally kill you? Not all that much.
… ’s most well-known adults with autism, Temple Grandin has a Ph … , another computer programmer who is autistic. I asked her if she … has transformed my thinking about autistic people’s strengths.) I’m … . Adapted and excerpted from The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum …
… has already helped several hundred autistic people to find a job … 's National Autistic Society. "People with autism have some unique … proportion of people diagnosed as autistic in society within its 65 … company, Auticon, already exclusively employs autistic people as software testers. It …
Paul Forziano, 30, and Hava Samuels, 36, were married on April 7, 2012. The two are the center of a lawsuit over the rights of mentally disabled individuals to co-habitate. A newly married, mentally disabled couple's dream of living together -- up until now beset by legal troubles and care facilities that refused their wishes -- is about to come ... (more)