Autism and first times: talking
Ever since we received Mini Man's Autism diagnosis three years ago, several things about the future have worried me. How will he do among his peers at school? How will he cope with necessary changes to our lives, and his structure? He took to the ...
New Autism School To Open In Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – People always talk about the statistic that has increased dramatically over the last decade. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 68 children have some form of autism. But parents who live with an ...
Guest column: Autism and the evolving mindFlorida Today
Opinion: Children with autism are hardly a 'first priority'Montreal Gazette
Dachel Media Update: Running for AutismAge of Autism
Daily Mail -Lancashire Telegraph -The Point
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Raising awareness for autism during a lacrosse game
The last home game of the season is already designated "Fan Appreciation Day." Outlaws player Zack Greer is taking it up a notch by inviting families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder to the game. Greer's nephew was diagnosed with autism as a toddler.
Males and females with autism show an extreme of the typical male mind
(Medical Xpress)—The largest ever psychological study of sex differences in adults with autism has found that both males and females with autism on average show an extreme of the typical male mind, where systemising (the drive to look for underlying ...
Feds Clarify Obligations To Kids With Autism
Medicaid programs nationwide must offer “medically necessary diagnostic and treatment services” to kids with autism, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services told states in a bulletin this month. That includes everything from speech and ...
How to explain Autism to a child?
Boy, some of them (the adults) don't really get the gist of autism; "He doesn't look autistic," or "We're all a little bit autistic." Yeah. People still say that, and I still resist the urge to kick them in the teeth... Maybe adults aren't so easy to ...
Thursday at 6: Autism therapy helping hundreds in Central Florida
Children with autism are born into a world of challenges and obstacles unlike any other. Related. Hearing to be held for Justin... Florida mug shots: July 16 · Daytona Beach Commissioner charged... 25 most obese counties in Florida · Apopka city ...
Can running help autistic children?
At a time when people more often reach for the remote than for their running shoes, finishing a five-mile race is a commendable achievement for anyone. What if we told you that among the runners crossing these finish lines are children with autism? And ...
Teen with autism reported missing
HOUSTON (FOX 26) - One day after a 19-year-old man with autism was reported missing and was found in safe condition several hours later, the Houston Police Department is reporting a teen with autism, last seen on the south side of Houston, is missing.
Teen missing since Sunday diagnosed with autism and retardationKTRK-TV
MISSING: Houston Teen with Special Needs Last Seen SundayNews 92 FM
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Facing autism in East Texas, families share their experience
TYLER, TEXAS (KETK) — We recently brought you a special report: Facing Autism, providing help for east texas families from programs and options. Since then, many families have reached out wanting to share their story from the beginning to where they ...
Autistic teens use architecture software to build job skills
Salt Lake Tribune
He and nine other Salt Lake City teens were selected for a pilot project by NeuroVersity, a company that aims to give students with autism or similar disorders the training they'll need for careers. The students work with 3-D imaging software called ...
Someone I'm With Has Autism
Huffington Post (blog)
"I'm reading the part where you say you wish you had some kind of sign to tell people about Jack and his autism." She went on to explain that she took care of her mother, who had Alzheimer's, and how the Alzheimer's Association issued family members ...
Health Beat: Help wanted: Adults with autism
They must have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder, have no violent tendencies, be able to communicate and follow a one- to two-step schedule. "Well, I do need a schedule of what I do 'cause if I don't have a schedule, I don't know what the heck ...
Autism Society Starting Province-Wide Needs Assessment
The Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is about to begin a province-wide needs assessment for people with autism. Executive Director Scott Crocker says they'll be doing online and paper surveys, and telephone and in-person interviews, with ...
Autism society wants families, caregivers involved in needs assessmentNewfoundland and Labrador Compass
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Experts balk at large trial of stem cells for autism
A $15 million grant from the Marcus Foundation, a philanthropic funding organization based in Atlanta, will bankroll the first two years of the five-year trial, which also plans to test stem cell therapy for stroke and cerebral palsy. The autism arm of ...
Autism drowning risks tackled with swim program
If her 10-year-old autistic son goes missing, one of her teenage twins will look in the park. The other will head to the river. That's because half of all children with autism are prone to wandering, and their fascination with water puts them at risk ...
Erie camp helps students with autism connect
At the Barber National Institute's summertime Connections Camp, children with high-functioning autism blow bubbles to learn how the deep breathing associated with the playtime activity can help them handle social interactions and relieve stress.
Mackay's new autism centre opened
Mackay Daily Mercury
AUTISM can be tough for anyone to deal with but a new centre in Mackay is helping make things a little easier. The Mackay Whitsunday autism early intervention centre, officially known as The John Villiers Centre of Excellence Mackay-Whitsunday, was ...
Local salons fundraising for Bluegrass Center for Autism
One in 68 children is diagnosed with Autism, a developmental disorder affecting a person's social and communication skills. "A lot of parents are lost and they don't know where to start for help they don't know where to go we don't even know sometimes ...
Kern Autism Network playing pool for a cause
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A game of pool could help change the lives of children living with autism in Kern County. The Kern Autism Network was at Corner Pocket holding a 9 ball double elimination pool tournament. The tournament will raise money for the ...