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Non-verbal teen with autism gives graduation address at school

Non-verbal teen with autism gives graduation address at school | Autism | Scoop.it
A local teen with autism who spent most of his life not being able to express himself gave a school graduation address Thursday.

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AAC and high expectations go to graduation.

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Autism Research: July 25, 2014 Week in review

Autism Research: July 25, 2014 Week in review | Autism | Scoop.it
Christianson Syndrome- defined and diagnosed Researchers from Brown University have studied and come up with the most definitive diagnostic criteria for Christianson syndrome, an autism-like disorder characterized by intellectual disability.
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Beer Genius With Autism Finally Leaves Home to Pursue His Lifelong Dream

Beer Genius With Autism Finally Leaves Home to Pursue His Lifelong Dream | Autism | Scoop.it
"The idea that this could help someone with autism to relate to the world and to step into the world in a fuller way gives me goosebumps." (Beer genius with autism pursues his lifelong dream.
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How I Taught My 27 Year Old Autistic (ASD) Son to Handle Bullies in the Work Place | Think Inclusive

How I Taught My 27 Year Old Autistic (ASD) Son to Handle Bullies in the Work Place | Think Inclusive | Autism | Scoop.it
By Kathy Porter A version of this article was originally published on Medium. He arrives at the animal shelter where he works 15 minutes before ...
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27 visual, sensory, and augmentative apps for autism | eSchool News

27 visual, sensory, and augmentative apps for autism | eSchool News | Autism | Scoop.it
With the extremely large number of apps available for iPads, even those for autism are in abundance, and experts say it’s important to know which are most effective for students with different needs.

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Quotes from yours truly

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Justice Department Developing Disability Training For Police

Justice Department Developing Disability Training For Police | Autism | Scoop.it
Plans are in the works at the U.S. Department of Justice to roll out law enforcement training focused on people with disabilities.
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Erie camp helps students with autism connect - Beaumont Enterprise

Erie camp helps students with autism connect - Beaumont Enterprise | Autism | Scoop.it
Erie camp helps students with autism connect
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For six weeks, students with Asperger's syndrome and high-functioning autism learn social skills like sharing, engaging in conversation and recognizing the needs and feelings of others.
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How Animal Farm Communities Create a New World for Many with Autism - Fox Business

How Animal Farm Communities Create a New World for Many with Autism - Fox Business | Autism | Scoop.it
Fox Business How Animal Farm Communities Create a New World for Many with Autism Fox Business In the middle of the English countryside, Lydia Otter has made it her life's mission to work with people like Peter Griffin, a 26-year-old with severe...
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Puzzles Bakery and Cafe, one solution to autism unemployment problem

Puzzles Bakery and Cafe,  one solution to autism unemployment problem | Autism | Scoop.it
Schenectady, NY – Head of Autism Initiative,  Sara Mae Hickey,  is opening Puzzles Bakery and Cafe with plans to employ people with and without learning differences.
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Virtual Reality Room Helps Individuals with Autism

Virtual Reality Room Helps Individuals with Autism | Autism | Scoop.it

Newcastle University, UK - have developed a virtual reality room that can help people with autism to experience the things that terrify them the most in a safe environment.

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Congress Passes Bill Limiting Sheltered Workshop Eligibility - Disability Scoop

Congress Passes Bill Limiting Sheltered Workshop Eligibility - Disability Scoop | Autism | Scoop.it
A bill that would significantly limit young people with disabilities from entering sheltered workshop programs is headed to President Barack Obama's desk.
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Billy DeMink, 21 Year Old With Autism Weaves Rugs for Super Storm Sandy Victims

Billy DeMink, 21 Year Old With Autism Weaves Rugs for Super Storm Sandy Victims | Autism | Scoop.it
Richland, Michigan- Billy DeMink, a twenty one year old with autism, uses his special weaving skills to provide rugs for the victims of Super Storm Sandy.

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Autism Research: July 4, 2014 Week in Review

Autism Research: July 4, 2014 Week in Review | Autism | Scoop.it
Injury risk higher in children with ASD A new study published by the Academics Pediatrics has found an increased injury risk in children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The study led by Dr.
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A Cut Above the Rest: tHAIRapy Family Salon

A Cut Above the Rest: tHAIRapy Family Salon | Autism | Scoop.it
For many people on the autism spectrum, going to get a hair cut can be a long and arduous process. From the lights to the sounds to the tactile sensitivities, there are many different things which can make a person avoid getting a haircut.

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An amazing place for a hair cut for #autistic kids. Don't you wish you had this in your area?

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20 year old with autism seeks to play organs around the world

20 year old with autism seeks to play organs around the world | Autism | Scoop.it
Dallas, Texas-Recent high school graduate and person with autism, Brian Hataway recently won ten free pipe organ lessons from Southern Methodist University Professor and Highland Park Methodist Organist Bradly Hunter.
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Tracking Device Proposal Gains Momentum

Tracking Device Proposal Gains Momentum | Autism | Scoop.it
A federal effort to provide free tracking devices to children with autism and other disabilities who are at risk of wandering is getting a boost.
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Free Marriage Advice From Aspergers Adults

Free Marriage Advice From Aspergers Adults | Autism | Scoop.it
What your aspergers partner wishes you knew.

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Breakthrough using unique therapy for children with autism spectrum disorders

Breakthrough using unique therapy for children with autism spectrum disorders | Autism | Scoop.it
Researchers have reported a surprising finding about a unique treatment of autism spectrum disorder: a large and reliable IQ rise. Almost every treated child, regardless of diagnosis, showed significant increases in IQ, along with improved social interaction, more positive behavior, and improved communication ...
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City gardening helps autistic youths and young adults

City gardening helps autistic youths and young adults | Autism | Scoop.it
Nestled on the city’s west side, in the middle of the Illinois Medical District, an unexpected garden cultivating futures as well as flora. “We’re growing everything from tomatoes, pumpkins, summer...

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Understanding, Experiences, and Reactions to Bullying Experiences in Boys with an Autism Spectrum Disorder - Online First - Springer

Understanding, Experiences, and Reactions to Bullying Experiences in Boys with an Autism Spectrum Disorder - Online First - Springer | Autism | Scoop.it
Autistic boys (N=48) on being bullied http://t.co/P9tJbVayAg "Many boys found that telling adults made their bullying experiences worse"
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Could Your Autistic Child Be the Bully at School?

Could Your Autistic Child Be the Bully at School? | Autism | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: One of the mini themes in this month’s ASDigest is the subject of bullying. This week we take a look at various issues around bullying and autism. It’s a fact that kids who bully have often been or are being bullied themselves.
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Determining if your child is being bullied particularly difficult if on the autism spectrum

Determining if your child is being bullied particularly difficult if on the autism spectrum | Autism | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: One of the mini themes in this month’s ASDigest is the subject of bullying. This week we take a look at various issues around bullying and autism.

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Helping Your Child with Autism Diffuse a Bully Situation on His Own

Helping Your Child with Autism Diffuse a Bully Situation on His Own | Autism | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: One of the mini themes in this month’s ASDigest is the subject of bullying. This week we take a look at various issues around bullying and autism. Studies have shown that bullies target others to gain a feeling of power.
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Major Medicaid Breakthrough Announced For Autism

Major Medicaid Breakthrough Announced For Autism | Autism | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, DC (July 8, 2014) -- In a major victory for Medicaid coverage of autism, a federal agency has directed the states to cover medically necessary treatments for autism for children and y
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A 'Major Shift' In Oversight Of Special Education

A 'Major Shift' In Oversight Of Special Education | Autism | Scoop.it

The vast majority of the 6.5 million students with disabilities in U.S. schools today are not receiving a quality education, and states will be held accountable for demonstrating that those students are making progress.

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5 Autism Films on Netflix

5 Autism Films on Netflix | Autism | Scoop.it

5 autism films that are currently streamable on Netflix


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If you get #Netflix in US try these #autism #films