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7 Strategies to assist with the time change and children with Autism

7 Strategies to assist with the time change and children with Autism | Autism News | Scoop.it
Most adults always anticipate the "fall back" into daylight savings time because for many it means an extra hour of clubbing, watching movies or hanging out with friends due to the extra hour of sl...
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We were hoping to find time to write aobut this one but alas - we ran out of time.

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, November 2, 2013 11:28 AM

practical tips !

Olivia Gillingham's curator insight, November 2, 2013 6:38 PM

A little guide to help children, especially those with autism, on addapting to the change in time. It can help as this encourages to keep to a reguler routine.

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How AngelSense Saved My Daughter’s Life

How AngelSense Saved My Daughter’s Life | Autism News | Scoop.it
A guest post by Kathy Gilray, mother of a 15-year-old girl with Asperger’s Syndrome from Rowlett, Texas.  Her daughter was kidnapped and sexually assaulted.
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Read this story on how a bad situation with an #autistic could have proven fatal. Please support our sponsor by checking this out. 

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Interview with wildlife photographer Reuben Brewer

Berkshire, UK – A few weeks back we ran a story about a young man with autism ‘Teen with Asperger’s creates amazing photorealistic drawings’.
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Check our this interview and some beautiful drawings. Super 

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Autistic child wanders from school unnoticed then found and handcuffed. Apology isn’t enough w/video

Autistic child wanders from school unnoticed then found and handcuffed. Apology isn’t enough w/video | Autism News | Scoop.it
Jacksonville, Fla. — Duval School District officials apologized after an 11-year-old girl with autism was found wandering off campus for hours.
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How many more wanderings from school and children being put in handcuff before we as a society say ENOUGH?

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Belén López Morate's curator insight, October 16, 2015 4:10 AM

Me parece increíble que un/a niño/a (con o sin algún tipo de discapacidad) tenga que ser esposado/a como castigo tras escaparse del colegio... ¿Acaso no existen otros métodos de disciplina? ¿Acaso esta niña había cometido algún crimen? Quizá solamente estaría huyendo de la clase de gimnasia porque esta clase causaba en ella algún tipo de alteración evidente que el profesorado no supo ver.

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Autism and Confidence – Part 1 – Why do people with Autism lack Confidence?

Autism and Confidence – Part 1 – Why do people with Autism lack Confidence? | Autism News | Scoop.it
Autistic people can often struggle with confidence, or rather a lack of it. This can impact on their daily lives and challenge their most basic relationships.
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New series from Paddy-Joe that will be popular for sure.

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Autism Research: 2nd October, 2015 Week in Review

Autism Research: 2nd October, 2015 Week in Review | Autism News | Scoop.it
Analysis reveals 65 autism genes In a largest ever study of its kind, scientists from University of California, San Francisco have identified 65 genes that essay a role in autism spectrum disorders.
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Last week's summary of #autism research

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Mother set to run 120 miles for Autism Society of Heartland, Kansas

Mother set to run 120 miles for Autism Society of Heartland, Kansas | Autism News | Scoop.it
Leawood, Mo. — A mother of a 12-year-old with autism has started a 120-mile run for the benefit of the Autism Society of Heartland in Knasas Sydney Sorkin wants to raise money for the organization to help them give out free swimming lessons to...
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Another Mom who tries to do it all. #autismawareness

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University offers autism transition program for college students with autism

University offers autism transition program for college students with autism | Autism News | Scoop.it
Charleston, Ill. — The Eastern Illinois University Autism Center has recently started the Students with Autism Transitional Education Program (STEP) to help individuals with autism transition into college smoothly.
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Popular #autism article this week.

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Autism Research: 25th September, 2015 Week in Review

Autism Research: 25th September, 2015 Week in Review | Autism News | Scoop.it
Autism biomarker might help better diagnosis A path breaking new study from the prestigious University of California, Irvine has identified a new biomarker that might aid in diagnosing the rapidly spreading neurodevelopmental disorder.
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Autism and Elimination Diets – Join the Food Detectives

Autism and Elimination Diets –  Join the Food Detectives | Autism News | Scoop.it
Diets.   Do you flinch when you hear that word?   There’s no need to – it’s time consuming but certainly not impossible.
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Another great one from Stella Waterhouse in her #exploring #autism series. 

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Study says spontaneous rare mutations in genes responsible for half of autism cases

Study says spontaneous rare mutations in genes responsible for half of autism cases | Autism News | Scoop.it
Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. — A team of researchers from the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York found a genetic analysis that supports prediction that about half of autism cases involve spontaneous rare mutations in genes— rather than several...
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Interesting new #autism research... what are your thoughts?

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Walk Now for Autism Speaks Raises $140,000

Walk Now for Autism Speaks Raises $140,000 | Autism News | Scoop.it
Manchester, N.H. — Over 900 people walked for Autism Speaks Sunday at the Southern New Hampshire University in an effort to raise funds for the organization’s projects that are geared towards autism research as well as providing numerous services...
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#autism news - yes I know #autismspeaks but it is newsworthy.

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First responders attend autism awareness training

First responders attend autism awareness training | Autism News | Scoop.it

ReaeSandy Springs, Ga. — Personnels from the Sandy Springs Fire Rescue and the Sandy Springs Police Department underwent autism awareness training last week to help them communicate effectively with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...

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Readers liked this and agree. ... more #autism training like this is needed. 

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Press Release – National Autism Center at May Institute Publishes New Edition of Popular Educators’ Manual

Press Release – National Autism Center at May Institute Publishes New Edition of Popular Educators’ Manual | Autism News | Scoop.it
Randolph, Mass. – A newly updated version of the National Autism Center’s popular autism manual for educators –Evidence-based Practice and Autism in the Schools, 2nd Edition – is now available free of charge from the Center’s website at...
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#autism #education 

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ASTEP- Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership provide services for the autism community

ASTEP- Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership provide services for the autism community | Autism News | Scoop.it
New York — ASTEP — We recently shared a press release about the services that ASTEP (Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership) provides for the autism community.
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more more more - we need more #autism programs to help young people move into the world of work. 

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JetBlue Airways conducts “Blue Horizons for Autism” Program for children with autism at Orlando International Airport

JetBlue Airways conducts “Blue Horizons for Autism” Program for children with autism at Orlando International Airport | Autism News | Scoop.it
Orlando — JetBlue Airways and Orlando International airport recently conducted a program to help children with autism familiarize themselves with the process of flying, but without having to actually take off.
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Another JetBlue friendly "training"

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Belén López Morate's curator insight, October 15, 2015 7:24 AM

Ir al médico, al peluquero, al dentista e, incluso, coger un vuelo son hechos que suponen una elevada agitación en las personas con Trastornos del Espectro Autista. Por eso es importante que se creen programas de entrenamiento y apoyo adecuados a cada ámbito y, de este modo, ayudarles a prever qué va a pasar.

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Book Review – When Autism Comes to Roost by Alicia Hendley

Book Review – When Autism Comes to Roost by Alicia Hendley | Autism News | Scoop.it
When Autism Comes to Roost: A Family’s Journey From Denial to Acceptance, is an honest, raw and poignant memoir told from a mother’s perspective about her journey with her young son through the autism diagnosis process.
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Read Jo's review of this book - she loved it.

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Press Release – Scripps Florida Scientists Identify Key Neurotransmitter Receptor as Potential Target for Individualized Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Press Release – Scripps Florida Scientists Identify Key Neurotransmitter Receptor as Potential Target for Individualized Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder | Autism News | Scoop.it
Grant of $2.4 Million Will Support Further Research JUPITER, FL – September 30, 2015 – Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered a significant—and potentially treatable—relationship between a...
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Researchers observe home videos for signs of autism in children

Researchers observe home videos for signs of autism in children | Autism News | Scoop.it
Graz, Austria — A team of researchers from the Medical University of Graz in Austria observed home videos of children in an attempt to look for signs of autism during their early years.
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#autism research interesting.

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Press Release – Study: Children with autism benefit from theater-based program

Press Release – Study: Children with autism benefit from theater-based program | Autism News | Scoop.it
Children with autism who participated in a 10-week, 40-hour, theatre-based program showed significant differences in social ability compared to a group of children with autism who did not participate, according to a Vanderbilt study published in...
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We have thought this for some time that #autism and theater are a good mix. That said, my son won't be caught dead at the theater. lol

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Protesters claim autism advocacy group is not what it seems

Vancouver — A group of protesters showed up at a walk organized to raise money for non-profit organization Autism Speaks at the Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.
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More backlash against #AutismSpeaks

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Press Release – P!NK JOINS CONAN O’BRIEN, AL ROKER, AISHA TYLER

Press Release – P!NK JOINS CONAN O’BRIEN, AL ROKER, AISHA TYLER | Autism News | Scoop.it
Autism Speaks will host its first ever AUTISM SPEAKS TO LOS ANGELES CELEBRITY CHEF GALA, in which 100 award-winning chefs will cook tableside for guests. WHO: Grammy® award-winning recording artist P!
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How I love to be there to see P!NK.  all the best in their fundraising for #autism 

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The Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Hosts Inaugural Hope & Help Gala

The Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Hosts Inaugural Hope & Help Gala | Autism News | Scoop.it
Sold out event raised awareness and funds for the treatment, education and research center on September 19 at The Resort at Pelican Hill SANTA ANA, Calif.
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Another successful #autism fundraising event.

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Young girl struggling with autism writes down qualities of a ‘true friend’

Young girl struggling with autism writes down qualities of a ‘true friend’ | Autism News | Scoop.it
Dublin — A young girl with autism was asked to write down the qualities of what she would consider a ‘true friend’, and she came up with things that reflect the struggles that children with autism often deal with.
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Poignant #autism story

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New York lawmaker pushes for ID cards for individuals with autism

New York lawmaker pushes for ID cards for individuals with autism | Autism News | Scoop.it
Rotterdam, N.Y. — A lawmaker in New York is pushing for ID cards for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
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While a few readers are hesitant the overall response has been very positive #autismsafety #autism

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Brain Stimulation Holds Promise in Autism Treatment

Brain Stimulation Holds Promise in Autism Treatment | Autism News | Scoop.it
Autism Daily Newscast first reported on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) back in November of 2013.
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#autism and transcranial magnetic stimulation - more on this story

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chelihi rabah's curator insight, September 25, 2015 1:55 PM

هل التحفيز المغناطيسي للدماغ فعلا مؤشر ايجابي لعالج هذا الاضطراب ؟؟؟؟