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Topekan with autism transitions from school into adult life - Topeka Capital Journal

Topekan with autism transitions from school into adult life - Topeka Capital Journal | autism | Scoop.it
Topekan with autism transitions from school into adult life Topeka Capital Journal Topeka resident Ryan Ondracek was diagnosed 20 years ago at age 2 with severe infantile autism, a disorder affecting brain development and characterized by...
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Raising a child with autism - The Week Magazine

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Raising a child with autism
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She has an autistic spectrum disorder.
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NC mom starts regional group for girls with autism - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

NC mom starts regional group for girls with autism - The San Luis Obispo Tribune | autism | Scoop.it
NC mom starts regional group for girls with autism The San Luis Obispo Tribune As Dudley speaks on a Sunday afternoon, a handful of parents and children begins filing into the room behind her for My Circle of Girls, a new group she has formed for...
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'Just us, people': Wyatt Kyle on autism, an arts contest, and a walk to raise ... - The Post-Standard

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Wyatt Kyle, 13, at his home in Liverpool, with a favorite video game that allows him to create custom characters and machines.
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Senator - YouTube

Senator (Senator raising awareness of the abilities of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Art is Healing

Art is Healing | autism | Scoop.it
An art fundraiser for Asian Community Mental Health Services (#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek Honoring the art of people with mental illness and developmental disabilities http://t.co/5FOmJ4qmzM)...
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Improving care for people with developmental disabilities - Sunnybrook Hospital

Improving care for people with developmental disabilities - Sunnybrook Hospital | autism | Scoop.it
Innnovative program aims to improve trips to the emergency department (#HCARDD works with ED staff to improve care for people with developmental disabilities @Sunnybrook Hospital http://t.co/1LaR9oYaBV)...
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When Those Left behind Need Care: Legal planning for care providers of people with developmental disabilities

When Those Left behind Need Care: Legal planning for care providers of people with developmental disabilities | autism | Scoop.it
Originally published in the April 2014 edition of the Emporia Gazette 's Living 50Plus. Those entering retirement age and considering their legal needs often think of estate planning. However, estate...
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Telemedicine Training for Rural Parents of Children with Autism on ...

Telemedicine Training for Rural Parents of Children with Autism on ... | autism | Scoop.it
"Autism spectrum disorders, now estimated to affect one in 68 children, are just as common in rural America," said Heitzman-Powell, research assistant professor, "but ABA-trained professionals are rare." While involving ...
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College Student Creates Apps for Autism - Autism Daily Newscast

College Student Creates Apps for Autism - Autism Daily Newscast | autism | Scoop.it
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MeganHolstein While most college students are worrying about how the job market will treat them upon graduation, others are taking matters into their own hands.
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Keith Duffy critisizes HSE for long waiting lists for children with autism to get diagnosis

Keith Duffy critisizes HSE for long waiting lists for children with autism to get diagnosis | autism | Scoop.it
Ireland, Keith Duffy- has described the HSE’s waiting lists for the assessment and diagnosis of autistic children as “disgusting” the Irish Independent reports.

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Autism Can Start During Second Trimester of Pregnancy - TIME

Autism Can Start During Second Trimester of Pregnancy - TIME | autism | Scoop.it
Autism Can Start During Second Trimester of Pregnancy TIME While autism is almost certainly the result of a combination of contributing factors, from genes to environmental exposures such as pollution, scientists say some of those influences may...
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Supporting College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Colleges today are responding to a new generation of students -- academically qualified, and matriculating with a disability -- autism spectrum disorders. Th...
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Boy with autism calls 911, saves mom - myfox8.com

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DELTONA, Fla. – A Florida mom says she didn't know that her 7-year-old autistic son even knew how to dial 911. But Joshua found the courage to step in and help her after she suffered a bad fall.
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Autism couldn't stop Curtis Metzger from filling 27 years with a creative ... - al.com (blog)

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Autism couldn't stop Curtis Metzger from filling 27 years with a creative ...
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Fairview safety forces get 'different viewpoint' at autism awareness training - Sun News

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Everyone Deserves A Fantastic Friend

Everyone Deserves A Fantastic Friend | autism | Scoop.it
In the post below, 17-year-old Marissa Hacker shares why she founded an organization that teaches people with autism the value of friendship, like her twin brother Matthew!
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Get Fit: Fitness and Nutrition for People with Developmental Disabilities - YouTube

Get FIT is a fitness and nutrition program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), such as autism, epilepsy and Down Syndrome. The...
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Local pair urge action on wait lists for people with developmental disabilities

Local pair urge action on wait lists for people with developmental disabilities | autism | Scoop.it
Two local men are continuing their campaign calling on Queen’s Park to help the thousands of people with developmental disabilities waiting years for support and services essential to pursue fulfilling lives in the community.
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Apostrophe Magazine Lunch Links – news for and about people with developmental disabilities — May 5, 2014

Apostrophe Magazine Lunch Links – news for and about people with developmental disabilities — May 5, 2014 | autism | Scoop.it
Apostrophe Magazine publishes this weekday update of news for, by and about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Research Links Autism Severity With Motor Skill Deficiencies ...

Research Links Autism Severity With Motor Skill Deficiencies ... | autism | Scoop.it
A new study from Oregon State University is believed to be the first to show a relationship between the severity of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and motor skill deficiencies in very young children.
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Environment As Important As Genes In Autism (STUDY) - Huffington Post

Environment As Important As Genes In Autism (STUDY) - Huffington Post | autism | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Environment As Important As Genes In Autism (STUDY) Huffington Post (Reuters) - Environmental factors are more important than previously thought in leading to autism, as big a factor as genes, according to the largest analysis to...
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History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places | Smithsonian

RT @SmithsonianMag: Environment matters as much as genes for kids who develop autism spectrum disorders http://t.co/cKvuZoC2Eu
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RSA - Autism at Work: Releasing Talent and Harnessing Creativity

A diverse panel featuring an employer, an academic, an Autism at Work expert, and an autistic employee.

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, April 9, 2014 6:31 AM

Interesting panel by the RSA.

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Autism, PDD-NOS & Asperger's fact sheets | Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders in adults

Information and discussion points for adults who think they may have Asperger syndrome or other Autism Spectrum Disorder (Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults http://t.co/nY1ldldlhI)...

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