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Rutte onder de indruk van Villa Voorschot

Rutte onder de indruk van Villa Voorschot | Autism Lamb | Scoop.it
Voorschoten – Minister-president Mark Rutte kwam vanmiddag woorden te kort om Villa Voorschot, het woon/werk huis voor jongvolwassenen met autisme en een andere beperking aan de Wagnerlaan, te beschrijven. “Dit is een fantastisch project. Echt uniek!” En het bezoek van de premier kan nog een staartje krijgen wat projecten als...
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Rosemary Kennedy and the Legacy of Mental Illness | VICE | United States

In 1941, a lobotomy left Rosemary Kennedy permanently incapacitated. Two new books this month explore what has and hasn't changed about the way we treat mental illness more than 70 years later.
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I have autism and I wouldn't want it 'cured' - the world needs people who are different

I have autism and I wouldn't want it 'cured' - the world needs people who are different | Autism Lamb | Scoop.it
o get to know them as individuals.

Change comes in baby steps,
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Someone Asked My Son With Autism Why Eye Contact Is Hard. This Was His Answer.

sad when people think I don’t like them. I love people.

Love,
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How technology is helping to treat autism:

How technology is helping to treat autism: | Autism Lamb | Scoop.it
Researchers recently found technology can help children with autism develop new skills, and therapists are now using tech to teach them how to communicate.
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Am I Still Autistic: John Hall at TEDxManhattanBeach

Autism does not have to be a life sentence. Dr. John Hall knows. As a toddler, he lived in his own private world, flipping light switches, banging pans, avoi...
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See the world through her Asperger eyes: Wendy Lampen at TEDxDelft

Wendy Lampen (Belgium, 1969 -- @lampadedromy) works as a lecturer for a university of applied sciences. She got diagnosed with Aspergers syndrome herself. Tr...
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Thinking differently: Autism patients in demand by employers

Thinking differently: Autism patients in demand by employers | Autism Lamb | Scoop.it
Some call it neurological diversity, others see it as autism's fight back.
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How an Entirely New, Autistic Way of Thinking Powers Silicon Valley | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

How an Entirely New, Autistic Way of Thinking Powers Silicon Valley | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | Autism Lamb | Scoop.it
I propose a new category of thinker in addition to the traditional visual and verbal: pattern thinkers. In society, three kinds of minds — visual, verbal, pattern — naturally complement one another.
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Diagnosed with Autism at the Age of 2, This 14-Year Old Boy Was Told That He Would Never Learn to Read. Now He's a Graduate Student in Quantum Physics.

Diagnosed with Autism at the Age of 2, This 14-Year Old Boy Was Told That He Would Never Learn to Read. Now He's a Graduate Student in Quantum Physics. | Autism Lamb | Scoop.it
Therapists didn't think much of Jacob Barnett's future. But his mother saw him demonstrate a prodigious memory, pattern recognition skills and an intuitive grasp of astrophysics:One day, his mom took him stargazing.
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Mark Rutte brengt bezoek aan Villa Voorschot

Mark Rutte brengt bezoek aan Villa Voorschot | Autism Lamb | Scoop.it
un doel te realiseren, kregen de ouders diverse partijen enthousiast: de gemeente Voorschoten, voor de grond; zorgverlener ASVZ, om de zorgverlening te realiseren; en de Sleutels, om het gebouw te ontwikkelen en te verhuren. Vele fondsen en donateurs steu
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BBC drama The A Word starring Christopher Eccleston to tackle autism

BBC drama The A Word starring Christopher Eccleston to tackle autism | Autism Lamb | Scoop.it
Former Doctor Who star says he is ‘proud’ to star in the six-part series looking at a family struggling to cope when the youngest son is diagnosed with autism
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The Surprising Advantages of Being Autistic

The Surprising Advantages of Being Autistic | Autism Lamb | Scoop.it
h level. In the memoir Born on a Blue Day, Daniel Tammet, who has Asperger syndrome, described a childh
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Regeldruk in de zorg - YouTube

Een oproep van Don Olthof, voorzitter Raad van Bestuur van IrisZorg, om de regeldruk in de zorg te verminderen. 2015 © Filmschool IrisZorg
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Scientists discover first clear cut gene linked to autism

Scientists discover first clear cut gene linked to autism | Autism Lamb | Scoop.it
Scientists from the University of Washington and other institutions discovered that people with a mutation of the CHD8 gene have a 'very strong' likelihood of having autism.
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Am I Still Autistic: John Hall at TEDxManhattanBeach

Autism does not have to be a life sentence. Dr. John Hall knows. As a toddler, he lived in his own private world, flipping light switches, banging pans, avoi...
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Am I Still Autistic: John Hall at TEDxManhattanBeach

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See the world through her Asperger eyes: Wendy Lampen at TEDxDelft

Wendy Lampen (Belgium, 1969 -- @lampadedromy) works as a lecturer for a university of applied sciences. She got diagnosed with Aspergers syndrome herself. Tr...
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Jakarta wil 'autisme-vriendelijke' stad worden

Jakarta wil 'autisme-vriendelijke' stad worden | Autism Lamb | Scoop.it
Jakarta, de hoofdstad van Indonesië, wil 'autisme-vriendelijk' worden. Op scholen en in openbare gebouwen wil de gemeente kinderen met autisme faciliteiten bieden om goed te kunnen functioneren.
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