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53 Questions To Ask That Will Change Your Relationship

53 Questions To Ask That Will Change Your Relationship | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
There are no right or wrong answers to these 53 relationship questions, just some reflections to your relationship.

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Glori R Zeltzer, MFT's curator insight, March 24, 12:52 PM

Wow, pick a question, any question....open your heart and listen!

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Famous People With Aspergers: Tim Page

Famous People With Aspergers: Tim Page | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
"The features of character are carved out of adversity." Paul Barnett.Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule When I think of famous people with Aspergers, Tim Page is one person who comes to mind. Tim Page is an American writer, editor, Pulitzer Prize winning music critic, producer, and professor. We can learn much from famous Asperger adults […]

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Steve Borgman's curator insight, October 6, 8:02 PM

Famous people with Aspergers can teach us valuable life lessons. Tim Page's writings, life, and career can help you on your own life journey.

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Autism symptoms reversed in mice

Autism symptoms reversed in mice | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Neural 'hyperconnections' caused by runaway protein production can be undone.

As diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder rise, the need for effective therapies has increased in urgency. Today, a paper in Nature describes two ways of reversing autism-like symptoms in a new mouse model of the condition. (...) - by Dan Jones, Nature news, 21 November 2012

 

Source :  Gkogkas, C. G. et al. Nature 


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Why early diagnosis of autism in children is a good thing

Why early diagnosis of autism in children is a good thing | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

Many children with autism are put on waiting lists and miss out on early behavioural interventions and other benefits because health professionals are reluctant to diagnose autism early out of fear of labelling young children.


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ESRC's curator insight, October 29, 5:59 AM

Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Millenium Cohort Study based at the Institute of Education University of London

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Jobs for people with autism: A New Leaf nurtures people, plants | Tulsa World

Jobs for people with autism: A New Leaf nurtures people, plants | Tulsa World | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

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Patty Ball's curator insight, March 6, 2013 11:30 AM

jobs for those with developmental disabilities

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Autism Myths and Misconceptions Part 3 – all people with autism are Savants

Autism Myths and Misconceptions Part 3 – all people with autism are Savants | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
`…not all autistic people are savants … not all savants are autistic …` It is not particularly common to see autistic people pictured in film or television, but for the most part, when they are they are shown as autistic savants; people who struggle...

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, September 9, 3:49 AM

What are your thoughts. Comments are open and welcomed.

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Autism Education Bundle “Shapes & Colors” | Living with Autism

Autism Education Bundle “Shapes & Colors” | Living with Autism | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
This is an innovative learning kit designed for Autistic children or any child with special learning and developmental needs.

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BOOST YOUR CHILD’S BRAINPOWER

BOOST YOUR CHILD’S BRAINPOWER | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
We already approached the topic of a good nutrition for a sharp brain, however, did you know there are more ways to maintain your child’s brain in the best shape possible?

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Stroke Tattler's curator insight, September 13, 10:04 AM

Not only for children, an create an enriched environment for brains of all ages.

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Adults with Autism sent hundreds of miles away from their families

Adults with Autism sent hundreds of miles away from their families | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Adults with Autism sent hundreds of miles away from their families National Leading Autism Campaigner & Ambassador for Autism, Kevin Healey, is outraged by the system that is currently not supporting people with Autism.

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Autistic Boy with Pig is Favorite at Weber County 4-H Fair

Autistic Boy with Pig is Favorite at Weber County 4-H Fair | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Ogden, UT -  13-year old autistic teen Tucker Doak beat the odds and raised a hog to auction off at Weber County’s 4-H Fair. The 271 pound hog was named Hazel and sold at $10.50 per pound while others were only getting $4-5 per pound.

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Breaking Bad Star Invites Arron with Autism to Visit

Breaking Bad Star Invites Arron with Autism to Visit | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Las Angeles, CA – Breaking Bad might be part of Aaron Paul’s most recognized work, but the actor himself in nothing but good.

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AUTISM-DON'T LET ME GO

"This video is for our son, Jake, who has autism.

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Sara Tilleman's curator insight, June 5, 2013 10:13 AM

Moving video and gives you good practice reading.....

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Apps for Autism – new resources to explore!

Apps for Autism – new resources to explore! | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

ResourceLink has recently purchased a title, Apps for Autism, which is an extremely comprehensive guide to over 200 apps that have been carefully chosen to assist students with Autism develop commu...


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Best Ways To Understand What Conversation Is

Best Ways To Understand What Conversation Is | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory.   Emily Post My Attempt at Brazilian Conversation I grew up in Brazil, South America. I attended a Brazilian, Portuguese speaking school, from kindergarten through fourth grade. […]

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My Ultimate Top 10 Autism Dating Articles

My Ultimate Top 10 Autism Dating Articles | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Here’s a list of the ultimate Top 10 Autism Dating Articles from this blog, Thrive with Aspergers. I went through the WordPress statistics for my site, searching for the 10 most popular/viewed articles on dating since I started the blog. Here’s what I found, listed from #10 to #1! #10 Who Else Wants Friendship and Dating Tips […]

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BPS Research Digest: Children with autism are less susceptible to the rubber hand illusion

BPS Research Digest: Children with autism are less susceptible to the rubber hand illusion | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

The ability to tell where our bodies end and the rest of the world begins comes so naturally we tend not to give it much thought. In fact the brain mechanisms underlying bodily-identity are a vital part of basic social functioning. Given that social difficulties are a central part of autism, a team of US researchers led by Carissa Cascio wondered whether autism might be associated with differences in these basic mechanisms underlying body ownership.


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Factory Transmedia launches preschool series based on Autism Spectrum - Kidscreen

Factory Transmedia launches preschool series based on Autism Spectrum - Kidscreen | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
KidscreenFactory Transmedia launches preschool seriesKidscreenNewly established prodco Factory Transmedia has launched its first preschool IP called Ribbit, Rabbit, Robot (working title), which will make its debut at next month's Cartoon Forum in...

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Lydia Y. Lin's curator insight, March 25, 2013 12:52 AM

Really helps preschool kids understand characteristics of Autism through digital media and cartoons. Good tool for teachers to promote inclusivity and understanding. 

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Autism & Learning | Online College Tips – Infographic

Autism & Learning | Online College Tips – Infographic | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

Autism is a neural development disorder that affects 1.5 million Americans. It impacts how a person thinks, learns and experiences the world. For more information about Autism & Learning check out this infographic.


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Kirk Behnke's curator insight, February 18, 8:54 AM

Nice infographic

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Surfers For Autism Need More Volunteers This Weekend.

Surfers For Autism Need More Volunteers This Weekend. | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Tybee Island, GA -Georgia based autism organization Surfers For Autism needs more volunteers for their annual Coastal Empire Beach Festival.

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What is an Autistic Crash? And how can you avoid one?

What is an Autistic Crash? And how can you avoid one? | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Often people with autism (even if it is undiagnosed) will start to suffer from severe depression and anxiety, and perhaps panic attacks, or a nervous breakdown at some point in their life - but is ...

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Teenager with Autism Inspired by Running

Teenager with Autism Inspired by Running | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
New York – Mike Brannigan 17, has autism and  is obsessed with running and is one of the top ten high school runners in the country,  he can run a mile in four minutes and seven seconds flat.

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New Pilot Study finds that behavioural therapy may help reduce autism symptoms as young as 6 months

New Pilot Study finds that behavioural therapy may help reduce autism symptoms as young as 6 months | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders – released online Tuesday findings from their pilot study into how parents can help significantly reduce symptoms of autism in babies as young as under the age of 1 year.

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Amazing Autistic Women – Special Edition of ASDigest Now Available

Amazing Autistic Women  – Special Edition of ASDigest Now Available | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
ASDigest and Autism Daily Newscast are delighted to announce the publication of Amazing Autistic Women – Special Edition which includes interviews from inspirational women across the globe.

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, August 21, 6:19 AM

The edition is still in the queue for final approval but you can preview the first 10 pages now for free.

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Free Webinar – Asperger’s in Love

Free Webinar – Asperger’s in Love | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Alina Kislenko – is an Aspie therapist who works with couples with at least one partner who has Asperger’s Syndrome and specialises in in ADHD, Asperger’s, Sex therapy, and couples issues.

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Students with autism worried about discrimination at university

Students with autism worried about discrimination at university | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

10 Aug 2014

Some TAFE and university students do not disclose they are on the autism spectrum due to concerns about discrimination, a La Trobe University study has found. 


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