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Broadway's "The Lion King" puts on a special show for autistic kids and their families: http://t.co/KHS4cPN...

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Autistic pupils failed by the system, say families - Belfast Telegraph

Autistic pupils failed by the system, say families - Belfast Telegraph | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

Autistic pupils failed by the system, say families. 

The shocking new research carried out by the National Autistic Society Northern Ireland (NASNI) shows that almost one in three parents feel that the education...

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Melanie Sykes on autism | Health - ITV This Morning

Melanie Sykes on autism | Health - ITV This Morning | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

She's one of TV's brightest stars, but behind the showbiz glamour and on-screen appearances, Melanie Sykes has been protecting her son from the spotlight (check out http://t.co/zlAUaI91 (via @itvdotcom) Melanie Sykes...

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New genes contributing to autism discovered; Genetic links between neurodevelopment and psychiatric disorders

New genes contributing to autism discovered; Genetic links between neurodevelopment and psychiatric disorders | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

A new approach to investigating hard-to-find chromosomal abnormalities has identified 33 genes associated with autism and related disorders, 22 for the first time.

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Told her son was not disabled enough to qualify for the help

Told her son was not disabled enough to qualify for the help | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
A Sprowston mum-of-four is fighting to get her family’s disability benefit back after being told her son was not disabled enough to qualify for the help.
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OUR Journey Thru Autism: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close: A Mother's Perspective

OUR Journey Thru Autism: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close: A Mother's Perspective | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
OUR Journey Thru Autism: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close: A Mother's Perspective http://t.co/sW3qHfov...
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Anxiety, other disorders more common in autism

Anxiety, other disorders more common in autism | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Autism tends to go hand in hand with a variety of other mental and behavioral conditions in kids, suggests a new study that highlights the fuzzy nature of autism diagnoses themselves (I see this all the time.
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Brooklyn Autism Center Gives Kids One-on-One Help - New York Daily News

Brooklyn Autism Center Gives Kids One-on-One Help - New York Daily News | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
New York Daily News: Brooklyn Autism Center Gives Kids One-on-One Help A Brooklyn Heights school for Autistic children is giving kids the close attention they need to help them thrive.
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Autistic artist asked to create piece after chance encounter - Edinburgh Evening News - Scotsman.com

Autistic artist asked to create piece after chance encounter - Edinburgh Evening News - Scotsman.com | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
PAINTING a giant canvas of one of Edinburgh's most intricate and well-known buildings would be a challenge for even the most renowned artist.
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Asperger's Syndrome Children And Sensory Sensitivity

Sensory sensitivity are these obstacles for your child? (#Aspergers syndrome #children and #sensory sensitivity.
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Risk of Autism Recurrence Higher Than Thought

Risk of Autism Recurrence Higher Than Thought | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

The risk of autism in a child whose older sibling is already diagnosed with the disorder is higher than previously believed, according to new research.

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Johnson: Parents concerned by handcuffing of autistic boy - The Denver Post

Johnson: Parents concerned by handcuffing of autistic boy - The Denver Post | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

Donald and Raiko Johnson detest what happened to their son. They still do not understand it fully, yet they came to me to speak out about it, to maybe prevent another autistic or special-needs child from also ending up in handcuffs.

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Why the diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome will disappear | Autism Support Network

Why the diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome will disappear | Autism Support Network | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

As of 2013, the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders will change dramatically - Asperger's doesn't exist anymore?

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AT WORK: Torrance center helps autistic children live more normal lives - Daily Breeze

AT WORK: Torrance center helps autistic children live more normal lives - Daily Breeze | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

Sabrina Marasovich works with a young boy at Resources in Autism Education in Torrance.

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Louis Theroux: Extreme Love – Autism, BBC Two, review - Telegraph.co.uk

Louis Theroux: Extreme Love – Autism, BBC Two, review - Telegraph.co.uk | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

Louis Theroux: Extreme Love – Autism, BBC Two

Patrick Smith reviews Louis Theroux: Extreme Love – Autism, the documentary maker's new BBC Two series in which he looks at the mental disorder.

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Teen with Asperger's syndrome prepares for life after graduation

Teen with Asperger's syndrome prepares for life after graduation | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

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Leeds boy, 8, teaches children about Asperger’s syndrome - Top Stories - Yorkshire Evening Post | Autism News and research

Leeds boy, 8, teaches children about Asperger’s syndrome - Top Stories - Yorkshire Evening Post | Autism News and research | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

BRAVE schoolboy Harry Inman stood up in front of hundreds of classmates to talk about Asperger’s syndrome – a form of autism he was diagnosed with three years ago.

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Psychoanalytic treatment for autism: Interviews with French analysts

Psychoanalytic treatment for autism: Interviews with French analysts | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
They are all psychoanalysts who treat children with autism, and they complain that the film has been unfairly edited to make them look ridiculous. They are suing the film-maker, Sopihe Robert in her native France.
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International Conference on Autism in Ireland

International Conference on Autism in Ireland | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Posted by Simon Wallace, Autism Speaks director of scientific development for Europe

A fine mist was rolling in off the Atlantic as we made our way to the opening session of last week’s Intern...
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New Autism Definition Could Exclude Many From Diagnosis

New Autism Definition Could Exclude Many From Diagnosis | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Education Week reporter Nirvi Shah tracks news and trends of interest to the special education community, including administrators, teachers, and parents. (Will new definition of #autism change level of support services for #students in need?
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Staffordshire County Council fined for stress caused to autistic ...

A council has been fined £5250 for causing a significant amount of avoidable stress and frustration to an autistic teenager and his mother. The Local Government Ombudsman said Staffordshire County Council should use ...
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Living Life With Autism II: Perspectives - Forbes

Living Life With Autism II: Perspectives - Forbes | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Last month's article on autism lacked the perspectives of its subjects - a common but fatal flaw. Here, autistic adults discuss life in a neurotypical world.
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News from The Associated Press

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Broadway's "The Lion King" puts on a special show for autistic kids and their families: http://t.co/KHS4cPN...

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“Has Autism” versus “Is Autistic”; A muddled debate

“Has Autism” versus “Is Autistic”; A muddled debate | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

When talking about my son, I will variously refer to him as "autistic" or that he is a child "with autism." My choice at any point in time depends on what makes the sentence flow better, and provid...

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Children With Autism, Connecting via Bus and Train

Children With Autism, Connecting via Bus and Train | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

Museum officials are using the obsession for trains and buses among children with autism to try to teach them how to connect with other people — and the world.

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'Struggle' to find autism schools

Almost half of parents of children with autism are having to wait more than a year to get their children into the right school, a survey carried ...bbc.co.uk...

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