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Autism Links, Young man with Asperger’s syndrome responds appropriately to police

Autism Links, Young man with Asperger’s syndrome responds appropriately to police | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

Young man with Asperger’s syndrome responds appropriately to police http://www.copblock.org/3759/young-man-with-aspergers-syndrome-responds-appropriately-to-police/ “ Reginald “Neli” Latson, a 19...

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Meet Ben: Working with Aspergers - About - News & Issues

Meet Ben: Working with Aspergers - About - News & Issues | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

Today's blog is from Ben, who is married, employed, and living with Asperger syndrome.

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Are You All Alone with Adult Autism? - About - News & Issues

Are You All Alone with Adult Autism? - About - News & Issues | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

Are You All Alone with Adult Autism?About - News & IssuesThis morning, a friend directed my attention to a short video on the PBS site which features two families with adults on the autism spectrum. The families were very similar.

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Vaccine fears persist despite studies

Vaccine fears persist despite studies | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

No matter how many times the medical community reassures parents that vaccines are safe and necessary to prevent life-threatening diseases, some people remain unconvinced."I believe that herd (RT @VacciNewsNet: Despite reassuring studies, doctors ...

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Erlanger boy living with autism saves friend from drowning

Erlanger boy living with autism saves friend from drowning | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
An Erlanger boy with autism is being called a little hero by his parents for saving another boy's life, after a 4-year-old nearly drowned.  (null http://t.co/PRhVZpF...)...
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That Long Dark Hair | Autism At Home Series

That Long Dark Hair | Autism At Home Series | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
I am happily tired. No, on second thought I am contentedly exhausted.
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Disney and Autism - Guest Appearance on The Best Magic | Return to Disney

Disney and Autism - Guest Appearance on The Best Magic | Return to Disney | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Join me as I sit down with Sal Tracanna from The Best Magic podcast as we discuss the challenges and magic of Disney for kids with autism.
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Knowing your child's limits

Knowing your child's limits | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
You know your child and you know when they've gone beyond the point of no return. You'll need to be the bad guy and step in. You will need to ensure they relax and calm down.
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Introducing Ruth, an Adult on the Autism Spectrum

Introducing Ruth, an Adult on the Autism Spectrum | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
This is my personal story that I wrote! It's been posted on about.com and is being tweeted by loads of people on twitter.
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Boy stranded after botched head count - Manawatu Standard

Boy stranded after botched head count - Manawatu Standard | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
A 10-year-old Hawera boy with Aspergers Syndrome was left alone in a Whanganui park when his carers forgot him on the way back from a youth camp.
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Labels: Autism

Labels: Autism | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
If I knew nothing about autism, having someone described to me as such might cause me to presume a great many things. Things I would be completely wrong in assuming.
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Investigation of Controversial Autism Doctor Grows

Investigation of Controversial Autism Doctor Grows | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
The recent medical investigation of one doctor who's offered a highly controversial treatment involving for autistic children gives parents a clearer idea of what treatments to avoid.
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Autistic campers create art

Autistic campers create art | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Jackson's STAR Center hosted its 2011 Arts 4 Autism summer camp Monday through Friday. A celebration was held for children and their families at 11:30 a.m. Friday, featuring artwork by the campers.
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Making the transition from the world of school into the world of work | Autism Support Network

Making the transition from the world of school into the world of work | Autism Support Network | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

Many successful people with autism have turned an old fixation into the basis of a career.

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Camp Jigsaw Helps Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders - Newswise (press release)

Camp Jigsaw Helps Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders - Newswise (press release) | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

Camp Jigsaw Helps Adolescents with Autism Spectrum DisordersNewswise (press release)Newswise — For adolescents with autism spectrum disorders, a new summer camp at Mississippi State combines fun activities with exercises designed to help...

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Research linking autism to internet use is criticised

Research linking autism to internet use is criticised | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

A row erupts between Lady Susan Greenfield, a fellow academic and autism campaigners over 'unsubstantiated claims' (RT @carlzimmer: Susan Greenfield: "I point to the increase in autism and I point to internet use.

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Meet Judy, an Adult with Autism and "A Work in Progress" - About - News & Issues

Meet Judy, an Adult with Autism and "A Work in Progress" - About - News & Issues | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Meet Judy, an Adult with Autism and "A Work in Progress"About - News & IssuesI've sent out the word that I'd love to publish essays by and about teens and adults with autism, and I've received some wonderful responses so far.
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Autism Plus Wandering: A Dangerous Combination | Child Mind Institute

Autism Plus Wandering: A Dangerous Combination | Child Mind Institute | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
The tendency of children on the autism spectrum to wander off impulsively is a huge safety issue for parents.
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Listeners prefer the laughs of children with autism to those of typically developing children

RT @autismcrisis: Listeners prefer the laughs of autistic children http://j.mp/qsmsU8 "laughter may be one area of considerable strength for this population"...
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Early Signs Of Autism & Autism Information

Early Signs Of Autism & Autism Information | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
What are the early signs of autism. Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life, and affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills.
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For Some With Autism, Jobs to Match Their Talents | Bret A. Warshawsky

For Some With Autism, Jobs to Match Their Talents http://t.co/r7oVRKA...
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Behavioral Intervention for Autistic Children with Problem ...

Behavioral Intervention for Autistic Children with Problem ... | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
www.rethinkautism.com – Autism Tip Just because some children with autism can't speak, that doesn't mean they can't communicate. Join Lin Chong, rethink autism therapist and Director of Programs and Services, ...
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Autism program utilizing Google app to help develop personal skills - Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake City

Autism program utilizing Google app to help develop personal skills - Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake City | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
A University of Utah program is using Google SketchUp to help boys with autism spectrum disorder.
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The Complexity of Autism and Issues in Diagnosing the Syndrome Part I | Autistic Spectrum Disorders – ASD

The Complexity of Autism and Issues in Diagnosing the Syndrome Part I - http://bit.ly/j2QbXs...
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Do you know anyone personally who has Asperger's Syndrome? (: | Formspring

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Do you know anyone personally who has Asperger's Syndrome? (: Asked by Punynari

No, not that I can think of. But if you do, always support them - the simplest of things go the longest of distances with them.

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Do you know anyone personally who has Asperger's Syndrome? (: No, not that I can think of. But if you do, always support them - the simplest of things go the longest of distances with them.
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