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ARGHCard

ARGHCard | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Autism Rights Group Highland have created their own autism alert card which will aid communication for all autistic people, unlike other alert cards it is made of high quality plastic, the only alert card in the highlands.
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Scottish Autism: A very Wicked show...

Scottish Autism: A very Wicked show... | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
The case of the autistic boy asked to leave a London theatre performance due to an alleged disturbance...
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Lawmakers Consider Ban On Shock Treatments - WCVB-TV

Lawmakers Consider Ban On Shock Treatments - WCVB-TV | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
The privately run school that treats severely autistic children is believed to be the only school of its kind in the nation that uses skin shock treatments to control the behavior of some...
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Withernsea autism care centre faces uncertain future - BBC News

Withernsea autism care centre faces uncertain future - BBC News | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
A specialist autism care centre for adults in Withernsea could close due to a lack of referrals from a council.
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Drawing Autism - 50 Watts

Drawing Autism - 50 Watts | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Drawing Autism is an incredible collection of artwork by people diagnosed with autism, from teenage amateurs to established artists.
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Haunting, detailed and complex: winning work by autistic young ...

Haunting, detailed and complex: winning work by autistic young ... | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Art for Autism, a national art competition run by Beechwood College, a specialist residential college in Wales. The aim of the project was to show that art can not only encourage learning and instill lifelong skills but ...
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Ex-McDonald's manager charged in attack arrested in NC - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ex-McDonald's manager charged in attack arrested in NC - Atlanta Journal Constitution | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionEx-McDonald's manager charged in attack arrested in NCAtlanta Journal ConstitutionA woman entered the McDonald's at 1291 Bells ferry Road with her autistic children and a service dog, according to the warrant.
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Woman wants autistic neighbour out - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Woman wants autistic neighbour out - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Woman wants autistic neighbour outRockhampton Morning BulletinThe 17-year-old, who is severely autistic and lives with three carers in a suburban street, regularly eludes his minders to inflict a reign of terror on his neighbours.
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Autistic boy,12, with higher IQ than Einstein develops his own theory of relativity, page 1

Autistic boy,12, with higher IQ than Einstein develops his own theory of relativity, page 1 | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
RT @AboveTopSecret: Autistic boy,12, with higher IQ than Einstein develops his own theory of relativity (20 flags) http://dlvr.it/ctG49...
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Designing websites suitable for people with autism spectrum disorders - | autism | Asperger syndrome |

Designing websites suitable for people with autism spectrum disorders - | autism | Asperger syndrome | | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
This section outlines some basic principles of designing a website for people with ASDs, based on consultation with experts and people with the condition.
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Special Interests

Special Interests | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
"So, what is your special interest?"If you put two or more people together who have Asperger's syndrome, the question is bound to come up.
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Funding shortfall closes Dublin autism school - RTE.ie

Funding shortfall closes Dublin autism school - RTE.ie | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Parents have criticised a decision by the Department of Education not to fund a school that provides specialised education to eight children with autism.
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Resources - | autism | Asperger syndrome |

Resources - | autism | Asperger syndrome | | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
We asked children and young people with autism, and their parents and carers about their experiences of education and what they think could work better. Our campaign report sets out the practical, often simple steps that the Government can take to create a system that works for everyone.

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Camp Jigsaw helps adolescents with autism (Mississippi State University)

Camp Jigsaw helps adolescents with autism (Mississippi State University) | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Camp Jigsaw, now in its second year and named after the puzzle-piece symbol associated with autism awareness, involves boys ages 12-19. It is a week crammed with experiences designed to help them make eye contact during conversations and maintain a positive tone of voice, among other concepts.

The experience also enables university graduate students serving as staff members while studying emotional and behavioral disorders to earn credit toward their internship requirement.
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Funding row shuts school for children with autism - Irish Independent

Funding row shuts school for children with autism - Irish Independent | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Funding row shuts school for children with autismIrish IndependentA SCHOOL that provides specialist teaching for children with autism will close tomorrow after the education minister rejected new funding proposals.
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Family's theatre autism complaint - BBC News

Family's theatre autism complaint - BBC News | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
BBC NewsFamily's theatre autism complaintBBC NewsA family say they have been overwhelmed by support for their autistic son who they claim was asked to leave a theatre because he was making too much noise.
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An overview of Aspergers Syndrome in adults - by Eileen Eva - Helium

An overview of Aspergers Syndrome in adults - by Eileen Eva - Helium | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke describes Asperger’s syndrome as, “an autism spectrum disorder characteriz..., Eileen Eva (Overview of Asperger's Syndrome in adults http://bit.ly/g3GLtk...)...
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Using touch screens and apps to treat autism - Wire - Lifestyle - bellinghamherald.com

SAN JOSE, Calif. - As a commercial software expert for the financial services industry, Ted Conley was frustrated with the technology that a speech therapist recommended to help his developmentally disabled son.
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