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Practical Training on Adolescence and Autism for Parents and Educators - Autism College

Practical Training on Adolescence and Autism for Parents and Educators - Autism College | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Are you a parent (or educator) of a pre-teen or teen? Do you think his or her autism is getting worse? Then this three -part series Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum taking place on September 10, 17, 24; at 6:00- 8:00 PST is for you.

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Measles Outbreak Spreads in California, Other States

Measles Outbreak Spreads in California, Other States | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
A measles outbreak linked to Disneyland has nearly doubled in size since last week with 45 reported cases in California and seven more illnesses confirmed in...
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Compulsory vaccinations are not the answer - research is.

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Six Strategies for Preventing Anxiety and Adrenal Stress in Autism

Six Strategies for Preventing Anxiety and Adrenal Stress in Autism | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Download the free brochure: "Autism And Adrenal Stress" Autism and Adrenal Stress An autism spectrum disorder (ASD) places the individual, the parents, and siblings under enormous adrenal stress.  ...

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Gated community forces closure of autism center in Malaysia

Gated community forces closure of autism center in Malaysia | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
PETALING, JAYA- A woman whose dream was to open an autism center in a gated community in Cheras was forced to move out. The new autism center had only been open for five days.

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Engineering students build therapy chairs for children with autism

Engineering students build therapy chairs for children with autism | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Overland Park, Kan. — Engineering students from the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) in the Blue Valley District designed and built therapy chairs especially for children with autism.

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Autism Research – Are We Focusing on the Right Things?

Autism Research – Are We Focusing on the Right Things? | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Autism is a condition that is affecting more individuals and families than ever before. The rate of autism diagnoses has risen from 1 in 180 to 1 in 66 during the last decade alone, and researchers are still baffled over what is causing it.

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Looking for answers - watch out for my forthcoming series The Autism Code to be published in 2015

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Podcast: Dr. Pamela Wolfberg: Social Inclusion for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Podcast: Dr. Pamela Wolfberg: Social Inclusion for Kids on the Autism Spectrum | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Dr. Pamela Wolfberg is a professor at the San Francisco State University in Autism Spectrum Studies. She has done amazing work for social inclusion for kids on the Autism spectrum with Integrated Play Groups.

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Top tips for happy holidays with autism

Top tips for happy holidays with autism | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
The holiday season can be stressful, especially for children with autism. Changing routines, bright lights, unfamiliar noises and unfamiliar foods can all contribute to added pressure on a child and immediate family.

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The Aus-Sums Record Their First Full CD!

The Aus-Sums Record Their First Full CD! | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Kansas City, Missouri - The Aus-Sums is a band that features original music that everyone can enjoy headed by Brian Smith and Michelle Beedle. However their main goal is helping children on the autism spectrum.

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Man with autism found dead by family members after being reported missing to police

Man with autism found dead by family members after being reported missing to police | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan. – When Kurt Miller, 32, went missing from his home, his family reported this incident to the police. Mr Miller went missing a week last Wednesday and was sadly found dead outside his apartment on the following Sunday.

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, December 3, 2014 8:35 AM

Simply terrible. Our police forces really need to be better educated on autism

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Mother to camp outside European Court of Human Rights over lack of support for children with autism

Mother to camp outside European Court of Human Rights over lack of support for children with autism | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Istanbul, Turkey — A woman has vowed to camp outside the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in an effort to draw attention to the difficulties children with autism are facing in Turkey.

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Update – Girl AGain boutique supports young women on the autism spectrum

Update – Girl AGain boutique supports young women on the autism spectrum | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Hartsdale, New York— Marjorie Madfis founded Yes She Can Inc., which is a nonprofit that aims to develop job skills and job opportunities for young women with autism.

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Autistic Spectrum Digest Magazine Launches Online in addition to iTunes and Google Play

Autistic Spectrum Digest Magazine Launches Online in addition to iTunes and Google Play | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Popular autism news related website, Autism Daily Newscast, has today announced that it is expanding beyond its digital magazine apps for the iPhone, iPad and Android devices and to offer ASDigest Magazine for viewing directly on a computer in a...

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, December 1, 2014 10:44 AM

ASDigest Magazine is now available on multiple platforms. #autism #aspergers

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Big-hearted couple foster over 65 children with special needs

Big-hearted couple foster over 65 children with special needs | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Kent, UK – An area couple who have fostered almost 70 children with special needs and various disabilities for over 25 years plan to continue providing care for youngsters who need it.

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Canadian mother of a child with autism refused translation of autism diagnosis into English

Canadian mother of a child with autism refused translation of autism diagnosis into English | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
New Brunswick, Canada — a mother from Moncton has been trying to have her son’s autism diagnosis translated to English since August, but to no avail.

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Bring Stephen Home – Young man with severe autism moved nearer to home

Bring Stephen Home – Young man with severe autism moved nearer to home | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Islington, UK – We have been following the case of Stephen Andrade very closely, we last reported on this story in July, ‘Petition by Leonor Andrade-Martinez to bring Stephen Home‘ can be read by clicking here.

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Police training sought after man with autism wrongfully arrested

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Greenville, S.C. — South Carolina Autism Society has arranged for Greenville police to undergo a voluntary training seminar that would help law enforcers recognize individuals on the autism spectrum— shortly after a man with autism was wrongfully...

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New book questions if Dylan Thomas was on autism spectrum

New book questions if Dylan Thomas was on autism spectrum | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Dr David Sands, who is an animal psychologist, believes that the welsh poet, Dylan Thomas may have been on the autism spectrum and had the condition,  synaesthesia.

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Opinion – Do we need Autism Specific Schools? Yes we do

Opinion – Do we need Autism Specific Schools? Yes we do | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
This week I read an article on the Academies Week website by Jacqui Ashton Smith who is the executive director of education at the National Autistic Society (NAS). The article was entitled, Do we need autism-specific schools?

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Children with ASD Using Visual Schedules and Playing with Other Children during the Holidays

Children with ASD Using Visual Schedules and Playing with Other Children during the Holidays | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
During the holidays families come together. For larger families, this can mean a large group of people. This can be overwhelming for children with autism.

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Christmas Transitions – Part 1 – The Change from Everyday life to the Christmas Holidays

Christmas Transitions – Part 1 – The Change from Everyday life to the Christmas Holidays | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
For me Christmas has always been a stressful time because of my autism.

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, December 11, 2014 2:20 AM

@autismholidays Keep an eye out for our series on dealing with the Christmas season.

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A week ago, Dr. Temple Grandin talked to Reddit. And it was huge.

Now, get a behind-the-scenes look at Dr. Grandin answering questions in her Ask Me...

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Man with autism refused taxi home as mistaken for being drunk

Man with autism refused taxi home as mistaken for being drunk | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Coventry, UK – Trevor Bott, who has autism, had been to the Rainbows nightclub and was needing a taxi ride home. He has now told of how  the taxi driver refused to take him  home as the  taxi driver believed that he was drunk.

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Cinemas Provide Autism Friendly Viewing in UK

Cinemas Provide Autism Friendly Viewing in UK | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
SOUTHAMPTON, UK – The Odeon Cinema along with 10 other cinemas across the country will offer special screenings for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD.) These special screenings are part of a trial by Dimensions, a specialist provider of...

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Update: Police Appeal – Youths attack teenager with autism, slashing him in the neck w/video

Update: Police Appeal – Youths attack teenager with autism, slashing him in the neck w/video | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Pimlico, London – A 16-year-old with autism was chased and then attacked by a gang of youths on June 4, he was slashed across the neck with an unknown weapon. Autism Daily Newscast reported on the story here.

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Woman helps children with autism In Uganda

Woman helps children with autism In Uganda | autistic spectrum | Scoop.it
Uganda, Africa- 35-year-old Chrystal Honsaker is helping children with autism in Uganda by donating time, money,school supplies, and mattresses. She got the idea when she vacationed in Africa a few years ago and noticed how much children suffer.

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