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Understanding autism

Understanding autism | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
Kenneth Windholz is a psychology professor at Fort Hays State. He said autism can be misunderstood, because autism doesn't affect everyone i…
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'Autism Games 4 - Matching' App Helps Reinforce Behavioral Therapy In Children With Autism

'Autism Games 4 - Matching' App Helps Reinforce Behavioral Therapy In Children With Autism | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
The new app has been designed with ideals and best practices used in ABA therapy.
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The Wonders Of Neurodiversity: Why Should Companies Hire Autistic Employees?

The Wonders Of Neurodiversity: Why Should Companies Hire Autistic Employees? | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
More companies are hiring under the principle of Neurodiversity. These are people who belong to the autism spectrum.
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Heritability of autism spectrum disorder studied in UK twins

Heritability of autism spectrum disorder studied in UK twins | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
Substantial genetic and moderate environmental influences were associated with risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and broader autism traits in a study of twins in the United Kingdom, according to an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry.
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In Fight Over Service Dog, School Board Is Brought To Heel

In Fight Over Service Dog, School Board Is Brought To Heel | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
After a two-year legal battle that garnered Justice Department attention, a school district has been ordered to allow a boy with disabilities to bring his service dog to class.
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New Housing Concept Emerging For Those With Disabilities

New Housing Concept Emerging For Those With Disabilities | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
Construction is underway on a gated community specifically designed for people with developmental disabilities that planners say could become a new national model.
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So Overwhelming! School Refuses to Provide Assessment Results!

So Overwhelming! School Refuses to Provide Assessment Results! | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
We started the process in September and still have not had our IEP meeting! 1. The school has decided that legal timelines are unimportant. 2. I requested assessment results before the IEP meeting and was denied.
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Entrepreneur with Asperger's peddling affordable electric bike - Los Angeles Times

Entrepreneur with Asperger's peddling affordable electric bike - Los Angeles Times | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
Storm Sonders has a house in Malibu, a daily surfing routine and one of the hottest crowd-funding campaigns on the Internet.
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'Community conversation' seeks to spur more inclusion of residents with autism ... - MLive.com

Muskegon County residents with autism, Down Syndrome and other development disabilities remain largely excluded from employment opportunities and other important facets of life.
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High Court Rejects Autism-Vaccine Case - Disability Scoop

High Court Rejects Autism-Vaccine Case - Disability Scoop | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case brought by a woman who says her son's autism was caused by vaccines he received.
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Inside the Autism Spectrum

This Autism Speaks film delves into just how unique every individual with autism spectrum disorders is. There is a saying among the autism community, "If you've met one person with autism,...
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GcMAF – the beginning of the end for autism

Over 900 children have now trialled GcMAF around the world, and clinics are reporting a response rate of over 80% in reducing the symptoms of autism.
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5 Rules for Surviving Snow Days for Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

5 Rules for Surviving Snow Days for Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
Most children with Autism Spectrum Disorder find snow days to be anything but joyful. Discover tips to help on snowy days here!
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Wings for Autism works to overcome flying fears for Oklahoma families

Wings for Autism works to overcome flying fears for Oklahoma families | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
OKLAHOMA CITY - Flying with a child can be difficult and stressful for parents, but it can be even more strenuous for children with autism. Experts say anxiety, long lines and loud noises can make it hard for children with autism to navigate the stresses associated with airports.
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Autistic boy wows teachers by joining in at school concert

Autistic boy wows teachers by joining in at school concert | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
Moving video footage captures the moment an autistic nine-year-old sings for the first time at his school concert in Bristol. Musab Mohamoud, who has learning difficulties has amazed his teachers.
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King's College London - Genetic influences on autism estimated at between 74-98 per cent

King's College London - Genetic influences on autism estimated at between 74-98 per cent | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
Genetic influences on autism estimated at between 74-98 per cent.
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Wrightslaw Returning to Albuquerque, NM on March 10, 2015!

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is being sponsored by Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special Needs.
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Students With Disabilities Suspended More Often

Students With Disabilities Suspended More Often | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
The likelihood that a student with a disability will be suspended from school appears to vary greatly depending on where they live, a new analysis finds.
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Genetic variant rs17225178 in the ARNT2 gene is associated with Asperger ... - 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

Genetic variant rs17225178 in the ARNT2 gene is associated with Asperger Syndrome - up-to-the-minute news and headlines. 7thSpace is a online portal covering topics such as Family, Business, Entertainment, Headlines, Recipes and more.
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Molecular Autism | Full text | Constrained spherical deconvolution-based tractography and tract-based spatial statistics show abnormal microstructural organization in Asperger syndrome

The aim of this study was to investigate potential differences in neural structure in individuals with Asperger syndrome (AS), high-functioning individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
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Never Fear – Online Aspergers Women Resources Are Here

Never Fear – Online Aspergers Women Resources Are Here | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
In the nonstop tsunami of global information, librarians provide us with floaties and teach us to swim.
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TWAP003: Anthony Ianni on Autism, Bullying, and Overcoming the Odds

TWAP003: Anthony Ianni on Autism, Bullying, and Overcoming the Odds | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
This podcast episode is brought to you by the Thrive with Aspergers community.  Visit the Thrive with Aspergers community to interact with other fine people in the Aspergers autism community.
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Temple Grandin offers frank advice at autism conference

Temple Grandin offers frank advice at autism conference | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
Stacy and Jaden Carmichael began learning from Temple Grandin Friday afternoon even before the world-famous autism activist started giving her
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As Common Core Testing Is Ushered In, Parents and Students Opt Out - New York Times

As Common Core Testing Is Ushered In, Parents and Students Opt Out - New York Times | News on the Web from asperger-kids.org | Scoop.it
On Monday, many public school students in New Jersey will begin to take standardized tests that are opposed by an unusually diverse coalition of enemies.
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