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Scientists create 3D-printed brain-like tissue from stem cells

Scientists create 3D-printed brain-like tissue from stem cells | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
Scientists use a 3D printer to create brain-like tissue in the lab using a 3D printer and special bio-ink made from stem cells — an innovation that may be used in the future to help treat epilepsy, schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease.

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Asian Autism providers set to merge in order to improve services for those with ASD

Asian Autism providers set to merge in order to improve services for those with ASD | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
Singapore – Four autism service providers will be joining forces in order to establish a new network geared towards aiding those on the spectrum.
   
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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, April 20, 2015 4:19 AM

World news #Autism - In Singapore agencies combining to get the word out. Good strategy.

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Nikki Reed Reveals Her Personal Connection to Autism - People Magazine

Nikki Reed Reveals Her Personal Connection to Autism - People Magazine | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
"What is important is to treat everyone like an individual and learning not to generalize autism," says the actress
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Understanding Autism – Tips for Teens by a Teen

Understanding Autism – Tips for Teens by a Teen | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
The following is a guest post by Alexandra Jackman, who is an autism advocate and documentary film maker. We reported On Alexandra last March, our report can be read here.

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We are a big fan of Alexandra and glad when she approached us with this report. 

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Linda D. Uses Crochet as Therapy for Asperger Syndrome

Linda D. Uses Crochet as Therapy for Asperger Syndrome | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
Linda D. is a 40-something mother, crochet designer and woman with Asperger Syndrome. In this interview, she shares what her life has like, how crochet has been
  
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Teen Who Killed His Dad Over Megan Fox Insult May Get Life in Prison - The Stir

Teen Who Killed His Dad Over Megan Fox Insult May Get Life in Prison - The Stir | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
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Teen Who Killed His Dad Over Megan Fox Insult May Get Life in Prison
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It's also sad to think that the man's Asperger's Syndrome may (or may not) have played a role in his decision making.
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2013: The Year Of Autism's Grand Error, The DSM5 Autism Spectrum Disorder

2013: The Year Of Autism's Grand Error, The DSM5 Autism Spectrum Disorder | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
Photo by Harold L Doherty Edward Ritvo-Susan Swedo Shootout at  the IMFAR Corral, Sheraton, Toronto, May 18, 2012 The year 2013 will be remembered as the year the simplified DSM-5 Autism Spectrum Disorder definition was imposed on a very complex and...
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Eyes may mirror the soul, but mouth counts more for autistic minds - Los Angeles Times

Eyes may mirror the soul, but mouth counts more for autistic minds - Los Angeles Times | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
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Eyes may mirror the soul, but mouth counts more for autistic minds
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... treat epilepsy -- a disorder that also is centered in the region of the brain that includes the amygdala.
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The Darth Vader Self-Stirring Mug Uses The Force

The Darth Vader Self-Stirring Mug Uses The Force | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
It’s Friday, and most of us are beat from a week of hard work. Even Mondays can be hard to face if your weekend was full of activities. What could be better than a self-stirring mug to kick start your day?

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New Pennsylvania program addresses adult care for autism

New Pennsylvania program addresses adult care for autism | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
News in Brief – Pennsylvania Professor Edward Brodkin from the Pennsylvania Behavioural health adult autism program is to address the issue and impact of care for autism adults as they age.

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Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior Is Mistaken

Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior Is Mistaken | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
In recent years there has been an alarming rise in the number of American children and youth assigned a mental health diagnosis.
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Temple Grandin: More research needed on how autism affects people's senses - Calgary Herald

Temple Grandin: More research needed on how autism affects people's senses - Calgary Herald | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
Calgary Herald Temple Grandin: More research needed on how autism affects people's senses Calgary Herald "Autism is a biological, neurological disorder." The Boston-born Grandin has been a leading advocate of early intervention to deal with autism...
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Mind Mapping for Children With ASD | MindMeister Blog

Mind Mapping for Children With ASD | MindMeister Blog | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
... and structure their thoughts. One particularly versatile technique is mind mapping. ... Furthermore, creating a mind map doesn't feel as much like work as writing linear notes or texts does. It's relatively easy and once a child ...

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, November 6, 2013 7:25 AM

We love mindmapping and have put this topic on the list (of many) for an article in the future.

Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, November 7, 2013 10:15 AM

This is why I have included so many mind mapping programs in this section.

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Podcast: Olley Edwards: Autism girls – Ending stigma and raising acceptance - Autism Daily Newscast

Podcast: Olley Edwards: Autism girls – Ending stigma and raising acceptance - Autism Daily Newscast | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
Olley Edwards is a British campaigner for Autistic girls and women. She’s a published author, public speaker and a Film director. Her latest Autism documentary is in the Cannes short film corner this month.

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, May 22, 2015 4:10 AM

Be sure to listen to this interview with our good friend and contributor Olley Edwards. #aspergers

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Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam - By Michael R. Lindeburg PE:
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Mother-Daughter Duo Launch a Dating Site for Individuals with Autism - People Magazine

Mother-Daughter Duo Launch a Dating Site for Individuals with Autism - People Magazine | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
The social dating community is geared toward singles on the autism spectrum

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How many girls mask autism spectrum disorder, like me? - opinion - 06 March 2015 - New Scientist

How many girls mask autism spectrum disorder, like me? - opinion - 06 March 2015 - New Scientist | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
ASD is affecting more females than people realise – we're just better at compensating for it, like I did with Asperger's syndrome, says Hannah Belcher
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Inspirational Yeovil teenager who has Asperger Syndrome and ADHD ... - Western Gazette

Inspirational Yeovil teenager who has Asperger Syndrome and ADHD ... - Western Gazette | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
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Autism-hate-crime-statistics - | autism | Asperger syndrome |

Autism-hate-crime-statistics - | autism | Asperger syndrome | | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
Sobering new statistics released by The National Autistic Society (NAS) have revealed the devastating extent of disability hate crime on people with autism living in the UK.

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, November 21, 2013 8:51 AM

The statistics speak for themselves - appauling. 

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A social experience: Paris student with Asperger's earns way to conference - Great Falls Tribune

A social experience: Paris student with Asperger's earns way to conference - Great Falls Tribune | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
A social experience: Paris student with Asperger's earns way to conference Great Falls Tribune He has Asperger's syndrome, a developmental disorder that affects a person's ability to socialize and communicate effectively with others, according to...
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Synesthesia might be more common in people with autism - The Verge

Synesthesia might be more common in people with autism - The Verge | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
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Synesthesia might be more common in people with autism
The Verge
Synesthesia — the mysterious phenomenon of "mixed senses" — is thought to affect a small fraction of the general population.
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Two ASU students researching education strategies for students with autism

Two ASU students researching education strategies for students with autism | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
Profiles in Brief – Two students using their interests to make a difference in autism education.

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Teaching Core Vocabulary with Direct Instruction Strategies

Teaching Core Vocabulary with Direct Instruction Strategies | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
Vocabulary instruction involves a systematic TEACHING process. Core vocabulary words are harder to represent with pictures but still need to be taught with direct instruction.

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SHANK mutations converge at neuronal junctions in autism - SFARI News

SHANK mutations converge at neuronal junctions in autism - SFARI News | autism,asperger | Scoop.it
SHANK mutations converge at neuronal junctions in autism
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Among the multitude of genetic variants associated with risk for autism spectrum disorders, variations within the SHANK3 gene are particularly compelling.
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Photographs Of ‘Star Wars’ and ‘LOTR’ LEGO Minifigs In Inventive Scenes - DesignTAXI.com

Photographs Of ‘Star Wars’ and ‘LOTR’ LEGO Minifigs In Inventive Scenes - DesignTAXI.com | autism,asperger | Scoop.it

Photographs Of ‘Star Wars’ and ‘LOTR’ LEGO Minifigs In Inventive Scenes - DesignTAXI.com


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