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Reaching Age of Majority - Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Lots of changes take place once your autistic teen turns eighteen and is considered an adult. - Reaching Age of Majority - Autism Spectrum Disorders at BellaOnline

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The Trouble with Facebook… | Autism Spectrum Wots Normal


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This Autism Simulator Is Horrifying

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This Autism Simulator Is Horrifying

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, March 3, 2013 11:02 AM

Interesting.  I am quite certain these kids hear/feel things MORE intensely.  It is painful.  

anne-marie mason's curator insight, March 4, 2013 7:30 PM

Why quiet play spaces are essential...for all children.

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New-research-shows-significant-economic-benefits-from-providing-social-care-to-disabled-people - | autism | Asperger syndrome |

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New research shows significant economic benefits from providing social care to disabled people, 4 June 2013 (RT @Autism: New research shows the economic benefit of investing in #socialcare for people with #autism and other disabilities.

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27 visual, sensory, and augmentative apps for autism | eSchool News

27 visual, sensory, and augmentative apps for autism | eSchool News | Autism | Scoop.it
With the extremely large number of apps available for iPads, even those for autism are in abundance, and experts say it’s important to know which are most effective for students with different needs.

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Autism Sufferers More Prone to Video Game ‘Addiction’

Autism Sufferers More Prone to Video Game ‘Addiction’ | Autism | Scoop.it
Children and teens with autism are more likely than other youngsters to develop problematic video game habits, a University of Missouri researcher has found.

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Using iPads to increase communication and global collaboration for students with autism in inclusive classroom

Using iPads to increase communication and global collaboration for students with autism in inclusive classroom | Autism | Scoop.it
With the push for integrating technology within the 21st century classrooms, teachers are no longer using low-technology approaches to enable students with autism to communicate with others. Instead, iPads are being used to communicate.

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Autism Matters - 7 series Podcast


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Barbara Johnson's curator insight, June 3, 2013 9:32 AM

Podcasts include discussions of special education vs. mainstream, early intervention, and immersive visual environments.

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Temple Grandin on Autism - NBC Bay Area

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Grandin, who recently had a Hollywood movie made about her life, also happens to be the most well-known woman in the country with autism.

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Autism Symptoms, Tests, Diagnosis, Causes & Treatments at Symptomfind.com

Autism Symptoms, Tests, Diagnosis, Causes & Treatments at Symptomfind.com | Autism | Scoop.it
Find in-depth medical information on diseases and conditions, including Autism tests, diagnosis, types, symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatments and prevention at Symptomfind.com.
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Sensory Overload (Interacting with Autism Project)

© 2012 Some people with autism have difficulty processing intense, multiple sensory experiences at once.

"This animation give the viewer a glimpse into sensory overload, and how often our sensory experiences intertwine in everyday life."
A video that will move you and you may want to share with teachers, students, parents and staff.


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Sara Tilleman's curator insight, June 5, 2013 10:03 AM

powerful video showing sensory overload

Shelby Walters's curator insight, November 25, 2015 9:52 PM

Sensory overload occurs when one or more of the body's senses experiences over stimulation from the environment. There are many environmental elements that impact an individual. Sensory overload has been used as a means of torture, and is common in the autistic community. 

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Thinking differently: Autism patients in demand by employers

Thinking differently: Autism patients in demand by employers | Autism | Scoop.it
Some call it neurological diversity, others see it as autism's fight back.

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Sara Tilleman's curator insight, June 5, 2013 9:49 AM

This is a wonderful example of how people can use the positive side of their disabilities - this will open up a word of opportunity the autistic population.

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Researchers Find Way to Spot Autism at Birth

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Autism risk may be spotted at birth by examining placentas for abnormalities, new research suggests. We can look at the placenta at birth and determine the chance of being at risk for autism with extremely high reliability, said Dr.

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The Amish Don’t Get Autism? And They Don’t Get Vaccinations – Possible Link? - The Rundown Live

The Amish Don’t Get Autism? And They Don’t Get Vaccinations – Possible Link? - The Rundown Live | Autism | Scoop.it
The Amish Don’t Get Autism? And They Don’t Get Vaccinations – Possible Link?

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