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Authorities arrest parents of missing 9-year-old Evangeline boy

Authorities arrest parents of missing 9-year-old Evangeline boy: According to the Sheriff's Office, authorities are searching the Point Blue/Chataignier area for 9-year-old Bryson Thibodeaux, who reportedly left his home around noon on Friday.

Jam card will mean sweeter life for people with autism | Ireland | The Times

Jam card will mean sweeter life for people with autism | Ireland | The Times: A special card will be introduced next year to let people in shops and on public transport know that the holder needs more time or “just a minute”. The Now Group, which supports people with learning difficulties and autism, has issued 13,000 “Jam” cards in the North since launching them in 2012. The

Who Cares About High Functioning Autistic Adults? - The Good Men Project

Who Cares About High Functioning Autistic Adults? - The Good Men Project: Why should those on the spectrum be different than anyone else?

Goodman Theatre Welcomes Families For Autism-Friendly Performance « CBS Chicago

Goodman Theatre Welcomes Families For Autism-Friendly Performance « CBS Chicago: The house lights were dimmed and the sound levels were lower to make the performance of "A Christmas Carol" sensory-friendly.

Students excel with a little help: Arbor Bay transitions alumni into mainstream schools | Local News | smdailyjournal.com

Students excel with a little help: Arbor Bay transitions alumni into mainstream schools | Local News | smdailyjournal.com: Every year, students with learning differences from Arbor Bay School transition back into mainstream schools with a better chance of doing well both academically and socially because of the school.

Certain moral values may lead to more prejudice, discrimination -- ScienceDaily

Certain moral values may lead to more prejudice, discrimination -- ScienceDaily: People who value following purity rules over caring for others are more likely to view gay and transgender people as less human, which leads to more prejudice and support for discriminatory public policies, according to a new study.

The simple tips to improve your health - BBC News

The simple tips to improve your health - BBC News: The list of things we should do to become healthier can seem endless, so we asked experts for their one top tip.

Autistic woman's 'acceptance' song gets huge response - BBC News

Autistic woman's 'acceptance' song gets huge response - BBC News: A 22-year-old woman with severe autism has written a song which struck a chord with many people.

Velvi Drama for Autism- An online course is changing lives : Newz Hook - Changing Attitudes towards Disability

Some tips for new parents who have child with autism : Newz Hook - Changing Attitudes towards Disability

Raising awareness about autism | Letters To The Editor | osceolasun.com

Raising awareness about autism | Letters To The Editor | osceolasun.com: My name is Abigail Michel. I am in a group called “Why Wait” at the high school, which is a group of students, taking action to solve problems in our

Siena Saints play their first sensory friendly, autism awareness basketball game | WNYT.com

Siena Saints play their first sensory friendly, autism awareness basketball game | WNYT.com: It was a first of its kind Siena Saints basketball game Saturday. The Siena Saints played their first sensory friendly, autism awareness game at the Times Union Center. Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara was at the game with his son Michael who has autism, it was also Michael's first game.

Sunday profile: Carbondale-based Ascendigo CEO Peter Bell’s personal connection with autism, ‘the hard way’ | PostIndependent.com

Sunday profile: Carbondale-based Ascendigo CEO Peter Bell’s personal connection with autism, ‘the hard way’ | PostIndependent.com: Peter Bell wouldn’t be an expert in autism if his oldest son hadn’t been diagnosed with the spectrum disorder. He has a degree in hotel management and masters of

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Drug Market Revenue, Key Players, Supply-Demand, Investment Feasibility And Forecast 2023 – Digi Tribune

Asperger Syndrome Treatment Market Current Position and Forecast To 2025

Asperger Syndrome Treatment Market Current Position and Forecast To 2025: This report gives the clear picture of Asperger Syndrome Treatment Market scenario and the predicted future of the industry.

Parto normal ou cesárea: conheça as diferenças - Blog do Pediatra - UOL

Parto normal ou cesárea: conheça as diferenças - Blog do Pediatra - UOL: O objetivo deste blog é fornecer informações básicas relacionadas à área da pediatria. São abordados, de forma didática, temas que permeiam o universo da saúde da criança, como primeiros cuidados, doenças mais comuns, vacinação e alimentação. Desta forma, não visa receitar qualquer conduta médica, mas sim proporcionar conhecimento para que os visitantes tenham mais autonomia na escolha de um pediatra para seus filhos.

O misterioso nível médio do colesterol HDL - 29/12/2018 - UOL VivaBem

O misterioso nível médio do colesterol HDL - 29/12/2018 - UOL VivaBem: Sempre me orgulhei de que o nível do meu colesterol HDL, o chamado colesterol bom, era alto, o provável resultado da minha devoção à atividade física diária. Afinal, o HDL, ou lipoproteína de alta densidade, atua como um limpador arterial, removendo o

Nice kids come last - new study finds agreeable personalities have less money

Nice kids come last - new study finds agreeable personalities have less money: Nice children are more likely to end up poor later in life, according to a new study.

Há uma doença rara que nos faz amar (literalmente) toda a gente - ZAP

Há uma doença rara que nos faz amar (literalmente) toda a gente - ZAP: O portador de síndrome de Williams sofre de excesso de ocitocina, também conhecida como hormona do amor.

Autorizado no Brasil, remédio de maconha é pouco prescrito por médicos - 30/12/2018 - UOL Notícias

Autorizado no Brasil, remédio de maconha é pouco prescrito por médicos - 30/12/2018 - UOL Notícias: Permitido pelo Conselho Federal de Medicina desde 2014 e com importação legalizada em 2015 pela Anvisa, o canabidiol, um componente da maconha, ainda é po

Carboidratos são cruciais ou desnecessários? - BBC News Brasil

Carboidratos são cruciais ou desnecessários? - BBC News Brasil: A BBC conversou com especialistas sobre os méritos de uma dieta com poucos carboidratos comparada a uma com muitos.

Estudo encontra ligação entre obesidade e olfato - 28/12/2018 - UOL VivaBem

Estudo encontra ligação entre obesidade e olfato - 28/12/2018 - UOL VivaBem: A relação entre o olfato e o peso corporal era uma área relativamente desconhecida pela ciência, mas recentemente, pesquisadores da University of Otago, na Nova Zelândia, descobriram que pessoas obesas têm uma capacidade reduzida

Quantos % você consegue reter de tudo o que lê e ouve? Conheça a história de pessoas com memórias extraordinárias

Quantos % você consegue reter de tudo o que lê e ouve? Conheça a história de pessoas com memórias extraordinárias: Como aprender mais? Como memorizar todo o conteúdo da aula? E o livro que acabei de ler? Conheça pessoas de memórias extraordinárias e a Síndrome de Savant.

Sanvants: 9 gênios com sérios problemas mentais

Sanvants: 9 gênios com sérios problemas mentais: Savantismo é uma síndrome que fascina e intriga a ciência. Os portadores possuem altas habilidades, e ao mesmo tempo sérios problemas de desenvolvimento

Kicking, yelling during sleep? Study finds risk factors for violent sleep disorder -- ScienceDaily

Kicking, yelling during sleep? Study finds risk factors for violent sleep disorder -- ScienceDaily: Taking antidepressants for depression, having post-traumatic stress disorder or anxiety diagnosed by a doctor are risk factors for a disruptive and sometimes violent sleep disorder called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder. The study also found men are more likely to have the disorder.

A tilt of the head facilitates social engagement: New findings of potential value for people with autism -- ScienceDaily

A tilt of the head facilitates social engagement: New findings of potential value for people with autism -- ScienceDaily: Every time we look at a face, we take in a flood of information effortlessly: age, gender, race, expression, the direction of our subject's gaze, perhaps even their mood. How the brain does this is a mystery.

Your brain rewards you twice per meal: When you eat and when food reaches your stomach -- ScienceDaily

Your brain rewards you twice per meal: When you eat and when food reaches your stomach -- ScienceDaily: We know a good meal can stimulate the release of the feel-good hormone dopamine, and now a study in humans suggests that dopamine release in the brain occurs at two different times: at the time the food is first ingested and another once the food reaches the stomach.

Jo Jordan speaks out over non-verbal autistic son's battle to be heard | Lancashire Telegraph

Jo Jordan speaks out over non-verbal autistic son's battle to be heard | Lancashire Telegraph: THE mum of a boy who cannot speak due to his autism has told of his battle to be heard.

Abu Dhabi mum: rescue centre tried to take dog from my autistic son - The National

Abu Dhabi mum: rescue centre tried to take dog from my autistic son - The National: Families hit out at misconceptions about link between autism and animal cruelty

How An Indiana Theater Made A Holiday Favorite Autism Friendly

How An Indiana Theater Made A Holiday Favorite Autism Friendly: The Indiana Repertory Theatre has performed “A Christmas Carol” for almost 30 years. But this year’s final performance starts a little differently.

Waukesha college helps families of kids with severe autism

Waukesha college helps families of kids with severe autism: Wisconsin Independent Learning College is the answer to "What's next?" for some families with young adults with severe autism.

Stoke Newington publisher Jessica Kingsley recognised for services to people with autism in New Year's Honour's List | Hackney, Stoke Newington and Shoreditch News - Hackney Gazette

Stoke Newington publisher Jessica Kingsley recognised for services to people with autism in New Year's Honour's List | Hackney, Stoke Newington and Shoreditch News - Hackney Gazette: A publisher who has helped change public perceptions of autism and Asperger’s Syndrome has been given an honour in the New Year’s list.

My Son With Asperger's Went to College and Has a Career, So Please Know It's Possible

My Son With Asperger's Went to College and Has a Career, So Please Know It's Possible: Our son, Parker, graduated from college in May 2018, and I can honestly say that at one point, I never thought he would make it through grade school. When he was 5, I thought he was going to have to be homeschooled since his mind worked differently than other kids his age.

'Submarino Amarelo': o que fez animação dos Beatles se tornar um clássico psicodélico - BBC News Brasil

'Submarino Amarelo': o que fez animação dos Beatles se tornar um clássico psicodélico - BBC News Brasil: A animação foi concebida sem pretensões e apenas para cumprir um contrato dos Beatles com um estúdio, mas se tornou um ícone infantil e adulto que ultrapassa gerações.

Síndrome de Impostor: O que é e como você pode lidar com ela - BBC News Brasil

Síndrome de Impostor: O que é e como você pode lidar com ela - BBC News Brasil: Depoimentos de ex-primeira-dama dos EUA e do público mostram como driblar a insegurança e perceber que às vezes ela é irmã da discriminação.

Kids Who Start School Early 30% More Likely to be Diagnosed with ADHD

Kids Who Start School Early 30% More Likely to be Diagnosed with ADHD: New research suggests parents of children with late summer birthdays may want to consider holding their kids back one more year before starting school.

Education Desk: What’s Driving a Rise in Early Diagnosis for ADHD? - Education - Health - 90.7 WMFE

Education Desk: What’s Driving a Rise in Early Diagnosis for ADHD? - Education - Health - 90.7 WMFE: Education Desk: What’s Driving a Rise in Early Diagnosis for ADHD?

Educação Inclusiva chega aos hospitais e beneficia estudantes da rede estadual que estão internados - Acorda Cidade | Dilton Coutinho

Educação Inclusiva chega aos hospitais e beneficia estudantes da rede estadual que estão internados - Acorda Cidade | Dilton Coutinho: A iniciativa beneficia, atualmente, a 1.260 estudantes enfermos e assistidos nessas unidades.

Filha de pedreiro, aluna de Medicina da USP vende pão de mel para pagar intercâmbio em Harvard - BBC News Brasil

Filha de pedreiro, aluna de Medicina da USP vende pão de mel para pagar intercâmbio em Harvard - BBC News Brasil: Nathalia Oliveira foi selecionada para um curso de nanotecnologia na universidade americana, mas não tinha dinheiro para bancar a viagem.

Os fungos que podem estar por trás da obesidade: Candida, agora até tu? - Blog da Lúcia Helena - UOL

Os fungos que podem estar por trás da obesidade: Candida, agora até tu? - Blog da Lúcia Helena - UOL: Lúcia Helena de Oliveira é uma jornalista apaixonada por saúde, assunto sobre o qual escreve há mais de três décadas, com cursos de especialização no Brasil e no exterior. Dirigiu por 17 anos a revista SAÚDE, na Editora Abril, editou 38 livros de autores médicos para o público leigo e, recentemente, criou a Vitamina, uma agência para produzir conteúdo e outras iniciativas nas áreas de medicina, alimentação e atividade física.

Oz era doce e duro ao mesmo tempo, como o sabra, fruta típica de Israel - 28/12/2018 - Ilustrada - Folha

Oz era doce e duro ao mesmo tempo, como o sabra, fruta típica de Israel - 28/12/2018 - Ilustrada - Folha: A primeira vez que encontrei Amós Oz foi no kibutz Hulda em Israel, no início dos anos 1980, para onde ele foi, muito jovem, para “buscar a si mesmo”.

Amos Oz, escritor, ativista e pacifista israelense, morre aos 79 anos - Pesquisa Google

Brain activity shows development of visual sensitivity in autism -- ScienceDaily

Brain activity shows development of visual sensitivity in autism -- ScienceDaily: Research investigating how the brain responds to visual patterns in people with autism has shown that sensory responses change between childhood and adulthood.

Brain activity shows development of visual sensitivity in autism -- ScienceDaily

Brain activity shows development of visual sensitivity in autism -- ScienceDaily: Research investigating how the brain responds to visual patterns in people with autism has shown that sensory responses change between childhood and adulthood.

2018 Education Research Highlights | Edutopia

2018 Education Research Highlights | Edutopia: Researchers studied students’ brains as they learned and took another look at the marshmallow test, learning styles, and growth mindset.

Helping Students Develop Executive Function Skills | Edutopia

Helping Students Develop Executive Function Skills | Edutopia: Simple classroom strategies can assist students with deficits in executive function skills like time management and active listening.

Getting Creative About Critical Writing | Edutopia

Getting Creative About Critical Writing | Edutopia: Creative writing strategies can be useful tools in developing critical writing abilities.

Numerous health problems burden young adults with autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Numerous health problems burden young adults with autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News: Young people with autism have more psychiatric and medical conditions than do their typical peers or those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Children with autism treated to breakfast with Santa, in Worcester | Worcester News

Children with autism treated to breakfast with Santa, in Worcester | Worcester News: CHILDREN with autism have enjoyed a special breakfast with Father Christmas and one of his elves.

Local rapper with autism goes after his dreams | ksdk.com

Local rapper with autism goes after his dreams | ksdk.com: C-Quig is a high school junior inspiring his community with his music.

Thomas Clements from Great Sampford writes a new book called The Autistic Brothers | Great Dunmow & Stansted Airport News - Dunmow Broadcast

impact of a theory-based web-intervention on the intention to use prescription drugs for non-medical purposes among college students: a randomized controlled trial | Health Education Research | Oxford Academic

impact of a theory-based web-intervention on the intention to use prescription drugs for non-medical purposes among college students: a randomized controlled trial | Health Education Research | Oxford Academic: Abstract. The non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) among college students is escalating at an alarming rate. A limited number of studies have utilized

As lições da Estônia, país que revolucionou escola pública e virou líder europeu em ranking de Educação - BBC News Brasil

As lições da Estônia, país que revolucionou escola pública e virou líder europeu em ranking de Educação - BBC News Brasil: O pequeno país banhado pelo mar Báltico é um 'gigante' em termos de desempenho no Pisa - tem o melhor resultado da Europa.

Flórida, o lugar dos EUA onde qualquer um pode contestar o que é ensinado nas escolas - BBC News Brasil

Flórida, o lugar dos EUA onde qualquer um pode contestar o que é ensinado nas escolas - BBC News Brasil: Movimento encabeçado por grupos conservadores, que é antigo no país, voltou a ganhar destaque com a aprovação de uma lei no Estado que permite questionar o método de ensino nas escolas públicas.

BBC - Future - We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume

BBC - Future - We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume: Many of us consciously eat a high-protein diet, with protein-rich products readily available, but how much protein do we really need? And does it actually help us lose weight?

Jazz guitarist Musa Manzini plays through brain surgery - BBC News

Jazz guitarist Musa Manzini plays through brain surgery - BBC News: Surgeons removing Musa Manzini's tumour say an "awake" operation helps reduce damage to the brain.

Diabetes: as respostas para as 5 dúvidas mais frequentes sobre a doença - BBC News Brasil

Diabetes: as respostas para as 5 dúvidas mais frequentes sobre a doença - BBC News Brasil: Especialistas respondem às perguntas mais frequentes que os internautas têm digitado no campo de buscas do Google.

Cientistas descobrem como exercício nos deixa mais saudáveis - 26/12/2018 - UOL VivaBem

Cientistas descobrem como exercício nos deixa mais saudáveis - 26/12/2018 - UOL VivaBem: As pessoas que se exercitam têm em sua corrente sanguínea proteínas diferentes daquelas presentes no sangue de pessoas sedentárias, de acordo com um estudo novo e interessante das características internas de indivíduos ativos e não ativos.As pro

Parlamento de Israel aprova projeto de lei para exportação de maconha medicinal - 26/12/2018 - UOL Notícias

Parlamento de Israel aprova projeto de lei para exportação de maconha medicinal - 26/12/2018 - UOL Notícias: JERUSALÉM (Reuters) - O Parlamento de Israel deu sua aprovação final a uma muito aguardada e controversa lei que permite a exportação de maconha medicinal, em uma medida que deve reforçar o cofre estatal. Na terça-feir

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Talking in Class | Edutopia

Talking in Class | Edutopia: Strategies for developing confident speakers who can share their thoughts and learning.

STJ - Notícias: Em atenção ao interesse do menor, é possível suprimir direito de visita do avô

Uma exposição sobre incêndios e a inclusão que nasce das cinzas | Artes | PÚBLICO

Uma exposição sobre incêndios e a inclusão que nasce das cinzas | Artes | PÚBLICO: Crianças e jovens com autismo visitaram exposição sobre os incêndios de Outubro de 2017 e o ano que se seguiu. A partir de Dever de Memória, pegaram numa câmara polaróide e fizeram-se fotógrafos por umas horas. Se um olhar salva do esquecimento, a f

Mother of adult with autism calls Alberta's support system 'broken' | CBC News

Mother of adult with autism calls Alberta's support system 'broken' | CBC News: Lisa Matthews says she can no longer take care of her 24-year-old son and she's been fighting for years to get the provincially-funded supports he needs to live on his own.

Dyslexia and ADHD can't slow Somers runner Burns from realizing goals

Dyslexia and ADHD can't slow Somers runner Burns from realizing goals: James Burns, whose dyslexia & ADHD make school hard, isn't a star Somers runner. But he's a role model & his team-first approach makes him invaluable

Thriving With Adult ADHD – KPFA

Thriving With Adult ADHD – KPFA: Adult ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) can result in impulsive decision ­making, chronic lateness, irritability, and trouble staying on task. Join Nurse Rona and guest, Phil Boissier…

Papai Noel atende a pedido e garoto autista ganha milhares de amigos - Notícias - R7 Minas Gerais

Papai Noel atende a pedido e garoto autista ganha milhares de amigos - Notícias - R7 Minas Gerais: Veja vídeo de Miguel comentando a própria carta que escreveu a Papai Noel pedindo apenas amigos; post viralizou nas redes sociais

Com desenhos e objetos, casal de Araraquara se comunica com filha autista e união da família vira livro | São Carlos e Araraquara | G1

Com desenhos e objetos, casal de Araraquara se comunica com filha autista e união da família vira livro | São Carlos e Araraquara | G1: Arte se transformou em ponte para que pais e filha pudessem entender melhor mundo um do outro. EPTV 2 exibe até sexta (28) a série de reportagens especiais ‘De Hoje em Diante’.

Jovem autista realiza sonho e tem um dia de gari como presente de Natal, em Anápolis | Goiás | G1

Jovem autista realiza sonho e tem um dia de gari como presente de Natal, em Anápolis | Goiás | G1: Ele ganhou uniforme completo e passeio atrás do caminhão, ajudando os coletores a recolher o lixo. Vizinhos contam que o rapaz sempre quer ajudar e se empolga com a passagem deles pela rua.

Autism assistance dogs undergo strict training - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Autism assistance dogs undergo strict training - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): Guide Dogs WA has spent the past two years quietly perfecting its Autism Assistance Dog (AAD) training program.

‘Children living with autism need physical, mental support’ – Punch Newspapers

‘Children living with autism need physical, mental support’ – Punch Newspapers: Dayo Ojerinde
The Team Lead of the Initiative for National Growth Africa, Mrs Racheal Inegbedion, has said that children living with Autism Spectr...

‘Children living with autism need physical, mental support’ – Punch Newspapers

‘Children living with autism need physical, mental support’ – Punch Newspapers: Dayo Ojerinde
The Team Lead of the Initiative for National Growth Africa, Mrs Racheal Inegbedion, has said that children living with Autism Spectr...

Ministers back call for theatres to run autism-friendly pantos for thousands of children

Ministers back call for theatres to run autism-friendly pantos for thousands of children: CALLS for autism-friendly pantos are being backed by Ministers – who hope thousands more children can enjoy the traditional family Christmas day out . TV comic Paddy McGuinness and his wife e…

Specially-trained autism assistance dogs helping change the lives of children - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Specially-trained autism assistance dogs helping change the lives of children - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): Blake McKenzie has autism and used to bolt without warning when in open areas — but thanks to Poppy, his safety is now much more assured.

O desafio da educação - Carlos Ramalhete

O desafio da educação - Carlos Ramalhete: É esta a situação calamitosa que o próximo governo receberá. O próximo ministro da Educação parece ser um bom homem, com a cabeça no lugar, a julgar pelas declarações que fez. Mas ele terá diante de si um desafio de Hércules. Leia a coluna de Carlos Ramalhete na Gazeta do Povo.

Learning From Elementary Teachers | Edutopia

Learning From Elementary Teachers | Edutopia: Middle and high school teachers can adapt several strategies used by their elementary school peers.

Applying Learning in Multiple Contexts | Edutopia

Applying Learning in Multiple Contexts | Edutopia: When students manipulate new learning—by representing a math concept in a poem, for example—they create strong memories of it.

This Young Egyptian Adult with High-Functioning Autism Challenges Society and Becomes an Entrepreneur

This Young Egyptian Adult with High-Functioning Autism Challenges Society and Becomes an Entrepreneur: By Muhammed Kotb Located just off Mossadek Street in Dokki, "Kareem's Awesome World" is the cultural and social hub college students have been on the

Community comes together to cheer on basketball player with autism - News - Record-Courier - Kent, OH

Community comes together to cheer on basketball player with autism - News - Record-Courier - Kent, OH: Sixteen seconds were left on the clock as the basketball teams from Waterloo and Crestwood middle schools faced off. The groups huddled together, figuring out what to do next. With Waterloo leading by 18 points, it was hardly a nail biter. However, the crowd was about to cheer the loudest they had all season.
Waterloo’s team broke out onto the court with shouts of “Go Weber!” It meant it was time for No. 5, Jacob Weber, to shine. As the clock began to tick down, Jacob caught

Too loud, too bright, too fast, too tight: Christmas can be a nightmare of anxiety for children with autism

Too loud, too bright, too fast, too tight: Christmas can be a nightmare of anxiety for children with autism: The wish for all families is that they have their perfect Christmas but that may mean adjusting expectations to find what works in a family with autism, writes Tara Matthews.

Boy with autism raising money for service dog

Boy with autism raising money for service dog: Twelve-year-old Deklan lost his service dog last summer and now his family is trying to raise money for a new one.

Specialized founder Mike Sinyard on the power of the bicycle | Cyclingnews.com

Specialized founder Mike Sinyard on the power of the bicycle | Cyclingnews.com: Specialized Foundation reducing side effects of ADHD and improving health of 20,000 kids

Menino autista pede amigos em carta ao Papai Noel: 'Brinco na escola sozinho' | Sul de Minas | G1

Menino autista pede amigos em carta ao Papai Noel: 'Brinco na escola sozinho' | Sul de Minas | G1: Postagem da mãe com carta completa do menino teve mais de 25 mil curtidas nas redes sociais.

What is Asperger’s Syndrome and How Do I Know if My Partner Has It? - The Good Men Project

Autistic students at LVS Hassocks spread festive cheer | The Argus

Autistic students at LVS Hassocks spread festive cheer | The Argus: A GROUP of students with autism from LVS Hassocks have spread Christmas cheer within the local community by taking on the responsibility of cooking…

Judge dismisses Henrico School Board lawsuit against family of autistic student | Local News | richmond.com

Judge dismisses Henrico School Board lawsuit against family of autistic student | Local News | richmond.com: A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit the Henrico County School Board filed in February against the family of a child with autism.

Jenni Farley Thankful for Son's Speech Progress | PEOPLE.com

Jenni Farley Thankful for Son's Speech Progress | PEOPLE.com: Despite her 2½-year-old son's recent autism diagnosis, Jenni "JWoww" Farley has a lot to be thankful for this year

Police provide Christmas gifts for ‘distraught’ boy with autism kicked out of his home | FOX6Now.com

Police provide Christmas gifts for ‘distraught’ boy with autism kicked out of his home | FOX6Now.com: IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -- The call came in around noon on Sunday, Dec. 23. A 17-year-old boy with autism told dispatchers he had been kicked out of his apartment and was at a neighbor’s home wondering what to do.

Kindness of strangers brings piano to Connecticut boy, 9, with autism - New Haven Register

Kindness of strangers brings piano to Connecticut boy, 9, with autism - New Haven Register: NORTH HAVEN - Santa made a special delivery of a baby grand piano Monday to a 9-year-old boy with autism, but in this case the elves didn't do the building: it was the kindness of strangers that made it all come together.

"It's unbelievable. I always called Alexander a miracle, but this is a Christmas miracle," said his mom, Tori-Anne Dauria said. "He's been telling everyone this is all he wanted for Christmas was a grand piano and everyone tried to tell him it's not possible, but he'd say, 'Why not, I'm on the good list.

More States Allow Medical Marijuana For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders : Shots - Health News : NPR

More States Allow Medical Marijuana For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders : Shots - Health News : NPR: Rhode Island is among a growing number of states allowing children with autism to be treated with medical marijuana. The benefits are unproved and the full extent of the risks are unknown.

Experts da tecnologia afastam seus filhos de tablets e telefones celulares - 25/12/2018 - Equilíbrio e Saúde - Folha

Experts da tecnologia afastam seus filhos de tablets e telefones celulares - 25/12/2018 - Equilíbrio e Saúde - Folha: As pessoas que estão mais perto de uma coisa geralmente são as mais cautelosas sobre ela. Experts em tecnologia sabem como os smartphones funcionam, e muitos decidiram que não os querem perto de seus filhos.

Hipnoterapia pode aliviar sintomas da síndrome do intestino irritável - 24/11/2018 - UOL VivaBem

Hipnoterapia pode aliviar sintomas da síndrome do intestino irritável - 24/11/2018 - UOL VivaBem: A hipnoterapia pode ser uma nova opção de tratamento para a síndrome do intestino irritável, de acordo com um novo estudo publicado no periódico The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology, na quinta-feira (

Maioria dos britânicos acha que crianças devem ser ensinadas sobre orgasmo - 22/12/2018 - UOL Universa

Maioria dos britânicos acha que crianças devem ser ensinadas sobre orgasmo - 22/12/2018 - UOL Universa: Uma pesquisa da YouGov descobriu que a maioria dos britânicos acreditam no fato de que as escolas precisam falar sobre o orgasmo para as crianças.O estudo descobriu que 57%, de 3,358 adultos, apoiam a sugestão apoiada no di

Atendidos por Fundação que trata autistas protestam contra suspensão da Casa

Atendidos por Fundação que trata autistas protestam contra suspensão da Casa: Pais de pessoas com Transtorno do Espectro Autista (TEA) que são atendidas pela Fundação Casa da Esperança se mobilizaram em uma manifestação em frente à Secretaria Municipal de Saúde (SMS), para chamar atenção do Poder Público em relação à suspensão dos serviços da Casa oferecidos

Autism Hero Project inaugural fundraiser a huge success

Autism Hero Project inaugural fundraiser a huge success: The Autism Hero Project, a nonprofit that began in 2016 to help families with children on the autism spectrum, raised over $14,000 during its successful inaugural fundraiser dinner and silent auction event.

Five hot topics in autism research in 2018 | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Five hot topics in autism research in 2018 | Spectrum | Autism Research News: This year, researchers made big headway on autism’s most perplexing questions.

Teen With Autism Charged With Making Terroristic Threat in Collin County - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Teen With Autism Charged With Making Terroristic Threat in Collin County - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth: A Collin County teen, who has autism, is charged with making a terroristic threat at school. His parents say it's all a misunderstanding because of his condition.

Missing 12-year-old New Jersey girl with autism found safe in New York City | abc7ny.com

Missing 12-year-old New Jersey girl with autism found safe in New York City | abc7ny.com: Police are frantically searching for a missing 12-year-old girl with autism in New Jersey.

Notable papers in autism research in 2018 | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Notable papers in autism research in 2018 | Spectrum | Autism Research News: This year's list of top papers highlights new dimensions in our understanding of autism genetics and hints at novel treatments.

Autism involves a large-scale reduction in RNA editing | Ars Technica

Autism involves a large-scale reduction in RNA editing | Ars Technica: New work ties things in to the gene behind Fragile X Syndrome, a genetic disease.

Editorial: Autismo e saúde pública - Opinião - Diário do Nordeste

Editorial: Autismo e saúde pública - Opinião - Diário do Nordeste: Seção de cartas, e­mails, editorial, textos de especialistas e opinião dos leitores do Diário do Nordeste

Autismo pode estar relacionado a atraso em fala de criança - Fotos - R7 Saúde

Autismo pode estar relacionado a atraso em fala de criança - Fotos - R7 Saúde: A fonoaudióloga Thaís Palazzi, do hospital Cema, explica que, entre as causas de alteração na linguagem estão problemas de audição ou de cognição

460 pessoas com autismo não têm para onde ir com fechamento de casa de atendimento | O POVO Online

460 pessoas com autismo não têm para onde ir com fechamento de casa de atendimento | O POVO Online: Casa da Esperança deve R$ 4 milhões em impostos. E, pela lei, a Prefeitura não pode firmar convênio com devedores. Famílias fizeram manifestação em prol da ins

Montillo relata luta e aprendizado diário com o filho com síndrome de down - Futebol - UOL Esporte

Montillo relata luta e aprendizado diário com o filho com síndrome de down - Futebol - UOL Esporte: Walter Montillo conquistou muito no futebol. Fez sucesso no Brasil, vestiu a camisa da seleção argentina e hoje atua no Tigre, cube de seu país. Mas é em c...

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“Quando li sobre Cristo na Bíblia, surgiu espontaneamente diante de minha imaginação uma imagem Dele que tento reter e reproduzir - esse é meu único protótipo.” Heinrich Hofmann

Por que o risco de ataque cardíaco aumenta durante as festas de fim de ano? - 20/12/2018 - UOL VivaBem

Por que o risco de ataque cardíaco aumenta durante as festas de fim de ano? - 20/12/2018 - UOL VivaBem: O fim do ano chega e com ele o Natal, Ano-Novo, férias e talvez mais ataques cardíacos. É triste pensar nisso, mas foi a conclusão de um novo

A neurociência recomenda ir à praia regularmente.

A neurociência recomenda ir à praia regularmente.: Por mais absurdo que pareça, tudo o que precisamos é de sol, areia e mar.

Bees can count with small number of nerve cells in their brains, research suggests: Insect-inspired miniature 'brain' simulated on a computer with just four nerve cells -- ScienceDaily

Bees can count with small number of nerve cells in their brains, research suggests: Insect-inspired miniature 'brain' simulated on a computer with just four nerve cells -- ScienceDaily: Bees can solve seemingly clever counting tasks with very small numbers of nerve cells in their brains, according to researchers.

Direito educacional e o processo de inclusão – Inclusive – Inclusão e Cidadania

Autistas terão direito a atendimento prioritário em Santa Catarina

Autistas terão direito a atendimento prioritário em Santa Catarina: Regulamentação da criação de peixes de água doce e estímulo aos trotes solidários entraram na lista de projetos aprovados

Aluno da UFU cria app para crianças com autismo - Diário de Uberlândia

Aluno da UFU cria app para crianças com autismo - Diário de Uberlândia: Aplicativo traz personagem que estimula criança a reconhecer e repetir gestos

China introduces ‘social’ punishments for scientific misconduct

China introduces ‘social’ punishments for scientific misconduct: Offending researchers could face restrictions on jobs, loans and business opportunities under a system tied to the controversial social credit policy.

Judge dismisses lawsuit accusing Craig Venter of stealing trade secrets

Judge dismisses lawsuit accusing Craig Venter of stealing trade secrets: The decision brings to a close a messy breakup between Venter, the 72-year-old celebrity scientist, and Human Longevity, the San Diego genomics company.

Parents of Autistic Children Report High Levels of Frustration with the Medical System | WCAI

Parents of Autistic Children Report High Levels of Frustration with the Medical System | WCAI: Two new analyses find that one in forty American children has an autism spectrum disorder. That continues the trend of steadily increasing estimates of the

Large U.K. database reveals links between genes and brain function | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Large U.K. database reveals links between genes and brain function | Spectrum | Autism Research News: A newly expanded database of information from people in the United Kingdom provides a detailed picture of genetic diversity.

Como um presente de Natal fez com que eu descobrisse que minha mãe traiu meu pai - BBC News Brasil

Como um presente de Natal fez com que eu descobrisse que minha mãe traiu meu pai - BBC News Brasil: Milhões de pessoas estão fazendo testes de DNA, mas, às vezes, descobrem mais do que esperavam.

Autism Risk Determined by Health of Mother's Gut - Neuroscience News

Autism Risk Determined by Health of Mother's Gut - Neuroscience News: Researchers have successfully identified autism risk in young mice by examining their mother's microbiome during pregnancy. The study, which may offer the earliest detection of autism, could pave the way to developing preventative measures against forms of autism by altering the maternal diet and probiotic intake.

A Woman With Autism Allegedly Endured Months Of The Most Horrific Abuse Imaginable — From Her Own Family

A Woman With Autism Allegedly Endured Months Of The Most Horrific Abuse Imaginable — From Her Own Family: A 22-year-old woman with autism was allegedly abused and tortured at the hands of five of her relatives in Louisiana, according to a grand jury indictment.

How to Help With Sensory Overload | The Mighty

How to Help With Sensory Overload | The Mighty: "The child is not trying to give you a hard time. The child is having a hard time."

Autistic girl praised for 'life as perfectionist' account - BBC News

Autistic girl praised for 'life as perfectionist' account - BBC News: A 10-year-old autistic girl has written about living with autism prompting praise from others with the condition

In Autism, the Importance of the Gut - The Atlantic

In Autism, the Importance of the Gut - The Atlantic: Behavior problems may be explained by serotonin and bacteria in the bowels.

The Christmas present that could tear your family apart - BBC News

The Christmas present that could tear your family apart - BBC News: Millions of people are giving DNA testing kits as presents, but sometimes finding out more than they bargained for.

Star Neuroscientist Tom Insel Leaves the Google-Spawned Verily for ... a Startup? | WIRED

Star Neuroscientist Tom Insel Leaves the Google-Spawned Verily for ... a Startup? | WIRED: What could be going on at Verily that would lead the former head of the National Institutes of Mental Health to bail on Google-sized money and data?

Jerry Fodor obituary | Books | The Guardian

Jerry Fodor obituary | Books | The Guardian: Philosopher who saw the mind as a computer processing the language of thought

'I was brought back from the brink of suicide' - BBC Three

Thousands of autistic girls and women 'going undiagnosed' due to gender bias | Society | The Guardian

Thousands of autistic girls and women 'going undiagnosed' due to gender bias | Society | The Guardian: Number of girls and women with the condition in UK may be vastly underestimated, leading neuroscientist says

Women much less likely to ask questions in academic seminars than men | University of Cambridge

Women much less likely to ask questions in academic seminars than men | University of Cambridge: Women are two and a half times less likely to ask a question in departmental seminars than men, an observational study of 250 events at 35 academic institutions in 10 countries has found.   This disparity exists despite the gender ratio at these seminars being, on average, equal. It also reflects significant differences in self-reported feelings towards speaking up.

The neighbours building hope after losing children to suicide - BBC News

The neighbours building hope after losing children to suicide - BBC News: Two teenagers - in the same year at the same school - killed themselves within weeks of each other.

Child mental health referrals up 26% in five years, says report - BBC News

Child mental health referrals up 26% in five years, says report - BBC News: But a substantial number of children are failing to meet thresholds for treatment, a report says.

Meet Saffron: inside the colourful mind of a girl with autism - video | Society | The Guardian

Meet Saffron: inside the colourful mind of a girl with autism - video | Society | The Guardian: Saffron is 9. When she received her diagnosis her mother Sam thought the doctors were describing an extraordinary child rather than someone with a disability.

Japan set to allow gene editing in human embryos

Japan set to allow gene editing in human embryos: Draft proposal permits gene-editing tools for research into early human development.

'I feel a lot of hope': the school for bullied children | Society | The Guardian

'I feel a lot of hope': the school for bullied children | Society | The Guardian: Every year, 16,000 children leave school because of bullying. Hannah Letters was one of them. She talks about how she got back on track

For Autistic Boys, the Subway Is Actually Soothing - The New York Times

For Autistic Boys, the Subway Is Actually Soothing - The New York Times: It’s loud, it’s crowded, it’s delayed because of an earlier incident. But to the minds of boys along the spectrum, it may be a paradise.

The shop where it's OK to be different - BBC News

The shop where it's OK to be different - BBC News: Two brothers on the autistic spectrum were looking for work when one had the idea of opening a comic shop. It turned out to be an inspired choice.

How to design spaces for people with autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News

How to design spaces for people with autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News: Architects are working with schools to create welcoming, versatile spaces for students on the spectrum.

'Frozen' offers glimpse of autism in girls | Spectrum | Autism Research News

'Frozen' offers glimpse of autism in girls | Spectrum | Autism Research News: Elsa, the star of the movie “Frozen,” is the poster child for girls with autism.

Private Foundation Funding for Scientific Research | The Scientist Magazine®