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Emotional Regulation for Kids With ADHD | Edutopia

Emotional Regulation for Kids With ADHD | Edutopia: Six brain-based strategies to help kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder build confidence, engagement, and focus.

Young man with autism shares his passion for elevators through YouTube | WSBT

Young man with autism shares his passion for elevators through YouTube | WSBT: Get ready for a story with some ups and downs. It will definitely push your buttons. We're making bad puns about elevators for a reason. That's because WSBT 22 spent a lot of time riding them Tuesday. We met a young man with autism who is really passionate about elevators. He uses that passion to help a good cause. Gabe Wise has been a fan of WSBT 22 for most of his life. But Tuesday he wanted to see something other than our studio or production booth. Gabe wanted to see our elevators.

Seven ways to boost your self-esteem | Life and style | The Guardian

Seven ways to boost your self-esteem | Life and style | The Guardian: Check negative self-talk, set manageable goals, take regular exercise – and try your hand at gardening

Sex Classification by Resting State Brain Connectivity | Cerebral Cortex | Oxford Academic

Sex Classification by Resting State Brain Connectivity | Cerebral Cortex | Oxford Academic: Abstract. A large amount of brain imaging research has focused on group studies delineating differences between males and females with respect to both cognitiv

Autism informs and empowers Greta Thunberg’s climate activism - Vox

Autism informs and empowers Greta Thunberg’s climate activism - Vox: The 16-year-old climate activist’s radical approach to autism.

Is ‘high-functioning autism’ a misleading term? | Cosmos

Is ‘high-functioning autism’ a misleading term? | Cosmos: Australian researchers suggest it’s time we found a more accurate description. Lyndal Byford reports.

Vile school bullies hold gun against head of boy with autism, 13, | Metro News

Vile school bullies hold gun against head of boy with autism, 13, | Metro News: Two 17-year-old bullies are seen holding a gun to an autistic 13-year-old boy's head as he kneels in the street and they demand that he 'kiss their feet.'

Edmonton boy with autism, visual impairment blows classmates away with ukulele performance - Edmonton | Globalnews.ca

Edmonton boy with autism, visual impairment blows classmates away with ukulele performance - Edmonton | Globalnews.ca: When people hear Hayden Cardinal sing his favourite Beatles song - 'Hear Comes the Sun' it captivates them, especially when they realize he's not even looking at the strings on his ukulele.

Mothers' exposure to workplace solvents linked to autism in children

Mothers' exposure to workplace solvents linked to autism in children: Children of mothers who are often exposed to solvent chemicals in the workplace appear to have an increased risk of autism, a new study finds.

'Porch pirates' return stolen wrestling belts to boy with autism ahead of brain surgery | Fox News

Verona Resident Dedicates Her Time to Helping People with Autism | TAPinto

Verona Resident Dedicates Her Time to Helping People with Autism | TAPinto: VERONA, NJ - Octogenarian, Verona resident and former president of Katharine Gibbs College, Beverly Ficon, spends her time as a program manager and job coach at Spectrum Works (spectrumworks.org),...

Prenatal opioid exposure could bring long-term harm to kids

Prenatal opioid exposure could bring long-term harm to kids: A new government report is shedding light on the lasting impacts of opioid use during pregnancy, and the impact on a child.

Is ADHD genetic? Causes, risk factors, and research

Is ADHD genetic? Causes, risk factors, and research: In this article, learn about the latest research on genetics and ADHD, which includes studies looking at whether the children of parents with ADHD are more likely to develop the same condition.

CBD oil for ADHD: Can it treat symptoms, and is it safe?

CBD oil for ADHD: Can it treat symptoms, and is it safe?: CBD oil is a popular alternative remedy for a variety of medical conditions. In this article, learn about whether it can help treat ADHD and whether it is safe for children to use.

ADHD misdiagnosis: Why might it happen?

ADHD misdiagnosis: Why might it happen?: The symptoms of ADHD tend to resemble those of other conditions, which may result in a misdiagnosis. Some characteristics of ADHD may also be symptoms of other conditions. Learn more about why a doctor might misdiagnose ADHD here.

Brain Breaks and Focused Attention Practices Prime the Brain for Learning | Edutopia

Brain Breaks and Focused Attention Practices Prime the Brain for Learning | Edutopia: Brain breaks and focused attention practices help students feel relaxed and alert and ready to learn.

5 Coisas que você tem de saber sobre ensino domiciliar (homeschooling) | Instituto Politeia

5 Coisas que você tem de saber sobre ensino domiciliar (homeschooling) | Instituto Politeia: Qual o desempenho acadêmico do alunos em ensino domiciliar? E sua socialização? Qual o tratamento constitucional da matéria? Leia na Gazeta do Povo.

Homeschoolers não se socializam? Mães contam experiências

Homeschoolers não se socializam? Mães contam experiências: Crianças homeschoolers não são necessariamente antissociais, ainda que não participem dos benefícios do ambiente escolar. Leia na Gazeta do Povo!

Managing Your High School Classroom with Compassion | Edutopia

Managing Your High School Classroom with Compassion | Edutopia: High school teacher Grace Dearborn says students don’t all respond to consequences in the same way, so teachers need a full toolbox of options.

Doenças graves, autismo e a possibilidade do saque do FGTS – A Tribuna

Como tratar o bruxismo (ranger de dentes)? - 28/06/2019 - Equilíbrio e Saúde - Folha

Como tratar o bruxismo (ranger de dentes)? - 28/06/2019 - Equilíbrio e Saúde - Folha: Doença pode causar aumento de sensibilidade e até mesmo perda dentária

Understanding how tics are suppressed may help some at risk for tic disorders: Identifying kids who control their tics may help others at risk for Tourette syndrome -- ScienceDaily

Understanding how tics are suppressed may help some at risk for tic disorders: Identifying kids who control their tics may help others at risk for Tourette syndrome -- ScienceDaily: Studying children shortly after they began experiencing tics, researchers discovered that although tics don't go away, most children are able to suppress and control them. Understanding how they do that may provide insight to help others at risk for significant tic disorders.

Fiocruz promove seminário sobre cannabis medicinal

Fiocruz promove seminário sobre cannabis medicinal: Uso terapêutico é realidade no Estado, mas dificuldade de acesso ainda restringe o número de beneficiados

The Thyroid and Autism Connection - Autism Parenting Magazine

The Thyroid and Autism Connection - Autism Parenting Magazine: The Link Between Thyroid Disease and Autism In the past few years, there has been a growing number of studies that link thyroid disease with autism. Several researchers show significant evidence that cases of thyroid disease and autism are possibly connected. What have experts learned about this aspect of autism spectrum disorder, and what does …

How are autism and a lack of empathy related? - Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research

How are autism and a lack of empathy related? - Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research: Researchers recently investigated the link between autism and a lack of empathy, finding that autism is a strong predictor of empathy.

Autism: Through the Lens of a Sibling - Thrive Global

Autism: Through the Lens of a Sibling - Thrive Global: Today, I share the sentiments of my son Cam, whose brother Owen now lives in a full-time residential setting at Anderson Center for Autism in the Hudson Valley region of New York. It’s been quite a journey for our entire family, and as a parent ambassador for Anderson Center for Autism, I feel it’s important […]

Autism health challenges could be explained by problem behaviors

Autism health challenges could be explained by problem behaviors: For years, researchers have documented both gastrointestinal issues and problematic behaviors, such as aggression, in many children with autism spectrum disorder.

Women who work with solvents are more likely to have autistic children | Daily Mail Online

Women who work with solvents are more likely to have autistic children | Daily Mail Online: Autism's causes are mysterious, but a new US government study suggests that working with solvent chemicals that linger in the body may mean women are more likely to have autistic kids.

Study of microbiome’s importance in autism triggers swift backlash | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Study of microbiome’s importance in autism triggers swift backlash | Spectrum | Autism Research News: Many scientists have pointed out possible errors of analysis and interpretation in a high-profile study that suggested microbes can ease autism-like behaviors in mice.

Researchers explore perceptions of touch in people with autism

Researchers explore perceptions of touch in people with autism: For many people, simple sensations such as the gentle caress of a loved one or walking barefoot through the grass feel pleasant. For individuals with autism, the feeling of light pressure on the skin may be perceived as aversive or even cringe-inducing.

Sex addiction occurs in such people, maybe dangerous 1 | News Track English, NewsTrack

Sex addiction occurs in such people, maybe dangerous 1 | News Track English, NewsTrack: Sex is an important part of everyone's life. But many people are addicted to sex so they can't get rid of it. You may have heard of this many ... | News Track

Comissão de Direitos Humanos aprova carteira de identificação para autistas — Senado Notícias

Comissão de Direitos Humanos aprova carteira de identificação para autistas — Senado Notícias: A Comissão de Direitos Humanos e Legislação Participativa (CDH) aprovou nesta quinta-feira (27) o Projeto de Lei 2.573/2019 , que prevê a confecção de carteira de identificação da pessoa com transtorno do espectro autista (TEA).

Plano de saúde é condenado a arcar com tratamento especializado para autismo – Jornal Pequeno

Plano de saúde é condenado a arcar com tratamento especializado para autismo – Jornal Pequeno: O plano de saúde alegou não existir previsão contratual de se manter junto à rede referenciada todas as modalidades médicas…

Autismo: conheça o modelo DIR/Floortime usado no desenvolvimento de crianças com autismo

Autismo: conheça o modelo DIR/Floortime usado no desenvolvimento de crianças com autismo: A estratégia tem como base o desenvolvimento funcional da criança para formar alicerces para competências sociais, emocionais e intelectuais

Society pays heavy price for failure to diagnose and treat conduct disorder

Society pays heavy price for failure to diagnose and treat conduct disorder: Much greater awareness, improved diagnosis and enhanced treatment are all required in order to reduce the burden on society of the severe behavioural condition conduct disorder, according to a new expert review led by the University of Bath (UK).

What is Vyvanse hypersexuality?

What is Vyvanse hypersexuality?: Vyvanse is a brand of amphetamine that doctors may prescribe for ADHD or binge eating disorder (BED). Some research links amphetamine use to hypersexuality, and both ADHD and BED may also affect sexual function. Learn more about the symptoms of hypersexuality and the effects of the drug here.

How libraries helped Quintin Pastrana deal with his ADHD — and really tap on his potential | ABS-CBN News

How libraries helped Quintin Pastrana deal with his ADHD — and really tap on his potential | ABS-CBN News: “There’s not a place that can really welcome you,” he says.  “Even you if you go to the mall, you have to pay for something.  But the library, whoever you are, you’re welcome there.”

Why I Think the Name 'ADHD' Needs to Change

Why I Think the Name 'ADHD' Needs to Change: A person with ADHD explains why the name needs to change.

Signs Of Adult ADHD Explained | Moms

Signs Of Adult ADHD Explained | Moms: If you're someone who's always late, has a hard time focusing on the task at hand, is restless, and more -- you may have ADHD.

Visão | O primeiro parque aquático para crianças com deficiência

Visão | O primeiro parque aquático para crianças com deficiência: É inaugurado hoje, no Texas, o Morgan’s Inspiration Island, um parque aquático totalmente pensado para crianças com limitações físicas. VEJA AS IMAGENS

Labour senator calls for new autistic school units across Ireland as kids left with 'no place for September'

Labour senator calls for new autistic school units across Ireland as kids left with 'no place for September': LABOUR senator Aodhan O Riordain has backed calls to open new autistic school units around the country. The 42-year-old told how he has been dealing with parents unable to secure school places for …

Racism and austerity created a pathway to prison for this teenager | openDemocracy

UT Tyler researchers use Zebrafish to learn about autism genetics | cbs19.tv

UT Tyler researchers use Zebrafish to learn about autism genetics | cbs19.tv: UT Tyler professor Brent Bill has seen the effects of autism first hand. He has worked over a decade to research autism treatment using Zebrafish.

Gut microbiome — How families are trying to game the gut to treat autism

Gut microbiome — How families are trying to game the gut to treat autism: Supplements, worms and stool: Families are trying microbiome-based treatments for autism and scientists are left playing catch-up.

Insulina inalável pode ajudar no tratamento do diabetes - 27/06/2019 - UOL VivaBem

Insulina inalável pode ajudar no tratamento do diabetes - 27/06/2019 - UOL VivaBem: A recente liberação da insulina inalável marcou a passagem do Dia Nacional do Diabetes na quarta-feira (26). O medicamento, autorizado para venda e consumo pela

Capacitação de professor para identificar abuso contra crianças é aprovada - 27/06/2019 - UOL Universa

Capacitação de professor para identificar abuso contra crianças é aprovada - 27/06/2019 - UOL Universa: A Comissão de Constituição e Justiça e de Cidadania (CCJ) da Câmara dos Deputados aprovou em caráter conclusivo proposta que inclui na formação de profissionais de educação a capacitação para identificar situações de maus tratos, negligência, abuso e c

Ao liberar agrotóxicos, Brasil vai na contramão da tendência mundial, diz Le Monde - 27/06/2019 - UOL Notícias

Ao liberar agrotóxicos, Brasil vai na contramão da tendência mundial, diz Le Monde - 27/06/2019 - UOL Notícias: O texto, assinado pela correspondente do Le Monde no Brasil Claire Gatinois, começa relatando a decisão de Johannes Cullberg, dono de uma rede de supermercados na Suécia, que boicotou os produtos brasileiros em razão da presença de agrotóxicos

Teaching Students How to Ask Productive Questions | Edutopia

Teaching Students How to Ask Productive Questions | Edutopia: Improve engagement, comprehension, and critical thinking by teaching students the process of asking insightful questions.

Why I’m advocating for reliable autism resources across the lifespan | Autism Speaks

Why I’m advocating for reliable autism resources across the lifespan | Autism Speaks: This guest post is by Kerry Magro, a professional speaker, best-selling author and autism entertainment consultant who is on the autism spectrum. Kerry’s new children’s book ‘I Will Light It Up Blue!’ is now available. A version of this blog appeared on Kerrymagro.com here.

“Because children

Quando e por que os humanos começaram a falar? - BBC News Brasil

Quando e por que os humanos começaram a falar? - BBC News Brasil: Atualmente, existem mais de 6.500 idiomas no mundo. É possível rastrear a origem dessas línguas?

UK's leading mouse genetics centre faces closure | Science | The Guardian

UK's leading mouse genetics centre faces closure | Science | The Guardian: Plan to halt academic work at Harwell Institute threatens research including on diabetes

Baby Brain Lab – The Baby Brain Lab conducts research on infant brain and behavior development

Baby Brain Lab – The Baby Brain Lab conducts research on infant brain and behavior development: The Baby Brain Lab conducts research on infant brain and behavior development

Study of microbiome’s importance in autism triggers swift backlash | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Study of microbiome’s importance in autism triggers swift backlash | Spectrum | Autism Research News: Many scientists have pointed out possible errors of analysis and interpretation in a high-profile study that suggested microbes can ease autism-like behaviors in mice.

Officials say they lack authority to halt 'CRISPR babies' plan in Russia

Officials say they lack authority to halt 'CRISPR babies' plan in Russia: Two influential leaders in science publicly condemned a Russian biologist behind the plans but conceded it was beyond their authority to stop him.

Café pode estimular 'gordura boa' e ajudar na perda de peso - BBC News Brasil

Café pode estimular 'gordura boa' e ajudar na perda de peso - BBC News Brasil: Pesquisadores de universidade britânica testaram os efeitos da cafeína na gordura marrom - cuja existência em adultos só foi confirmada recentemente.

Pessoas autistas passam a ter direito a atendimento preferencial no interior do Acre | Cruzeiro do Sul e Região | G1

Pessoas autistas passam a ter direito a atendimento preferencial no interior do Acre | Cruzeiro do Sul e Região | G1: Estabelecimentos devem incluir placa do autismo em filas preferenciais. Em Cruzeiro do Sul, 40 pessoas estão cadastradas na associação.

Instituto do Cérebro oferece palestras gratuitas sobre temas como depressão, autismo e Alzheimer | GaúchaZH

Instituto do Cérebro oferece palestras gratuitas sobre temas como depressão, autismo e Alzheimer | GaúchaZH: O Instituto do Cérebro do Rio Grande do Sul (InsCer) realiza, a partir desta quarta-feira (26), um ciclo de palestras gratuitas para a população que aborda diversos temas relacionados à área da saúde. O evento ocorre no no auditório Irmão José Otão, no segundo andar do Hospital São Lucas da PUCRS, em Porto Alegre. A programação segue até quinta-feira (27).

Mariana recebeu o diagnóstico de autismo aos três anos | A Tarde é Sua | TVI

Mariana recebeu o diagnóstico de autismo aos três anos | A Tarde é Sua | TVI: No «A Tarde é Sua», Silvana explica como recebeu o diagnóstico preciso do autismo da filha e de que modo isso influenciou a vida desta família.

These neurons affect how much you do, or don't, want to eat -- ScienceDaily

These neurons affect how much you do, or don't, want to eat -- ScienceDaily: Researchers have identified a network of neurons that coordinate with other brain regions to influence eating behaviors. These findings could help those suffering from disease-induced appetite loss or over-eating.

Scientists closer to unraveling mechanisms of speech processing in the brain: The discovery could aid understanding of neurodevelopmental communication disorders -- ScienceDaily

Scientists closer to unraveling mechanisms of speech processing in the brain: The discovery could aid understanding of neurodevelopmental communication disorders -- ScienceDaily: A new study that sheds light on how the brain processes language could lead to a better understanding of autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia and other neurodevelopmental conditions.

É mais saudável usar toalhas de papel ou jatos de ar para secar as mãos? - BBC News Brasil

É mais saudável usar toalhas de papel ou jatos de ar para secar as mãos? - BBC News Brasil: Estudo realizado em três países concluiu que secadores automáticos são basicamente 'canhões de bactérias', enquanto o papel tem potencial menor de contaminação.

Psychiatrist links Fredericton police officer's false reports to ADHD | CBC News

Psychiatrist links Fredericton police officer's false reports to ADHD | CBC News: Undiagnosed ADHD may be partly why suspended Fredericton Police Force Constable Zach Coady lied in police reports, a psychiatrist testified.

Be a Hero: New Hero App Uses Video Game Mechanics to Empower Children With ADHD and Autism in the Realization of Their Daily Routines Through Personalized Tasks Set by Parents and a Synced Avatar

Be a Hero: New Hero App Uses Video Game Mechanics to Empower Children With ADHD and Autism in the Realization of Their Daily Routines Through Personalized Tasks Set by Parents and a Synced Avatar: QUEBEC CITY, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to make daily routines more fun for her and her son with ADHD and ASD (Autism), Annie Martineau, an...

Milo the Robot Helps Kids With Autism Spectrum Disorder - Motherly

Milo the Robot Helps Kids With Autism Spectrum Disorder - Motherly: Developed by the Dallas start-up, Robokind Robots, Milo the robot was created to help meet the challenges faced by children with Autism Spectrum Disorder; the fastest growing developmental disorder in the U.S.Robokind specializes in advanced social robotics. The Robots4Autism arm of the company focu...

Can Milo the Robot Help Autistic Children Connect? | Edutopia

Can Milo the Robot Help Autistic Children Connect? | Edutopia: A school in South Carolina tests whether a robot can be a bridge to deeper human connection for autistic children.

Bringing a Dog to School | Edutopia

Bringing a Dog to School | Edutopia: A veteran teacher and administrator makes the case for having a therapy dog in elementary school.

A social club for women with autism | NYN

A social club for women with autism | NYN: Vox has the details about Felicity Houses, a New York social club for women with autism.

2 SC women get prison in $13 million autism health fraud | The State

2 SC women get prison in $13 million autism health fraud | The State: A federal judge in Columbia on Tuesday sentenced two SC women to prison for their roles in a $13 million federal health care fraud case involving false billing for autism care.

Blind woman with autism blows audience away with astonishing singing voice - AOL News

Blind woman with autism blows audience away with astonishing singing voice - AOL News: Lavender Darcangelo is wowing social media users around the globe with her beautiful rendition of a classic Disney melody.

Fla. Mom's Post About Parenting Son with Autism Goes Viral | PEOPLE.com

Fla. Mom's Post About Parenting Son with Autism Goes Viral | PEOPLE.com: Leigh Merryday Porch wrote about parenting her 10-year-old son, Callum, who has autism and is mostly nonverbal.

Falso tratamento para autismo ameaça saúde de crianças – Jornal da USP

Falso tratamento para autismo ameaça saúde de crianças – Jornal da USP: "Solução Mineral Milagrosa" é substância corrosiva que vem se popularizando nas redes como cura para o autismo

Pessoas com Doenças Raras e Autismo terão prioridade em bancos

Discriminação contra pessoas com autismo poderá ser relatada via disque-denúncia – Jornal Contábil Brasil - Notícias do Brasil e do Mundo

Discriminação contra pessoas com autismo poderá ser relatada via disque-denúncia – Jornal Contábil Brasil - Notícias do Brasil e do Mundo: A Comissão de Defesa dos Direitos das Pessoas com Deficiência da Câmara dos Deputados aprovou, no último dia 13 de junho, um projeto de lei que obriga o Poder Público a criar um disque-denúncia de ações contra pessoas autistas.

EUA têm mais de 1.000 casos de sarampo em 2019 e pior surto desde 1992 - 25/06/2019 - Equilíbrio e Saúde - Folha

EUA têm mais de 1.000 casos de sarampo em 2019 e pior surto desde 1992 - 25/06/2019 - Equilíbrio e Saúde - Folha: Ressurgimento da doença pode estar relacionado ao movimento antivacinas difundido pela internet

O caso raro do americano que entrou na puberdade aos 2 anos - BBC News Brasil

O caso raro do americano que entrou na puberdade aos 2 anos - BBC News Brasil: O escritor Patrick Burleigh tem uma mutação genética transmitida entre os homens de sua família há gerações que provocou mudanças em seu corpo na primeira infância e gerou problemas ao longo de sua vida.

Autistic traits in adults who have attempted suicide

Drawn to teaching, drawn to special education

Drawn to teaching, drawn to special education: Graduating senior Molly Limmer didn’t expect for special education to be her calling in life because it’s already her every day.

Asperger's May Encourage Truth Telling - The Atlantic

Asperger's May Encourage Truth Telling - The Atlantic: Masha Gessen suggests there was a connection between Asperger’s and social activism in the Soviet era.

How baking helped football fan's social anxiety - BBC News

How baking helped football fan's social anxiety - BBC News: A Wolves supporter who bakes for fellow fans chronicles his journey around the Premier League.

New study links autism with processed foods - Big Think

New study links autism with processed foods - Big Think: The more we learn about the microbiome, the more the pieces are fitting together.

Richmond native, first woman with Autism competes in Miss Virginia

Richmond native, first woman with Autism competes in Miss Virginia: Hallie Hovey-Murray is a self advocate with autism who competed in the Miss Virginia pageant on Saturday, June 21, against 25 women across the Commonwealth.

Por que chorar às vezes faz tão bem? - BBC News Brasil

Por que chorar às vezes faz tão bem? - BBC News Brasil: Temos três tipos de lacrimejamento; um deles alivia níveis de estresse.

Rare recessive mutations pry open new windows on autism: Comprehensive study offers previously unknown clues to autism's underlying biology -- ScienceDaily

Rare recessive mutations pry open new windows on autism: Comprehensive study offers previously unknown clues to autism's underlying biology -- ScienceDaily: Most genetic variants linked to autism are de novo mutations, which are not inherited and are relatively easy to find. A new study, in one of the largest cohorts to date, instead tracked rare recessive mutations in which a child inherits two 'bad' copies of a gene. The findings provides a likely explanation for up to 5 percent of all autism cases and offer new clues to autism's biological causes.

Processed foods and effect on developing fetus' brain: Autism link? -- ScienceDaily

Processed foods and effect on developing fetus' brain: Autism link? -- ScienceDaily: New research examines what happens when neural stem cells are exposed to high levels of an acid commonly found in processed foods.

Eyes hold clues for treating severe autism more effectively: 'Implicit measures' better assess vocabulary than conventional tests, could lead to more effective interventions, more research -- ScienceDaily

Eyes hold clues for treating severe autism more effectively: 'Implicit measures' better assess vocabulary than conventional tests, could lead to more effective interventions, more research -- ScienceDaily: In a new study, researchers demonstrate that assessment tools capturing implicit signs of word knowledge among those with severe autism like eye movement can be more accurate than traditional assessments of vocabulary, pointing the way toward better inventions and spurring much needed new research.

Brain anatomy links cognitive and perceptual symptoms in autism -- ScienceDaily

Brain anatomy links cognitive and perceptual symptoms in autism -- ScienceDaily: Neuroscientists have found an anatomical link between cognitive and perceptual symptoms in autism. The study identified a posterior region of the brain whose size -- amount of gray matter -- is related to both cognitive rigidity and overly stable visual perception, two symptoms of autism that until now were only conceptually related.

Stimming in autism — Autistic people who stim deserve acceptance

Stimming in autism — Autistic people who stim deserve acceptance: Repetitive behaviors such as hand-flapping and spinning may give autistic people a sense of control; instead of discouraging these behaviors, therapists should address triggers upsetting to autistic people.

DISCRIMINAÇÃO CONTRA PESSOAS AUTISTAS PODERÁ SER RELATADA VIA DISQUE-DENÚNCIA

DISCRIMINAÇÃO CONTRA PESSOAS AUTISTAS PODERÁ SER RELATADA VIA DISQUE-DENÚNCIA: A Comissão de Defesa dos Direitos das Pessoas com Deficiência da Câmara dos Deputados aprovou, no último dia 13 de junho, um projeto de lei que obriga o Poder Público a criar um disque-denúncia de ações contra pessoas autistas. O canal será disponibilizado em âmbito nacional através de um número composto por três dígitos. Após …

Sessão Azul leva crianças com distúrbios sensoriais ao cinema O Dia - Diversão

Sessão Azul leva crianças com distúrbios sensoriais ao cinema O Dia - Diversão: As sessões de cinema do Sessão Azul são adaptadas e exibem filmes estreantes dublados

Internet está mudando a forma como pensamos: entenda como - Dr. Cristiano Nabuco - UOL

Internet está mudando a forma como pensamos: entenda como - Dr. Cristiano Nabuco - UOL: Neste espaço, são discutidas ideias e pesquisas sobre comportamento humano, psicologia e, principalmente, temas que se relacionam ao cotidiano das pessoas. Assuntos centrais na construção de nossa autoestima, felicidade e vida. Seja bem-vindo(a)!

Anuário Brasileiro da Educação Básica: De cada 10 professores do fundamental, 4 não têm formação no que ensinam

Anuário Brasileiro da Educação Básica: De cada 10 professores do fundamental, 4 não têm formação no que ensinam: Cerca de quatro em cada dez professores que davam aula para os anos finais do ensino fundamental (entre o 6º e o 9º ano) no Brasil em 2018 não tinham formação adequada para o que ensinavam. Isso corresponde, por exemplo, à situação de um professor form

Multiple Intelligences Theory: Widely Used, Yet Misunderstood | Edutopia

Multiple Intelligences Theory: Widely Used, Yet Misunderstood | Edutopia: One of the most popular ideas in education is applied in ways that its creator never intended.

James Middleton health - Kate Middleton’s brother reveals ‘crippling’ health issues | Express.co.uk

James Middleton health - Kate Middleton’s brother reveals ‘crippling’ health issues | Express.co.uk: JAMES MIDDLETON, the brother of the Duchess of Cambridge, recently revealed his struggle with depression. He also spoke about his ADHD diagnosis. These are the common signs of the conditions.

Inside Felicity House, a social club for women with autism - Vox

Inside Felicity House, a social club for women with autism - Vox: Feeling overlooked in a world that links the disability to mostly boys and men, members find comfort in a place of their own.

Trinity First Irish University to Adopt International Autism Toolkit – The University Times

Trinity First Irish University to Adopt International Autism Toolkit – The University Times: The College Disability Service has launched a new website to help people with autism make the transition from school to Trinity.

Berkley High student worked through autism, tough start to graduate

Berkley High student worked through autism, tough start to graduate: BERKLEY — School isn’t something that comes easy to everybody. Some students have to work twice as hard in order to pass classes and get their grades up just to have a chance to graduate when senior year rolls around.

People with autism and learning disabilities locked in mental health hospitals in England – Channel 4 News

People with autism and learning disabilities locked in mental health hospitals in England – Channel 4 News: Eight years after the government and health bosses pledged to provide homes for people with autism and learning disabilities in England, thousands are still locked in mental health hospitals. Many are children, and some have been there for years, even decades. The promises were made after people were filmed being abused at…

Christine McGuinness says she would never leave three kids alone with husband Paddy - Irish Mirror Online

Christine McGuinness says she would never leave three kids alone with husband Paddy - Irish Mirror Online: Christine McGuinness claims she wouldn't even let her Take Me Out host husband watch the kids for one night

Environmental risk factors and biomarkers for autism spectrum disorder: An umbrella review of the evidence

Environmental risk factors and biomarkers for autism spectrum disorder: An umbrella review of the evidence: Family Medicine Article: Environmental risk factors and biomarkers for autism spectrum disorder: An umbrella review of the evidence

Morristown Woman with Autism Defies the Odds and Graduates College, Moving on to Grad School - Insider NJ

Morristown Woman with Autism Defies the Odds and Graduates College, Moving on to Grad School - Insider NJ: MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 24, 2019 — Morristown native, Jenny Rose, recently graduated from the College of Saint Elizabeth (CSE) despite the challenges of autism spectrum disorder, a developmental disorder that affects social skills, behavior, and communication.   A Bachelor of Arts in English is just the beginning for the 22-year-old. About 50,000 Americans with autism enter[...]

VILLAGE VOICE: Neurodiversity in the Workplace | Opinion | mainlinemedianews.com

VILLAGE VOICE: Neurodiversity in the Workplace | Opinion | mainlinemedianews.com: You have all probably been noticing a lot of talk, articles, and television coverage of autism these days. “The Good Doctor” is a terrific television series which showcases a lead

Pandas and rabbits and pigs, oh my! Endowment fund for families affected by autism | CKPG Today | Prince George, Northern BC | News, Sports, Weather, Obituaries, Real Estate

Pandas and rabbits and pigs, oh my! Endowment fund for families affected by autism | CKPG Today | Prince George, Northern BC | News, Sports, Weather, Obituaries, Real Estate: PRINCE GEORGE-It takes an artistic eye to turn a wine carboy into a four legged animal, and that's exactly wha...

Empowering children with learning disabilities - Times of India

Empowering children with learning disabilities - Times of India: Education News: Children with learning disabilities miss out on education as the problem goes undetected mainly due to lack of awareness, writes Gayatri Nanda

Williamson named to state Special Olympics Hall of Fame | Local News | gloucestertimes.com

Williamson named to state Special Olympics Hall of Fame | Local News | gloucestertimes.com: If you attend a Gloucester High School football game, you’ll see 29-year-old Danny Williamson keeping the crowd energized with his famous sprints down the sidelines. If you’re friends with him

Kids with autism prepare to fly at special SLC airport event | fox13now.com

Kids with autism prepare to fly at special SLC airport event | fox13now.com: SALT LAKE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Utah — The Salt Lake City International Airport reports 25 million passengers board planes there every single year.  Most people don't enjoy fighting those crowds — especially those who have kids on the autism spectrum.

'A gente nunca pode desprezar a dor do outro', diz jovem com depressão - 24/06/2019 - Equilíbrio e Saúde - Folha

'A gente nunca pode desprezar a dor do outro', diz jovem com depressão - 24/06/2019 - Equilíbrio e Saúde - Folha: Desde os 14 anos, ele trabalha na feira e sustenta a família de cinco pessoas

Ansiedade está entre os transtornos mais comuns na adolescência - 24/06/2019 - Equilíbrio e Saúde - Folha

Ansiedade está entre os transtornos mais comuns na adolescência - 24/06/2019 - Equilíbrio e Saúde - Folha: Segundo Organização Mundial da Saúde, metade dos problemas mentais começa aos 14 anos

King's College dean apologises after autistic boy ejected from chapel | Society | The Guardian

King's College dean apologises after autistic boy ejected from chapel | Society | The Guardian: Cambridge scientist says he was asked to leave church because son was too noisy

Recessive gene disruptions in autism spectrum disorder | Nature Genetics

Recessive gene disruptions in autism spectrum disorder | Nature Genetics: Analysis of whole-exome sequencing data from 2,343 individuals with autism spectrum disorder compared to 5,852 unaffected individuals demonstrates an excess of biallelic, autosomal mutations for both loss-of-function and damaging missense variants.

Autism: More Than Meets the Eye - Scientific American Blog Network

Estudar sozinho ou cursinho? | UOL Notícias

Estudar sozinho ou cursinho? | UOL Notícias: Acompanhe no UOL Notícias reportagens, fotos e vídeos sobre mundo, política, economia, tecnologia, educação, ciência, saúde e cotidiano

Seguimos como sonâmbulos e estamos indo rumo ao desastre, diz Edgar Morin - 24/06/2019 - Mundo - Folha

Seguimos como sonâmbulos e estamos indo rumo ao desastre, diz Edgar Morin - 24/06/2019 - Mundo - Folha: Para um dos maiores filósofos vivos, humanidade deve tomar consciência da incerteza do futuro e de seu destino comum

Viviane Senna: Brasil ainda não fez lição de casa do século 19 na educação - BBC News Brasil

Viviane Senna: Brasil ainda não fez lição de casa do século 19 na educação - BBC News Brasil: Presidente do Instituto Ayrton Senna argumenta que políticas e crenças no setor educacional nem sempre são embasadas em evidências e defende, no âmbito do MEC, a agenda do 'analfabetismo zero'.

A tocante história da enfermeira que adotou garoto com paralisia cerebral abandonado pelos pais - BBC News Brasil

A tocante história da enfermeira que adotou garoto com paralisia cerebral abandonado pelos pais - BBC News Brasil: Hoje com 12 anos, Ronei foi abandonado pelos pais biológicos antes de completar um ano em decorrência dos problemas de saúde.

O MIRANTE | Não há discriminação mas uma vaga num infantário pode desaparecer se o candidato for autista

O MIRANTE | Não há discriminação mas uma vaga num infantário pode desaparecer se o candidato for autista: Casal de Coruche tem dois filhos com diferentes graus da doença que muitas vezes é uma simples diferença.

Unesp utiliza jogos eletrônicos em iniciativa com crianças autistas | Governo do Estado de São Paulo

Unesp utiliza jogos eletrônicos em iniciativa com crianças autistas | Governo do Estado de São Paulo: Atividades ocorrem na cidade de Presidente Prudente; recurso estimula movimentos e comandos sensoriais dos participantes

Inclusão de dados sobre autismo no censo está na pauta do Plenário — Senado Notícias

Inclusão de dados sobre autismo no censo está na pauta do Plenário — Senado Notícias: O Plenário do Senado pode votar nesta terça-feira (25) um projeto que determina a inclusão, nos censos demográficos, de informações específicas sobre pessoas com autismo. O PLC 139/2018 busca fornecer dados para embasar políticas públicas voltadas às pessoas com transtorno do espectro autista (TEA).

The Power of Being Seen | Edutopia

The Power of Being Seen | Edutopia: How well do you know your students? In a Nevada school, a simple strategy pushes teachers to look beyond the lessons.

The Key to Effective Teams in Schools: Emotional Intelligence | Edutopia

The Key to Effective Teams in Schools: Emotional Intelligence | Edutopia: A school team's emotional intelligence might be the most important predictor of what it will to do together, what conversations will sound like, and how members will feel about going to meetings.

The Key to Effective Teams in Schools: Emotional Intelligence | Edutopia

The Key to Effective Teams in Schools: Emotional Intelligence | Edutopia: A school team's emotional intelligence might be the most important predictor of what it will to do together, what conversations will sound like, and how members will feel about going to meetings.

Teachers Seek to Unravel Myths Around Reading and Dyslexia | Edutopia

Teachers Seek to Unravel Myths Around Reading and Dyslexia | Edutopia: Teachers are seeking new training to understand the brain science around dyslexia, the most commonly reported disability among children.

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How to make your workplace more autism-friendly

How to make your workplace more autism-friendly: Adam Harris is on a mission to make Ireland the most autism-friendly country in the world. But how do we get there? | Inspirefest 2019

Managing Your High School Classroom with Compassion | Edutopia

Managing Your High School Classroom with Compassion | Edutopia: High school teacher Grace Dearborn says students don’t all respond to consequences in the same way, so teachers need a full toolbox of options.

Atenção à visão das crianças | UOL VivaBem

Atenção à visão das crianças | UOL VivaBem: VivaBem, o novo canal de saúde e bem-estar do UOL com informações confiáveis e embasadas cientificamente, dicas testadas e orientações de especialistas

Como identificar os alimentos que parecem saudáveis, mas não são - BBC News Brasil

Como identificar os alimentos que parecem saudáveis, mas não são - BBC News Brasil: Presentes em vários cardápios, alimentos com 'cara de nutritivos' entram em uma categoria alimentar considerada perigosa, a dos ultraprocesados, que, inclusive, nem existia até pouco tempo.

Exposição contínua à tela do computador pode afetar crianças e jovens - 20/06/2019 - UOL VivaBem

Exposição contínua à tela do computador pode afetar crianças e jovens - 20/06/2019 - UOL VivaBem: A tecnologia atual disponível para telas e mídias em geral oferece benefícios, mas também pode trazer riscos para a saúde de crianças e adolescentes. A exposição às telas de computadores, celulares e tablets por crianças e adolescentes pode afetar o so

Talkback UK: A Dramatic Effect – by Tony Flower | Charity Today News

Talkback UK: A Dramatic Effect – by Tony Flower | Charity Today News: Have trouble making and keeping eye contact? Find conversation difficult? Is it hard to make friends? Ever thought about taking up acting? Aagghh!!! You must be joking! For any shy, reticent and socially reluctant individual (most of us in fact), the thought of performing in front of others is terrifying. Imagine the fear and dread …

Mãe pede ajuda para construir quarto para filho autista severo, em Aparecida de Goiânia | Goiás | G1

Mãe pede ajuda para construir quarto para filho autista severo, em Aparecida de Goiânia | Goiás | G1: Karina Rodrigues deixou o trabalho para se dedicar ao garoto desde o diagnóstico. Após se separar do marido, ela foi morar na casa da mãe, onde já viviam outras cinco pessoas.

Características do autismo são perceptíveis nos primeiros anos de vida | Agência Brasil

Características do autismo são perceptíveis nos primeiros anos de vida | Agência Brasil: Atraso na fala, dificuldade de comunicação, falta de interação social e de contato visual são características comuns do transtorno do espectro do autismo perceptíveis já nos primeiros anos de vida.

Menino com autismo começa a conversar após terapia com cães, em Morrinhos | Goiás | G1

Menino com autismo começa a conversar após terapia com cães, em Morrinhos | Goiás | G1: Raylon Lomeu está entre os 12 pacientes atendidos pelos Bichos Terapeutas. Animais participam de sessões de fonoaudiologia, fisioterapia, terapia ocupacional e psicologia na rede pública.

Lei garante direito a autistas, mas nem sempre a legislação é cumprida na prática | Profissão Repórter | G1

Lei garante direito a autistas, mas nem sempre a legislação é cumprida na prática | Profissão Repórter | G1: Especialista esclarece questões sobre direitos de educação e saúde para pessoas com autismo. O Profissão Repórter desta semana mostrou a busca por tratamento e inclusão de pessoas com autismo no Brasil.

Children with autism got on a successful flight the never left the runway

Children with autism got on a successful flight the never left the runway: SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - An airline flight that never left the runway was still considered a successful trip for 34 Utah families Saturday morning.

will.i.am health latest: Music mogul on his battle with a behavioural disorder | Express.co.uk

will.i.am health latest: Music mogul on his battle with a behavioural disorder | Express.co.uk: WILL.I.AM catapulted to fame with his pop band the Black Eyed peas. Not content with conquering the world stage, he went on to become the nation’s favourite as a judge on ITV’s The Voice. It might come as a surprise to fans that he lives with a behavioural disorder.

‘We want to make Ireland the world’s most autism-friendly country’ – VIDEO

‘We want to make Ireland the world’s most autism-friendly country’ – VIDEO: At Inspirefest 2019, Adam Harris laid out a vision for a workplace that not only accepts the autistic community but appreciates the value of neurodiversity.

New York dad gives daughter, who has autism, unforgettable prom experience | WSOC-TV

New York dad gives daughter, who has autism, unforgettable prom experience | WSOC-TV: When his daughter, who has autism, couldn’t find a date to her senior prom, a New York dad stepped in and helped give her an unforgettable experience.

Mom's post on parenting son with autism goes viral for honesty | GMA