Anabella Nikolaidou

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“I was told by a paediatrician that my son has autism, his child care centre didn’t agree.”

My son Carter was in a mainstream child care centre from the time he was six-months-old. At around 18 months I was told by a paediatrician that she …

Adam Harris reveals the reality of education, work and dating for autistic people

Early Signals<p>My mum is a Montessori teacher and she realised quite early that there was some significant differences between me and my peers. While I …

Five Female Serial Killers You’ve Never Heard Of

Homicidal women don’t always kill for the same reasons as murderous men.<p>No matter what creators of shows on Investigation Discovery want viewers to …

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107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

What If the Diagnosis of Autism Is Wrong?

One adorable two-year-old child came to see me for a speech consultation and the parents sat down on the floor and cried. He had a shiny, floppy …

Quincy Jones on the Secret Michael Jackson and the Problem With Modern Pop

In both music and manner, Quincy Jones has always registered — from afar, anyway — as smooth, sophisticated, and impeccably well-connected. (That’s …

George Orwell Reviews Salvador Dali’s Autobiography: “Dali is a Good Draughtsman and a Disgusting Human Being” (1944)

<i>Images or Orwell and Dali via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Should we hold artists to the same standards of human decency that we expect of everyone else? Should …

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A letter to … My immature, ignorant and haughty dad with nothing to give

The letter you always wanted to write<p>I was a curious eight-year-old boy when I saw my mum’s diary on the dining-room table. Naturally, I opened it. Only interested in her experiences of raising me, I skipped the other entries. The first mention of you was how you were absent at my birth, with only …

How To Dress For New Year's Eve When You're Expecting

I’m an absolute sucker for the party season. That brief spell between advent and the hell of the first day back at work in January is a time of …

What I Want The People Who Say ‘You Don’t Look Autistic’ To Know

I am writing this so people will understand that autism has no “one look,” and that every individual with autism is affected differently. Autism can …

Spain custody battle sends mother Juana Rivas into hiding

<b>In Spain, the slogan "Juana is in my house" has gone viral.</b><b>You see it on social media and headlining blog posts. It has also been printed on posters in shop windows and demonstrators have been chanting it in the street.</b><p>Juana Rivas, the subject of that expression of solidarity, has become a cause …

Netflix's "Atypical" Was a Major Disappointment for Autism Representation

Actor Mickey Rowe explains what the show got wrong.<p><i>In this op-ed, actor Mickey Rowe explains why Netflix's new show</i> Atypical <i>misrepresents its autistic audience — and why that begins with its failure to include the autistic community in its creative process.</i><p>On Aug. 11, Netflix will debut its new …

Mom’s Thank-You Note to Her Ex’s Girlfriend Goes Viral: ‘I Learned She Wasn’t Trying to Take My Place’

When Brittney Johnson learned that another woman was tucking her 4-year-old daughter, Payton, into bed at night, she didn’t get jealous. Instead, the …

Study: Overstimulation, not indifference, makes eye contact hard for people with autism

Avoiding direct eye contact with others is one of the most common characteristics associated with people with autism spectrum disorder. Many …

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Nurturing Genius: Parenting Advice from the Mom of an Unusually Gifted Child

<i>This story was originally published in 2013. Jacob is now 18 years old and in 2016 was reported to be a Ph.D. student at Perimeter Institute for</i> …

I Had My Face Remodeled with Electric Currents and the Results Were Crazy

This is how you "Bella."<p>Like that on our body, the muscles in our face need exercise. The difference is that you can work out your visage without lifting a finger. I learned as much upon visiting European-trained facialist Toska Husted at her newly-minted spa in Charlotte, North Caroline. It was …

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are the 10 worst money mistakes anyone can make

Said another way, they boil down to E-S-I. If this is the heart of your financial plan, it's likely that you'll be prosperous.<p>That said, there is one other thing you'll need to do — you must avoid the financial pitfalls that can significantly derail your finances. I call these the worst money moves …

I too was tricked into loving an undercover police officer. It was no accident | Andrea

Grooming by undercover police amounts to state-sponsored abuse of women. The story of ‘Jessica’ reminded me of my own traumatic experience<p>“I was groomed by someone much older, and far more experienced, and I was manipulated into having a sexual relationship with him. I didn’t even know his real …

What children from Romanian orphanages can tell us about autism

By Charles A. Nelson<p>There are many risk factors for autism, some genetic and others environmental. But few are more intriguing — and disturbing — than psycho­social deprivation in infancy.<p>Psychosocial deprivation is essentially a lack of caregiver stimulation and investment. It is particularly …

Judge Denies Lawyer’s Request to #FreeBresha Meadows Until Trial

<b>Updated Mon, May 8, 1:52 p.m. EDT:</b> Bresha Meadows, 15, has been offered a plea deal and could be released from jail in less than a year. Read the …

Trump: I said NATO was obsolete 'not knowing much about NATO'

Trump recalled in an interview with the Associated Press on Friday that when he was first asked about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization by CNN's Wolf Blitzer, he was caught off guard because he "wasn't in government" so never had to learn about the US-led defense alliance.<p>"People don't go …

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I am the parent of a severely autistic teenager and this is what I would like people to know

<b>Jean Wilson is a mother-of-three from Worcester.</b><p>She had always struggled to find suitable care for her youngest daughter Emily, who is severely …

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The pickiest of kids ate dozens of new foods after a two-week training devised by a psychologist

If a child is a fussy eater, there’s probably not one single reason why. It could be genes. It could be the subtle hints the child—or small baby—has learned by watching their family at the table. It could be the psychological connections that their parents have helped forge between certain foods …

What Trump Got Right About the UN

“The United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time. So sad!” Donald …

Fantastic IKEA Storage Hacks You Totally Need to See

Most people think of storage pieces as a bit of a necessary evil. Nobody gets excited about chests of drawers or towel bars — or do they? We love a …

Where did the money go? How Greece fumbled the refugee crisis

Two years ago, 57,000 refugees were stranded when Europe’s southern borders closed. What followed has been called the most expensive humanitarian response in history<p>Widad Madrati remembers the first snowfall at Oreokastro in the way most children would, as a thing of wonder. It threw a brilliant …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2017

Things to skip: Times New Roman, an "objective" blurb, and a Hotmail address.<p><i>For MONEY’s 2018 version of what your resume should look like, click</i> …

'All my life suddenly made sense': how it feels to be diagnosed with autism late in life

Jon Adams was 52 when he learned he had Asperger syndrome. As adult referrals rise, he and others explain the impact – good and bad – of a late diagnosis<p>One day during his last year at primary school, Jon Adams drew a picture of a street in Portsmouth, the city where he still lives. The scene he …

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LitMag: $1,000 for Short Stories & $250 for Poetry

LitMag, a new magazine of creative writing, is currently seeking submissions of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. They pay $1,000 for fiction and …

Good Quality Furniture For Basement Family Room With Warm Paint Color Schemes And Wall Shelves

Home » Family Room » Utilizing Basement Family Room Design Ideas » Good Quality Furniture For Basement Family Room With Warm Paint Color Schemes And …