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Mum of boy with autism chains herself to Department of Education gates

The mother of a boy with autism is chaining herself to the gates of the Department of Education offices in Athlone in a bid to highlight her campaign …

Joe Russo, Anthony Russo's 'Captain America: Civil War': Marvel Studios Applies Changes To Story

Captain America clashes will Iron Man in Joe Russo and Anthony Russo's "Captain America: Civil War." (Photo : Instagram/captainamericacivilwar)<p>Marvel …

When Children With Autism Grow Up

I was 23 and needed a summer job; he was 21 and needed full-time support. He's one of an estimated half million people diagnosed with autism who are soon becoming adults — and who society is entirely unprepared for.

Resources on Autism

Education<p>Information about federal education entitlement for special needs students: http://idea.ed.gov/<p>Information about Transition Plans: http://www.nsttac.org/content/what-indicator-13<p>Transition Tool Kit from Autism Speaks: www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/transition-tool-kit<p>Data …

Autism

'You Don't Outgrow Autism': What Happens When Help Ends at 21?

Nickolas Kubicsko and his family were about to take their first family vacation in seven years.<p>There was no question where they’d go: The Happiest Place on Earth. Twenty years old at the time, two years ago, Nick had been obsessed with Disney movies since he was a little guy.<p><b>WATCH: The full</b> …

Autism

In autism, the brain's response to speech speaks volumes

When language delays or social detachment mark a baby for a diagnosis of autism, dark clouds cast that child's future in shadow. But researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast, some time between a baby's first and second birthday, whether those dark clouds will linger or …

My three daughters are autistic. I despise Autism Awareness Month.

Today, you’ll be seeing a lot of blue: World monuments will be cast in blue lights, your co-workers will be wearing blue clothes, and companies will be hawking blue products. Why? April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day, when advocacy group Autism Speaks “celebrates” its international Light It Up …

15 Things Parents Of Children On The Autism Spectrum Want To Tell You

Diagnosis is life changing - and that can be a good thing.<p>People with autism and their families feel "isolated" because of poor public understanding …

Autism

Ford Opens New Silicon Valley Research Center Led By Former Apple Engineer

Ford is ready to get a little cozier with the tech industry. In an event today, Ford took the wraps off its brand new research center located in the Stanford Research Park.<p>At the 25,000-square-foot facility today, Ford CEO Mark Fields was there to made it clear the car maker was hunting for the …

Autonomous Cars

Young Boy With Autism Rescues Injured Man From Snowbank In Nova Scotia (VIDEO)

Chase Faulingham is being hailed a hero.<p>The five-year-old autistic Nova Scotia boy, who can barely speak, has been lauded after coming to the aid of …

6 Things People With Autism Would Like You To Know

More than one percent of all children born in the United States today have autism. Some people, whom we shall politely refer to as "squealing …

Autism

Jeremy Irons Says Batman V Superman Script Is "Amazing"

Jeremy Irons attended the Lucca Film Festival and while he was there he was of course asked about Zack Snyder's <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn Of …

“The Gunman”: Sean Penn’s idiotic, glorious and doomed leftist thriller

The two-time Oscar winner goes for action stardom as a brain-damaged CIA assassin in this ludicrous machismo fest<p>Maybe the best way to summarize “The Gunman” is that it’s a terrible idea, a fatal morass of meretricious values and bogus sentimentality, which is executed really, really well. It’s a …

Brain Activity

Teslas will soon drive themselves, but Elon Musk doesn't want drivers to check out

But CEO Elon Musk also said that Tesla's "Autopilot" self-driving feature would be coming online more fully by mid-year.<p>The current version of the software running on the Model S allows for sophisticated cruise control, lane changing, and automated parking. Under controlled circumstances, the Model …

Tesla

'Deadpool' Begins Production, Superhero Characters Confirmed

It’s fitting that Deadpool’s main super-power is his accelerated healing factor; you just can’t kill this guy. For years, they talked about making a …

Comics

7. Banking Too Heavily On Spider-Man...

Most of Marvel's upcoming plans outside of Age Of Ultron have been forgotten in the light of another recent development: their historic agreement …

Classic Batman Story 'Knightfall' Is New Again This Year

by Downside Friday, March 20, 2015 at 03:06 PM<p>Everytime Bane would bend Batman over his knee whether it be in games, movies, or tv shows, I'd always …

Comic Books
Marvel Universe

Marvel Announces Civil War During Secret Wars

Man, Marvel Comics fans are going to go nuts when they hear what the comic giant has planned. First, they're revisiting the immensely popular "Secret …

Marvel Universe

Elon Musk Says Tesla Has Conquered 'Range Anxiety'

If nothing else, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk knows how to make headlines.<p>One of the most frequently cited drawbacks to electric plug-in vehicles (EV) …

Tesla

Richard Branson hints at Virgin electric cars to rival Tesla

The Virgin giganto-brand already encompasses a media empire, a few airlines, wireless phone service, some hotels and an honest-to-goodness space program -- why wouldn't it churn out some electric cars for us, too? CEO Richard Branson hinted as much during a chat with <i>Bloomberg</i>, noting that Virgin's …

Leonard Nimoy’s ‘Secret’ Talent: A Look Back at His Intimate Photography Exhibition

Leonard Nimoy passed away today at the age of 83. Back in 2010, the Star Trek legend unveiled an eye-opening portrait show at Mass MoCA called Secret …

Galaxy S6 Leaks Damaging Samsung's Ability To Sell Its Smartphone

With every day bringing another leak or story about the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, the South Korean company is in a bit of a quandary. Everyone knows the new handset is coming, but will there be anything left to surprise, delight, and amaze the audience at MWC?<p>Because if there is nothing left in …

Mobile

Samsung to nix bloatware in Galaxy S6 OS, report says

Samsung has been rumored to be improving its TouchWiz Android skin, but it might actually decide to remove all of its own programs in favor of those from Microsoft.<p>Samsung will remove many of its own programs in the upcoming version of its TouchWiz user interface, a new report claims.<p>The new …

Software

¿Qué? Siri destroys Cortana and Google Now on language accuracy

Articulated Tripodal UFO And Alien Moon Base In 1971 Apollo 15 Mission Photo

A UFO researcher reported an anomaly in an Apollo 15 mission photo found in the archives of the website of NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera …

Paranormal

Proof Of Life On Mars? New NASA Mars Curiosity Rover Photo Shows Ancient Coffin

A new Mars Curiosity Rover photo has alien hunters buzzing about the existence of life on Mars once again. YouTube researcher Martian Archeologist …

College Football
NFL