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5 Science-Backed Strategies to Build Resilience

A mentor of mine recently passed away, and I was heartbroken—so I tried my best to avoid thinking about it. I didn’t even mention it to my family …

Asperger's and Executive Function

Asperger Syndrome

Teaching Students How to Take Notes – Moving From Mechanical to Effective | Emerging Education Technologies

Improving Note Taking Techniques (With Some Resources and Tools to Help)<p>Effective note taking can make a genuine difference in student learning. …

Anxiety in Children with Autism Spectrum Diagnoses

This article by the Center for Autism Research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia discusses the presentation of anxiety in children with ASD (autism spectrum diagnoses) and cognitive behavioral therapy as a treatment option.

Teaching kids resiliency through self-talk

Doctors are 'failing to spot Asperger's in girls'

Doctors are failing to diagnose thousands of girls who have Asperger's syndrome, according to one of the world's leading experts. Dr Judith Gould has accused the medical world of missing and overlooking girls with the condition, condemning them to lives of such misery that many resort to extreme …

Autism Is Likely Under-Diagnosed in Women Due to Gender Bias

Autism has long been a disorder more commonly seen in men. You’ll often see a ratio thrown around: there are four times as many men with autism than …

What Are School Accommodations and Modifications for Students with Asperger's?

Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism: Auditory

Decreasing Stressors for the Asperger Student in Class

Peanut Butter, Pretzel, Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

These healthy energy bites are the perfect marriage of sweet and salty flavors and taste like my favorite candy bar!When the weather is nice, we love …

No-Bake Pie: Margarita Pie with a Pretzel Crust

No-bake pie that tastes like a margarita, complete with salt from the pretzel crust! Sometimes I beg my husband to go to a Mexican restaurant just so …

10 Vegetarian Memorial Day Recipes

Is it Friday yet? I’m SO ready for the long weekend. After a whirlwind 2 days in Toronto this week promoting the book, I’m ready to relax, sleep in, …

Why Uber’s renegade growth strategy must change

Online car-booking company Uber has recently lurched from one public relations crisis to another, culminating in bizarre comments by an Uber …

38% of Americans have never even heard of Uber

Of those people who have heard of Uber, 88% have never used it. Really puts our theories about Uber's downfall into perspective, doesn't it?<p>On Nov. …

Survey: Almost Half Of Uber Drivers Say They'll Drive Less For Uber Now

Uber riders were quick to talk about deleting the Uber app in response to last week’s privacy concerns and backlash. But drivers also said they would take a stand and leave the app behind, a recent survey found.<p>Almost half of Uber drivers said in a survey that they would drive less or not at all …

Sen. Al Franken Demands Lyft Explain Its Privacy Policies

In a letter to Lyft, U.S. Senator Al Franken called on the transit company and Uber's biggest competitor to provide explicit details about its privacy policy.<p>"Consumers must be able to make informed decisions about whether and with whom they share personal information, and must be assured that when …

Privacy

Four Things That Uber Riders Want Before Switching To Lyft

Fresh off a controversy over threatening to spy on reporters and disciplinary action against its New York manager, Uber is in the dumps with its customer base again. Angry posts are piling up on Twitter and Facebook lamenting the company’s business practices, but even as TechCrunch’s Josh Constine …

Ridesharing apps are erasing the value of taxi services

It's no surprise that ridesharing outfits like Lyft and Uber are disrupting the taxi business through lower pricing and technological advantages. However, it's now clear that these app-based upstarts are also hitting taxis where it really hurts: the value of owning a taxi service. A <i>New York Times</i> …

Uber and Lyft want to pick you up from the airport

It's been a rough couple of weeks for <b>Uber</b>. Vice President <b>Emir Michael</b> was caught suggesting oppo-slam campaigns against journalists critical of the …

Regular old taxis become cool again: Flywheel downloads up 300% in wake of Uber drama

Uber’s week of PR hell is the gift that keeps on giving to its competitors. Taxi-hailing app Flywheel says it’s seen a massive increase in downloads in the past week.<p>Uber’s controversy involving reporters and privacy violations spawned calls for boycotts and switching to alternative on-demand car …

Uber’s Android app collects an ‘uncool’ amount of data about users, security pro says

Uber halts service in Nevada after legal setback

Following a court’s ruling, Uber has shut down its ridesharing service in Nevada, a move the company said would cost 1,000 jobs.<p>The move came late Wednesday, according to Reuters, after a Nevada judge handed down a preliminary injunction that blocked Uber from continuing its statewide …

Lyft distances itself from the fist bump

Looks like Lyft is rebranding itself for a mass market appeal.<p>In an email sent to customers yesterday morning, the ridesharing company addressed two …

Uber Rides High, Dominates Transport App Revenues And Downloads Up To November

The calls for people to #deleteuber keep coming in after revelations that an Uber executive casually suggested opposition research on journalists; that Uber has used and abused its so-called “God View” to access and share information about individual customers; and that some in the Senate are now …

Uber Wants To Replace India’s Iconic Auto Rickshaws With Chauffeured Hatchbacks

Uber may be in the midst of a major PR crisis in the U.S., but it continues to ramp up its efforts in India — its second largest market — where it launched a low-cost service aimed at beating the country’s icon auto rickshaws.<p>The company said Uber Go, its new service that includes small vehicles …

Flywheel Gets $12 Million In Series C Funding, Slams Uber And Finds A New CEO

Flywheel, the app that hooks up taxi drivers with riders, announced Rakesh Mathur as the new CEO today. Mathur served as an Amazon VP in the early days, after the “The Everything Store” purchased his e-commerce startup Junglee.<p>Mathur has brought in a new executive team and $12 million in a series C …

Following Pressure From U.S. Senate, Uber Hires Data Privacy Expert And Legal Aid To Review Company’s Policies

In light of growing concerns around Uber’s ethics and the way it manages customers’ personal data, the company announced this morning that it has brought on data privacy expert Harriet Pearson and her team at Hogan Lovells to help it conduct an in-depth review of the company’s existing policies, …