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Talking With the Woman at the Center of a Groundbreaking Documentary About Autism

When <i>Dina</i>— a documentary about the relationship between Dina Buno, who has autism, and her husband Scott, who is also on the spectrum—debuted at …

Autism

Mom slams Twitter after abortion troll uses her disabled daughter's image

Disability advocate Natalie Weaver has slammed Twitter for not clamping down on an account that used an image of her severely disabled child in a pro-abortion tweet.<p>”Just received an email that Twitter doesn't think a person using my child's image as the poster child to ABORT & to weed out all the …

Social Media

Jump in emergency calls involving autism spawns new training for RCMP

'For some of our members this was their very first time being exposed to ASD'<p>RCMP officers on Nova Scotia's South Shore have been struggling with how …

Autism

Peyton’s Year Of Awesomism

In September Peyton turned 18, this was a very big deal for him and the rest of us. I wrote a blog for his birthday about how much he stressed about …

Autism

What is Asperger's Syndrome what are the signs and symptoms to watch out for?

Asperger's syndrome is a type of autism, and is a condition which affects a person's social interaction, interests and behaviour.<p>As with all autism …

Autism

EDITORIAL: Victory marked for children with autism, families

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (Tupelo)<p>Jan. 18--Parents and family members of kids with autism received some welcomed news this week as three …

Autism

The A Word: Actor Travis Smith on autism and Asperger's

<b>"I think I connect with acting because of how I always had to put a face on in public. I was never really myself. I was always playing a character."</b><p>Travis Smith, a 17-year-old from Pontypool, Torfaen, has just starred in series two of The A Word, a critically-acclaimed BBC drama about a young boy …

Autism

The Empathy Quotient Is a Quiz That Can Tell You How Empathetic You Are

We all like to think we're pretty understanding, empathetic individuals. But how would you feel putting that claim to the test? The Empathy Quotient …

Personality

Blue badge parking permits to be rolled out to people with hidden disabilities, Government proposes

People with hidden disabilities could soon be entitled to blue badge parking permits under Department for Transport (DfT) plans.<p>The Government said …

Autism

Common Sense Discipline Tips for Children with Autism

Shares 5K<p>This post has been a long time in the making as it’s something that I struggled with for quite some time. And it’s something that I’d like …

Parenting

The Second City expands comedy classes for teens with autism

Chicago’s renowned sketch comedy club The Second City has expanded its class offerings for people with autism to include teenagers in the city’s …

Chris Farley

My son with autism is overcoming his challenges, finding his strengths

"Yes, we are still on our journey. We still encounter challenges as David breaks into the professional world, and we are still transitioning him to …

Autism

Wait list of adults with severe disabilities who need services is growing in Colorado

It has been four years since the legislature ordered Colorado’s Medicaid department to create a plan to keep people with developmental disabilities …

Autism

The Bullet Journal: Productivity God? Kindle Edition

Most of us suffer from issues getting work done in a timely manner or at all. Some people have anxiety when thinking about all the actionable items …

Teaching Autistic Kids to Program Computers

It’s amazing how quickly some of our autistic kiddos take to technology. The fact that <b>they have mastered the basic use of computers, tablets,</b> …

Kids

Autism jokes create harmful environment

Two boys walk down C-hall. As they approach the end of the hallway, they see a girl playing Roblox on her computer. One boy turns to the other and …

Autism

For teens on autism spectrum, improv classes can aid communication

At the start of an improv class last week, some teens excitedly joined in while others sat off to the side. Others said they’d rather go home. But after a few games, giggles and encouragement from teachers, all the students participated. Parents in the audience clutched their bellies with laughter …

Autism

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Father of Asperger’s sufferer breaks down as he fears he failed his son during childhood

A father breaks down in tears as he worries he wasn’t there enough for his son, who suffers from Asperger’s.<p>Bob tries to bond with Alex and get to …

Asperger Syndrome

How to Support Mental Health in People with Autism

Mental health among autistic individuals is an underdeveloped area of research—a situation that many autistic people are advocating to change. This …

Autism

To Chris, The IKEA Employee, Who Helped Me Find My Son

Dear Ikea Chris,<p>I apologize for not knowing your last name; the conditions under which we met weren’t conducive to a more formal introduction. But …

Home Decorating

New hub to support students with autism into employment

Students with autism, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and other neurodiverse needs will soon have greater access to employment …

Australian Universities

Services for folks on the autism spectrum to be covered after 8 years old

CLOSE<p>Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney got three big insurers to remove the age cap on covering autism …

Autism

Coding for Kids with Autism The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Educators

<b>Coding for Kids with Autism: The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Educators</b><p>Computer programming, otherwise known as coding, has become a hot topic …

Kids

Chilling today because we actually have a snow day in Houston! Working with Peyton on Turning Autism into Awesomism!

Gym designed for those on autism spectrum and families

A former special education teacher has brought what is believed to be the first open-play concept gym in Ohio for those on the autism spectrum to the …

Autism

7 parental controls you can use right now on your kid's iPhone

Protect your child online on his or her iPhone.<p>iPhones ($1,149.00 at Apple) are like cigarettes. They are addicting and marketed to kids. Similar to cigarette manufacturers being forced to curb their advertising and sales efforts toward children, Apple has been urged to address phone addiction …

iOS

'Into the Wild' event welcomes 37 students with autism to Wild practice

The Into the Wild event, hosted by Associated Bank and the Wild, offered a behind-the-scenes look at what makes both a Wild game day special and what …

Autism