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Son and activist has inspiring message for moms of kids with autism

Club MK: Megyn Kelly TODAY audience receives Homesick Candles, gift cards<p>00:08<p>Milo Ventimiglia reveals what’s next for Jack on ‘This Is Us’ Season 3<p>09:11<p>Investigators look back at the fascinating trial of Pamela Smart<p>14:40<p>Megyn Kelly and Savannah Guthrie show old photos of themselves as anchors<p>10:55<p>…

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ADHD and SAD Treatment and Symptoms

Attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is a condition sometimes associated with social anxiety disorder (SAD). People with ADHD suffer either …

New revolutionary tool to help children with autism

A Perth based company has developed a revolutionary tool for children with autism to improve their social interaction.<p>Mente Autism, which is powered …

Autism

Peyton, Autism and My Yellow Laundry Room

I absolutely love shutters, on the outside of houses as well as decorating on the inside of a house. I actually have three pair of shutters in my …

Google Glass Camera Helps Children with Autism — NowThis

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News. It may also be available on the …

Why run when you can walk?

Everyone who knows me knows I am a huge classic TV fan. In fact we got rid of DIRECTV and got Comcast. I love my husband for agreeing to do it!I know …

Interacting with this therapy bot can help children with autism perfect their social skills

<b>ON THE SPECTRUM.</b> A child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) might have trouble communicating verbally, paying attention to others, or controlling …

Autism

Mine and Peyton’s Recipe for Burritos

I decided to start a new series… Every Friday I’m going to come out with a different type of recipe, in my blog! They will be mine and Peyton’s …

Cooking

Bullies make me see Red

I know, I know everyone, well almost everyone, disdains bullies! Well, at least They SHOULD disdain bullies…..<p>Nowadays we hear a lot about bullies, …

Autism

Love of patterns, order may explain mad math skills—and autism link

Link between Autism, math, and systemization borne out in general population.<p>During family dinner, we have a tradition. Everyone has to summarize …

Autism

Lavender, Anxiety and Me

As I discussed in a previous blog, I have GAD… General anxiety disorder. There are days that my anxiety gets the best of me. While I’ve learned to …

San Francisco

Employee who showed kindness to shopper with autism is gifted $110,000 for college

Every few weeks, a feel-good story makes its rounds on the internet and garners its subjects their 15-minutes of online fame. We read the stories, …

Baton Rouge

Boy with autism fights to keep service ducks after town orders family to get rid of them

A 12-year-old boy with autism is at risk of losing his two service ducks after officials in his Michigan town allegedly received complaints about the animals from neighbors.<p>Dylan Dyke, of Georgetown Township, keeps his two ducks, named Nibbles and Bill, in a pen behind the family’s home, WOODTV.com …

Autism

Finding “My Comfort Zone”

I haven’t talked about it much, but I have GAD. Which stands for general anxiety disorder. I was diagnosed with it over 12 years ago.<p>I was going …

Self-help

Light in the Dark Days

I am so happy to have Jay as our guest blogger again! I absolutely love his writing! His blogs are from the heart…. his honesty about his anxiety is …

Headphones

Facing his Fears

August 1st Peyton and I are going to be launching Team Awesomism! We are really excited about this new project!<p>In preparation for this new project …

Motorcycles

Applications open for Autism Spectrum Disorder individualized funding

The Government of Saskatchewan is opening applications for funding for children under the age of six who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum …

Autism

More than 300 bikers show up for a motorbike-obsessed autistic boy's 10th birthday and make him an honoree member of their group after only ONE of his friends said they would show up

Thanks to his mother's best friend, a Wisconsin boy didn't have to spend his 10th birthday alone after his classmates and friends failed to respond …

Autism

Discover the IT company recruiting people with autism

People with autism are often extraordinary individuals, with talents to match. We speak with Auticon, an IT consulting company who are happy to …

6 Autism Therapies Parents Can Provide in Their Own Home

It's expensive to care for a child with autism. Even if you have top-notch insurance and a wonderful school district, you'll pay premium prices for …

The Aspergers Meltdown

I knew something was wrong when my normally happy mother suddenly smashed her prized Royal Albert tranquil garden teacup against the wall in a wave …

Strangers Offer Acne Treatment for Teen With Autism After Sister's Online Plea

When a non-verbal teen with autism began developing painful acne, his caring sister turned to the internet for skincare advice, and they delivered. …

Autism can bring extra abilities and now we’re finding out why

WE HAVE been looking at autism all wrong, says Anna Remington. Our understanding of the condition has been skewed by an overly medical focus that …

Teens with autism learn to code, design apps

While the impact of technology on teens has its pros and cons in terms of social media bullying and video game violence, the educational and social benefits for those on the autism spectrum are unprecedented.<p>“Things in an abstract aren’t good for them [kids on the autism spectrum],” Beth Rosenberg, …

How to Instill Self-Love and Body Positivity in Our Children

<i>Samantha Paige is an artist, mother, inspirational speaker, thyroid cancer survivor, BRCA-1 previvor, and the founder of Last Cut Project, a photo</i> …

A glimpse inside Autism Day at Six Flags

For one summer day, children with autism and their families have Six Flags Great Adventure all to themselves.<p>Most public spaces aren’t designed with …

4 expert-recommended, introvert-approved tips for making friends when you hate meeting new people

They can also be difficult to make, particularly if you’re an introvert (like me!). If the thought of putting yourself out there to find a new friend …

LAPD Searching for Family of Nonverbal Boy Found Alone at Union Station

Los Angeles police were seeking the public's help in locating the family of a young boy found alone at Union Station on Wednesday.<p>The child is …