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For families with autistic kids, a chance to dine out without stress or stares

The scene at Fireside restaurant in Ravenswood is pleasant and peaceful, with children playing, conversation humming and the smell of bacon rising from the buffet table. But make no mistake, this is no ordinary weekend brunch. A 12-year-old boy communicates his desire for more bacon with grunts. A …

Autism

Utah's bike community comes together to help teen with autism achieve his goal

PLAIN CITY, Weber County — Andrew Veldhuizen has been riding a bicycle for more than a decade and is a member of the Fremont High School mountain …

Autism

Seen: Laugh Yourself Blue raises $300,000 (Denver Post)

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

Crowdfunding Your Self-Published Book? Here Are 3 Things You Need to Know.

At first glance, a Kickstarter campaign seems temptingly easy. It's not.<p>Self-published authors know that you can spend months -- or years -- honing your writing craft, but as soon as your book goes to print, you’re no longer just a writer; you’re also an entrepreneur. Your publishing imprint is …

Publishing

Costco's Kirkland golf balls return online, immediately runs out of stock

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Costco's Kirkland Signature golf balls -- which received five stars in performance, innovation and feel in the 2017 Golf Digest Hot List -- returned to the online market. And within hours, they were gone.<p>For the third time since entering the golf equipment …

Golf

'Fidgitz' is the Perfect Brainteaser for Wiggly Kids | GeekMom

Do you have a wiggly child at home? A kid who is in near-constant motion from sun-up until sundown? A child who burns calories while reading, or …

Kids
Silicon Valley

This Chinese-Israeli start-up wants to change the way kids learn to code

LeapLearner, a Shanghai-based education start-up, aims to teach children as young as five years old how to code and then some.<p>The start-up's main …

Homeschooling

Ron Clark Academy Welcomes Its 5th-Grade Class in the Most Turnt Up Way

If you don’t know about the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, you should know that not only does the school look like something out of a Harry Potter …

Education

10 awesome experiences you can only have in Kentucky

THERE’S ONLY ONE home of bourbon, and there’s only one horse capital of the world. There’s also only one state in America that’s home to the world’s …

Whiskey

How Real Estate Ate Nashville’s Smallest Art Gallery | #50States ofArt - Creators

The story is familiar to art scenesters from Chelsea to Honolulu's Kaka'ako arts district. For four glorious years, Nashville was home to a miniature experiment in guerrilla curation, which came to an abrupt end at the hands of the real estate market.<p>Nashville's Smallest Art Gallery (NSAG) …

Art

Summer Camps Ages 8-11

<b>The camps below have been suggested by the camps themselves as most appropriate for ages 8-11. Scroll through the entire list or use the shortcuts to</b> …

Portland, OR

In terms of ‘bang for your buck,’ this is the best way we’ve seen to learn coding

At AAPicks, we see a lot of coding courses. Many of our readers are interested in learning how to make their own apps, games, and other software, so we try to keep an eye out for the best coding resources available.<p>Most of the coding course package that we see suck. But this one does not.<p>Frankly, …

Ruby on Rails

Give me a (Coffee) Break

A few weeks ago Mark and I met with a couple who have a coffee business. I am doing an inspirational book for autism families and wanted to highlight …

Autism

Here’s how a family came up with $3 million to care for their autistic son

When Roberto and Carol Fernandez brought their son, Alex, into the world, they never anticipated they'd also become experts in special needs planning …

Autism

7 famous recent rules controversies -- and how the new "Lexi Thompson" rule would have affected them

The USGA and R&A announced a new rule on Tuesday that will limit the use of video review. New decision 34-3/10 is effective immediately -- although there are plenty of players who probably wish it could be implemented retroactively. Here's a look back at seven famous recent rules controversies -- …

Golf

What These Parents Did for Their Autistic Son Left Him in Tears

For the last seven years, Hector and Rose Zuniga have been taking their autistic son, Hector Jr., to a Blockbuster Video in Texas twice a week to …

Autism

Alabama Considers Mandating Coverage for Autism Treatment

Stateline.org<p>April 24--A bill working its way through theAlabama Legislaturewould require most private insurers to cover a type of therapy proven to …

Insurance

This DIY Waterfall Fountain Is Made of Troughs and Old Wood

Coolest. Idea. Ever.<p>Here's your daily dose of garden genius: River Rock Water Gardens, a family business based in Bentonville, Arkansas, built a …

Bye Bye Cassini, the Doomed Space Probe That Revealed Saturn’s Secrets

Cassini is the most sophisticated space probe ever built. Launched in 1997 as a joint NASA/European Space Agency mission, it took seven years to …

Astronomy

Naval Hospital Beaufort Hosts Autism Fair in Support of Exceptional Families

BEAUFORT, SC, UNITED STATES<p>04.20.2017<p>Story by Lisa Lill<p>BEAUFORT, S.C. – Naval Hospital Beaufort, in partnership with the Marine Corps Community …

Autism

DWB Hosts Clinic Tailored for Kids with Autism

Autism Hoops Clinic

Autism

Pilot Penmanship Demonstrator Fountain Pen Review

The Pilot Penmanship is, for a lack of a better term, an odd duck. Reviewing this pen has proved a challenge because in a lot of ways, I am not …

Fountain Pens

The Best Journaling Apps to Record Your 2017 Memories

A new year means a new opportunity to put into practice all those good habits you keep promising to stick to—like keeping a journal, for instance. …

Apps

It's Monday!!

Portland Sea Dogs dedicate Sunday game to Autism Awareness

WEBVTT RECOMMEND WEARING A HELMET.THE SEADOGS DEDICATING THEIRGAME TO AUTISM AWARENESS.DONALD FROST KICKED OFF THE GAMEBY SINGING THE NATIONAL …

Autism

Free Essential Oil Recipes That Will Rock Your World

Essential oils are oils that are obtained from parts of plants such as the leaves, stems, flowers, bark, or roots most frequently through steam …

Herbs

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