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7 Steps to Becoming a Successful Social Entrepreneur

Social entrepreneurs are a big-hearted breed. They care deeply about more than earning a profit. They’re also passionate about making a …

Entrepreneurship

20 Simple Things You Can Do Daily To Become A Mindful Person

The world we are living in today has taken away our ability to truly appreciate the little things that we should be thankful for. Mindfulness helps …

19 Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Quickly

Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.<p>Low self-esteem is unfortunately a self-fulling prophecy. The worse you feel about who you are and what you do, the less motivation you'll have to do what it takes to build your self-esteem.<p>From there it's easy to spiral down into a cycle of …

Self-help

The surgeon giving his patients VR instead of sedatives

In Mexico’s most violent state, a surgeon is using virtual reality to relieve the pain and stress of operations when sedatives are not possible. Jo Marchant watched him as he works.<p>Ana Maria has never been to Machu Picchu. The 61-year-oldalways wanted to visit the mountain ruins but she suffers …

Virtual Reality

With no options for their adult son with autism, this couple builds a community

Debra Caudy's youngest child, Jon, was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism when he was four years old, and her life changed forever. Now, her family is trying to change the lives of others living with autism.<p>At the time of Jon's diagnosis, Caudy was a medical oncologist specializing in breast …

Autism

Virtual Reality Education, Training, Simulation, Learning

Welcome to Education 2.0<p>We are a virtual/augmented reality software company dedicated to transforming how educational content is delivered and …

This man had no idea his mind is ‘blind’ until last week

Imagine realising that you’ve spent your whole life unable to visualise anything in your mind. Helen Thomson speaks to a 42-year-old man whose internal world is pictureless.<p>Close your eyes and visualise the face of the person you love the most. The colour of their eyes, the texture of their hair, …

The inspiring ways of using virtual reality to help children with autism — Haptical

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 Virtual Reality Is About to Change the World

Palmer Luckey isn't like other Silicon Valley nerds.<p>He's a nerd all right, but not the kind who went to a top-ranked university, wrote brilliant code …

Virtual Reality

Can Virtual Reality Help With Anxiety?

One month ago as I pulled off my VR headset I felt a drop in my stomach as the motion sickness overwhelmed me.<p>I'd had motion sickness from VR before, …

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality treatment for autism - Virtual Reality Society

Autism is a developmental condition in which the sufferer experiences difficulties in communication with other people. They struggle with social …

21 Quotes To Change How You Think About Life Today

You're reading 21 Quotes To Change How You Think About Life Today, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Starting a Community | Federation of Egalitarian Communities

PRINT RESOURCES:<p>The Communities Directory and Communities Magazine are both published by the Fellowship for Intentional Community, and contain a …

Fancy life in an eco-village? Welcome to the hi-tech off-grid communities

Residents in an eco-village project piloted in the Netherlands will produce solar and biogas power, grow their food and recycle waste into fertiliser<p>“If you look at any long lasting eco-village, it has usually been about religion, polyamory or drugs,” says James Ehrlich, president of …

Sustainability

Hard wired for difference

A software engineer installs fibre-optic cables in a cabinet linking servers, storage and software in Silicon Valley Laboratory's one acre server …

The Many Sensory Worlds of Autism

Research on the extreme ends of perception could help explain why the disorder makes communication so difficult.<p>Jack Craven has superpowers. When his mother, Lori, misplaces an item in the house, she asks the 12-year-old to “look in your head,” through the rich catalog of visual information he …

Experience What Autism Might Feel Like

The Cherokee tribe of Native Americans had a well-known proverb stating that you “shouldn’t judge a person before you have walked a mile in their shoes”. It’s practical advice to view a situation from the perspective of another before rendering an opinion. One can see how this type of thinking can …

Where the Vocabulary of Autism is Failing

Terms like “low-functioning” are short on nuance and long on stigma.<p>Alex Garish knows how to make a dramatic entrance. The 11-year-old glides into the dining room of her family’s home in northwestern Montreal, arms outstretched like a plane, making a soft whooshing sound. She dips and turns …

Best Plan For Autism Starts With Behavioral Therapy

Although there is no cure for autism, various interventions can help diminish the symptoms, sometimes profoundly. Since both social and communication differences are part of the diagnosis, behavioral and speech language therapy are typically the foundation of intervention. But one challenge in …

7 Productive Ways to Organize Your Job Search Activities Daily

Have you ever dreamed something like this? You come to the end of your job search commitment for the day. You look back on your planned tasks, you …

The secret to productivity isn’t working faster—it’s doing things in the right order

It’s not easy getting work done in outer space. Astronauts have to rotate between dozens of complex projects vying for their attention. If they mess up, an experiment years in the making could be ruined. Worse, people could die.<p>“The time spent in space is precious and the work you do is critical,” …

Time Management

The Battle Over a Controversial Method for Autism Communication

A technique that claims to help people with the condition express themselves with the help of a "facilitator" was scientifically disproven in the '90s—so why hasn't it disappeared?<p><i>Updated on July 25, 2016</i><p>For Autism Awareness Month in April, Apple produced a video in which a young teen with autism …

My Experience with Autism

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Drawing Autism: A Visual Tour of the Autistic Mind from Kids and Celebrated Artists on the Spectrum

Autism and its related conditions remain among the least understood mental health issues of our time. But one significant change that has taken place over the past few years has been a shift from perceiving the autistic mind not as disabled but as differently abled — and often impressive in its …

Our Story

In Tibetan Buddhism lineage is extremely important as it not only upholds the authenticity of the teachings and transmission but also serves to …

10 Great iPad Apps for Students on the Autism Spectrum

I’m continually impressed and amazed at how much impact the iPad is having in education – and especially in helping students with autism or on the autism spectrum. So I’m delighted to share this guest post today, covering <b>10 great iPad apps (and one great iPad case) for Students on the Autism</b> …

Autism

The Ultimate Guide to Totally Nailing Every One of Your Resolutions

No matter how you feel about resolutions, chances are most of us are looking to kick off 2016 on a good note. To help you get started, we've compiled …

What It's Like on the Autism Spectrum

Intense stories of family with autism spectrum disorder, as submitted by Atlantic readers<p>In our print magazine this month, Hanna Rosin tells the story of her son Jacob's diagnosis with Asperger syndrome, in the context of the psychiatric community's recent change in the definition of the disorder …