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Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

The "Catastrophe" star shared the heartbreaking news in an emotional Facebook post on Friday. ...<p>One mom fought back against those who shared a cruel …

From One Autism Mom: There is Hope!

So, let me introduce myself. My name is Johmaalya Adelekan, mom of two. Today I hold the title of Special Needs Program Coordinator at Gateway Academy, a private, Christian, Pre-K through 8th Grade school where my kids attend. Six years ago, I was Johmaalya Adelekan, mom of two and actor, who had …

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10 Best Apps for Kids With Autism

A mom who has a son with autism tells about the mobile apps that have helped him and other children with autism.<p>Ole Ivar Lovaas, Ph.D., a world-renowned autism expert, once said, "If a child cannot learn in the way we teach, we must teach in a way the child can learn." Technology -- specifically in …

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Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

"Normal is Just a Dryer Setting"

In January, Alexis Wineman became the first autistic contestant in the Miss America pageant. Here, she traces her journey from an ASD diagnosis at 11 …

Dating on the Autism Spectrum

What it's like to look for romance when "a big smile can be frightening"<p>The way to Paulette's heart is through her Outlook calendar. “Honestly, if you want to be romantic with me, send an email through Outlook and give me all the possible dates, locations, and times, so that I can prepare,” she …

New lead on the cause of autism

Autism is on the rise, but what are the triggers? Image: Shutterstock<p><b>Psychoactive chemicals in drinking water cause genetic changes in fish similar</b> …

Temple Grandin on "Happy Aspies," Autism, and Start-Ups | Inc.com

<i>At the age of four, Temple Grandin still wasn’t speaking. Her father thought she should be institutionalized. It was hardly an auspicious start for the woman who would become perhaps our foremost authority on animal welfare and our best-known advocate for people with autism. In her new book, The</i> …

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How This Autism Mom Stays Married

"How have you stayed married?" I am often asked by young autism parents, "I hear the divorce rate is high for parents of children with autism."<p>I have heard that statistic in so many different versions over the years, so did my own informal poll, asking parents on my Facebook Forum the question"How …

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Helping Adults With Autism Find Meaning: Roses for Autism

There are countless great causes out there, but there is one in particular that has touched my heart, for personal reasons: Roses for Autism. As the father of a teenage son with autism, I worry a great deal about his future as an adult and how my wife and I can help him be as independent as …

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Laughter And Perspective: The Keys To Surviving A Child With Autism

<i>This is the fourth and final installment of Danica’s series on her son’s Autism diagnosis. In her first post, The Moment Autism Changed Everything,</i> …

He wrote Cloud Atlas. Now he’s rewriting our grasp of autism

Like many fiction writers, novelist David Mitchell prefers a quiet life. "I don't really like publicity," he says, laughing softly into the phone. "I want to write books and live in my corner of Ireland and basically not meet anyone."<p>But Mitchell's life was thrown into a state of extreme disquiet a …

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Empowered Parenting and Autism

The drama in the supermarket began innocently enough. Andrey was in a shopping cart as we headed down the aisle that also contained cookies. When they came into sight, the very alert child zoomed in on his favorite brand and declared, "I want cookies, we buy cookies, please!" My automatic, …

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9 Great Apps For Kids With Autism

It can be frustrating for kids with autism when they can't pick up on social cues or find the right words or pronunciation to communicate. But tech-minded parents say apps for smartphones and tablets are entertaining educational tools that simultaneously teach social communication and cognitive …

Genetic Disorder Often Misdiagnosed as Autism

A genetic disorder that can lead to developmental delays, anxiety, and social awkwardness is misdiagnosed as an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as much as 50 percent of the time, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California Davis. The mistake can lead to inappropriate …

Grandpa's Age Linked To Autism

Results of a study in a Swedish population have linked grandpa’s age to an increased risk of autism in grandchildren. More specifically, the study authors found that men who sired children at age 50 or older were almost twice as likely as younger fathers to have an autistic grandchild.<p>According to …

The West Australian

Oh noVideoInjury concerns for Eagles match-winner RyanThe former WAFL star had to be helped off the ground after kicking the goal which put the …

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