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Tips for creating quality family time when a child has autism spectrum disorder - Scope

What makes family time memorable and enjoyable? If you ask around you're likely to get a range of answers. Spontaneity is key for some families; in …

The Unique Challenges for Teenagers on the Autism Spectrum

<b>When children become adolescents, they pose new challenges for parents and providers. Providers must develop unique tools for difficult - and sometimes awkward - behavior.</b><p>Autism Family Center's Lead Behavior Counselor, Michael Sowa, noticed the lack of services geared towards teenagers on the …

How to Survive 18 Hours of Drinking on St. Patrick’s Day Without Falling on Your Face

Because to celebrate St. Patrick's Day professionally is not for the faint of liver.<p>I celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and I celebrate it professionally. As a beer enthusiast who happens to be Irish, I’ve had this holiday on lock since an age our lawyers asked I not reveal here. If you don’t have an …

Brain damaged violinist makes music for first time in 27 years with mind-reading technology

Violinist Rosemary Johnson has spent the last 27 years coming to terms with the reality she would never make music again, following a devastating car crash. A member of the Welsh National Opera Orchestra she was destined to become a world class musician before the road accident in 1988, which left …

More Babies Are Being Born With Organs Outside Their Body

It’s something no parent ever wants to experience: having an infant born with organs outside his or her body, and being immediately whisked off to …

Aurous, the Popcorn Time of music is already being sued

It didn’t take long for Aurous, the Popcorn Time of music streaming to catch the attention of the authorities. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) filed a lawsuit alleging the developers behind the project were, “well aware of the copyright infringement caused by their service and …

ICD-10: CMS won't deny claims for first year

In a surprise concession, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Monday that it would work with the American Medical Association on …

Health Care

'You Don't Outgrow Autism': What Happens When Help Ends at 21?

Nickolas Kubicsko and his family were about to take their first family vacation in seven years.<p>There was no question where they’d go: The Happiest Place on Earth. Twenty years old at the time, two years ago, Nick had been obsessed with Disney movies since he was a little guy.<p><b>WATCH: The full</b> …

Writing characters, not symptoms: A gamer with autism discusses what our hobby gets wrong

Many people are aware of autism spectrum disorders, but few people understand them.<p>The term encompasses a wide spectrum of disorders characterized by impairments in social, communication and imaginative skills that affects everybody who has them differently. That's why the word "spectrum" is …

Study: ​Some kids with autism show improvement by age 6

More than 10 percent of preschool-age children diagnosed with autism saw some improvement in their symptoms by age 6 and 20 percent of the children …

TOP TEN READ-ALOUD BOOKS FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS by Aimee Owens

Posted by CBethM on January 31, 2015 in Top Ten Lists | 17 Comments<p>Special needs students can be a tough crowd during read-aloud time. If the book …

Obama's $215 Million DNA Sequencing Project Is A Great Idea

This morning, President Obama is going to announce the new “Precision Medicine Initiative” that he teased in his State of the Union address on January 20 to a roomful of luminaries including the research heads of several major drug makers. It’s a gimmicky grab for budget money that’s scant on …

Introducing Microsoft Health - The Official Microsoft Blog

Today we’re announcing a new platform called Microsoft Health. Within health and fitness, there is rapid innovation occurring around wearable devices …

Apple to beef up iCloud security alerts after celeb photo hack

Apple plans to bolster its iCloud security measures to prevent the hijacking of accounts like that associated with last weekend's release of a large cache of risque celebrity images, Apple CEO Tim Cook told the Wall Street Journal.<p>Cook told the newspaper that customers of the online storage service …