The renowned psychologist Hans Asperger called his subjects the “little professors.” How much truth lies behind this assumption for those with Aspergers Syndrome?
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Recently, as a result of uninformed decision-making, Daniel Ten Oever, a 9 year old boy with ASD from Ottawa was handcuffed by a police officer in his school during a significant meltdown.
With such a growing number, there has been a lot of concern expressed regarding the possibility of independence in adulthood for persons affected by the disorder. Ohio State University hopes to come up with a solution.
Through the teamwork of Canadian autism advocates and Cineplex Entertainment, a whole new world of entertainment has been opened up to children with ASD.
Researchers exposed tadpoles to valporic acid, a drug widely used as an anti-seizure and mood-stabilizing medication, and focused on how it effected brain development.
When an autistic person becomes involved in an emergency situation, it can be confusing for both them and the people around them. The Winston-Salem Police Department hopes to educate their staff so as to increase awareness and learn productive methods to work with people with autism.
Since it has been shown that autistic children are up to twice as likely to run off as a typical child, keeping track of them can be stressful for their caregivers. A former news anchor and mother hopes to remedy parents’ fears through a new clothing line.
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This past week’s Mardi Gras celebration didn’t just focus on the indulgence of amazing food for members of the Fullerton town community; it also meant the widespread participation for autism awareness.
Many traits of autistic employees make them a great fit for a career in engineering. Focusing on refining mathematical and visual skills can be a boon for those who excel in these areas.
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TLC (Temporary Lodging for Children) assists families in crisis, specifically as a result of psychiatric and developmental problems. Since 2013, TLC has concentrated new efforts into reaching families affected by autism.
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