Category Archives: Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness is promoted by the International Center fro Autism Research and Education

New Strategies for Job Seekers

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The authors of The Autism Job Club: The Neurodiverse Workforce in the New Normal of Employment have compiled a list of strategies useful jobseekers with autism.

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April is Autism Awareness Month!

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April 2 marks World Autism Awareness Day. By spreading autism awareness, even in such a short time, the world has become more accepting for people living with ASD.

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Big Fat Smile for Autism in China!

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Big Fat Smile, an Australian not-for-profit organization, is working with China officials to instill autism programs in the highly populated, underserved country.

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Autism and Intellect: Are They Correlated?

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In the first study ever done on autism genetic variations and intelligence quotients, researchers have discovered that people who carry autism-associated genes (but do not necessarily develop the condition) exhibit greater cognitive abilities than their typically developing peers.

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Dr. Temple Grandin: The Benefits of Expectation

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Grandin believes that the gentleness with which new therapies and programs approach autism may in fact be detrimental. In breaking down the stereotypes of neurotypicality, Grandin says she fears that parents are not pushing their children to socialize properly, or learn to adapt to their environments.

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A Sibling with Autism (Essay)

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When I was seven years old, I was sure that if my brother’s autism didn’t exist, everything would be better.

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Upcoming Film Documentary Focuses on Autism in Adulthood

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Film studies professor creates the documentary “Aging Out,” hoping that this film is able to show ways adults with Autism can lead meaningful, independent lives.

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The Dangers of BPA

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In a recent study conducted by Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and Rutgers Medical School, researchers have found that BPA materials are not metabolized normally by children with ASD.

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Saliva Test for Autism: Nothing to spit at.

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By analyzing their saliva, it may be possible to know if your child has autism within a very short time.

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Picky Eating and Gluten Free Diets

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Recent studies have shown that children and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder are able to have a form of ‘control’ over their symptoms through their diets, especially when they do not eat anything that has gluten in it.

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