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A Researcher Asks...

I speak with a researcher who says, “we need to hear the pain and needs of the parents of individuals affected by the disorder.”  She goes on to say, “Nobody else can know better what the needs of the affected person are.”  “Oh,” I say, “how about speaking with Autistic people?”  Surely they know better than any what it’s like to have once been a child.   915 more words


London police creating registry of people with autism

The London Police Service is creating a registry designed to help people living with autism and their families.

Launched in partnership with the London Region Chapter of Autism Ontario… 93 more words


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I’m applauding Zulily at this very moment. As a psychology major, I am SO happy to see a company as large as Zulily, taking the time to put something like this together. 81 more words

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”My name is Khan, and I am not a terrorist”

”There is nothing wrong in being scared … just don’t let your fear be so big … that it stops you from moving ahead” 363 more words

Want to Make 5th Grade Math Fun? Have an Alien Sock Hop & Martian Measurement Party!

Pretend your space craft has fallen through a tear in time and landed in you in 1950’s America.  Then, imagine aliens really did invade the Earth.  24 more words


This is a section of one of the many things I had wrote to myself, almost a year ago.

Seems melodramatic and feels totally mental; but somebody told to share this in what seems a long time ago, and I didn’t because it meant a lot to me. 534 more words


Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Most therapies for autism focus on the child, but new research suggests the child’s stressed-out parents could benefit from treatments designed specifically for them. 653 more words

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