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Are social animals programmed to seek company? - Medical News Today

After spending time in isolation, mice seek out social interaction; new evidence suggests that dopamine-releasing neurons in the DRN of the brain play a role. 11 more words

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Autism: You're Making Me Sick!

“I hope that there is no one in the waiting room who smells of smoke this time,” I said to my son as we walked towards the building. 567 more words

Adult Autism

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My Life Is A Gift

This morning I met with a student who is working on a piece of historical fiction about distant family members who were settlers in the Dakotas. 394 more words

Healing

Repealed legislation under Equality Act 2010

A number of pieces of equality and discrimination legislation were repealed when the Equality Act 2010 came into force.

It is unfortunately too common a mistake by construction and environmental professionals to still refer to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 in documents submitted for tenders, planning applications, etc. 29 more words

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Baby Steps for the Recluse

Will be taking a step forward, hopefully, this coming Wednesday.  Have a lady coming to my house from the Vision Services (part of the School for the Blind in Grand Forks) to teach me skills so I’m able to work more independently around my own home. 67 more words

Journal

A Woman Brought Her Autistic Son To The Theater. How One Actor Responded Is Going Viral

It was a matinee showing of the Broadway play “The King and I” and the excited audience members took their seats. One mother that was attending, however, decided to bring her autistic son with her and hoped that he wouldn’t be a distraction to the other members of the audience. 22 more words

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