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Autism and the arts: making a space for different minds - The Conversation AU



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Autism and the arts: making a space for different minds 
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Leong is autistic and regularly feels overwhelmed due to hyper-sensory perception. This can trigger extreme reactions such as nausea, headache, vertigo and sometimes excruciating pain. Through Leong's work, the viewer gets a real sense of how ...

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Families of young people with autism struggle with mental health needs - CNN



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Families of young people with autism struggle with mental health needs 
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(CNN) Teenagers and young adults with severe autism are spending weeks or even months in emergency rooms and acute-care hospitals, sometimes sedated, restrained or confined to mesh-tented beds, a Kaiser Health News investigation shows.

 


Winsted's NCCC to hold Autism Spectrum Unplugged panel discussion Nov. 2 - Torrington Register Citizen



Winsted's NCCC to hold Autism Spectrum Unplugged panel discussion Nov. 2 
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WINSTED ? The Parent Support Group at Northwestern Connecticut Community College, and the Litchfield County Autism Spectrum Association (LACASA) will host an Autism Spectrum Unplugged panel discussion on Nov. 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m..

 


20-Year-Old Man With Autism Becomes Third Victim of Possible Fla. Serial Killer - The Root



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Stewart returning to host autism benefit - The Boston Globe - The Boston Globe



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Stewart returning to host autism benefit - The Boston Globe 
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Like Jon Stewart, the autism benefit special called ?Night of Too Many Stars? is moving from Comedy Central to HBO. The event will be broadcast live from the ...
Jimmy Kimmel, Matt Damon Auctioning Off Awkward Dinner For Jon ... Decider
Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Booked for 'Night of Too Many Stars ... TVInsider

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Event turns children with autism into superheroes - WSYM-TV



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Event turns children with autism into superheroes 
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Today for children with autism living in mid-Michigan it became a reality. That reality was put on by Centria Autism Services. Centria is a leading provider of home-based catastrophic injury and rehabilitation services, private duty nursing, supportive ...

 


Scott Garcia conquers Colorado summits, autism - Montrose Daily Press



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Scott Garcia conquers Colorado summits, autism 
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"That's what being autistic does," said Garcia, of Pueblo. "It makes me shy. It is very easy to like stay focused and just to focus on my goals." Garcia, in a sense, has used characteristics caused by autism to summit 31 of the states "14ers." "Those ...

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Las Vegas event lets kids with autism get comfortable with flying - Las Vegas Review-Journal



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Las Vegas event lets kids with autism get comfortable with flying 
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On Saturday, alongside hundreds of other families and individuals on the autism spectrum, the father and son filtered into Terminal 1 to participate in the airport's first Wings for Autism event hosted by The Arc of the United States, Families for ...
Children with autism receive lessons in aircraft travel at McCarran News3LV

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School for Autism Destroyed By California Fires : Shots - Health ... - NPR



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School for Autism Destroyed By California Fires : Shots - Health ... 
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Among the many buildings destroyed in Northern California wildfires this week, was a nonprofit private school that serves 125 students who have autism.
Fire Destroys Santa Rosa School for Students With Autism | The ... KQED

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National nonprofit creates local farming program for adults with autism - Frederick News Post



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National nonprofit creates local farming program for adults with autism 
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Holton, 35, is an adult with autism, a population historically underrepresented in the job market. According to the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute at Drexel University in Philadelphia, only 58 percent of autistic adults worked between high school and ...