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Austin Riley, Canada’s first autistic race car driver, pursues his dream in new video

    Nissan today released a new short documentary highlighting the career path of one of Canada’s most ambitious young racecar drivers, Austin Riley. When the fourth annual Nissan Micra Cup gets underway in May, a long list of drivers will be vying for victory. However, for Riley – the spirited 18-year-old from Uxbridge, Ontario…
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Why Are Kids with Autism Less Social Than Peers?

In a new study, researchers set out to investigate why children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) tend to be less socially communicative than their typically developing (TD) peers. Their findings, published in the journal Molecular Autism, provide a glimpse into the brain mechanisms behind autism. In recent years, scientists have proposed several hypotheses to help explain why ASD…
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How Are Children Tested For Autism? It’s A Complex Process

    Human beings fall along a spectrum of neurodiversity, and for that reason, many experts no longer consider autism spectrum disorder (ASD) the developmental tragedy depicted in ’90s televisio n and Lifetime movies. In fact, falling somewhere along that spectrum can be a pretty amazing sign of individuality and difference. That said, children with…
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Company Offers Autistic Adults Training for Jobs on Film Crews With Reel People Program

  A few years ago, sound man Jimmy Lifton began a licensed training institute to help military veterans, including homeless vets, get jobs in below-the-line trades. Last month his organization — the Lifton Institute for Media Arts & Sciences, or LIMS — expanded its scope with the addition of its Reel People program, designed to…
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How Learning A Second Language Could Benefit Kids With Autism, According To New Study

Learning to speak a second language has a certain cache to it, doesn’t it? Makes you feel a little more worldly, a little more cosmopolitan. Research has been done over the years on how learning a second language can help boost brain power, not to mention help secure employment in some cases. But until recently,…
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Young Child Expo & Conference

Only learning and qrowing process  helps us to be BEST company in California????. This time we attended the great event in “Behavior education world” Young Child Expo & Conference where we got plenty of emotions Want to be always aware on autism ? Follow us ???? and enjoy! #Autism #events #autismUSA #expo #BESTE

APPtastic Adventures -Apps for Special Education

We are pleasured to announce APPtastic Adventures -Apps for Special Education, NLACRC event that will be held on 02/09/2018 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM in 9200 Oakdale Ave, Chatsworth, CA, 91311. If you would like to attend this event, please visit https://www.nlacrc.org/…/Components/Calendar/Event/3999/117… Pay attention‼️Wу DON’T PAID for you or is mandatory.

8 Reasons Why You Should Hire Someone With Asperger’s Syndrome

When you hear the word Asperger’s, what kind of person do you think of? Asperger’s Syndrome (ASP) is a type of mild autism that affects an average of 1 in 88 children in the US. In popular media, there are certain stereotypes attributed to people with Asperger’s (just think of Sheldon Cooper from TV’s Big Bang Theory).…
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New dynamic statistical model follows gene expressions over time

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new dynamic statistical model to visualize changing patterns in networks, including gene expression during developmental periods of the brain. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the model now gives researchers a tool that extends past observing static networks at a single snapshot in time,…
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Autism rate jumps to 1 in 36 U.S. children

In the highest reported percentage ever for autism prevalence in the United States, a recently released survey of parents by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) puts the rate for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in American children at 2.76 percent, or 1 in 36. A November 2017 data brief reporting the new numbers culled…
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