President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2, 2017 as World Autism Awareness Day - The White House (blog)

On World Autism Awareness Day, we highlight the importance of addressing the causes and improving the treatments for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). We also recognize the importance of identifying ASDs early in a child's life and of understanding the ...

The broad ranges of autism - Tvilletimes

In honor of National Autism Awareness month, this is the first in a two-part series of articles highlighting the challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) around 1 in 68 children has been ...

What it means to be autistic - The New Indian Express

KOCHI: Have you ever seen a child suddenly throw a tantrum for no apparent reason in the middle of a crowded mall? Have you noticed a child behaving 'oddly'/ avoiding eye contact/ failing to interact with his/her peers? Have you wondered whether it is ...

Can grandma help spot autism earlier? - Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Kids with autism who spend a lot of time with their grandmothers may get diagnosed with the disorder at a younger age, a small study suggests. “This finding is incredibly important, as these individuals have the potential to lower ...

Transition from youth to adult with autism - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Families across our area will soon celebrate graduations and launch their children on to the next step toward independence. April is Autism Awareness Month and, for families whose child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), that step may seem like more ...

COMMENTARY: New Jersey is leader in addressing autism - Cherry Hill Courier Post

This past month, Sesame Street introduced a new character named Julia. She has orange hair, loves to sing, owns a toy rabbit, and she also has autism. Julia shows children what autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can look like and educates viewers on a ...

A New Sesame Street Character Named Julia Has Autism - ClickLancashire

Sesame Street's newest muppet is set to be an autistic character named Julia, who will be moving into the neighbourhood on April 10 and will also be the children's series first new character in a decade. Julia will be first seen on Sesame Street on an ...

Awareness programme on Autism Spectral Disorders - Telangana Today

To mark the upcoming World Autism Day, which falls on April 2, Sparsh Special School, Kukatpally organised an awareness programme on Autism Spectral Disorders (ASD). By TelanganaToday | Published: 1st Apr 2017 12:27 am. Hyderabad: A little bit of ...

Autism Expert at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Is Available to Discuss Tips You Need to Know After Your Child ... - Newswise (press release)

Title: Dr. Catherine Lord, director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Article ID: 672241. Released: 31-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT. Source Newsroom: New York-Presbyterian Hospital · Add to Favorites.

Spot the early signs of autism - Mumbai Mirror

On the eve of World Autism Awareness Day, Dr Samir Dalwai talks about how the disorder is often misdiagnosed. For parents, having a child diagnosed with Autism can be a daunting experience. According to the Autism Society of India, “Autism is a complex ...

'Sesame Street' proudly introduces first muppet with autism - Hawk Eye

Julia, a friendly muppet with orange hair, a kind smile, and big, green eyes, is going to make her debut on Sesame Street on April 10, 2017. She is a young girl with autism who isn't afraid to take on new challenges and to be herself. Her introductory ...

Empathy, tech combine to improve autism awareness and research - USC News

Child and robot The USC Viterbi film When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth explores robots and dinosaurs with a child who has autism. (Photo/Noé Montes). With characters who have autism in Sesame Street, the new Power Rangers movie and even a new film ...

North Yorkshire chocolate factory highlights employment access for adults with Autism - ITV News

A chocolate factory in Ampleforth, North Yorkshire, has produced Belgian chocolate truffles to raise awareness of Autism and highlight the need for adults on the spectrum to get better access to employment. Watch @krisjepson's report here:.

Helping a child with ASD transition to the adult world - Spotlight News

Laurie Frey, right, has learned from her own experience of raising a child with autism to never stop services and to find a services coordinator that has her daughter Brittany's best interests in mind.

Impact of Life Style Patterns in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Medical News Bulletin

Several neuro-developmental conditions in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are influenced by several lifestyle patterns. A systemic review identified that changes in lifestyle patterns, such as increased level of physical activity and reduced sedentary ...

How these new Sesame Street and Power Rangers characters are changing Hollywood's portrayal of autism - PBS NewsHour

Sesame Street will add a new friend to the neighborhood next month when it debuts Julia, the first muppet with autism. And when the “Power Rangers” movie hit the box offices Friday, it offered a new take on some of the characters in the superhero ...

New Approach to Autism Spectrum Disorders offers Earlier Diagnosis and Treatment Options - Marketwired (press release)

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 31, 2017) - Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are defined by significant challenges with communication, social reciprocity, and structured behaviour. ASDs are currently the most common childhood developmental ...

Sesame Street's Newest Character - The Kaleidoscope

“Sesame Street” is about to have a new kid on the block. Julia, a 4 year-old female muppet with autism will make her debut on April 10th. Julia is a very unique and special character and is played by Phoenix-based puppet artist Stacey Gordon. Gordon is ...

How new research and Sesame Street are expanding our understanding of autism - Medical Xpress

She has bright orange hair, loves to sing, and is excellent at memorizing song lyrics. She can take longer than others to respond to questions, and is sensitive to loud noises, including sirens. Meet 4-year-old Julia, the first new Muppet that Sesame ...

Center for Autism and Related Disorders Partners With Chuck E. Cheese's Las Vegas for Sensory Sensitive Sundays - PR Web (press release)

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) today announced Sensory Sensitive Sundays, a collaboration with the Chuck E. Cheese's location in Las Vegas, NV, to provide children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families an opportunity to ...