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Autism awareness month recognized in April - KMVT;

Autism awareness month recognized in April - KMVT

KMVTAutism awareness month recognized in AprilKMVTTWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Autism Spectrum Disorder is a complex developmental disability often appearing during childhood. “They want to be social, however that's harder for them,” said Amy Starr. Recently Sesame Street announced a new puppet ...and more »

'We've got your back!' Fresno autism advocate gives shout-out to 'Sesame Street' Julia - Fresno Bee;

'We've got your back!' Fresno autism advocate gives shout-out to 'Sesame Street' Julia - Fresno Bee

Fresno Bee'We've got your back!' Fresno autism advocate gives shout-out to 'Sesame Street' JuliaFresno BeeThose-who-will-not-be-named-here are talking trash about our girl, Julia. She is our cute-as-a-button girl, orange hair and bright-colored outfit, now integrating the “Sesame Street” world. Eve Hinson. i. Eve Hinson. This isn't the first time such ...and more »

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

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2, 2017 as World Autism Awareness DayThe 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 ...and more »

The broad ranges of autism - Tvilletimes;

The broad ranges of autism - Tvilletimes

TvilletimesThe broad ranges of autismTvilletimesIn 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 ...and more »

What it means to be autistic - The New Indian Express;

What it means to be autistic - The New Indian Express

The New Indian ExpressWhat it means to be autisticThe New Indian ExpressKOCHI: 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 ...and more »

Can grandma help spot autism earlier? - Reuters

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 ...and more »

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

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

Cherry Hill Courier PostCOMMENTARY: New Jersey is leader in addressing autismCherry Hill Courier PostThis 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 ...and more »

A New Sesame Street Character Named Julia Has Autism - ClickLancashire;

A New Sesame Street Character Named Julia Has Autism - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireA New Sesame Street Character Named Julia Has AutismClickLancashireSesame 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 ...and more »

Awareness programme on Autism Spectral Disorders - Telangana Today

Awareness programme on Autism Spectral DisordersTelangana TodayTo 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 ...and more »

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

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.and more »

Spot the early signs of autism - Mumbai Mirror;

Spot the early signs of autism - Mumbai Mirror

Mumbai MirrorSpot the early signs of autismMumbai MirrorOn 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 ...and more »

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

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

Hawk Eye'Sesame Street' proudly introduces first muppet with autismHawk EyeJulia, 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 ...and more »

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

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

USC NewsEmpathy, tech combine to improve autism awareness and researchUSC NewsChild 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 ...and more »

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

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

ITV NewsNorth Yorkshire chocolate factory highlights employment access for adults with AutismITV NewsA 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:.and more »

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

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

Spotlight NewsHelping a child with ASD transition to the adult worldSpotlight NewsLaurie 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.and more »

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

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

Medical News BulletinImpact of Life Style Patterns in Autism Spectrum DisordersMedical News BulletinSeveral 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 ...and more »

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

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

PBS NewsHourHow these new Sesame Street and Power Rangers characters are changing Hollywood's portrayal of autismPBS NewsHourSesame 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 ...and more »

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

New Approach to Autism Spectrum Disorders offers Earlier Diagnosis and Treatment OptionsMarketwired (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 ...and more »

Sesame Street's Newest Character - The Kaleidoscope;

Sesame Street's Newest Character - The Kaleidoscope

The KaleidoscopeSesame Street's Newest CharacterThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Medical XpressHow new research and Sesame Street are expanding our understanding of autismMedical XpressShe 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 ...and more »