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Google Alert – autism | Circa Apr 7, 2015

autismDaily update ⋅ April 7, 2015 NEWS CNN InternationalAustralian police hail ‘miracle’ of autistic boy’s outback survivalCNN International(CNN) A young boy who suffers from autism has been found alive, walking through inhospitable brush days after wandering away from a campsite in …Missing Australian Boy With Autism Found Alive After 4-Day Search – ABC NewsMissing Australian Boy with Autism Found Alive After Four Days in the Wilderness – People Magazine‘Miracle’ boy […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa May 16, 2013

Link Between Epilepsy And Autism Found – Medical News TodayMedical News TodayThe findings may lead to better treatment for people with epilepsy and autism. Dr. Wakeford suggested that although epilepsy has a cultural stigma, the more understood the physical outcomes of this condition are, the better chance there is to eliminate …See all stories on this topic » Psychiatry’s […]

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Culture & Community Divergent News

What to Do with Employees on the Autism Spectrum

Originally posted on An Intense World:
People on the autism spectrum, including those with Asperger’s have poor executive functioning in their brains. This can have various implications for work. Here are some things bosses can do to ensure their employees on the spectrum succeed in the workplace. ·         Give step-by-step instructions and have your employee…

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Out of the Ashes – a talk for TORCH at Pitt Rivers Museum. #autism

Originally posted on The other side:
Out of the Ashes – notes from the frontline of creative practice on the boundaries of visibility. My talk for: Untold Tales of Neurodivergence and Mental Health in Oxford, a panel hosted by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) and Pitt Rivers Museum. Pod cast also available. Panel…