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Tag: autism

Circle Of Friends

“I then let them know that Scooby Doo doesn’t talk like everyone else -“but he’s lots of fun and a cool dude to hang out with right?” Description of a “Circle of Friends“ If your child has or is being teased, the following is an effective evidence-based technique that I first learned about from an …

Josie Has The Birthday Party She Always Dreamed Of

Josie Eugenie got just what she wanted for her birthday, and we couldn’t be happier for her. Dozens of people came together to help her celebrate her 24th birthday; thoughtful, kind individuals and families accepting of a world where not everyone is the same. Before Josie’s crowdFunnit birthday party she had expressed, “Being Autistic I’ve …

Ayden’s Birthday Party Brings Happiness That Can’t Be Put Into Words

Tearing up the dance floor at the Falling Creek Park picnic shelter in Bedford, VA was none other than the birthday boy himself, Ayden Carter. Thanks to DJ Joshua Clougherty of Bass, Steak and Fries, Ayden and his guests got to show off their moves, celebrating a day of newfound friendship and fun. Special thanks …

Ayden Carter’s 10th Birthday Invitation

 “It’s heartbreaking when he comes to us just about every day saying he’s so lonely. He says everyone thinks he is weird and he has no friends.” ~ Rebecca Carter   October 17, 2015 1:00PM to 4:00PM Falling Creek Park 1257 Country Farm Rd Bedford, VA 24523    RSVP here Press Release We raised over our goal of 275 to …

Therapeutic Use Of Fish Oil for Apraxia, Autism and Other Communication Impairments

“Every so often, scientists really do discover a substance of transformative power, one with the ability to cure the previously incurable and improve the quality of life for the rest of us. Omega-3 fatty acids — a component of simple fish oil, once so prevalent in our diet but now largely absent — could be …

Communication Disorders and Social Security Benefits

By Molly Clarke writer for the Social Security Disability Help blog Communication is a vital part of human life. We use communication to interact, learn, and develop. When a child’s ability to communicate is compromised, he or she may experience certain limitations that can only be corrected with a certain level of personalized support.   Unfortunately, …

Autism Stereotypes Myths and Misconceptions Research

I am currently doing research for my Honor’s Thesis at Niagara University. The research is based on the Stereotypes Myths and Misconceptions perpetuated towards people who are on the Autism Spectrum. However to move forward, I am going to need help from parents, caregivers, family members and friends of individual’s diagnosed with Autism. Please send …

Study on polyunsaturated fatty acids and autism

The following study was published in the Clin Biochem Epub in Spetember of 2008 Role of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the management of Egyptian children with autism Department of Research on Children with Special Needs, National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt Meguid NA, Atta HM, Gouda AS, Khalil RO OBJECTIVE: Estimation of free polyunsaturated fatty acids …

Some Carnosine Resources

Carnosine, not Carnitine: First Fish, Now Red Meat and Chicken?!! From a posting to the CHERAB Grouplist, by Lisa Geng Founder of CHERAB Foundation I just received an email from Cathleen Buchanan, PhD, who is the Research Coordinator to Dr. Michael Chez, Pediatric Neurologist. Dr. Chez has been very involved with research in autism and …

Plasma fatty acid levels in autistic children

Source: Laboratoire de Nutrition et Sécurité Alimentaire, INRA domaine de Vilvert, 78352 Jouy-en-Josas cedex, France Vancassel S, Durand G, Barthélémy C, Lejeune B, Martineau J, Guilloteau D, Andrès C, Chalon S. Phospholipid fatty acids are major structural components of neuronal cell membranes, which modulate membrane fluidity and hence function. Evidence from clinical and biochemical sources …