Tag : asperger's syndrome

Jim Parson As Sheldon Cooper In Big Bang Theory

SPED Kids  3 March '17

'The Big Bang Theory' As Asperger's Training Tool? Teacher Told To Watch Sitcom To Help Special Needs Students

In place of specialist training, school workers in Scotland were told they should just observe Sheldon Cooper from the TV show.

New York City School Bus Drivers On Verge Of Strike

SPED Kids  3 February '17

Special Needs Kid Beaten At School, Mother Calling On Pasco County School District For Policy Changes

The boy with special needs has OCD, ODD and Asperger's.

The Truth Behind The Gender Divide in Autism

Autism  28 January '17

The Gender Split In Autism: Why Is It Underdiagnosed Among Girls

Autism among girls is underdiagnosed because the tests usually focus on symptoms exhibited by boys.

Big companies now hiring more people under the autism spectrum

Autism  4 January '17

More Persons On Autism Spectrum Now Being Hired By Companies

Persons with Asperger's syndrome or autism have been unemployed for so long but there is hope as big companies launch their employment program for those in the autism spectrum.

Expert Claim Hacker Lauri Love Can Commit Suicide When Extradited to US

Behavior  5 December '16

Hacker Lauri Love Can Commit Suicide If Extradited To US

Suffilk University Electrical Engineering student hacker Lauri Love is pleading against extradition to the US as autism medical expert claims that his mental health places him at high risk of committing suicide when placed in American prison.

Satoshi Tajiri Is A Genius On the Spectrum and He Took the World By Storm

Autism  15 August '16

Pokemon Go: Original Creator Satoshi Tajiri Has Autism

Parents of kids with autism are happy to have Pokemon Go in spite of some detracting comments that the game will make the players addicted to the game. The upside is rooted from the fact the that kids are becoming more sociable. Surely the creator of Pokemon Go himself understands this.

Pokemon Go Craze Hits New York City

Autism  10 August '16

‘Pokémon GO’ Succeeds In Giving Children With Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome A Sense Of Belongingness

Experts said "Pokémon GO" enhances autistic children's independence skills and helps them get exercise. They added that the game is a way for children with autism to look "outward as opposed to inward," improving their social skills.

Pokemon Go Launches In The UK

Autism  18 July '16

‘Pokémon Go’ & Autism: Augmented Reality Game’s Success In Getting Autistic Children Out Of Their Comfort Zone

Parents saw their autistic children change their demeanors while playing "Pokémon Go." Before, the kids are uncomfortable in social interactions and now they are actually taking the initiative to venture outside and play the game.

Autism Speaks' Ninth Annual N.Y. Celebrity Golf Challenge

SPED Kids  22 April '16

10-Year-Old Boy Wrote A Touching Poem About His Condition Of Living With Autism

10-Year-Old Boy Wrote A Touching Poem About His Condition Of Living With Autism

Rowan Blanchard

News  8 September '15

'Girl Meets World' Season 2 Finale Title Revealed

Disney Channel's teen series "Girl Meets World" is set to return for a special episode on Friday, Sept. 11, and it is going to be special.

Parenting Through the Storm

Health/Nutrition  8 June '15

Ann Douglas Talks Raising Child With Mental Illness In New Book 'Parenting Through the Storm'

Ann Douglas talks about her personal experience as a mother of four kids suffering from behavioral, mental health and neuro-developmental problems.

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