Posts Tagged
‘Adults’

November 1, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Adults, Autistic, Community, histories, intervention, Newsletter, Oral, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to the community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, the engagement editor of Spectrum. First thing on this week’s agenda, I want you to know that Spectrum will be hosting a Twitter chat during the Society for Neuroscience conference from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST […]

September 29, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Adults, Autistic, Coronavirus, Pandemic, protect, Spectrum, vulnerable

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Categories: autism

Whitney Schott Research scientist, Drexel University With the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus challenging efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, protecting the weak among us is important – especially adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, or mental illnesses. Due to their living situation and the health conditions that occur at the same time, these […]

September 27, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: ADHD, Adults, Hobby, Ideas, Inattentive

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Categories: adhd

Since my diagnosis of inattentive ADHD in 1992, I have focused on improving myself and helping others with the disorder. That was my focus: what’s going on and how can I help? Even now, when I join Facebook groups and ADHD subreddit, my posts usually offer advice that has helped me manage symptoms. Even though […]

September 22, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Adults, assesses, Autistic, screen, Spectrum, suicidality

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Categories: autism

Five questions: Autistic people helped adapt a questionnaire to assess suicidality in the general population. Adene Sanchez / iStock A short questionnaire, which was created in consultation with autistic people, is the first of its kind to accurately assess suicidal thoughts and behavior in adults in the spectrum. The tool called Suicidal Behaviors Questionnaire-Autism Spectrum […]

Die lang anhaltende Pandemie hat alle Facetten der Bildung durcheinander gebracht. Aber der Bereich der frühen Kindheit ist besonders verwüstet. In den letzten 16 Monaten haben kleine Kinder Lernrückschläge und weniger soziale Erfahrungen erlebt, während ihre Erzieherinnen verschlechterte Arbeitsbedingungen, Stress durch Arbeitsunsicherheit und eine Verschlechterung der psychischen Gesundheit ertragen mussten. Über diese Auswirkungen wurde viel […]

June 17, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: ADHD, Adults, kids, Tennis

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Categories: adhd

Tennis has shaped my life for almost a decade. I spend most of my days working on the court or at the gym. I’m usually on the road for at least 25 weeks a year, traveling far and wide to tennis tournaments. From long shivering nights on dingy train platforms to hospitalization with full body […]