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December 5, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Chief, Community, estimates, Journal, Newsletter, prevalence, Spectrum, Steps

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Categories: autism

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to the Spectrum community newsletter. Autism researchers pondered autism prevalence questions on Twitter this week after two new estimates came out. Jack Underwood, a clinical research fellow at the University of Cardiff in Wales, posted a thread on new work that found an eight-fold increase in autism diagnoses […]

On my second day at Carroll, I had the opportunity to introduce the district commissioners to the positive effects of the college’s human resource development program, Advantage C advisory services, and Miller Small Business Resources for Entrepreneurs. We also discussed the workforce of the future and ways the county, college, and other stakeholders across Carroll […]

RMDC offers homebuyer education class in December Rocky Mountain Development Council offers a monthly homebuyer education class. The purpose of the class is to teach potential homeowners about the process of purchasing a home. Homebuyer education and counseling involves a one-on-one counseling session followed by an eight -hour class covering the intricacies of purchasing a home. […]

November 21, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Community, Diet, gut, microbiota, Newsletter, 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. The research community released a new paper this week looking at the relationship between autism and the gut microbiome, which some work suggests may be less diverse in autistic people. A thread […]

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to the community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, the engagement editor of Spectrum. We start this week with a paper on the strengths of autistic researchers by Aimee Grant, Senior Research Officer in Public Health at Swansea University, and Helen Kara, Honorary Senior Research Fellow […]

November 7, 2021

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Tags: advocates, Analysis, applied, Behavior, Community, Debate, Newsletter, Researchers, 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. As a reminder, Spectrum will be hosting a Twitter chat this week during the Society for Neuroscience conference. Join us on Wednesday, November 10th, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST to chat […]

Editor’s note: Community posts are the place for community announcements and event posts. If you have a community-oriented event that our readers might be interested in, please submit here. Spectrum announced today that Digital Bridge and YWCA Southeast Wisconsin are joining forces for $ 7 million in a five-year commitment. “We applaud both Digital Bridge […]

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 […]

October 27, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: board, Community, education, Perrysburg, Run, seats

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Categories: Special needs education

PERRYSBURG – Topics related to the growth of the district dominate the platforms of the five candidates who are applying for three seats on the Perrysburg Schools Board of Education. The office has a four-year term. The five candidates include incumbents Eric Benington and Sue Larimer. The challengers are Lori Reffert, Laura Meinke and David […]

October 24, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: American, Annual, Community, dispatches, genetics, human, meeting, Newsletter, society, Spectrum, Twitter

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Categories: autism

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to the Spectrum community newsletter. In this issue we come to you with social media thoughts from # ASHG21, which took place (again) virtually last week – which several participants complained about online. According to Twitter chatter, the posters were particularly problematic. For one, the sessions did not […]

Chris Nikic, ESPY winner, Boston marathon finisher and the first person with Down syndrome to ever complete an Ironman triathlon, energizes North Scott Junior High School students before speaking about it, including in to move forward in difficult times. During his inspirational and actionable keynote, Nikic shared his 1% better strategy for achieving goals. North […]

October 18, 2021

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Tags: Autistic, backlash, communication, Community, exposes, gaps, pauses, research, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Opening up: The outcry on social media has led some researchers to improve their communication with the autistic community. Klaus Vedfelt / Getty Images For Spectrum 10K, the time from start to limbo was less than three weeks: An online outcry from autistic advocates forced the researchers behind the effort – the largest autism genetics […]