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‘People’

SINGAPORE – Mr. Nirat Singh Rajpal dreamed of inventing headphones for others like him who suffer from hearing loss. When he found out that such headphones already existed, Mr. Nirat founded an organization in Vietnam at the age of 16 to help students with the same disease. The Singaporean, who grew up in Vietnam, has […]

October 13, 2021

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Tags: ADHD, Gaslighter, Losing, People, Scared

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Categories: adhd

In the 17th century, hysteria gripped the village of Salem when local outsiders were systematically branded as “witches” – a powerful label that accused a person of being a malicious actor in confusing and emotional circumstances. The characterization of the beautiful but scheming evil antagonist has survived in popular culture; Every Disney stepmother seems to […]

August 24, 2021

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Tags: Alexithymia, Autistic, measuring, People, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Katherine Gotham Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Rowan University Zachary J. Williams MD / Ph.D. college student, Vanderbilt University People differ greatly in their ability to identify and describe the emotions they feel every day. While many people can easily tell whether they are happy, sad, angry, or scared, others have great difficulty understanding or describing […]

August 22, 2021

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Tags: anxiety, Autism, Autistic, Community, Newsletter, Parental, People, perceptions, Spectrum, Therapy, time

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Categories: autism

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to this week’s community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, the engagement editor of Spectrum. Parents’ perceptions of autism have changed as the prevalence of the condition has increased, according to a new paper that analyzed survey data over a 15-year period. Those with autistic children […]

The draft policy is based on the principles and requirements of the Code of Conduct for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and will help professionals from all health, social and educational services work together to provide the best care for disabled children and young people with severe complex needs. The goals, ambitions and interests […]

By Joyce Chimbi NAIROBI, KENYA, July 27, 2021 (IPS) – Difficulties in accessing education for children and youth displaced from their homes were exposed today in a high-level virtual round table organized by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Education can’t wait to be convened (ECW) UK and Canada. The round table was an important moment […]

July 15, 2021

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Tags: Dont, Great, Heres, Language, People, PersonFirst, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

The person-first language (e.g. “person with autism” instead of “autistic person”) has always had good intentions and was a kind of revolution in its heyday. It was a way to recognize that our linguistic choices play a role in our thinking and our view of the world, and it was theorized that we could change […]

July 13, 2021

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Tags: Cracker, Dysphagia, Easier, People, SelfDissolving, struggling, Swallowing

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Categories: autism

Approximately 10 million adults in the United States struggle with dysphagia, the term used to describe difficulty swallowing. This problem is common in people with Alzheimer’s disease, but it also occurs in people with autism spectrum disorder and patients who are undergoing cancer treatment such as chemotherapy. It can also affect people with Down syndrome, […]

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to this week’s community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, the engagement editor of Spectrum. Our first tweet comes from Dheeraj Roy, a postdoctoral fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, who highlighted his new study in Neuron on the role of the thalamus […]

June 28, 2021

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Tags: app, Autism, Banking, People, Securely, Teaches, Transactions

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Categories: autism

One of the scariest parts of growing up is learning to manage your own finances and make financial transactions. This learning process can be even more difficult for people with autism. One of the largest banks in western New York is working on the development of an app that will prepare individuals in the spectrum […]

June 20, 2021

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Tags: Angry, Autism, Expressions, Facial, People, Read, Shows, Study

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Categories: autism

It has traditionally been believed that people with autism have difficulty identifying people’s emotions from their facial expressions, which can be a factor that may be involved in the behavioral and social problems that people on the spectrum frequently experience. However, recent research shows that people with autism are actually pretty good at reading facial […]