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HEADLINES


Family of dead autistic boy takes police to task … Kimberly Ruth Noyes, 42, has been arrested in connection with the death of Fulton, who vanished Saturday afternoon from his doorstep in Grand Forks, about 520 km east of Vancouver. Police are treating the case as a homicide.”:

http://www.canada.com/news/Family+dead+autistic+takes+police+task/1906714/story.html


A life of such promise cut short”:

http://www.bostonherald.com/news/columnists/view.bg?&articleid=1190097&format=&page=1&listingType=col#articleFull


Three dead: system blamed”:

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,25944069-23289,00.html


Texas ‘fight club’ trial begins”:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/8196546.stm


US ‘fight club’ worker sentenced”:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/8200757.stm


Dr Eric Fombonne “Refusing vaccines puts kids at risk”:

http://news.theage.com.au/breaking-news-national/refusing-vaccines-puts-kids-at-risk-20090820-eqry.html


Funding plea for disability homes … Extra funds to help disabled people remain in their homes are being sought by Mid Sussex District Council.”:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/sussex/8199410.stm


Unique project tackles disabled access to justice”:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2009/aug/14/disabled-access-justice-system-scotland


Obama has a polite town hall meeting on health care”:

http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1916678,00.html


UK: Social Care Reform and the future of Disability Benefits”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/uk_social_care_reform_and_the_future_of_disability_benefits.htm


ASA-York Kidnapping Billboards”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/fwd_asayork_kidnapping_billboards.htm


Council suspends disability staff”:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/berkshire/8208881.stm


Australia “Family forced to head to UK for autistic son’s sake”:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/08/20/2661233.htm?section=australia


Volunteers needed to trial hidden disabilities assistance card”:

http://www.mayorwatch.co.uk/volunteers-needed-to-trial-hidden-disabilities-assistance-card/20098625


Eunice Kennedy Shriver: A champion mourned”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/eunice_kennedy_shriver_a_champion_mourned.htm

RESEARCH & HEALTH


Mindblind eyes: An absence of spontaneous theory of mind in Asperger Syndrome”:

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/325/5942/883


Common variation in gene linked to structural changes in the brain”:

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/160918.php


Dostoevsky mice cured of epilepsy”:

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17549-dostoevsky-mice-cured-of-epilepsy.html


Cheap powder could soon replace traditional measles jab for children”:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1207027/Measles-powder-soon-replace-vaccine-jabs-children.html


New Zealand “Measles Alert: Kids warned to stay home”:

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10588917


Benefit of early detection of Developmental Language Disorders cannot be proven due to lack of data”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/benefit_of_early_detection_of_developmental_language_disorde.htm


Pediatric Nursing Conference marks 25th Anniversary”:

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/160888.php


WSU Prof ties chemical to Obsessive Disorder”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/wsu_prof_ties_chemical_to_obsessive_disorder.htm


OCD: A Review”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/ocd_a_review.htm


Music and Medicine launched by SAGE”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/music_and_medicine_launched_by_sage.htm


Suicidality not confined to depression”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/suicidality_not_confined_to_depression.htm


Antidepressants and suicide risk”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/antidepressants_and_suicide_risk.htm


Clue to the cause of depression in older men”:
http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/clue_to_the_cause_of_stress_in_older_men.htm


NAS urges changes in screening & treatment of depression/Diminished cravings for pleasure linked to core depression symptom”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/nas_urges_changes_in_screening__treatment_of_depressiondim.htm


Abstract: Reliving and disorganization in PTSD and Panic Disorder Memories”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/abstract_reliving_and_disorganization_in_ptsd_and_panic_dis.htm


NYTimes: Gene mutation tied to needing less sleep/Online Sleep Programs promising, studies show”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/nytimes_gene_mutation_tied_to_needing_less_sleep.htm


Significant Sleep Deprivation & Stress among College students, USA”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/significant_sleep_deprivation__stress_among_college_student.htm


Review provides new insights into the causes of Anorexia”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/review_provides_new_insights_into_the_causes_of_anorexia_1.htm


Chronic fatigue syndrome can be beaten”:

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,25929301-23289,00.html


New strategies for Fear of Flying”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/new_strategies_for_fear_of_flying.htm


Health affects of divorce, widowhood linger even after remarriage”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/health_affects_of_divorce_widowhood_linger_even_after_remar.htm


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Personality Disorder or Bipolar Disorder?”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/wolfgand_amadeus_mozart_personality_disorder_or_bipolar_dis.htm


Does a cup of tea reduce stress?”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/does_a_cup_of_tea_reduce_stress.htm


Virtual Hospital”:

http://www.uihealthcare.com/vh/

EDUCATION


Autism and Back to School Planning: Classroom Tips and Lessons in Preparation for the Autistic Child”:

http://autistic-students.suite101.com/article.cfm/autism_and_back_to_school_planning


NAS: Are you off to College or University this Autumn?”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/nas_are_you_off_to_college_or_university_this_autumn.htm


Emergency clearing hotline for disabled students”:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ouch/2009/08/emergency_clearing_hotline_for.html


University sites fail disabled”:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/8204999.stm


Lebanon “NGO seeks to end education inequality … The trainees are also learning about how to deal with unexpected situations that the kids in class may cause or have, such as dealing with children having ADHD, dyslexia, and autism. The training stresses the idea of connecting the children with the outer environment rather than just the class, and letting them speak out, to be part of society, and not just receive lectures from Fellows.”:

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&categ_id=1&article_id=105034

EMPLOYMENT


Job Vacancy: Joint Commissioning Manager”:

http://www.publictechnology.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=20971


Creative Support Ltd”:

http://www.creativesupport.co.uk/


Disabled recycling jobs set to go”:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/north_east/8207246.stm


Rose Farm re-opens thanks to autism scheme”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/employment_rose_farm_reopens_thanks_to_autism_scheme.htm


Autelligent Laboratories

We believe all people have a contribution to make and deserve an opportunity to be productive.

With your caring and excellent help, we are creating jobs for the 40 million people worldwide who are diagnosed with Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Today less than one in five of us are currently employed. We are motivated and competent and we deserve equal employment. Help make this a reality.

Autelligent Laboratories is dedicated to creating a space where autistic software engineers can more than contribute, we can excel.”:

http://www.autlabs.com/


Luxury Quality Scented Candles “Humbolt Candles – Autism & Disability Employment Company”:

http://www.humboldtcandles.com/index.html


Auties.org”:
Individuality, Diversity, Equality, Achievement

Auties..org is an Aspie & Autie friendly site for all people on the Autistic Spectrum who are ready to dare reach out to occupation and employment, open the doors to the community and market their abilities directly to the public and for those interested in supporting these pioneers.

http://www.auties.org/


Prospects”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=473&a=2348


AutismJobs”:
Linking job seekers with vacancies in work related to autism, Aspergers and ASDs

http://www.autismjobs.org/?section=00010009


Current job vacancies within the NAS”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=170


For further employment information, please view”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/employment_on_the_autism_spectrum.htm

GENERAL/HUMAN INTEREST


House Guest: Sign of a civilised society … Last week’s best moment was the opening of a home in Hampton Hill for young adults with learning difficulties, specifically autism.

A civilised society recognises the needs, and the value, of individuals with mental as well as physical disabilities. They were often treated with great cruelty – the Nazis tried to exterminate them. Here they were usually left to their parents or in institutions.”:

http://www.hounslowchronicle.co.uk/west-london-news/west-london-columnists/2009/08/13/house-guest-sign-of-a-civilised-society-109642-24437599/


Donations boost plans for residential centre”:

http://www.belpernews.co.uk/news/Donations-boost-plans-for-residential.5563122.jp


Sonja Bigg: My daughter was born early and chronically sick but my family are unbreakable thanks to our special little girl”:

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/sonja-bigg-my-daughter-was-born-early-and-chronically-sick-but-my-family-are-unbreakable-thanks-to-our-special-little-girl-1770227.html


I’m blind – and I’m a good mother”:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/aug/08/blind-motherhood-disability


Farm helps youngsters with autism”:

http://www.craegmoor.co.uk/news/industry/19310729/farm_helps_youngsters_with_autism.aspx


An oasis where all fit in”:

http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20090815/NEWS03/908150343/1006/NEWS


How do autistic children survive as adults?”:

http://women.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/women/families/article6794806.ece


Soft toy world record set in Southwick”:

http://www.wiltshiretimes.co.uk/news/4530646.Soft_toy_world_record_set_in_Southwick/


Welcome signs of accessible festivals”:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2009/aug/19/disability-provision-festivals

LIBYA

Umm al-Maa Lake, Ubari

Autism Africa”:

http://www.autismafrica.com/index.php

Aerial View of Tripoli City

Map of Libya”:

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/maps/map_country_libya.html

Kabaw

Libya – Facts, Information & History”:

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/countries/country_libya.html

Libyan Desert

Libya’s Shifting Sands”:

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/0504/photo_index.html

Architecture - Awjilah, Oldest Mosque in Africa

Rediscovering Libya”:

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/0504/excerpt1.html

Tuareg

BUBL Link: Libya”:

http://bubl.ac.uk/link/l/libya.htm

Deadly Viper

Libya Health News”:

http://health.einnews.com/libya

Colourful Carpets

Libyan News “Libya Daily”:

http://libyadaily.com/

Roman Gladiators Mosaic, Libya

Hatia Beehive Tombs, Germa

Libya Lathrone

ADD/ADHD


9 drug-free approaches to managing ADHD”:

http://health.usnews.com/articles/health/brain-and-behavior/2009/08/12/9-drug-free-approaches-to-managing-adhd.html


Friends don’t give friends prescription drugs”:

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2009/08/by_deborah_franklin_its_long.html


ADRES “Adverse Drug Reaction Electronic System(Adverse Drug Reactions Website)”- This website provides patients, doctors, and other medical professionals with a comprehensive examination of adverse drug reactions (ADRs), side effects, and other safety information for both prescription and over-the-counter medications.. Our goal is to allow users of our website make informed decisions when taking (patients) or prescribing (doctors) drugs. We are providing unmatched information and analysis tools.

http://www.adverse-drug-reaction.net/

 

adders.org”:
Our objective is to promote awareness to AD/HD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) and to provide information and as much free practical help as we can to those affected by the condition, both adults and children, their families in the UK and around the World via this website.

http://www.adders.org/


ADDISS” The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service…

http://www.addiss.co.uk/index.html


ADDA”:

http://www.add.org/index.html


hi2u ADHD Pages”:

http://www..adhd..org.uk/


CHADD”:

http://www.chadd.org/am/CustomPages/home/CHADD_Home.htm?CFID=2282059&CFTOKEN=38105335&jsessionid=f2303343221169802693562

SPORT


Golden girl Natasha’s triumph at Olympics”:

http://www.hexham-courant.co.uk/news/news_at_a_glance/golden_girl_natasha_s_triumph_at_olympics_1_595524?referrerPath=home


Pakistan blind cricketers denied UK visa”:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/8200717.stm


Harriers handle tough conditions”:

http://www.rhyljournal.co.uk/sport/77329/harriers-handle-tough-conditions.aspx


NAS “Virgin London Marathon 2010 – applications now open”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/nas_virgin_london_marathon_2010__applications_now_open.htm


10-kilometre runs”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=1816


Trek Hadrian’s Wall – 7-9 August, 2009”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2088


Trek Jordan 2009 – 10-14 September”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=1833


Cycle India – 27 November – 6 December, 2009”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=1832


Cycle Cuba – 14-22 March 2010”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2357


“Sky Diving”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=1726

MUSIC


Rory Hoy: Musician making waves on the air”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/rory_hoy_musician_making_waves_on_the_air.htm


Gary Numan – Cars”:

http://www.popmatters.com/pm/post/109344-verse-chorus-verse/


Stars shine for Autism Christmas Concert”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=1972&a=19766


The AutisMusic Project”:

http://www.autismusic.com/

ART


Wil Clark Kerner, “The Cutout Kid”:

http://www.wilspapercutouts.com/


In autistic boy’s hands, paper and scissors express an amazing spectrum”:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2004397229_autart07m.html


GLIMPSE – the talents of the autism community

They are painters, sculptors and photographers; poets and storytellers; musicians and creators of amazing video games. They are kids, teens and adults. Last year, a new online publication arose to celebrate the talents of autistic individuals and other developmental disabilities: GLIMPSE, offered by ICDL (The Interdisciplinary Council of Developmental and Learning Disorders). In late 2008, Volume 2 of GLIMPSE was released, and was expanded into a print book and notecards. The works are serious, humourous, deeply personal and illuminating. See it for yourself, share it with others, submit your own/your child’s work for inclusion in Volume 3, to release later this year. Find information and ordering details at www.icdl.com


ARTROOM ………where under 17s can make and display art online”:

http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artroom/index.php

MOVIES/ENTERTAINMENT


Autistic Portrayals in Cinema”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/autistic_portrayals_in_cinema.htm


Star cast makes an autumn splash in the new season”:

http://www.thisisbath.co.uk/entertainment/Star-cast-makes-autumn-splash-new-season/article-1244662-detail/article.html


Walsh defends Asperger’s decision”:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/8206668.stm


X Factor’s back(Includes YouTube clip: Scott James – Bring Him Home”:

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/first-pictures-x-factors-back-14456977.html?r=RSS


Actors for Autism”:
http://www.actorsforautism.com/

 

BOOKS


Will Hadcroft “RBS World Magazine Interview”

http://world.rbs.com/issue_3/content/people-news/bestselling-author/

http://www.willhadcroft.com/


Anne Droyd and the House of Shadows”

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/author_will_hadcroft_announces_release_of_anne_droyd_and_the.htm


“The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia and Related Conditions”

Author: Sarah Hendrickx

With a contribution from Claire Salter

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843109808


“Managing Family Meltdown”

The Low Arousal Approach and Autism

Authors: Linda Woodcock and Andrea page

Foreword by Andrew McDonnell

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781849050098


“Writers on the Spectrum: How Autism and Asperger Syndrome have Influenced Literary Writing”

Author: Julie Brown

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843109136


“Deeno’s Dream Journeys in the Big Blue Bubble: A Relaxation Programme to Help Children Manage their Emotions”

Author: Julia Langensiepen

Illustrated by Gerry Turley

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781849050395


“Job Success for Persons with Developmental Disabilities”

Author: David B. Wiegan

Foreword by Ron Rush

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843109228


“Quick, Easy and Effective Behaviour Management Ideas for the Classroom”

Author: Nicola S. Morgan

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843109518


The Genesis of Artistic Creativity: Asperger’s Syndrome and the Arts”

Author: Michael Fitzgerald

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843103349


Roots of Musicality: Music Therapy and Personal Development”

Author: Daniel Perret

Foreword by Colwyn Trevarthen

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843103363


Autistic Authors, Booklist & Facts”:
http://www.autistics.org/library/booklist.html

MOVIE

Where the Wild Things Are (Release Date Oct 16 2009) Rating: TBA

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=GB&v=–N9klJXbjQ

Official Site: http://wherethewildthingsare.warnerbros.com/

Synopsis: Adventure. Maurice Sendak’s classic book comes to the big screen in an adventure tale for every generation. “Where the Wild Things Are” follows the adventure of Max (Max Records), a mischievous… Adventure. Maurice Sendak’s classic book comes to the big screen in an adventure tale for every generation. “Where the Wild Things Are” follows the adventure of Max (Max Records), a mischievous young boy who is sent to his room after rebelling against his mother (Catherine Keener). Max’s imagination is free to roam, and it soon transports him to a thriving forest bordering a vast sea. Delighted, he sets sail for the land of the Wild Things, where mischief reigns and Max rules. In bringing this imaginative fantasy to life, Jonze leads a team of filmmakers incorporating the most dynamic elements of voice performance, live-action puppetry and computer animation.

http://uk.rottentomatoes.com/m/where_the_wild_things_are/

VIDEO GAME

Klonoa: Door to Phantomile (Wii) Rating 3+

A video game developed and published by Namco Bandai as a Wii remake of Klonoa: Door to Phantomile, a 1997 PlayStation game. It was released in Japan on December 4, 2008, North America on May 5, 2009, and Europe on May 22, 2009. The game’s graphics were remade with a wide array of modern visual effects fully rendered in real time with a new level of detail, and several features were added, such as the reversal of levels, unlockable costumes for characters, and Japanese voice acting (English in other regions)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Klonoa-Door-to-Phantomile-Wii/dp/B001VEJ00K/ref=wl_it_dp_o?ie=UTF8&coliid=I1I9WT66T6G6W7&colid=2M2468ZYIVALY


Eurogamer review:

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/klonoa-door-to-phantomile-review


PS3 Slim: Sony’s worst kept secret revealed, dated, priced”:

http://uk.videogames.games.yahoo.com/7c/news/ps3-slim–sony-s-worst-kept-secret-revealed–dated–priced-e5cf7c.html


PS3 Slim: First pics”:

http://uk.videogames.games.yahoo.com/c4/news/ps3-slim–first-pics-10acc4.html

TECH

Appland: How Smartphones are Transforming our Lives”

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20327220.200-appland-how-smartphones-are-transforming-our-lives.html


Pay-Per-Email Plan To Beat Spam & Help Charity”

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17577-payperemail-plan-to-beat-spam-and-help-charity.html

ENVIRONMENT

Kenya’s Lions Could Vanish Within 10 Years”

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17648-kenyas-lions-could-vanish-within-10-years.html


Take Care,

Julie

Sunset over Tripoli



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