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HEADLINES

Search comes to a tragic end for Arizona father and autistic son as bodies found in ravine”:

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/world/search-comes-to-a-tragic-end-for-arizona-father-and-autistic-son-as-bodies-found-in-ravine/story-e6frev00-1225864826842

Mother charged with murder after police find her holding hand of dead disabled son, 11, in hotel room”:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1279052/Yvonne-Freaney-charged-murder-disbled-son-dead-Welsh-hotel.html?ITO=1708&referrer=yahoo

Mother charged with murdering autistic son on remand”:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/may/18/mother-disabled-son-death

Autistic murder case child was a ‘wonderful, beautiful, happy boy”:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/autistic-murder-case-child-was-a-wonderful-beautiful-happy-boy-1976092.html

Autistic boy killed at Kyneton after being struck by three cars”:

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/breaking-news/autistic-boy-killed-at-kyneton-after-being-struck-by-three-cars/story-e6freuyi-1225864468693

Police investigation into death of Thomas Frost cleared”:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/8669026.stm

State investigating death of autistic man subdued by police”:

http://www.kentucky.com/2010/05/14/1263945/state-investigating-death-of-autistic.html#storylink=omni_popular

Lincoln man who raped learning difficulties girl jailed”:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lincolnshire/8668990.stm

Police handcuff autistic boy after he allegedly stabbed another student”:

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/breaking-news/police-handcuff-autistic-boy-after-he-allegedly-stabbed-another-student/story-e6freuyi-1225863479685

Child found, mother arrested”:

http://www.wptv.com/mostpopular/story/Child-found-mother-arrested/JaHgv39XoUeFbpdFI9nrXQ.cspx

Autistic boy charged with terrorist offence”:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/7731513/Autistic-boy-charged-with-terrorist-offence.html

Autistic teen’s case adjourned”:

http://www.mpnnow.com/towns/victor/x1394811794/Autistic-teen-s-case-adjourned

Teen killed in crash on oil-covered road named”:

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/1727317/?UserKey=

Autistic boy, 10, found after wandering 5 miles from home”:

http://www.wpxi.com/pcnc/23575942/detail.html

Derek Paravacini: Autistic pianist makes legal history after UK’s last Secret Court opens”:

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

National Autism Association urges Florida Governor’s Refusal of Flawed Restraint & Seclusion Bill”:

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

Learning disability ‘patients’ in 15 year move wait”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/learning_disability_patients_in_15_year_move_wait.htm

Bill Shorten MP: Disability eNews”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/bill_shorten_mp_disability_enews_2.htm

Analysis – UK Elections 2010”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/analysis__uk_elections_2010.htm

A mother navigates the system to save her son”:

http://www2.journalnow.com/content/2010/may/09/a-mother-navigates-the-system-to-save-her-son/opinion/

U.S. Autistic girl wins lawsuit over lunch thefts”:

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/international/americas/2010/05/09/255755/US-autistic.htm

Gary McKinnon Updates: New British government considers McKinnon’s appeal”:

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

In Memory: Clare Allen”:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2010/may/09/clare-allen-obituary

HEALTH & RESEARCH

NICE issues new autism document”:

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

Autism families: High divorce rate is a myth”:

http://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/news/20100519/autism-famlies-high-divorce-rate-is-a-myth?src=RSS_PUBLIC

No link between childhood infections, autism”:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/hsn/20100507/hl_hsn/nolinkbetweenchildhoodinfectionsautism

Mirror neurons seen behaving normally in autism”:

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

New study disproves traditional neurological autism theory”:

http://article.wn.com/view/2010/05/13/New_study_disproves_traditional_neurological_autism_theory/

Abstract: Atypical sleep architecture and the autism phenotype/An investigation into sleep characteristics of children with autism and Asperger’s Disorder”:

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

Mercury levels similar in autistic, non-autistic kids”:

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

Altered brain development found in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy”:

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

Children with epilepsy say their quality of life is better than their parents think”:

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

Rare syndrome, PMSE found in Amish children sheds light on common neurological disorders”:

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

Speech-Language experts to confer about Early Childhood Development issues”:

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

Talking seriously with children is good for their language proficiency”:

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

Brain differences linked to dyslexia”:

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

SAMHSA awards $5.4 million to three treatment and services adaptation centers helping children suffering from traumatic stress”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/samhsa_awards_54_million_to_three_treatment_and_services_a.htm

Short sleep increases risk of death and over-long sleep can indicate serious illness”:

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

Why night owls are more intelligent than morning larks”:

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

Researcher verifies brain’s master switch”:

http://www.dailyindia.com/show/374009.php

Genetics similar for ADHD, Autism, Schizophrenia”:

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

People need to be openminded about schizophrenia/Genes found for schizophrenia are involved in brain signalling/Schizophrenia: Regular exercise guidelines still apply”:”:

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

Dopamine system in highly creative people similar to that seen in schizophrenics, study finds”:

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

Behavioral therapy effective in reducing tics in children with Tourette Syndrome, study finds”:

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

Migraines … headaches you were born to have – and the best cure may be a cup of coffee or two”:

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

Physical symptoms of depression”:

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

Depression is newest disability intensive course introduced to College of Direct Support curriculum”:

http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/cgi/news/release?id=286318

Antidepressant medications and adolescent suicide risk: All drugs are created equal”:

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

Teens with severe depression benefit from switching medications and continuing treatment”:

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

Telephonic therapy effective for depression”:

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

Cognitive therapy helps all types of depression”:

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

Mother’s voice calms stress”:

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

Even the most severe symptoms rapidly relieved by self-directed behavioural IBS treatment”:

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

Can choir singing improve Irritable Bowel Syndrome?”:

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

A new drug that reduces anxiety and stabilizes mood”:

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

Some mood disorders stay with us as we age”:

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

Dr Claudio Cerullo suggests intervention methods when dealing with Oppositional Defiant Disorder”:

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

BPS Research Digest: The Special Issue Spotter”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/bps_research_digest_the_special_issue_spotter_12.htm

7 situations when severe anxiety should not be treated”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/7_situations_when_severe_anxiety_should_not_be_treated.htm

Coping strategies help mental, harm physical health”:

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

Increase your happiness factor”:

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

10 ways to find new motivation”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/10_ways_to_find_new_motivation.htm

Abstract thoughts help goal attainment”:

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

Clutter blindness”:

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

Researchers look to define wisdom”:

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

New research examines services for people with serious mental illness in the criminal justice system”:

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

Relationships: Highest Quality Marriages, Narcissism’s First Cousin, What Makes A True Friend, Adolescent Dating, Good Girls, Bad Girls, Older Men & Sexual Issues & More”:

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

Blogging for Mental Health & Psychology 2010”:

http://aspie-editorial.blog-city.com/blogging_for_mental_health_and_psychology_2010.htm

Virtual Hospital”:

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

 

EDUCATION

Gateway to success”:

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7006056.html

Ben’s People: Ben Berlin”:

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

Autistic twin brothers earn diplomas, recognition”:

http://www.themonitor.com/articles/recognition-38645-autistic-twin.html

Many parents and pros advocating ‘calming rooms’ for schools”:

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

Learning disabilities and the importance of transition planning”:

http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2010/05/learning_disabilities_and_the.html

Is braille facing extinction?”:

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

VizZle’ provides interactive lessons for autistic students”:

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

 

EMPLOYMENT

Project to boost opportunities for autistic people”:

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

Celebrating indigenous community volunteers”:

http://australia.to/2010/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2652:celebrating-indigenous-community-volunteers&catid=97:news-media-releases&Itemid=161

Women well-suited to be leaders”:

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

Shift workers make fewer mistakes when they take caffeine”:

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

Health problems from working overtime”:

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

I hate my job! What can you do if you’re in a job you hate?”:

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

Creative Support Ltd”:

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


“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

Communication “iComm: Father creates iPhone app that gives a voice to his severely disabled daughter”:

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

A noisy nightmare”:

http://www.canada.com/health/noisy+nightmare/3033888/story.html

A moving gesture that means the world”:

http://www.pressherald.com/news/a-moving-gesture-that-means-the-world_2010-05-16.html

Temple Grandin “Learn to think in pictures”:

http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/729908-196/learn-to-think-in-pictures.html

Mother has found ways to roll forward”:

http://www.pjstar.com/news/x1773730120/Bibo-Mother-has-found-ways-to-roll-forward

“My grandson shows psychopathic tendencies”:

http://women.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/women/families/article7122003.ece

Portrait photographer focuses on autistic kids”:

http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/disability_issues&id=7429461

Identifying young children within the autism spectrum”:

http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/grant-112225-boy-moved.html

Relationships “Why the man I love can’t love me back”:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/why-the-man-i-love-cant-love-me-back/article1569735/?cmpid=rss1&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheGlobeAndMail-Front+%28The+Globe+and+Mail+-+Latest+News%29

 

POLAND

 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poland

Fundacja SYNAPSIS ul.
Ondraszka 3, 02-085 Warszawa
Poland
Tel: +48 22 825 86 33
Website:
www.synapsis.waw.pl

Stary Rynek

This row of tenement merchant houses in the center of the Old Market Square (Stary Rynek) of Poznan are famous and heavily photographed.

Krajowe Towarzystwo Autismu
National Autistic Society
c/o Professor Tadeusz Galkowski
Stawki 5/7
00-183 Warsaw
Poland
Tel: +48 22 554 9788
Fax: +48 22 635 7991
Email: GAL@psych.uw.edu.pl

 Medieval Town of Torun

Medieval Town of Torun – Torun owes its origins to the Teutonic Order, which built a castle there in the mid-13th century as a base for the conquest and evangelization of Prussia. It soon developed a commercial role as part of the Hanseatic League. In the Old and New Town, the many imposing public and private buildings from the 14th and 15th centuries (among them the house of Copernicus) are striking evidence of Torun’s importance.

Autistic Society of Lower Silesia
53-621 Wrocloaw
Glogowska St., 30
POLAND

Misdroy Beach

Misdroy Beach – Międzyzdroje (former German: Misdroy) is a town and a seaside resort in northwestern Poland on the island of Wolin on the Baltic coast. Previously in the Szczecin Voivodeship (1975-1998), Międzyzdroje has been in Kamień Pomorski County in the West Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999. Międzyzdroje has a population of 6000. It is called The Pearl of the Baltic. It’s situated between wide sandy beaches with high cliffs and the forests of the Woliński National Park (which includes a bison reserve). Międzyzdroje has a spa climate and is rich in tourist services. 

Stowarzyszenie Pomocy Osobom Autystycznym w Gdansku
ul. Slaska 37
80-379 Gdansk
POLAND
tel/fax: 48 58 557 53 41

 Tatras, Poland

Widok na Kasprowy (Kasprowy mount)

ANED – Poland: Facts, Figures, Reports, Laws, Strategies, Networks & Resources Etc”:

http://www.disability-europe.net/en/countries/Poland?jsEnabled=1

 Tatra Mountain

Tatra Mountain Home

Poland: New Vocational Rehabilitation Policies”:

http://www.disabilityworld.org/09-10_02/employment/poland.shtml

 High Tatras

Far away from civilisation: The Valley of the Five Polish Tarns in Tatra Mount

OECD urges Poland to help disabled people to find work”:

http://www.oecd.org/document/16/0,2340,en_2649_201185_37634640_1_1_1_1,00.html

 Silesian Stones

 Silesian Stones Mountain, South Western Poland (Granite Outcrops)

 

Marie Curie (1867 – 1934):Marie Curie, winner of two Nobel prizes (physics 1903 and science 1911) in her laboratory. France, date unknown. 

Marie Curie – Biography: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1903/marie-curie-bio.html
Marie Curie – The Great Women Scientists Website … http://www.mariecurie.co.uk/

Fully Fit at Work: disabled workers in Poland”:

http://www.ilo.org/global/About_the_ILO/Media_and_public_information/Feature_stories/lang–en/WCMS_088011/index.htm

Frederick Chopin

Frederick Chopin (1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist who is considered to have been one of the great masters of romantic music. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frédéric_Chopin

 Biography: http://www.8notes.com/biographies/chopin.asp

Country Profile: Poland”:

http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/travel-advice-by-country/country-profile/europe/poland/?profile=intRelations

Poland - Imperial Eagle

Imperial Eagle – Poland’s official crest is a white eagle with golden beak and talons, its head poised to the right, and set against a red shield. The eagle first appeared on coins minted in the 12th century and subsequently on the heraldic seals of the Piast dynasty. Toward the end of the 13th century, during the reign of Przemyslaw II, the Polish eagle was depicted with a crown.  Over the years, the Polish Eagle became a symbol recognized throughout the world. It is seen on flags, in Polish publications, on Polish American specialty items, and products imported from Poland.

Poland Guide”:

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/poland-guide/

 Polish embroidery

This is a traditional Polish ethnic dress with a very intricate & delicate embroidery. 

Poland: Facts”:

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/poland-facts/

Winter in Poland

Winter in Poland

Map of Poland”:

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/poland-map/

 

The Janów Podlaski Stud, established in 1817, the oldest state owned and operated horse stud in Poland, is also one of the most beautiful. Despite the name, the stud is situated two kilometers from Janów itself, in a village called Wygoda. Picturesquely set amidst lush meadows along the border river Bug, Janów Podlaski is undeniably a true “equine paradise”. Although the breeding of purebred Arabians has been primarily responsible for Janów Podlaski’s fame worldwide, the Stud’s many achievements within the realm of Anglo-Arabian breeding are also worthy of recognition and respect. 

Poland: Photos”:

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/poland-photos/#poland_2817_600x450.jpg

 North Eastern End of Poland

North Eastern End of Poland

48 Hours: Krakow Destination Guide”:

http://traveler.nationalgeographic.com/2009/05/48-hour-guide/krakow-text

Merchant Colours

Merchant Colours of Poland  

ADD/ADHD

Attention deficit a boon for bosses”:

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

ADHD brought into focus in China”:

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2010-05/15/c_13295739.htm

Girls with ADHD show other mental health risks”:

http://www.canada.com/health/family-child/Girls+with+ADHD+show+other+mental+health+risks/2518265/story.html?id=2518265

The link between ADHD and Depression – Important Facts You Need To Know”:

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/3003676/the_link_between_adhd_and_depression.html?cat=5

Pesticides linked to ADHD in US children”:

http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2010/05/18/2902843.htm

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

Autistic kids learn to hang ten”:

http://www.fox5sandiego.com/news/kswb-autistic-surfing,0,6851427.story

Gregory’s strength is physical fitness”:

http://www2.starexponent.com/cse/news/local/education/article/gregorys_strength_is_physical_fitness/57223/

Swimming Challenges ~ Includes Great Swim Series 2010(June – September 2010)”:

The Great Swim series is taking place at various locations during summer 2010. There will be four televised one-mile outdoor swims, staged in lakes, lochs and docks around the UK.

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2551

10-kilometre runs”:

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

Trek the Sahara – 5-25 March 2010 or 29 Oct-8 Nov 2010”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2542

London to Paris 2010 – 5-8 June”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2407

Challenge Scotland – 6 June 2010”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2610

Trek Snowdon – 11–13 June 2010”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2524

Super Hero Run – London – 13 June 2010”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2595

Big Fun Run (See Link For UK Location Dates):

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2169

Eurocities Bike Ride – 17-21 June”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2408

L’Etape du Tour 2010 – 18 July 2010”

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2404

Trek the Jurassic Coast – 16-18 July 2010”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2525

3 Peaks Challenge – 24-25 July 2010”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2603

Trek Mont Blanc – 26-30 August 2010”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2604

Victory for Autism Bike Ride – 11 September 2010”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2409

Land’s End to John O’Groat’s Bike Ride – 28 Sept-10 Oct 2010/3-15 May 2011”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2605

Royal Parks Half Marathon – 10 October 2010”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2208&a=19143

Trek Mount Kilimanjaro – 8-19 Oct 2010/2-13 Feb 2011/13-24 July 2011”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2200

Trek the Great Wall of China – 9-18 Oct 2010/8-16 October 2011”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2356

Trek to Everest Base Camp – 5-21 November 2010/25 March – 10 April 2011/4-20 Nov 2011”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2354

Trek to the Home of the Dalai Lama – 17-28 March 2011 and 15-26 Sept 2011”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2602

Trek the Inca Trail – 14-23 May 2011”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=1863

Icelandic Lava Trek – 20-24 July 2011”:

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=2611

“Sky Diving – All Year Round”:

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

 

MUSIC

Autistic children can learn to communicate through music”:

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2991732/music_and_autism.html?cat=2

The AutisMusic Project”:

http://www.autismusic.com/

ART

Artwork of autistic student hung in Metropolitan Museum of Art”:

http://www.bvblackspin.com/2010/05/18/student-with-autism-artwork-metropolitan-museum/

Local artist featured in new book about autistic artists”:

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

For these Sarasota students, the art is both teacher and therapy:”

http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20100512/ARTICLE/5121048/2055/NEWS

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

Posautive”:

http://www.youtube.com/group/posautive

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

 

BOOKS

Anna Saldo-Burke: City teacher writes book on autism”:

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

“Step by Step Help for Children with ADHD”

A Self-Help Manual for Parents

Cathy Laver-Bradbury, Margaret Thompson, Anne Weeks, David Daley and Edmund J. S. Sonuga-Barke

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781849050708

“Stand Up for Autism”

A Boy, a Dog, and a Prescription for Laughter

Georgina J. Derbyshire

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781849050999

“The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook”

Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

Sarah Hendrickx

With a contribution from Claire Salter

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

What is Dyslexia?”

A Book Explaining Dyslexia for Kids and Adults to Use Together

Alan M. Hultquist

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843108825

ADHD – Living Without Brakes”

Martin L. Kutscher MD

Illustrated by Douglas Puder, MD

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843108733

Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety

A Guide to Successful Stress Management

Nick Dubin

Foreword by Valerie Gaus

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843108955

Making the Move”

A Guide for Schools and Parents on the Transfer of Pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) from Primary to Secondary School

K.I. Al Ghani and Lynda Kenward

Illustrated by Haitham Al-Ghani

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843109341

The Girl Who Spoke with Pictures”

Autism Through Art

Eileen Miller

Foreword by Robert Nickel MD

Illustrated by Kim Miller

http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843108894

 

CINEMA

Marmaduke”

Release Date: 4th June, 2010.

Official Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLxJ4ViggR4

Synopsis: Canine comic strip star Marmaduke leaps to the big screen with this family-friendly comedy starring Owen Wilson as the voice of the Great Dane. Also lending their voices to the production are Steve Coogan, pop star Fergie, George Lopez, and the brotherly duo of Damon and Marlon Wayans, with William H. Macy and Judy Greer heading up the human cast.

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

Agora”

Official Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbuEhwselE0

Synopsis:  THE SEA INSIDE’s Alejandro Amenabar directs Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz in this historical drama. Set in fourth-century Alexandria, Egypt, AGORA chronicles both a historical uprising and the love of a slave for his mistress.

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

 

VIDEO GAME

Formula 1 2010 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC DVD) 3+

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Formula-1-2010-Xbox-360/dp/B003IHVN26/ref=pd_nr_vg_h__51?ie=UTF8&s=videogames

Fix It (Nintendo DS) 3+

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Oxygen-Interactive-Fix-It-Nintendo/dp/B002YWZW8M/ref=pd_nr_vg_h__90?ie=UTF8&s=videogames

Video Games Help To Relieve Pain”

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

Classic Films for PlayStation 3”:

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/21/20100519/ttc-classic-films-for-playstation3-e1d36ba.html

Bright future projected for hand-held games”:

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20627576.200-bright-future-projected-for-handheld-games.html

LIFE/ART

http://www.book-by-its-cover.com/fineart/drawing-autism

Drawing Autism: Art From The Spectrum”

http://www.newscientist.com/gallery/drawing-autism

 

TECH

Innovation: Teaching Robots Some Manners”:

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18913-innovation-teaching-robots-some-manners.html

Take Care,

Julie

Black Tarn, Poland

Black Tarn, Poland



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