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Admiring Autism: Busting 'Autism Myths' With a Camera
Offbeat  (tags: autistic, health, myths, autism, camera. )

Ray
- 207 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Sara Dunn said her son (Pictured) is a "sensory seeker" who needs to touch everything around him, Since her young son was diagnosed as autistic, Sara Dunn has been attempting to help "challenge the myths surrounding autism" with a camera.
What This Garbage Man Did for a Boy With Autism May Leave You in Tears (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: acts-of-kindness, autism, good-samaritan )

BarbCat
- 275 days ago - godvine.com
5 year-old Daniel absolutely LOVES watching the garbage man come by. So when the driver, Manuel, stopped to give him a gift it made his day. A heartwarming act of kindness!
HSBC Bank: Stop The Eviction Of Horse Farm Therapy Center For Autistic Children*SIGNPETITION
Offbeat  (tags: children, autism, therapy, horses, forclosure, HSBCbank, interesting, ethics, business, animals, pets, protection )

Florence
- 691 days ago - change.org
Please help to save Parkwood Farms Therapy Center a wonderful place that helps kids with autism by having them ride horses. It has been open for over 11 years now HSBC wants to evict without loan modification it was a preditory loan to begin with PLZ SIGN
Cowboy and Wills
Offbeat  (tags: animals, children, autism, pets, protection, environment )

Cher
- 1441 days ago - all-creatures.org
Breaking through the shackles of autism... how a beloved dog touched a boy's heart and gave him a new life
Autistic Boy Bonds With Wildlife Safari Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: animals, kids, elephants, autism, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1760 days ago - nrtoday.com
Wylie Malek has liked elephants for as long as he can remember. His father, Kris Malek, said as soon as his son was able to sit up and watch TV he was fascinated with the giant creatures, whether real ones on the Discovery channel or cartoons on Disney.
U.K. Will Not Oppose Autistic Hacker's Extradition [Post 9/11 Hacking Into FBI Files]
Offbeat  (tags: crime, autism, society, Police State, protection, world )

Janet
- 1818 days ago - thechronicleherald.ca
Home Secretary Alan Johnson said he will not intervene in the case of Gary McKinnon, who is accused by U.S. prosecutors of hacking into computers shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.McKinnon claims he was searching for evidence of alien life
VIDEO, Charles Darwin Had Autism, Leading Psychiatrist Claims
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, Charles Darwin, autism, Asperger's syndrome )

Beatrice
- 2099 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Charles Darwin probably had a form of autism called Asperger's syndrome which is related to creativity and originality, a leading psychiatrist claims. Asperger's syndrome gave Darwin the capacity to hyperfocus,
The Horse That Saved My Son: Little Rowan's Life Was Devastated By Autism - But He Found Hope in the Most Unlikely and Inspiring
Offbeat  (tags: horse, saved son, autism, animals love, bonding, survival, recovering, children, courage )

Simone
- 2105 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
My son was diagnosed with autism in the spring of 2004, when he was two. It was like being hit across the face with a baseball bat. Grief and shame engulfed me: weird, irrational shame, as if I had somehow cursed this child by giving him faulty genes,
Author Says Her Autism Helps Her Understand Animals Better
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, news, off-beat, animals, autism )

Sigrid
- 2106 days ago - mercurynews.com
Temple Grandin is perhaps the best-known person with autism in the United States. Even without that distinction, hers is a singular story: doctorate in animal behavior; professor at Colorado State; writer of the autism memoir "Thinking in Pictures";
Heroes of Hope TV With Hugh Downs & PALS With Pawz
Offbeat  (tags: autism, palswithpawz, readingpawz, disabled, servicedog, therapydog, ptsd, developmental, disabilities, AlternativeMed, family, research, dogs, GoodNews, humans, rescued, children, education, family, society, children, animals, goodnews, interesting )

Christine
- 2129 days ago - palswithpawz.org
The Heroes of Hope Public TV Documentary is launching a new series in 2009 surrounding Developmental Disabilities, according to Dr. Matthew McMahon, producer. PALS with Pawz has been invited to participate...
Teacher Arrested for Making Girl, 6, Remove Shirt
Offbeat  (tags: autism, teacher, cruelty, education )

Lana
- 2142 days ago - wcbstv.com
A Fairfield, CT Special Education teacher was arrested on Tuesday after alleged cruelty to a Special Needs Child.
Important Contest for All Animal Rescues
Offbeat  (tags: palswithpawz, readingpawz, disabled, veteran, autism, dogs, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, dogs, cats, humans, pets, rescued, society, culture, children, goodnews, interesting, off-beat, society )

Christine
- 2169 days ago - care2.com
PALS with Pawz along with other Rescues and shelters are vying for $10K. PALS with Pawz rescues dogs and trains them as Autism/Mobility/Therapy Service Dogs. Most of these shelters/rescues run on donations only, so PLEASE, take a minute to vote for one...
D'Artagnan "PAWTOGRAPHED" Books for At Risk Youth
Offbeat  (tags: palswithpawz, animals, society, unusual, rif, autism, readingpawz, reading pawz, interesting, children, animals, culture )

Christine
- 2169 days ago - care2.com
Service & Therapy Dog, D'Artagnan and some of his friends from READING Pawz, a PALS with Pawz program, assist kids with their reading and homework. "If we help these children early K-3rd grade, maybe we can keep more of them in schoool later.
Dog Denied Spot At Autistic Boy's School
Offbeat  (tags: child, autism, dog, school )

Kathy
- 2375 days ago - kcra.com
A dog that assists an autistic preschool student was denied entrance Monday at the boy's school, the child's mother said.
$6K Surgery for Autism Service Dog VIDEO WITH THE DOCTOR
Offbeat  (tags: autism, service dog )

Sc
- 2461 days ago - cnn.com
A 5-month-old autism service dog is having surgery to correct his rapid heart rate. WKRC's Jeff Hirsh reports.
 

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