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Heartwarming Moment Barber Sits on Floor to Make Autistic Child Scared of Haircuts Happy
Offbeat  (tags: autism, heartwarming )

Tracy
- 199 days ago - express.co.uk
THIS is the heartwarming moment a barber sat on the floor to make an autistic child scared of having his hair cut feel comfortable.
How One Simple Act Changed a Little Boy's Life
Offbeat  (tags: children, teacher, school, autism, kindness, good news )

Dianne
- 251 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Kindergartener with autism finds school too stressful until a teacher gives him 'five'.
Speed of Autism Diagnosis Must Improve, Experts Say
Offbeat  (tags: Children, autism, diagnosis, National Autistic Society and academics, NHS England, NHS England )

Ray
- 266 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Children with autism are having to wait an average of three-and-a-half years before diagnosis, experts claim.
This Is How Billy the Rescue Stray Transforms the Life of a Child With Autism
Offbeat  (tags: rescue cats, autism, children )

Jeri
- 347 days ago - lovemeow.com
Billy a rescue stray has made a complete difference to an autistic child, Fraser Booth, and brought him out of his shell.
Company's Staff Is 80% Employees With Autism, Provides Model For Other Businesses
Offbeat  (tags: autism, florida, car wash, father-son business )

Angie
- 470 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A father-son team launched a car wash to help an underemployed population make a splash on job scene. John and Tom DEri recently spoke to Nation Swell about their plans to expand their Florida car wash, where 80 percent of the employees have autism.
Admiring Autism: Busting 'Autism Myths' With a Camera
Offbeat  (tags: autistic, health, myths, autism, camera. )

Ray
- 757 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 )

Barb
- 825 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
- 1241 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
- 1992 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
- 2311 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
- 2368 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
- 2649 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
- 2655 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
- 2656 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
- 2680 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...
 

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