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 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Jewish Autistics and Bilingual learning

Posted: Today, 8:26 am 

Replies: 0
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Jewish autistic pupils thrive as bilingual learners, after communities reject advice “not to teach Hebrew” - University of Cambridge Parents and teachers of Jewish autistic children say they frequently have to disregard outdated professional advice not to teach them Hebrew – a recommendation they d...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Why is Biden Prosecuting Assange for Telling the Truth?

Posted: Today, 8:12 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 395


Lawyer: Julian Assange suffers from autism and could commit suicide if sent to United States A lawyer for Julian Assange told a British court Wednesday that the WikiLeaks founder is suffering from an autism disorder that could drive him to suicide were he extradited to the United States to face tri...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Difference between aspergers and PDD-NOS?

Posted: Today, 8:04 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 1,679


Pervasive Developmental Disorder vs Autism: Is There A Difference? By Andréas RB Deolinda, BA, BSc Pervasive developmental disorder is a condition that involves a group of challenges, mainly centered around delays or difficulties with social and communication skills. Symptoms may show before the ag...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Them too - The Reckoning thread

Posted: Today, 7:46 am 

Replies: 292
Views: 9,315


Chicago Blackhawks report out; president Stan Bowman resigns Chicago Blackhawks president of hockey operations Stan Bowman has resigned after investigators released their findings on how the team handled sexual assault allegations against former video coach Brad Aldrich during the 2010 Stanley Cup ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: "The before diagnosis results panic"

Posted: Yesterday, 7:56 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 158


Welcome to wrong planet.

The assessment was probably about how you reacted more than the answers you gave.

Pre assessment panic is common.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autism and empathy study

Posted: Yesterday, 7:45 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 101


If not the exact word alexithymia, what it describes has been commented on fairly often. Can not describe and do not know may be two different things I still remember during my diagnostic interview being asked how I felt about certain things in my life and being tongue tied. Definitely a topic for f...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse trail

 Post subject: Re: Kyle Rittenhouse trail
Posted: Yesterday, 7:23 pm 

Replies: 47
Views: 365


I will go there. It seems inconsistent for the judge to not allow a potentially prejudicial word to be used at all by the prosecutors but allow a number of potentially prejudicial words to be used by the defense albeit conditionally. It's perfectly consistent considering who is on trial, and that t...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Majority of Republicans Want Trump to Run Again

Posted: Yesterday, 6:43 pm 

Replies: 48
Views: 669


. Biden may have distanced himself from some of the far left’s crazier demands, but he’s governing as a radical, not as Reagan: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/mar/26/joe-biden-left-parties-power-radical-winning Yeah, this has been a real bait and switch as far as Biden won by sellin...

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Caring for a person with Dementia as an Aspie

Posted: Yesterday, 5:50 pm 

Replies: 4
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BlazingStar is the WP member with knowledge of these matters. I am caring for my elderly mom with some dementia and numerous other issues. I do have help from my siblings and an aide 35 hours a week. But that still leaves half the week up to me. Unfortunately I do not know you or your mom well enoug...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse trail

 Post subject: Re: Kyle Rittenhouse trail
Posted: Yesterday, 10:17 am 

Replies: 47
Views: 365


I won’t touch the whole set of words the defense will be allowed to use beyond saying it makes me uncomfortable. . I will go there. It seems inconsistent for the judge to not allow a potentially prejudicial word to be used at all by the prosecutors but allow a number of potentially prejudicial word...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Springsteen, Earle, others benefit concert for ABA school

Posted: Yesterday, 9:03 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 49


Bruce Springsteen to perform at autism charity concert hosted by Steve Earle in December in NYC Bruce Springsteen is part of the lineup for the seventh annual John Henry’s Friends Benefit concert, which will take place December 13 in New York City at The Town Hall. The show is hosted by veteran Ame...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: How and Why Neurotypicals Misunderstand and Mistreat Us

Posted: Yesterday, 8:40 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 100


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own. Heini Natri Autistic people are often misunderstood, misinterpreted, misrepr...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse trail

 Post subject: Re: Kyle Rittenhouse trail
Posted: Yesterday, 12:45 am 

Replies: 47
Views: 365


There is no dictionary definition of “victim” I could find that requires the person harmed by another person be innocent. A person could be both a rioter and a victim. And according to the paper referenced by the article “Courts generally allow accusers to be referred to as victims when it is clear ...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse trail

 Post subject: Kyle Rittenhouse trail
Posted: 26 Oct 2021, 6:56 pm 

Replies: 47
Views: 365


Prosecutors cannot call those shot by Kyle Rittenhouse 'victims,' a judge has ruled Prosecutors in the criminal trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who shot and killed two protesters last year in Kenosha, Wis., will not be able to refer to the people he shot as "victims," a judge has ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Kids’ Medical Records May Hold Clues To Autism Screening

Posted: 26 Oct 2021, 6:51 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 120


Disability Scoop By analyzing the diagnostic codes present in a child’s existing medical records, researchers say they can reliably identify those most likely to qualify for a diagnosis on the spectrum. By analyzing the diagnostic codes present in a child’s existing medical records, researchers say...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Emergence of a Deadly Coronavirus

Posted: 26 Oct 2021, 5:47 am 

Replies: 7,790
Views: 144,943


Only one free read allowed before going behind paywall. Covid Cases Are Soaring in Britain Again. Why? Once again Britain has one of the highest rates of Covid infection anywhere. The U.K. just reported its biggest single day Covid case increase in three months and a 16% increase in confirmed cases ...
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