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Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa July 1, 2014

autismDaily update ⋅ July 1, 2014 NEWS  Irish TimesAutism Spectrum Disorder study finds trained dogs keep children saferIrish TimesParents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) report that assistance dogs keep their children safer and calmer and promote a more positive …Flag as irrelevant  Advocate shows autistic people how to have safe encounters with policeLos Angeles TimesPeople on the autism spectrum often have trouble socializing […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa September 2, 2013

News  10 new results for autism Autism advocates, parents hail new Texas rules requiring expanded …Dallas Morning NewsLauren Elder, Autism Speaks’ assistant director of dissemination science, chatted with Kenya McCoy of Arlington on Thursday at the group’s booth during …See all stories on this topic »  Dallas Morning News Autism advocates, parents hail new rules requiring expanded …Dallas Morning NewsAutism advocates are expressing joy and […]

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“If we do not look for it, we do not see it”: Clinicians’ experiences and understanding of identifying post‐traumatic stress disorder in adults with autism and intellectual disability – Wiley Online Library

Abstract Background Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID) are at increased risk of potentially traumatic events and may be at increased risk of post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, knowledge regarding identification of PTSD in this population is limited. The aim of this study was to investigate clinical experience regarding PTSD and […]

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Disabled Iraq veteran faces five years in Alabama prison for legally prescribed medical marijuana

Sean Worsley, who helped clear roadside bombs during the Iraq War, is facing five years in one of America’s most violent prison systems for legally prescribed medical marijuana By all accounts, Sean Worsley is a war hero. He earned a Purple Heart, along with a laundry list of additional military accolades, for clearing roadside bombs […]

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‘I might not be here without them’: Photos help fight the stigma of antidepressants | Metro News

‘You can only get up and go outside and do yoga if you’re able to cope with getting out of bed.’ Mental health advocates are urging people to share pictures of their medication to show others there’s no shame in getting the help they need. Emma Dalmayne was inspired to launch the #ShowUsYourMeds campaign to […]

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It took a decade, but finally some pain relief with Functional Neurological Disorder | Life 2.0 | Eve Reiland

Originally posted on The Ghost Beneath Me:
Yesterday at 4:51 AM?·? This past round of PTSD illnesss and flashbacks took some time. Took weeks and weeks I think. It’s hard for me to say … I just know it’s been a long while now since I’ve felt relief from it. I believe it was in…

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Love Me Now | Life 2.0 | Eve Reiland

Originally posted on The Ghost Beneath Me:
Love me now You’re all I needYou’re my everything Today and forever moreSo love me now The dark days are near But not yet here. Love me now before I fall too deep Get so far away, so lost I can’t hear your heart beat Love me now…