Larry King to be Honored for Autism Advocacy

Larry King, the famous American radio and television host, will be acknowledged for his immense contribution in the advocacy of autism on the 11th of November 2017 at the D.R.E.A.M gala 2017 of Autism Movement Therapy. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the name given to a group of similar neurodevelopmental conditions that impact the nervous system. The disorder impairs social and communication skills and is characterized by repetitive behavior. ‘Autism’ was first used by a Swiss psychiatrist known as Eugen Bleuler in the year 1911. He used this term while…

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Folic Acid may Reduce Autism Risk in Newborn

The latest study, by the Environmental Health Perspectives, has indicated that mothers can reduce the risk of pesticide-related autism by consuming recommended-doses of folic acid during conception and early stages of pregnancy. Pregnancy is one of the most anticipated phases in a woman’s life! The transformation is dramatic, with expectant mothers undergoing physical, emotional and psychological changes. The experience often changes a woman’s view of life and makes her feel responsible for her body, and the health of the child in her womb. In order to ensure a safe pregnancy…

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6 Ideas to Help You Celebrate the Month of Autism Awareness

“April is the cruellest month”, once said the Nobel laureate T.S. Eliot in his famous poem “The Waste Land.” Of course, he had some valid reasons for addressing April as the cruelest month, but this is not the truth all the time. Every year, April comes with some blessings for the autistic children – blessings of knowledge, blessings of awareness. After all, April is the month of autism awareness! Everyone should be aware of this condition named autism, not only the parents of the autistic children. Even if you have…

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Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg Raise More than $700,000 with a Concert for Autism Families

A few months ago, singer and actor Donnie Wahlberg raised more than $700,000 for the autism charity of his wife Jenny McCarthy, Generation Rescue, through his first time ever solo concert. About 1,000 fans gathered in the Arcada Theater, St. Charles, IL, for a special concert experience. A matching donation of an amount of $100,000 was made to the foundation by the star of Blue Bloods. Some of the special guests were band mates of New Kids on the Block, Joey McIntyre, Jordan Knight, and Danny Wood along with some…

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7 Ways To Make Autism Awareness Month A Special Event

Autism Awareness Month

Autism has been a popular topic for discussion in medicine for a long time. While a few experts have expressed their views on various treatments available for autism, some experts still believe that it cannot be treated completely. Therefore, it is reasonable to infer that autism is a challenge that even beats the experts. However, it is generally believed that a heightened awareness on the complication goes a long way to prevent its harmful effects on children. We will dig deeper into how you can celebrate autism awareness month in…

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Autism Awareness Day – How is the Day Celebrated Worldwide?

Today, i.e., on April 2, we are celebrating the World Autism Awareness Day. Today is the day we dedicate to raising awareness about autism in a society filled with ignorance and misconceptions about this neurodevelopmental disorder. Although the entire of April is dedicated to creating awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), the second day is aimed at promoting communication, education and learning throughout the world. The United Nations General Assembly made this day official as the globally recognized autism awareness day. The decision was unanimously taken, and aims at emphasizing…

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Tips to Gear Up Your Autistic Child for a Holiday

Holiday is one such family extravaganza that people do not wish to miss out on specially after slogging tirelessly at work for months, a holiday is the much-needed break that people yearn for. But can you plan a holiday if your child suffers from autism? The chances automatically become low but one should never miss out on opportunities that promise a nice holiday. So if you wish to take your family out for a vacation then prior to that you must give some special attention to your child and prepare…

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