Alumna Brittnie Granville wins Ms. Black Alabama USA, advocates for Autism awareness

JUN 08, 2021 | Russ Nelson UAH alumna Brittnie Granville and daughter Brailynn.Courtesy Alexis Blue, BPO + Digital Media Brittnie Granville, an alumna of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), part of The University of Alabama System, has been named Ms. Black Alabama USA 2021 and is using her platform to advocate for Autism Spectrum Disorder…

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Autism Strengths: Harnessing Your Child’s Abilities

By Yolande Loftus, BA, LLB | June 7, 2021 Empathy asks us to put ourselves in the shoes of someone else. In the autistic child’s shoes, what would it feel like to type the word “autism” into a search engine and see how you are defined in terms of deficits, impairments, and challenges…? The first words…

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ASF Grants Fund Innovative Telehealth Services for Autism Treatment

The grants will fund studies that focus on using telehealth to improve care management and access for families of children with autism. Source: Think StockShare on Twitter  By Victoria Bailey June 08, 2021 – The Autism Science Foundation’s (ASF) recently announced fourth round of COVID-19 Research Grants will fund projects that focus on telehealth use during the coronavirus…

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New study suggests males and females with autism should be researched differently

by: Anna KingPosted: Apr 24, 2021 / 07:13 PM EDT / Updated: Apr 24, 2021 / 07:13 PM EDTjavascript:false CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — The University of Virginia Health released a study saying males and females should not be measured on the same autistic spectrum. WV governor signs bill to require autism awareness training for officers  According to this study, prior research done primarily…

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Awareness, advocacy essential for autism community

Posted April 25, 2021 To Susan Silvestri, director of QSAC School for Students with Autism in the Bronx, autism advocacy goes beyond students, needing to represent teachers as well. Access to necessary resources isn’t as easy for QSAC as it might be for public schools.HIRAM ALEJANDRO DURÁNBy ROSE BRENNAN “If you are happily married, I will…

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Better Health and Wellness: Unique store equips young adults with autism for working world independence

by: Carly Willis Posted: Apr 12, 2021 / 06:35 AM CDT / Updated: Apr 12, 2021 / 07:49 AM CDT WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Twenty-one-year-old Gregory Morgan enjoys riding horses, drawing manga anime, and working his job at a Wichita Dillons store. Gregory is on the autism spectrum, and his mother, Trina, says programming for young adults with disabilities often…

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