autism

  1. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Autism in a weary world

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    Portia, in Act 5, Scene 1 of William Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice” utters, “How far that little candle throws his beams!/So...
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    Autism: Let there be light

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    Since the last week in October, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast fellow residents have had little to celebrate. First came Hurricane...
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    The Genius of Autism 2012

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    The performers of the second annual "Genius of Autism" showcased the innate genius of singers, dancers, musicians, painters and...
  4. Special Needs

    Don't let special needs diminish Halloween fun

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    This Halloween, it may be easy to huff and puff about a child who just shoved her fist into your candy bowl and walked away without...
  5. Living

    An open letter to Ann Coulter

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    Monday evening, Ann Coulter shocked the world of social media by using hurtful and demeaning language during her Twitter commentary...
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    The passion of autism

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    What is passion, exactly? There’s Glenn Close and Fatal Attraction...
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    Autism and average and schnooks, oh, my!

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    Ray Liotta as Henry Hill in the 1990 movie Goodfellas utters this famous line about life in Witness Protection: "I'm an average...
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    Win it! SheKnows' Autographed Jimmy Choo Giveaway

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    Learn about the SheKnows Autographed Jimmy Choos Giveaway as part of the Where the Other Sock Went campaign, and learn how you can...
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    At Seventeen, I learned the truth

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    Frank Sinatra, “Ol’ Blue Eyes” himself, crooned “When I was 17, it was a very good year. It was a very good year for small town...
  10. Autistic Spectrum Disorders

    Autism Speaks: How it's making a difference

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    Learn about autism spectrum disorder, Autism Speaks, the organization dedicated to spreading awareness, and the founders of Autism...
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    SheKnows Where the Other Sock Went: A campaign benefiting Autism Speaks

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    One sock without its match can't be used for its intended purpose, but it can, we discovered, be used for a cause even greater than...
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    Autism and the fairytale

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    Once upon a time, in a land not so far away called New York City, there lived a not-so-young girl who dreamed of becoming a...
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    Autism: That’s what friends are for

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    In my youth, Wednesdays and Sundays too-numerous-to-count were spent with family in a Broadway matinee. My father and mother, a...
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    Autism, adjectives and labels: Words to live by

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    The first sentence of Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick begins, “Call me Ishmael.” Ishmael may or may not be the narrator’s real...
  15. School Age Kids

    What to do if your kid doesn’t fit in

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    Your kid doesn’t fit in — so what? He doesn’t have to fit a certain mold to be happy. Right?
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    Autism and me: 'Til death do us part

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    When you are parenting a special needs child, you can't help but wonder how his life will be once you are gone.
  17. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Autism and back to school: Another brick in the wall

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    As the parent of an atypical son, few things are more stressful than the first day of school. There’s the yelling… the screaming…...
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    Autism: A sister’s vision

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    My vision is 20/200. Legally blind. Sometimes, it takes a little help from a 5-year-old — both literally and figuratively — to gain...
  19. Entertainment

    Jacqueline Laurita's son is autistic

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    Real Housewives of New Jersey star Jacqueline Laurita has revealed that her three-year-old son, Nicholas, is autistic.
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    Best apps for kids with special needs

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    Your iPhone and iPad are great tools to keep your kids entertained when you really need a few minutes of quiet, but they are so much...