Posts Tagged
‘Steps’

December 5, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Chief, Community, estimates, Journal, Newsletter, prevalence, Spectrum, Steps

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Categories: autism

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to the Spectrum community newsletter. Autism researchers pondered autism prevalence questions on Twitter this week after two new estimates came out. Jack Underwood, a clinical research fellow at the University of Cardiff in Wales, posted a thread on new work that found an eight-fold increase in autism diagnoses […]

New Delhi: 3% of the total available seating for new entrants in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) are horizontally reserved for children with disabilities. The following measures were implemented for disabled children in KVs and JNVs: – i) Barrier-free access for students with disabilities is an integral part of the Vidyalaya building […]

November 4, 2021

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Tags: Autism, engaging, Participatory, research, Spectrum, Steps

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Categories: autism

The August launch of the U.K.-based autism research project Spectrum 10K sparked a firestorm of negative comments about the study’s aims from autistic people and their allies. The researchers have paused the project while they seek more guidance from autistic community members. “They’re backtracking and backpedaling furiously, and it was completely avoidable,” says Sarah Douglas, […]

July 28, 2021

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Tags: Autism, Bill, Cashier, Couldnt, Full, Grocery, Pay, Steps, Veteran

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Categories: autism

In a touching turn of events, a cashier with autism stepped up to help a veteran who couldn’t pay his full grocery bill. We are so glad that there are stories like these that show that there is still good in the world! Briar Poirier was already known and loved in the small town of […]