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Understanding autism: A virtual reality experience

According to the National Autistic Society 99% of people in the UK have heard of autism, but only 16% of autistic people feel the public truly understands it. In this film three members of the Counselling Directory team try an ‘autism virtual reality experience’ to see how it can feel …

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Autism linked to vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy

Researchers in Australia have found a link between vitamin D deficiencies in pregnant women and autism. The study, which was published in the journal “Molecular Psychiatry,” discovered that pregnant women who had low vitamin D levels when they were 20 weeks pregnant were more likely to have a child who …

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Stranger In The Family (Autism Documentary) – Real Stories

Autism is a condition that can leave one child mildly impaired and another totally lost in a nether world. It is a neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system. It affects communication and language skills: speech, touch, and hand eye co-ordination… ‘Stranger in the Family’ looks at the efforts …

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Autism Gift Guide – Sensory Toys For Your Autistic Child

This is our autism gift guide. Buying gifts for special needs kiddos at Christmas, birthday, etc can be a challenge. It’s especially difficult for low functioning kids that don’t make requests or write lists. Hopefully we can help you out. Shape Sorting Cube: http: //amzn.to/2knP6XI PlayFoam: http: //amzn.to/2jNwxc2 Bead Set: …

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