A leading software company, with offices in the United States and around the globe, is launching a strategic effort to hire people with autism in order to tap their unique talents.
Significant Insights Into Common Form of Autism: Study Identifies Genetic Connections in 15q Duplication Syndrome
A new study published in the March issue of Autism Research from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Le Bonheur researchers is making the genetic connections between autism and Chromosome 15q Duplication Syndrome (Dup15q).
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He’s in a wheelchair and appears to have a mental impairment, but police say that a Kentucky panhandler is faking his disability in a scheme to score cash. Gary Hank Thompson, 30, is a common sight on the streets near Lexington, Ky. Sitting in a wheelchair, Thompson’s speech is slurred and he appears to have limited use of his hand.
A Colorado boy with Asperger’s syndrome may soon go head-to-head with Alex Trebek on national television as a contestant on “Jeopardy!”
After a year of renovations, the Statue of Liberty is set to reopen this weekend and it’s poised to be more disability-friendly than ever before.
For the first time, people who rely on wheelchairs will be able to visit the monument’s observation level and see inside Lady Liberty thanks to the addition of a lift. Previously those with mobility impairments were only able to visit the ground level of the statue.
Spina Bifida & Me
By Mary L Murray
Just what is spina bifida? It is a birth defect of the backbone often called “open spine”.
It affects a child when the spinal column doesn’t close properly. There are three forms of spina bifida.
They are Meningocele, Mylomeningocele, & Occulta. They all have different ways of affrcting a child.
Occulta is often called the hidden form. Everything is usually normal. This form isn’t seen very often.