Category: "Autism"

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

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My Take: Several of our heroes lived with disabilities and flourished

My Take: Several of our heroes lived with disabilities and flourished

Independent Living is as American as Apple Pie and Parades on the Fourth of July. Two hundred and forty-six years ago, a document composed by a man with a learning disability changed our nation forever. Historians believe that Thomas Jefferson, the brilliant writer of the Declaration of Independence, had dyslexia. So did our first president, […]

Kids with additional needs lose ‘lifeline’ summer school

Kids with additional needs lose ‘lifeline’ summer school

Angry families have slammed cuts to a “lifeline” summer service at a school for kids with additional needs. They hit out after East Renfrewshire Council cancelled two weeks of holiday activities at Isobel Mair School, in Newton Mearns, for more than 100 primary and secondary pupils. The cost-cutting move means the sessions will now only […]

14-year-old Texas Original Patient Achieves Seizure Freedom with Medical Cannabis

14-year-old Texas Original Patient Achieves Seizure Freedom with Medical Cannabis

AUSTIN, Texas–Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation (TXOG), Texas’ leading medical cannabis provider, announced 14-year-old patient James Challenger reached two years without experiencing a seizure in March 2022. He has also stopped taking all oral seizure pills as of March 2022—a reduction of more than 20 pills a day to none after introducing medical cannabis into his treatment […]

Autism and Epilepsy: What to Know If You’re on the Spectrum and Have Seizures

Autism and Epilepsy: What to Know If You’re on the Spectrum and Have Seizures

Autism spectrum and epilepsy frequently occur together. Both conditions affect brain function and behaviors. However, researchers do not yet fully understand why the two conditions share such a strong link. Autism spectrum disorders, or autism, are a group of neurodevelopmental disorders. Autism can affect a person’s social behavior, speech, cognition, and attention. Epilepsy is a […]

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