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New Research finally brings results

Posted by hoi.barbara1@gmail.com on June 3, 2013 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (0)

After 18 months of trials on non-verbal Autistic individuals of a new device, called a NOIT (Neuro-Orientation-Induction-Telemeter), the good news are out and we are allowed to talk about it.


Here in Sydney, one gorgeous 10-year old boy, was the first person to wear a NOIT in Australia. For 9 months, the boy was wearing the device (stuck with Gel onto his back, between the shoulder blades) for about 8 hours every day. Now he too is well on his way to individuation, although in his ...

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Hyperlexia and Autism

Posted by hoi.barbara1@gmail.com on December 13, 2012 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

What an interesting week I had with a lovely 15-year old boy - Autistic & Hyperlexic.

Had a discussion with his mum: "I prefer he was labelled "Hyperlexic". They show many of the symptoms of Autism - but  Hyperlexia can be helped, the Autistic label seems to stick"

I had more the impression that every Autistic person shows a different aspect of the genius/disability of Autism. Hyperlexia is one of the many facets. Like most others parts of the puzzle, there is a way to so...

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Autistic girl typing her feelings

Posted by hoi.barbara1@gmail.com on October 26, 2012 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)

I think that is a truly great insight into the mind of an Autistic girl,

showing us that there is much more than meets the eye.

"A normal child locked into a body she has no control over!"


http://www.wimp.com/autisticgirl/


Anat Baniel

Posted by hoi.barbara1@gmail.com on July 12, 2012 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

I'm impressed with the work of Anant Baniel (trained in Feldenkrais) - and especially with her success working with 'Movement with Attention' to help young Autistic individuals.

check it out: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-9NrVePsTA

 


3 Myths of Autism explored

Posted by hoi.barbara1@gmail.com on April 5, 2012 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)

INTERNATIONAL AUTISM AWARENESS DAY

On Monday, April 2, was International Autism Awareness Day. From the sails of the Sydney Opera House, to the Great Buddha at Kobi in Japan and the the Empire State Building , some of the greatest landmarks around theworld were lit up in blue to mark this day.

Currently 220,000 Australians,  1 in 100, are diagnosed as Autistic.

My aim is to challenge common assumptions about Autism and she...

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WHAT IS AUTISM FOR DAVIS FACILITATORS

Posted by hoi.barbara1@gmail.com on March 14, 2012 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)

 

What is Autism in your own words?

>> I believe that Autism, including Asperger's and PDD- NOS, are a failure of

>> the senses to fully perceive, understand and integrate information from the

>> objects or people in the environment. In essence, individuals with Autism

>> are in a disoriented state most of the time. Because each person

>> experiences this in a different way, we see a l...

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autistic girl

Posted by hoi.barbara1@gmail.com on February 17, 2012 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)

It's interesting, but nothing new. 

I know there is a better way and seeing what my Autistic boy - who I am not really talking about - who is on the device from Ron, is able to do now... wow!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=vNZVV4Ciccg#!


Still, it's an insight into the world of Autism.

barbara

New Autism Program Introduced To Australia

Posted by hoi.barbara1@gmail.com on October 12, 2011 at 2:10 AM Comments comments (0)




It is estimated that autism now affects 1 in 100 children and its prevalence is growing rapidly.


New to Australia, and spreading internationally is the Davis Autism Approach® . It is a program designed by an Autistic for Autistics.


Ron Davis was born a severe autistic in 1942. At school...

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Ron Davis discusses his childhood autism, his adult dyslexia, and how he first realized that he could correct his own dyslexia.

Posted by hoi.barbara1@gmail.com on October 4, 2011 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (1)

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For more information and videos about Ron Davis, Autism and The Davis Autism Approach® CLICK on the LINK below, then view MORE videos to the right hand side

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePsVlNhAhbI  ...

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