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98 Ways to Include Your ASD Child When You Head to Church
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Parents of children with special needs often fear being judged by others. It is hoped that the church will be an accepting environment; however, the reality is that the majority of church members with children who have special needs do not attend church regularly. Church holds great importance to many families, yet the thought of a sensory meltdown causes many to stay home. Why? Traditionally, churches are reserved and have times of quiet prayer and reflection.
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97 Valve Confirms ‘We’re building three full games, not experiments’ For VR
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The HTC Vive is quickly coming up on its first birthday and in that time Valve’s only released one videogame – more of a tech demo – called The Lab. The company has much more planned though, with co-founder and CEO Gabe Newell revealing three projects are in the works. 

Valve recently held a round table discussion to discuss the Vive and all things VR. “Right now we’re building three VR games,” reports Eurogamer, before clarifying: “When I say we’re building three games, we’re building three full games, not experiments.” Whilst he didn’t reveal any details on what these videogames might be, he did say they were being made in ...

97 W21: People Didn't Change, the World Did
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The world used to be more forgiving of people with quirks and eccentricities. How many children are being diagnosed with autism because the round holes are now too small for their square pegs to fit into?
96 L.A. Times Book Prize finalists include Zadie Smith and Rep. John Lewis; Thomas McGuane will be honored
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The finalists for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced Wednesday, including five nominees in a new 11th category.  And the Prizes named one winner: novelist Thomas McGuane, who will take home the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement.

The 55 nominated books include some of the...

96 Announcing the 2016 Nebula Awards Nominees
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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America are pleased to announce the 2016 Nebula Awards nominees (to be presented in 2017), for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fi...

96 Mapping the family tree of stars | University of Cambridge
Astronomers are borrowing principles applied in biology and archaeology to build a family tree of the stars in the galaxy. By studying chemical signatures found in the stars, they are piecing together these evolutionary trees looking at how the stars formed and how they are connected to each other. The signatures act as a proxy for DNA sequences. It’s akin to chemical tagging of stars and forms the basis of a discipline astronomers refer to as galactic archaeology.
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96 Drones Working Hard On Farms
Terrific podcast on how drones are being used on farms. With Multispectral drones, the farmer can detect disease or infestation well before our eyes can. Multispectral sensors on drones can also see if the crops need more water and the overall health of plants. Drones can also monitor and survey fencing and buildings.
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96 A variety of bee species down on the farm = fewer pests, juicier fruits
Study reveals advantages of a diverse bee population for farmers www.sciencemag.org/news/201...