Day: November 20, 2017

Hollywoodreporter.com: 'Night of Too Many Stars': Jon Stewart, Superstar Friends Raise Money for Autism Programs

Hollywoodreporter.com: 'Night of Too Many Stars': Jon Stewart, Superstar Friends Raise Money for Autism Programs

Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, J.J. Abrams, Robert De Niro, Abbi Jacobson, Ellie Kemper, Stephen Colbert and John Oliver all participated in the benefit, which aired live on HBO from the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York.

On Saturday night (Nov. 18), a number of actors and comedians gathered at

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Fox5dc.com: Police: Fairfax Co. school bus driver, aide accused of assaulting boy with autism

Fox5dc.com: Police: Fairfax Co. school bus driver, aide accused of assaulting boy with autism

Fairfax County, Va. – Two Fairfax County Public Schools employees are accused of assaulting an 11-year-old boy who has autism. According to police, the boy was assaulted on a school bus, and it allegedly happened twice in one week.

Authorities say 62-year-old James Duffy, III, who works as a school bus

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Wjla.com: Police: 2 Fairfax Co. Public School employees assaulted boy with autism twice in one week

Wjla.com: Police: 2 Fairfax Co. Public School employees assaulted boy with autism twice in one week

According to police, Edmund Bailey, 35, and James Duffy III, 62, have been charged with one count of assault and battery, each. (Photo: Fairfax County police)

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (ABC7) — 

Two Fairfax County Public School employees have been charged after police say they assaulted an 11-year-old boy with

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Acsh.org: Another False Vaccination Autism Linkage From The Fringe

Acsh.org: Another False Vaccination Autism Linkage From The Fringe

InShapetoday’s headline is that the “FDA announced that vaccines are causing autism” I will spare you the web address link because this level of disingenuous misinformation may be contagious. Here is the  subheadline:

THE FDA HAS PUBLISHED CONCLUSIVE PROOF ON THEIR WEBSITE THAT THE DTAP VACCINE CAN CAUSE AUTISM. … A

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Baytoday.ca: Paint for Autism Night

Baytoday.ca: Paint for Autism Night

P.L.A.Y.S. “Parents Lending Autistic Youth Support Association would like to invite you to make some “Art for Autism” Paint Night on Wednesday December 6th, 2017 at One Kids Place.

Proceeds from the event will benefit youth and their families with Autism in North Bay and Area by raising money to

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Iberkshires.com: Biz Briefs: Pittsfield Business Sponsors Thanksgiving Run/Walk to Benefit Autism Connections

Iberkshires.com: Biz Briefs: Pittsfield Business Sponsors Thanksgiving Run/Walk to Benefit Autism Connections

Thankful for … pumpkin pie and a Thanksgiving 5k? What are you thankful for?

The second annual Thankful 5k Run/Walk to benefit Autism Connections will be held Thanksgiving morning at 8 a.m. at Berkshire Running Center at 34 Depot St. Pittsfield. Race Directors Shiobbean Lemme and her husband and co-owner Kent

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Wireupdate.com: Highly Trained Autism Service Dog to Assist Four-Year-Old Child in New Vernon, New Jersey

Wireupdate.com: Highly Trained Autism Service Dog to Assist Four-Year-Old Child in New Vernon, New Jersey

Nov 20, 2017 – (Newswire)

​​Ethan, a four-year-old boy in New Vernon, NJ, received a very special Autism Service Dog delivery from Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers. Based in Madison, Virginia, Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers, or “SDWR,” has a mission to provide specially-bred and trained dogs for adults and

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Kelownacapnews.com: Kelowna airport hosts accessibility event

Kelownacapnews.com: Kelowna airport hosts accessibility event

By Mark Dreger

For parents like Cheryl Poff and her five-year-old son Charlie, traveling with children with autism can be challenging, but B.C. airports are trying to make things easier.

The Canucks Autism Network (CAN) and Kelowna International Airport (YLW) hosted the first-ever YLW Accessibility Tour Sunday for families living

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Katu.com: 'Sensory Santa' at Lloyd Center helps children with autism experience Christmas tradition

Katu.com: 'Sensory Santa' at Lloyd Center helps children with autism experience Christmas tradition

When a member of the family has autism, it can be hard to visit Santa. Crowded malls and loud music may prevent those with sensory sensitivity from enjoying the childhood tradition.

But at Lloyd Center, they’re making a special effort with Sensory Santa.

“By holding the event early in the

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