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A special cart is making a terrifying experience a little less scary for children on the autism spectrum and allow them to get the care they need.

Anna loves to dance. She also has autism. Children like Anna have a hard time

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Wamc.org: SUNY New Paltz Creates Fund For Autism Spectrum Disorder Programs

Wamc.org: SUNY New Paltz Creates Fund For Autism Spectrum Disorder Programs

The State University of New York at New Paltz has established a fund for a three-year pilot program to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder as they transition into college and then to employment.

Alumna Myra Kressner is funding the Kressner Family Autism Spectrum Disorder Program Fund. Kressner, a SUNY

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News-medical.net: Study identifies mechanism that could explain early link between sound input and cognitive function

News-medical.net: Study identifies mechanism that could explain early link between sound input and cognitive function

December 7, 2017

Some expectant parents play classical music for their unborn babies, hoping to boost their children’s cognitive capacity. While some research supports a link between prenatal sound exposure and improved brain function, scientists had not identified any structures responsible for this link in the developing brain.

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Pressreleasepoint.com: Autism Society Responds to U.S. Department of Education Endrew F. Supreme Court Case Q&A Release

Pressreleasepoint.com: Autism Society Responds to U.S. Department of Education Endrew F. Supreme Court Case Q&A Release

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Nation’s oldest grassroots autism supports clarifying document release

Bethesda, Md. (December 7, 2017) – Today, the U.S. Department of Education released a Question and Answer (Q&A) on the U. S. Supreme Court Case Decision Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District.  In that case, the Court

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Communitynews.com.au: Ocean Heroes: Dunsborough-Freo charity paddle for autism due to finish today

Communitynews.com.au: Ocean Heroes: Dunsborough-Freo charity paddle for autism due to finish today

WHILE his three mates stand up and paddle, Guildford’s Alex Fossilo (28) has been kneeling on his board and paddling with his hands 240km from Dunsborough to Fremantle for charity during four days before an expected finish in Fremantle today.

“Alex is sometimes a little bit slower, so we regroup

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Foxbaltimore.com: CRAFTS & CARE | Ellicott City boutique focused on hiring people with autism

Foxbaltimore.com: CRAFTS & CARE | Ellicott City boutique focused on hiring people with autism

CRAFTS & CARE | Ellicott City boutique focused on hiring people with autism

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WBFF) – Nestled between the antique stores and candy shops in old Ellicott City is the Linwood Boutique.

FOX45’s Kathleen Cairns explained why seeing the merchandise may not be as important as simply

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Tcpalm.com: Children with autism face life-threatening risks from 'wandering' | Eve Samples

Tcpalm.com: Children with autism face life-threatening risks from 'wandering' | Eve Samples

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Remy Noel, father of Chelsea Noel, 4, grieves at the site where Chelsea was found late Sunday night, Dec. 3, 2017 in Port St. Lucie. WILL GREENLEE/TCPALM

Chelsea Noel, 4(Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY PORT ST. LUCIE POLICE DEPARTMENT)

It’s a devastating occurrence, but it’s not rare.

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Theguardian.pe.ca: Opposition says P.E.I. government not providing support for Islanders with autism

Theguardian.pe.ca: Opposition says P.E.I. government not providing support for Islanders with autism

Health Minister Robert Henderson in the P.E.I. legislature. – Maureen Coulter

Support for Islanders with autism is falling through the cracks of multiple government departments, says an opposition MLA.

Morell-Mermaid MLA Sidney MacEwen said during Tuesday’s question period that since it is the responsibility of a number of

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Ctvnews.ca: N.S. premier says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Ctvnews.ca: N.S. premier says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Keith Doucette, The Canadian PressPublished Thursday, December 7, 2017 7:13PM AST

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says a “national conversation” on autism is needed, but the province must examine existing programs to provide additional support for families who need help.

McNeil reacted Thursday to questions about Carly and

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Cbc.ca: McNeil says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Cbc.ca: McNeil says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says a “national conversation” on autism is needed, but the province must examine existing programs to provide additional support for families who need help.

McNeil is reacting to the case of Carly and John Sutherland, a Halifax-area couple who say they’re scared about the lack of supports

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Msn.com: Why Autism Diagnosis Varies By Race

Msn.com: Why Autism Diagnosis Varies By Race

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Researchers may have gotten to the bottom of why black children are diagnosed with autism differently from kids of other races.

A study in the journal Autism says black parents less likely to report autism symptoms than white parents,

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