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Hastings teenager starts autism waiting time petition

Image caption Matthew Collett-Leslie wants to reduce the wait for a possible diagnosis of autism A teenager with suspected autism who faces a wait of a year for a mental health diagnosis has started a petition to cut waiting times. Matthew Collett-Leslie … …read more

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My Son Has the Kind of Autism No One Talks About — Part 2

The comments in response to my last blog post taught me something very important. See, I was operating under the assumption that we, as a society, were not aware of autism in all of its forms. But those who commented showed me that I was wrong. You are aware. …read more

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Surfing and autism

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Andy’s love for surfing was born when he moved to Florida right before third grade. It’s frustrating to be a surfer on the Florida panhandle, where surfable waves are few and far between. Around here, you take what you can get.

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City says pig that helps Asperger’s boy must go

Like many 9-year-olds, Julian Gil is proud to show off his family pet. Chandler officials have told Arlene Gil, whose son suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome, that the child can no longer keep a pot-bellied pig as a pet, though the family claims the pig … …read more

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I’ll miss you

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This past Tuesday was Dominic’s first day of sixth grade. The hubby, Lauren and I were all part of the send off “crew.” Shortly before his bus came to pick him up, we were explaining to Dominic that when he came back home (he had a half-day), Lauren would need …read more

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Brown’s Harvest in Windsor hosts autism private farm experience

Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Visiting a pumpkin patch, navigating a … …read more

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James Wan to produce ‘Boy Who Drew Monsters’ film

The book, published in 2014, centered on a 10-year-old boy who suffers from Aspergers as well as agoraphobia. But he also develops the ability to bring to life whatever he draws, which unfortunately happens to be monsters. The boys best friend, his parents … …read more

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(Extra) Ordinary

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Dental visits, grocery shopping, washing dishes, doing laundry, bill paying are just a few of the many humdrum tasks we can’t wait to cross off our endless to-do lists. Most of us have to muster up motivation to keep up with the ever-growing tasks life demands of us on a …read more

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Autism awareness walk draws thousands to Jones Beach

Thousands of people turned out at Jones Beach despite chilly, windy weather Sunday morning to draw awareness to autism. The Walk Now For Autism Speaks started at 9 a.m. with participants taking a 3-mile walk along the boardwalk. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New … …read more

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