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Gilbert deli will hire and train young adults with autism

GILBERT, Ariz. – It’s Not Your Typical Deli. That’s what a new deli in Gilbert has called their deli/ bakery. They will train and hire young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. NTYD is definitely making a statement — to make a difference. …read more

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Researchers Study the Next Frontier For Autism

The Autism Society says there are more than three-and-a-half-million Americans on the autism spectrum right now. Often older people with autism were diagnosed later in life and did not benefit from early intervention. The Barrow Neurological Institute and … …read more

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On Autism and Trust: The Saddest Happy Person

I’m either the happiest sad person in the world, or the saddest happiest person. We have the whole day to ourselves, just me and D. So I ask him – what do you want to do? We can go swimming! We could go to Jumpology! We could go to the …read more

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Fundraiser for Autism Tree Project Foundation on July 28

Flip flops and aloha shirts, flowers in your hair and a smile. Celebrate together for a great cause in paradise at the sun-kissed Kona Kai Club, 15551 Shelter Island Drive, 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 28. Founded in 2003, Autism Tree Project Foundation … …read more

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Hearing test may identify autism risk

Researchers have identified an inner ear deficiency in children with Autism that may impact their ability to recognize speech. The findings, which were published in the journal Autism Research, could ultimately be used as a way to identify children at risk … …read more

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Induced Labor Won’t Raise Kids’ Autism Risk: Study

MONDAY, July 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Inducing labor won’t raise a pregnant woman’s risk of having a child with autism, a new study suggests. “These findings should provide reassurance to women who are about to give birth, that having their labor … …read more

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Induced Labor Not Associated With Increase Autism Risk

Summary: A new study reports induced labor is not associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders. Source: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Induction of labor appears not to be associated with increased risk of autism spectrum … …read more

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Induced Labor Won’t Raise Autism Risk in Kids, Research Suggests

MONDAY, July 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Inducing labor won’t raise a pregnant woman’s risk of having a child with autism, a new study suggests. “These findings should provide reassurance to women who are about to give birth, that having their labor … …read more

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The New Jewelry Line Made Especially for Adults With Autism

Self-stimulatory behavior, also known as stimming, is a common coping and calming mechanism for individuals with autism. Examples include repetitive movements (rocking, shaking, hand flapping) and repetitive sounds (humming, snapping). One jewelry designer … …read more

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Free camp held for kids, young adults with autism

The Autism Society of North Carolina offered a free camp to people on the autism spectrum. David Laxton, the director of communications, said nearly 20 Brunswick County residents received support services for the first time because of the camp. The camp is … …read more

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Former Richfield Bowling Alley to House Autism Services

A former bowling alley that closed last year after 57 years in business will now be used for services to help people with autism. The Lariat Lanes bowling alley at 6320 Penn Ave. was built in 1958 and had a 57-year run before closing in May 2015. …read more

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