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Singapore icons glow blue to raise awareness of autism

PRG XL Video event and development director, John McEvoy commented: “We’re pleased to continue our long-running support to the Jigsaw Trust and Guildford Cathedral in raising awareness for the Light It Up Blue campaign, and help to give the World Autism … …read more

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HHM’s 115 Hotels ?Light it up Blue? Again for Autism Awareness

Recently, Ryerson Elementary School students acknowledged April as Autism Awareness Month by participating in a number of grade-level appropriate events. From his home in Hollywood to Bakersfield, the Kern Autism Network is hosting its first fundraiser for … …read more

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Celebrating World Autism Awareness Week

Every year, April is marked as Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Awareness Day is also celebrated across the world with events at many places. The Village of Northbrook proclaimed April as Autism Awareness Month. The autism rate was 1 in 68 children … …read more

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Sanders leads Clinton in Wisconsin ahead of crucial vote

“I understand there’s a debate in the works for the night of the 14th”. Help create greater awareness of autism Mrs Pratt, 41, suffers from a mild form of Aspergers and can not work, while Mr Pratt suffers from Social Communications Disorder. World Autism … …read more

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Carnival Legend Cruise Review by fambam4: A Great Effort

We are a family of four and we have two kids with special considerations. One is highly anxious and the other is Aspergers and I cannot express how helpful and understanding Carnival was. We were not aware till we boarded that we were given priority status … …read more

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Raising the flag for autism awareness in Norwood

Hundreds of parents and families gathered outside the Manitoba Legislative Building, for a rally and walk to raise awareness for autism, on World Autism Awareness Day on Saturday. Autism continues to be a growing problem in Ocean County, the state and the … …read more

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Kupchick: Autism Awareness Month in CT

The autismspeaks.org/liub” target=”_blank”>Light It Up Blue campaign was started in 2010 by Autism Speaks, America’s leading autism science and advocacy organisation, to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day. World Autism Awareness Day was adopted by the … …read more

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For individuals with autism, early intervention is key

ESCANABA — April is Autism Awareness Month. For individuals with autism, early intervention can be key to success. “If they’re not getting any services until they’re five,” said Early Childhood Special Education Teacher Carolyn Bellingar, “they … …read more

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Parents of children with autism upset by changes

Ontario parents of autistic children turning five years old are upset with recent changes to the services available to their children. The Liberal government announced on March 29 a new Ontario Autism Program, with $333 million in funding. The problem is … …read more

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Kuching Run for Autism 2016 raises RM71,580

KUCHING: The Kuching Run for Autism 2016 on Sunday raised RM71,580 for the Kuching Autistic Association (KAA). It was the first Autism Awareness Run organised by the non-profit, charitable organisation, and was held in conjunction with Autism Month to … …read more

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Steve Smith taking girl with autism to her prom

Steve Smith will be helping make a teenager’s dream come true by taking her to prom. A few weeks ago Smith asked 18-year-old Aubrey Bridges to her high school prom via video. Bridges, whose family are huge Carolina Panthers fans, happily accepted and … …read more

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Autism Home Support Services Opens Autism Center in Northbrook, IL

NORTHBROOK, IL. (April 11, 2016) – Autism Home Support Services (AHSS) is pleased to announce the expansion of their behavioral therapy services with the opening of its newest center location at 85 Revere Drive in Northbrook, Illinois. AHSS is the largest … …read more

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5K funds help host monthly activities for autism families

Reconnect 4 Autism started as a vision. In year two, it has become a community asset. Brad Essary and Leigh Ann Stewart created Reconnect to provide families affected by autism with a welcoming community. “We pushed through and so can they,” said … …read more

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Latest autism research and news: What you need to know

April is Autism Awareness Month, with health officials and advocates promoting acceptance, inclusion and self-determination for those with autism spectrum disorders. Listed below is a sampling of the latest news and research on autism spectrum disorders. …read more

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