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Camel milk seller under investigation over claims the $21-a-litre liquid helps people with diabetes, autism and cancer – after Pete Evans suggested mothers should feed it to …

A brand of camel milk that claims to help diabetes, autism and cancer is under investigation by Australia’s consumer watchdog. Camel Milk Victoria was referred to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over claims the $21-a-litre product can … …read more

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Family Using Technology to help Children with Autism

A Waukesha boy with autism was found safe this week after getting lost. The story has an Oconto Falls mom speaking out about technology she says could save lives in similar searches. She uses a GPS device that she can attach to her son’s clothes gives … …read more

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Checkmate: AHS senior authors book

“I already have other book ideas that I’ve started on,” he said. Taylor has Aspergers, a mild form of Autism, that he said he feels — in some ways — has actually been a blessing. “It causes me to analyze and focus on a deeper level about … …read more

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Family donates brain for research on autism

An impossible choice was handed to Leslie Bolen after the death of her autistic son, Michael. Michael was being treated for major seizures. When the doctors walked out of the room, protocol demanded that they ask whether or not his organs were to be donated. …read more

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Finding autism solutions

MAYVILLE, N.D.—A black-and-white portrait hangs near the foyer of Tiffany Moen’s home in rural Mayville. The shot printed on the canvas depicts Moen holding her son, Andrew, when he was about 4 years old at a family outing to a pumpkin patch. Andrew, now … …read more

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Upcoming EIU football game to accommodate those with autism

CHARLESTON — Steps are being taken to make Eastern Illinois University athletic games more accessible to those with autism or other similar sensory disabilities, starting off with the upcoming football game Saturday. The EIU Student Council for … …read more

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Vote for OTARC’s autism app in the Google Impact Challenge

La Trobe’s Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC) has just been selected as a finalist in the Google Impact Challenge. This initiative supports non-profit innovators that use technology to tackle the world’s biggest social challenges. In OTARC’s … …read more

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If You Were Me and Lived in….#hsreviews

However, my love of reading doesn’t always fall over to Mini. In fact, with her Aspergers and all the many different tech gadgets, it can be difficult to get her to read at all especially educational books. Grabbing Mini’s attention is something that … …read more

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Three cousins with autism make big impact in world

(KMOV.com) – Three cousins with autism are participating in the Autism Speaks Walk in Forest Park and they are making a big impact on the world around them. Michael Wingbermuehle is 15-years-old and is the third cousin in his family to be diagnosed with … …read more

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Oct. 14: Workshop to support young adults with autism

SPOKANE, Wash. – A conference focused on supporting young adults with autism will be 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Center for Clinical Research and Simulation (formerly the South Campus Facility) at Washington State University Spokane. …read more

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New autism documentary joins forces with Easterseals

NEW YORK — Easterseals, the country’s indispensable resource for people facing today’s disabilities, and the filmmakers behind the forthcoming documentary film SWIM TEAM, announced today that they will partner on the film’s national rollout as … …read more

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Why I Walk: It takes a village to support my son with autism

This guest post is by Lauren Sullivan who is a single mother who has young boy named Declan who’s on the autism spectrum. Lauren is walking for the Autism Speaks Staten Island Walk for Team Decky. You can make a donation to her walk page here. Why do you … …read more

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Kinderdance® Franchisee Joins In Walk For Autism Speaks

October 05, 2016 // Franchising.com // Roanoke VA – On October 23, 2016, Staten Island Kinderdance franchisee, Doris Velez takes part in the Staten Island Walk for Autism Speaks at the College of Staten Island. This will be the FIFTH Staten Island Autism … …read more

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