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Fullerton students learn about autism through puzzles, games

Hundreds of children were given a chance to understand what it means to live with autism at an awareness event in Fullerton on Wednesday. Students at Golden Hill Elementary school in Fullerton tried out puzzles and interactive games that were designed to … …read more

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Proposed changes to N.D. autism medicaid waiver causes concern

WEST FARGO & FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) Sandy Smith, founder of North Dakota Autism Center, Inc., said she is worried that proposed changes to how autism services are covered under Medicaid in North Dakota will prevent behavioral analysts from creating … …read more

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De Niro Suggests MMR ‘Link’ To Son’s Autism

Robert De Niro has said that as the parent of an autistic child he wants to know the “truth” about the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) jab. Appearing on NBC’s Today show, the Hollywood star also expressed regret about axing an anti-vaccine documentary … …read more

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Robert De Niro debates Autism s link to vaccines – Yahoo7

Robert De Niro has once again come under fire for breathing life into the notion that vaccines cause autism. The Godfather star opened up on US Talk show TODAY about the regret he feels about pulling the screening of “Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe … …read more

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‘Are you ready to die today?’

Windsor said. Defence solicitor John Davis said his client had been diagnosed with Aspergers and struggled to cope with changes in his life. Mr Davis said his client was only relatively young and still new to intimate relationships and when that broke down … …read more

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Goshen Internships Give Students With Disabilities Job Experience

The STRIVE program serves students with Autism, Aspergers Syndrome, and Pervasive Development Disorder. Jaime Paddock, one of those teachers, said they pitched the idea to the BOCES administration, who were “very receptive,” and that gave them the … …read more

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Robert De Niro: ‘there is a link between vaccines and autism’

Robert De Niro has waded into the controversy over whether vaccines can cause autism, saying that he believes there is a link and that some children should not be vaccinated. De Niro revealed last month that his 18-year-old son Elliot has autism, and said … …read more

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Strike Out Autism Challenge Coming Up This Weekend

The Frulio family of Bayville knows the ups and downs of autism all too well. Jerry and his wife Jo-Dee have been dealing with the illness ever since their son Dayton was born eight years ago. He was practically non-verbal at age three, when he was diagnosed. …read more

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Louisiana teen with autism crowned prom king

A teen with autism was recently crowned his high school’s prom king. When Buddy Evans was crowned Mansfield High School’s 2016 prom king, his mother, Laurie said it brought her to tears. “I was just so excited,” she said. Buddy’s mom wasn’t the only … …read more

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Robert DeNiro debates autism’s link to vaccines on TODAY Show

Robert DeNiro visited TODAY Wednesday morning to celebrate the 15th opening of the Tribeca Film Festival. During the interview, the esteemed actor commented on the controversy that sparked after “Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Conspiracy,” an anti-vaccination … …read more

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Teen with autism crowned prom king

A teen with autism was recently crowned his high school’s prom king. When Buddy Evans was crowned Mansfield High School’s 2016 prom king, his mother, Laurie said it brought her to tears. “I was just so excited,” she said. Buddy’s mom wasn’t the only … …read more

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