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Thehindu.com: Touch of empathy

Staff Reporter Thiruvananthapuram, July 15, 2017 07:53 IST

Updated: July 15, 2017 07:53 IST

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Bemidjipioneer.com: Missing Beltrami County teen quickly located thanks to tracking tech

Bemidjipioneer.com: Missing Beltrami County teen quickly located thanks to tracking tech

Chief Deputy Ernie Beitel told the Pioneer that, at about 9:30 p.m. that Saturday, the sheriff’s office received a report of the missing 13-year-old, who has autism. Deputy Lee Anderson went to the scene and used equipment from a program called Project Lifesaver to track the girl’s location. She was

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News-medical.net: Women and girls with autism may face greater challenges with day-to-day tasks, study finds

July 14, 2017

Women and girls with autism may face greater challenges with real world planning, organization, and other daily living skills, according to a study published in the journal Autism Research.

Led by researchers within the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children’s National Health System, the National Institute

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Jweekly.com: Romantic comedy heralds 'Change' through autistic lovers

Like one of her favorite romantic comedies, “Crossing Delancey,” writer-director Rachel Israel’s narrative feature debut “Keep the Change” is a New York love story with a tangible Jewish undercurrent.

The romantic duo in the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival’s opening-night selection readily self-identify as Jewish, but they share another quality

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Thehollywoodgossip.com: Katie Price: Maybe I'll Hire a Prostitute for My Autistic 15-Year-Old!

Thehollywoodgossip.com: Katie Price: Maybe I'll Hire a Prostitute for My Autistic 15-Year-Old!

In a talk show appearance, television personality and former model Katie Price suggested that she’d consider hiring a sex worker for her autistic son, who is currently only fifteen.

There is so much to unpackage here. Because there’s so much wrong, here.

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Wcpo.com: Police remove child with autism found covered in feces from home filled with 'trash, filth'

Wcpo.com: Police remove child with autism found covered in feces from home filled with 'trash, filth'

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Police performed an emergency removal of a 10-year-old child with autism they said was found living in a filthy Middletown home.

Police were called Wednesday afternoon after the child, wearing a diaper covered in feces, walked into a residence on Tytus Avenue.

“I could see how badly

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Whnt.com: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office trains officers on how to deal with cases involving special needs …

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. –  The DeKalb County Sheriff’s office held a training session teaching officers how to handle cases that may involve a person with autism.

“People with autism see things a little bit differently. It doesn’t mean they’re any different from you or

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Eveningexpress.co.uk: Autistic boy's mum launches group to help tackle loneliness during school holidays

Eveningexpress.co.uk: Autistic boy's mum launches group to help tackle loneliness during school holidays

A Facebook group launched by a North-east mum to help parents of children living with additional support needs tackle loneliness has attracted hundreds of members.

Jo Gowie’s son Jack Petrie, 7, was diagnosed with autism four years ago and ADHD last year.

Although there were a range of autism-friendly groups

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Duncanbanner.com: Groundbreaking program at USAO to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Through generous donations and a $100,000 grant from the Inasmuch Foundation, The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) will implement a new support program for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) beginning Fall of 2017. 

USAO is the first university in Oklahoma to implement this type of

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