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Crimeonline.com: URGENT AMBER ALERT: Toddler girl with autism missing in New York following family argument

Crimeonline.com: URGENT AMBER ALERT: Toddler girl with autism missing in New York following family argument

An AMBER ALERT was issued early Wednesday for a 2-year-old New York City girl whose non-custodial father allegedly took her Tuesday night during an argument with the girl’s grandmother.

WNBC reported that Christian Benitez, 21, reportedly took his daughter Seniya Benitez from her grandmother’s Bronx home. The grandmother has custody of Seniya,

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Physiciansweekly.com: Immediate, At-Home Therapy for Children With Autism

Physiciansweekly.com: Immediate, At-Home Therapy for Children With Autism

Previous studies indicate that early access to care is vital for children with autism, as beginning therapy during sensitive periods of development—before age 4—leads to greater outcomes and improved social development when compared with care starting later in life. However, the clinical guideline-recommended therapy (20 hours per week for at

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Abc7ny.com: Amber Alert issued after 2-year-old girl with autism abducted in the Bronx

Abc7ny.com: Amber Alert issued after 2-year-old girl with autism abducted in the Bronx

THE BRONX, New York City (WABC) —

An Amber Alert has been issued after police say a 2-year-old girl with autism was abducted in the Bronx.

Police say Seniya Benitez, who is non-verbal, was kidnapped by 21-year-old Christian Benitez near Gleason Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Seniya Benitez has straight

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Thelafayettesun.com: Alabama And Virginia See Push For Autism Insurance Coverage

Thelafayettesun.com: Alabama And Virginia See Push For Autism Insurance Coverage

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Ydr.com: Boy with autism can keep therapy ducks, judge says, calling borough's decision 'cruel'

Ydr.com: Boy with autism can keep therapy ducks, judge says, calling borough's decision 'cruel'

A central Pennsylvania boy with autism has won a major court victory in his multiyear fight to keep 10 therapy ducks at his home.

Lebanon County Court of Common Pleas Judge Bradford Charles said he understood Richland borough’s concerns about setting a regrettable precedent “to some degree,” but left no doubt as

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Chillicothegazette.com: Ross County Sheriff: Teen with autism in truck stolen at gas station; woman arrested

Chillicothegazette.com: Ross County Sheriff: Teen with autism in truck stolen at gas station; woman arrested

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BOURNEVILLE – A teen with autism was waiting for his grandfather inside a truck at a gas station when the truck was stolen on Monday morning, according to the Ross County Sheriff’s Office.

At 10:40 a.m. on Monday, the sheriff’s office received a report

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Chicagotribune.com: School where boy with autism was restrained, later died has been investigated by state multiple times

Chicagotribune.com: School where boy with autism was restrained, later died has been investigated by state multiple times

SACRAMENTO, Calif. The El Dorado Hills private school where a boy with autism died after being held face-down by staff for nearly two hours has been investigated before by the state for its use of physical restraints, according to court documents and state records.

Guiding Hands School is currently

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Wsvn.com: Chick-fil-A opens on Sunday so teen with autism, cerebral palsy can celebrate birthday

Wsvn.com: Chick-fil-A opens on Sunday so teen with autism, cerebral palsy can celebrate birthday

MOBILE, Ala. (WSVN) — An Alabama Chick-fil-A broke tradition and opened on a Sunday so a teenage boy with autism and cerebral palsy could celebrate his birthday.

According to Fox News, Elijah Sprague wanted to celebrate his 14th birthday at his favorite restaurant, Chick-fil-A.

Elijah’s uncle, Walt Gilstrap happens to

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Studyfinds.org: Air Pollution May Increase Risk Of Autism In Children By 78 Percent

Studyfinds.org: Air Pollution May Increase Risk Of Autism In Children By 78 Percent

SHANGHAI — The smallest pollution particles are often the most harmful… and they are the least researched.

As scientists begin to delve more deeply into the effects of air pollution on very young children, they have unearthed an alarming statistic: exposure to fine pollution particles seems to increase the risk

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