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Run for Autism held in Richmond Hill

Many people putting on their best blue to take part in a fun event to support their loved ones with Autism. The Puzzle Run 5K for Autism Awareness was held Saturday at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill. Organizers say there wasn’t a run in our area to … …read more

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Adult Autism Family Workshop

As part of World Autism Awareness Week, I attended an Adult Autism Family Workshop on Wednesday 6th April hosted by Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and facilitated by Patricia Reaney. Rodney Morton, Head of Improvement within the Directorate of Social … …read more

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Girl Explains Her Autism During School’s Morning Announcements

(HOOVER, Ala.) — An Alabama fourth grader is being praised by her school of 450 students after giving a powerful speech about being on the autism spectrum. Keira Meikus, 9, explained what it’s like having autism during her school’s morning announcements … …read more

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10th annual Walk for Autism

The Autism Spectrum Resource Center will have its annual Walk for Autism April 16th, 2016 at Cole Park. The Autism Spectrum Resource Center will have its annual Walk for Autism April 16th, 2016 at Cole Park. The public is invited to experience the culture … …read more

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GCHQ apologises for treatment of gay employees

It included hiring spies on the autistic spectrum, with Aspergers or other syndromes, who he described as ‘precious assets’ for protecting national security. Mr Hannigan told the Stonewall Workplace Conference in London that GCHQ supported the charity … …read more

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Autism Society website is a good starting point

April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism is best described as a spectrum disorder, meaning each individual is impacted in a unique way and can display different symptoms. Typically, the disorder causes problems with communication and socialization that can … …read more

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Canadian man with autism bikes to QCA for autism awareness

“Autism continues to be the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United States”. Statistics suggest more children will be diagnosed with autism this year than cystic fibrosis, multiple sclerosis and cancer combined, falling victim to a condition … …read more

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Celebrities Who Spread Autism Awareness

“It’s also awareness”, Soots said of how the event helps keep autism at the forefront and promotes educational efforts regarding the disorder. “The inspiration behind doing this for Autism Awareness with Autism Speaks in Canada, and in the USA, is that I … …read more

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Canadian man with autism bikes through Iowa for autism awareness

There are some celebrities that have used their platform to promote autism awareness, and provide support for other parents that may be experiencing the same type of journey with their children. “The inspiration behind doing this for autism awareness with … …read more

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Missing 10-Year-Old Boy with Autism Found Safe

An 10-year-old boy with autism who went missing in Concord was found safe Friday afternoon in San Francisco, according to police. Zachary Jordan-Smith, a juvenile with high functioning autism, was found at 2:33 p.m. in the 900 block of Ellsworth Street … …read more

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Autism Walk and Free Family Carnival at Southern

POAC The education leader for the Autism community will be hosting the “Walk For a Difference” a Walk-a-Thon and Free Family Carnival to benefit children diagnosed with Autism. Check-in time is 11 a.m. with a 12 p.m. kick off. There will be … …read more

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Police say missing boy with autism found safe in San Francisco

Police say missing 11-year-old Zachary Jordan-Smith, who went missing Concord, has been found safe in San Francisco. Jordan-Smith has high functioning autism and went missing in the area of Port Chicago Highway headingg towards the North Concord BART … …read more

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Barrie protest against autism cuts draws ire, tears from parents

Two days after his fifth birthday, Wyatt Drodge and his family were outside Barrie MPP Ann Hoggarth’s office protesting provincial cuts to autism service he desperately needs. With Wyatt on a waiting list, the Drodges have already paid more than $1,800 a … …read more

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