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Richmond.com: Lohmann: Putting students with autism in the driver's seat

Richmond.com: Lohmann: Putting students with autism in the driver's seat

Seventeen-year-old Orion Martin climbed into the driver’s seat of the driving simulator in a classroom at The Faison Center — a nonprofit education and treatment center near Willow Lawn that serves individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities – and buckled his seat belt.

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Chicagotribune.com: Brothers brew up plan to raise money for autism causes with India pale ale release

Chicagotribune.com: Brothers brew up plan to raise money for autism causes with India pale ale release

A new beer that debuted Sunday in Tinley Park is getting positive reviews.

“It’s very good and potent,” said Dan DeCero, of Frankfort. He and his wife, Kathy DeCero, were on hand for the release of Woggly Square Brewing Company’s Piece of Mind at 350 Brewing Co.

Beyond serving

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Theadvocate.com: 7th Annual Angling Against Autism Casts the Net for Scholarships at The Emerge Center

Theadvocate.com: 7th Annual Angling Against Autism Casts the Net for Scholarships at The Emerge Center

The Emerge Center invites all fishermen, local businesses and community members to participate in the seventh annual Angling Against Autism on Saturday, March 3.

The annual team bass fishing tournament will take place at Doiron’s Landing in Stephensville, with tournament weigh-in and daylong festivities at Cabela’s, 2200 W. Cabela’s

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Fultoncountynews.com: Study Cited For Blaming Autism On TV Cartoon Does Not Exist

Fultoncountynews.com: Study Cited For Blaming Autism On TV Cartoon Does Not Exist

By SETH BORENSTEIN

AP SCIENCE WRITER

WASHINGTON (AP) – There is no Harvard study that says a British children’s television cartoon causes autism, despite what a social media post claims. In fact, there’s at least one peer-reviewed study that hints that a children’s television show may help autistic kids. 

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Themighty.com: Elopement and Autism

Themighty.com: Elopement and Autism

Wondering what “elopement” and autism have in common? Do individuals with autism often secretly run away to get married? Alas, that is not the case.

The original definition of elope is to run away and not return to the place of origin. However, as defined by the National Institute of

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Tapinto.net: Newark's American History High School teams up with muralist for students with autism

Tapinto.net: Newark's American History High School teams up with muralist for students with autism

Newark, NJ—Newark’s American History High School may be the epitome of homegrown innovation.

Established in 2007 as Newark Public School’s fifth Magnet school by founder and former principal Robert Gregory—recently appointed as Interim Superintendent of Newark Public Schools—the high school has created an on-site space for students with autism to gain

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Thenational.scot: Glasgow Specsavers staff take autism awareness course

Thenational.scot: Glasgow Specsavers staff take autism awareness course

STAFF at two Specsavers branches in Glasgow have completed a course to support customers with autism.

Newton Mearns and Glasgow Forge Specsavers teams took part in The National Autism Society initiative to develop their knowledge about the condition.

The online learning modules cover understanding autism, communicating

with people with autism,

how

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Ideastations.org: As Autism Diagnoses Increase, Just One Virginia University Offers Formal Support Program

Ideastations.org: As Autism Diagnoses Increase, Just One Virginia University Offers Formal Support Program

Across the country, there’s a growing number of youth with autism who are entering college. Without supports, students risk failing or dropping out. In Virginia, there’s only one university that provides a specific program to assist students on the spectrum. WCVE’s Catherine Komp paid the campus a visit and has

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Technochops.com: Promising new blood test may lead to earlier autism diagnosis, intervention

Technochops.com: Promising new blood test may lead to earlier autism diagnosis, intervention

Diagnosing disorders early can spell huge chances for better treatment and improved quality of life. A new test that can be used to detect autism spectrum disorders (ASD) was recently presented by British scientists who uncovered a link between autism and proteins in blood.

Thirty-eight children with autism spectrum disorder and

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