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Disabilityscoop.com: Autism Drama 'The Good Doctor' Awarded New Season

Disabilityscoop.com: Autism Drama 'The Good Doctor' Awarded New Season

Freddie Highmore, center, as Dr. Shaun Murphy on ABC’s “The Good Doctor.” (Jeff Weddell/ABC)

With sky-high ratings, network executives are green-lighting a second season for a prime-time drama centering on a physician on the spectrum.

ABC said this week that “The Good Doctor” will be back for the 2018-2019 season.

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Abc.net.au: Perth childcare worker smacked, put soap in mouth to punish six-year-old child with autism

Abc.net.au: Perth childcare worker smacked, put soap in mouth to punish six-year-old child with autism

Three childcare workers have been stripped of their accreditation, with one convicted of assault, after a six-year-old child with autism was smacked and had soap put in their mouth as a form of punishment.

Kathleen Burton was charged with aggravated common assault after the incident on December 14 last year.

She

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Medicalxpress.com: College students with autism have high rate of suicidal thoughts

Medicalxpress.com: College students with autism have high rate of suicidal thoughts

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Over the next decade, about 247,000 young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are expected to enroll in universities, colleges, or technical/vocational schools. Because post-secondary education is expected to present new challenges to individuals with ASD, new scholarship is being conducted to assess how ready post-secondary education

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Globalnews.ca: Edmonton program matches people with autism with work

Globalnews.ca: Edmonton program matches people with autism with work

March 7 2018 8:18pm

Employment rates for people with autism are low, despite the majority of the community’s high capability of working. Su-Ling Goh explains how a program is giving them the opportunity.

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Globalnews.ca: Regina mother creates comics to raise awareness about autism

Globalnews.ca: Regina mother creates comics to raise awareness about autism

According to Autism Canada, one in 68 children are diagnosed with autism, but some parents say funds needed in Saskatchewan to provide vital supports are just not there.Brittany McDonald’s 3-year-old daughter, Ru, was diagnosed with autism about a year ago.READ MORE: National Autism Strategy better than nothingStory continues below“She’s as

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We-ha.com: Autism Families CONNECTicut To Host 'A Sparkling Celebration'

We-ha.com: Autism Families CONNECTicut To Host 'A Sparkling Celebration'

The event will support AFC’s activities held throughout the West Hartford area for children, teens, and young adults on the autism spectrum and their families.

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Autism Families CONNECTicut (AFC) will host its 8th Annual Anniversary fundraising event, “A Sparkling Celebration” on Saturday, April 21, at the Simsbury Inn,

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Newswire.net: Autism Recovery System Has Added Direct Messaging 24/7 for Its Global Users

Newswire.net: Autism Recovery System Has Added Direct Messaging 24/7 for Its Global Users

(Newswire.net — March 7, 2018) — Doctor Kurt Woeller has added the Direct Messaging feature through his Autism Recovery System website. This added functionality will allow users of the autism treatment website, the ability to communicate privately, one-on-one with Dr. Woeller. The Providence Health Care System recenly published their findings

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Ourquadcities.com: Autism Society of the Quad Cities sponsoring special film at the Putnam Museum

Ourquadcities.com: Autism Society of the Quad Cities sponsoring special film at the Putnam Museum

DAVENPORT, Iowa – The Autism Society of the Quad Cities is sponsoring a unique movie playing at the Putnam Museum Sunday, March 11th. “Wild Africa” is an autism/sensory-friendly film. Autism Society of the Quad Cities President Gary Rowe joined us to talk more about his organization and the

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Sampan.org: BCNC receives grant from doug flutie, jr. Foundation for Autism for $10,000

Sampan.org: BCNC receives grant from doug flutie, jr. Foundation for Autism for $10,000

BCNC RECEIVES GRANT FROM DOUG FLUTIE, JR. FOUNDATION FOR AUTISM FOR $10,000

Boston, MA – Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) is pleased to announce it has received a $10,000 grant from the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism.

These funds will support BCNC Family Services. BCNC Family Services supports Chinese immigrant families in Boston

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