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Dailytelescope.com: LittleStar ABA Therapy Receives Coveted Autism Speaks “Provider of the Year” Award at 11th …

Dailytelescope.com: LittleStar ABA Therapy Receives Coveted Autism Speaks “Provider of the Year” Award at 11th …

Our goal is to help individuals with autism to learn not just to live, but to thrive in the world.”

— Tim Courtney

CARMEL, INDIANA, U.S.A., December 7, 2017 — LittleStar ABA Therapy (formerly Little Star Center) was the proud recipient of the 2017 Autism Speaks Provider of the Year

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Baytoday.ca: Nova Scotia premier says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Baytoday.ca: Nova Scotia premier says extreme autism cases merit additional support

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says a “national conversation” on autism is needed, but the province must examine existing programs to provide additional support for families who need help.

McNeil is reacting to the case of Carly and John Sutherland, a Halifax-area couple who say there is a lack

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Cbc.ca: Education cuts hurt son with autism, says Midale mom

Cbc.ca: Education cuts hurt son with autism, says Midale mom

School has been more of a struggle this year for Katie Emde’s six-year-old son following the loss of the school division’s occupational therapist.

Emde, whose family is from Midale, Sask., was in the Saskatchewan legislature on Wednesday to highlight what she says are real challenges for families like hers living with autism spectrum disorder.

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Yahoo.com: 'Everyone was invited except son': Boy with autism finds entire grade at birthday party without him

Yahoo.com: 'Everyone was invited except son': Boy with autism finds entire grade at birthday party without him

A Sydney dad has opened up about the heartbreak of visiting a local beach with his seven-year-old son to find the boy’s classmates were there for a birthday party that he was the only child not invited to.

The father-of-four, originally from New Zealand, shared the account on a Kiwi

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Easthamptonstar.com: Parents Go to Battle Over Autism Services

Easthamptonstar.com: Parents Go to Battle Over Autism Services

According to Autism Speaks, an advocacy group, 25 private schools east of Medford and west of Hauppauge offer specialized education for autistic children — but there are none on the East End. 

Still, superintendents from East Hampton, Bridgehampton, Montauk, Springs, and Sag Harbor have insisted that a proposed school for

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Tulsaworld.com: 'I have this thing called autism': A North Carolina boy's eloquent message to his fourth-grade classmates

Tulsaworld.com: 'I have this thing called autism': A North Carolina boy's eloquent message to his fourth-grade classmates

George Yionoulis was just beginning fourth grade at a public school in Raleigh, North Carolina, when his parents sat down with his teacher to talk about goals for the year ahead.

In past years, George’s classmates sometimes hadn’t understood him because he acted differently, taking words too literally or

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Hbr.org: Why the Australian Defence Organization Is Recruiting Cyber Analysts on the Autism Spectrum

Hbr.org: Why the Australian Defence Organization Is Recruiting Cyber Analysts on the Autism Spectrum

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It seems like every week brings news of yet another major cybersecurity breach. Evidence suggests that the bad guys are getting smarter and more professional. Nowhere is the problem tougher than in national defense, where sophisticated actors, including nation states, engage in cyberwarfare. A big part of

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Prepareforchange.net: Hiding Behind Genetics to Avoid Culpability for Environmental Causes of Autism

Prepareforchange.net: Hiding Behind Genetics to Avoid Culpability for Environmental Causes of Autism

Genetics is the darling of the biomedical research industry. For diseases ranging from cancer to skin disorders, investigators have been busily at work for decades trying to identify the conditions’ underlying genetic causes. However, these same investigators—and the reporters who communicate their findings to the public—are often strangely incurious

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Kentuckytoday.com: Doctoral student researches autism, needs help from church leaders

Kentuckytoday.com: Doctoral student researches autism, needs help from church leaders

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – A University of the Cumberlands doctoral student has undertaken a research project that could help Kentucky churches better minister to the needs of people and families dealing with autism.

Nathan Bolton is seeking help from Baptist church leaders to better understand how many people with autism are in

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Wtol.com: Target, Bittersweet Farms offers sensory-friendly shopping for autistic customers

Wtol.com: Target, Bittersweet Farms offers sensory-friendly shopping for autistic customers

ROSSFORD, OH (WTOL) –

Holiday shopping is already stressful. It can be even more overwhelming for those on the autism spectrum.

That’s why the Target in Rossford on Fremont Pike is opening an hour early to give customers with sensory issues a chance for a peaceful shopping experience. 

Shannon

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