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Dailyherald.com: Glenbard Parent Series presents 'Support for Students on the Autism Spectrum' Sept. 11

Dailyherald.com: Glenbard Parent Series presents 'Support for Students on the Autism Spectrum' Sept. 11

The Glenbard Parent Series Navigating Healthy Families will present “First Class Support for Students on the Autism Spectrum” with Michael Duggan at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Glenbard South High School, 23W200 Butterfield Road in Glen Ellyn.

College students with autism can face many difficulties in adult life that

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Dailyherald.com: Palatine approves gym geared for children with autism, other special needs

Dailyherald.com: Palatine approves gym geared for children with autism, other special needs

An Arlington Heights couple have received final approval to open a gymnasium in Palatine designed for children with autism and other special needs.

Palatine village council members this week granted a special-use permit for We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym in the Northwest Shopping Center space on Dundee Road, just

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Dailyherald.com: Schaumburg Boomers to accommodate fans with autism

Dailyherald.com: Schaumburg Boomers to accommodate fans with autism

The Schaumburg Boomers baseball team will again partner with Northbrook-based Autism Home Support Services (AHSS) for the 2018 baseball season to support families and fans with autism.

The partnership will include the continuation of “quiet rooms” where parents can take children or other family members with sensory issues during a

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Dailyherald.com: Which autism therapies work for children?

Dailyherald.com: Which autism therapies work for children?

Choosing the best therapy for a child with autism is one of the biggest challenges parents face.

There are literally thousands of options, from mainstream therapies such as speech therapy and Applied Behavior Analysis, to alternatives such as electroconvulsive therapy, hyperbaric chambers, and restricted diets.

Are there any shortcuts to

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Dailyherald.com: Lincolnshire police offer information for people with autism

Dailyherald.com: Lincolnshire police offer information for people with autism

To commemorate April being Autism Awareness Month, the Lincolnshire Police Department is giving away free emergency decals and care pamphlets to residents on the autism spectrum or who care for people who are autistic.

The decals have important information for first responders in emergencies. Call (847) 883-9900 for more information,

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Dailyherald.com: High school student authors children's book about autism

Dailyherald.com: High school student authors children's book about autism

COLUMBUS, Ind. — A Columbus East High School senior who was diagnosed with autism as a child is raising awareness about his disability by writing a children’s book.

Kyndal Gary, 17, began writing and illustrating his paperback book, “Something’s Different About Andrew,” in August as part of his senior project

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Dailyherald.com: Sugar Grove family fundraising for son's autism service dog

Dailyherald.com: Sugar Grove family fundraising for son's autism service dog

The Anderson family of Sugar Grove is joining with 4 Paws for Ability to train a service dog for their son Derek, who was diagnosed with autism, obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and several other diagnoses.

On average, it costs $50,000 to train a service dog, and they need to raise

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Dailyherald.com: Naperville Little Friends adds seven board members

Dailyherald.com: Naperville Little Friends adds seven board members

Seven new members have joined the board of directors of Naperville-based Little Friends, which serves children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.

“I appreciate their passion and commitment to help Little Friends and look forward to working with them to expand Little Friends’ reach and impact throughout the

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