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Indystar.com: Woman accused of stealing $70000 from nonprofits pleads guilty to theft

Indystar.com: Woman accused of stealing $70000 from nonprofits pleads guilty to theft

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An Indianapolis woman accused of stealing money from the National Future Farmers of America Organization and a nonprofit that helps people with autism has been ordered to pay back thousands of dollars, according to court documents.

Beatrice Land, 59, pleaded guilty to one count of theft, a plea

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Indystar.com: Teen with autism gains life skills, independence through work program

Indystar.com: Teen with autism gains life skills, independence through work program

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Six years ago, Armando Rodriguez started in the IPS Life Skills program. The program, which helps those with intellectual disabilities, prepared him for a paid job after graduation this spring. Mykal McEldowney, [email protected]

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Armando Rodriguez heads to his IndyGo bus stop after his shift at TGI

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Indystar.com: IMPD: Mom added bleach to drink as cure for child's autism

Indystar.com: IMPD: Mom added bleach to drink as cure for child's autism

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Decatur Township firefighter Molly Fugate talks about Project Lifesaver, which provides a wrist or ankle band to children and adults with cognitive disabilities, like Alzheimer’s or autism, tracked by emergency workers if he or she wanders off. Jenna Watson/IndyStar

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Indystar.com: Noblesville mom says Hamilton Southeastern exploited her son with special needs

Indystar.com: Noblesville mom says Hamilton Southeastern exploited her son with special needs

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Mayme Horine was furious when she found out her son, Luke, was being made to do the wrestling team’s dirty laundry at Hamilton Southeastern High School. Luke, who is diagnosed with autism, bipolar disorder and seizures and is largely nonverbal. Mykal McEldowney/IndyStar

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Luke Horine poses for

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Indystar.com: The mother of a son with autism: 'Oh my God, he's gone'

Indystar.com: The mother of a son with autism: 'Oh my God, he's gone'

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Decatur Township firefighter Molly Fugate talks about Project Lifesaver, which provides a wrist or ankle band to children and adults with cognitive disabilities, like Alzheimer’s or autism, tracked by emergency workers if he or she wanders off. Jenna Watson/IndyStar

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A Project Lifesaver scanner used to

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Indystar.com: Fall Arts Preview: 10 new things Indy arts and pop culture geeks should check out

Indystar.com: Fall Arts Preview: 10 new things Indy arts and pop culture geeks should check out

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1. Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things” amps up angst for Season Two

Unlike last summer’s debut, the second season of the Netflix sci-fi series isn’t going to sneak up on anybody. The popular retro story resumes Oct. 27 in mid-1980s Hawkins, Ind., where

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Indystar.com: Fall Arts Preview: Why it matters that actor with autism will play lead role at IRT

Indystar.com: Fall Arts Preview: Why it matters that actor with autism will play lead role at IRT

Mickey Rowe will be the first American autistic actor to play Christopher John Francis Boone in a co-production of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by the Indiana Repertory Theatre and Syracuse Stage.(Photo: Photo provided)

Mickey Rowe is an actor you’ll want to see this

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Indystar.com: Yet another gym for children with Autism, special needs is closing

Indystar.com: Yet another gym for children with Autism, special needs is closing

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Boutiques, wineries, brew pubs and more are opening in Westfield, Carmel, Noblesville and more. Wochit

Twins Carter and Melanie Meents, 9, swing in Carter’s Play Place. The sensory gym, which announced it will close Sunday, was named after Carter, who is severely autistic and non-verbal.(Photo: Photo provided

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Indystar.com: How a Carmel mom saved her autistic son's future with 'No Label at the Table' bakery

Indystar.com: How a Carmel mom saved her autistic son's future with 'No Label at the Table' bakery

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No Label at the Table is a gluten/dairy-free food company whose mission is to give employment opportunities to people on the autism spectrum. Shelly Henley started the company with her son Jacob Wittman, who is on the spectrum. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar

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Jacob Wittman, from left, his mom

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