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Msn.com: Pinay wins ASEAN prize for work on autism

Msn.com: Pinay wins ASEAN prize for work on autism

© Joseph Morong Erlinda Uy Koe

A Filipina bested 20 finalists to win the ASEAN Prize for “exemplary contributions to supporting inclusivity and forging closer ties” in the region.

 

Filipina Erlinda Uy Koe, Chair Emeritus of Autism Society Philippines is the winner of the inaugural ASEAN Prize for “her

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Msn.com: Autism Linked to Zinc Deficiency in Childhood

Msn.com: Autism Linked to Zinc Deficiency in Childhood

© Getty While the exact cause of autism is unknown, its development in children has been linked to various genetic and environmental factors—including zinc deficiency.

It is still not clear whether this deficiency contributes to autism, but scientists have now defined a possible mechanism for how this could work, according to

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Msn.com: 'The difference between life and death': Savannah PD gets crash course in autism awareness

Msn.com: 'The difference between life and death': Savannah PD gets crash course in autism awareness

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It may be hard for some police officers to identify if a person is autistic. Wednesday Savannah police took another step in changing that.

For the second time this year, several members attended awareness training at the Coastal Georgia Comprehensive Academy.

The training helps officers

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Msn.com: 'How dare they do this to my son?' Mom sues after boy with autism handcuffed at Texas school

Msn.com: 'How dare they do this to my son?' Mom sues after boy with autism handcuffed at Texas school

© Provided by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited An 8-year-old autistic boy was held down and arrested at his elementary school. The initial complaint from the boy’s mother was dismissed by the Texas Education Agency.

FORT WORTH, TEXAS —A mother says the Waxahachie, Texas, school district, Felty Elementary School and two

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Msn.com: 'Neurodiversity' movement promotes rights, hiring for people with ADHD, dyslexia, on autism spectrum

Msn.com: 'Neurodiversity' movement promotes rights, hiring for people with ADHD, dyslexia, on autism spectrum

© Yvonne Wenger/Baltimore Sun/TNS More than 100 human resource professionals attend a Kennedy Krieger Institute workshop Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 in Mount Washington, Md. on building neurodiverse workplaces by hiring people with autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia, among other diagnoses.

Hiring someone with autism to help her

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Msn.com: 'It changes everything': How a Scottsdale horse farm helps kids with autism

Msn.com: 'It changes everything': How a Scottsdale horse farm helps kids with autism

© Tom Tingle/The Republic Tiffany Turner (left), a volunteer, helps Gabriel Reyes, 10, brush “Rango” at Hunkapi Farms in Scottsdale, during a program that allows students with autism-spectrum disorder to interact with horses at the farm.

A dozen students are blindfolded and slowly make their way toward horses at Hunkapi farm on

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Msn.com: Emirates Islamic Contributes Dh8 Million to Dubai Autism Centre

Msn.com: Emirates Islamic Contributes Dh8 Million to Dubai Autism Centre

© Provided by Albawaba.com Awatif Al Harmoodi, General Manager, Operational Quality & Processes at Emirates Islamic, presenting the cheque to Mr. Mohammad Amin Al-Emadi, Board Member at Dubai Autism Center.

Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, today announced that it has contributed AED 8 million

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Msn.com: City of Joburg launches autism initiative

Msn.com: City of Joburg launches autism initiative

© Angela.Waywell April is Autism Awareness monthCity of Joburg launches autism initiative

JOHANNESBURG – The City of Johannesburg says more work and research needs to done to help people understand autism.

The council launched an iSchool Africa lab inclusion programme for affected children.

READ: World marks Autism Day

The one-year pilot project is

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