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Washingtonpost.com: 'I want my baby back': Search intensifies for 6-year-old who vanished during family walk

Washingtonpost.com: 'I want my baby back': Search intensifies for 6-year-old who vanished during family walk

Carrie Ritch cries Tuesday during a news conference as she talks about her son, Maddox Ritch, 6, who went missing from Rankin Lake Park in Gastonia, N.C. (John Clark/Gaston Gazette/AP) Lindsey Bever General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news September 26 at 9:53 AM

Days af­ter 6-year-old

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Washingtonpost.com: A 6-year-old with autism vanished during a family walk. The FBI is now searching for him.

Washingtonpost.com: A 6-year-old with autism vanished during a family walk. The FBI is now searching for him.

A missing person poster for Maddox Ritch (Federal Bureau of Investigation) Lindsey Bever General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news September 24 at 3:58 PM

In an in­stant, it seemed, Mad­dox Ritch had dis­ap­peared.

The 6-year-old boy, who has au­tism, was walk­ing with his fa­ther and another

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Washingtonpost.com: A 12-year-old's therapy ducks were 'his everything.' Then neighbors began to complain.

Washingtonpost.com: A 12-year-old's therapy ducks were 'his everything.' Then neighbors began to complain.

(Focke Strangmann/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) (FOCKE STRANGMANN/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock/Focke Strangmann/Epa-Efe/Rex/Shutterstock) , Reporter August 24 at 4:55 PM

Dylan Dyke’s best friends are ducks.

There Dylan is playing cards with “Bill.” There he is swimming with “Nibbles.” In another photo online, the 12-year-old with autism is seen talking to his two animals outside in Georgetown

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Washingtonpost.com: Tdap vaccine given to pregnant women did not increase risk of autism in children, study says

Washingtonpost.com: Tdap vaccine given to pregnant women did not increase risk of autism in children, study says

(iStock)by Lindsey Bever August 13 at 4:03 PM Email the author

New research has shown that a common childhood vaccination given to pregnant women does not put their children at any increased risk of autism.

A Kaiser Permanente study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics found no association between the prenatal Tdap

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Washingtonpost.com: Program Therapist – Elementary/Middle School Autism Program

Washingtonpost.com: Program Therapist – Elementary/Middle School Autism Program

The Foundation Schools is a special education day school which delivers innovative school programs and support services for children and adolescents with emotional disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and other learning challenges. The Foundation Schools is currently accepting resumes for a Therapist for our Elementary/Middle School Autism Program.

The mission of

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Washingtonpost.com: A teen saw her grandma killed. Then cartel-linked drug dealers beheaded her, authorities say.

Washingtonpost.com: A teen saw her grandma killed. Then cartel-linked drug dealers beheaded her, authorities say.

Oralia Mendoza and Mariah Lopez (Madison County Sheriff’s Office)

Oralia Mendoza’s fatal mistake, it seems, was sharing her worries via text message.

The 49-year-old Alabama grandmother had become dangerously entangled in the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel — even trying to move a quarter-kilo of meth from Norcross, Ga., to Huntsville,

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Washingtonpost.com: White House official's wife tweeted about n-word, anti-vaccine conspiracies from now-deleted …

Washingtonpost.com: White House official's wife tweeted about n-word, anti-vaccine conspiracies from now-deleted …

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The wife of Bill Shine, the new White House deputy chief of staff for communications, has come under scrutiny for racially charged remarks and unfounded medical theories posted to her Twitter account, according to a report by the website Mediaite.

Darla Shine, a former television

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Washingtonpost.com: Education Director-Autism Program 2018-2019 School Year- Largo/Landover

Washingtonpost.com: Education Director-Autism Program 2018-2019 School Year- Largo/Landover

The Foundation Schools is a special education day school which delivers innovative school programs and support services for children and adolescents with emotional disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and other learning challenges. The Foundation Schools is accepting resumes for an Education Director for our Largo/Landover campus.

The mission of The Foundation Schools is to provide

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Washingtonpost.com: Veterinarians want you to know vaccines will not give your dog autism

Washingtonpost.com: Veterinarians want you to know vaccines will not give your dog autism

A British television show sparked a minor flap in the veterinary world by asking for stories about people worried that their dog got autism from vaccines. But canine autism doesn’t exist. (iStock)

The British Veterinary Association, which represents thousands of practitioners in the United Kingdom, felt compelled to hop onto

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Washingtonpost.com: Hans Asperger, hailed for autism research, may have sent child patients to be killed by Nazis

Washingtonpost.com: Hans Asperger, hailed for autism research, may have sent child patients to be killed by Nazis

Hans Asperger, front row, right, with his medical colleagues in Vienna in 1933. (MedUni Wien/Josephinum)

His medical assessment was grim.

The child, not yet 3, showed signs of mental and physical impairment after an illness that caused inflammation in the brain, he said.

“Severe personality disorder,” Austrian pediatrician and child psychologist Hans

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Washingtonpost.com: A city searched for an autistic boy for days. Then, police say, his dad confessed to killing him.

Washingtonpost.com: A city searched for an autistic boy for days. Then, police say, his dad confessed to killing him.

Joe Clyde Daniels (Tennessee Department of Investigation)

“Baby Joe” had slipped out of the house before, his parents told reporters, but never in the middle of the night and never for this long.

Joe Clyde Daniels’s parents told investigators that they went to wake the 5-year-old for school around

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Washingtonpost.com: Sesame Place theme park staff trained in autism awareness

Washingtonpost.com: Sesame Place theme park staff trained in autism awareness

The Sesame Place theme park in Pennsylvania has been designated a certified autism center, with staff trained in autism sensitivity and awareness by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards.

The credentialing board is an industry leader in autism training for professionals and educators. Sesame Place is the

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