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Wjla.com: Enhance the lives of those living with Autism at D.C.'s Autism Walk

Wjla.com: Enhance the lives of those living with Autism at D.C.'s Autism Walk

by GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON

How you can get involved with Autism Speaks. (ABC7)

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — 

“Autism Speaks” is one of the global leaders in Autism science and advocacy. This organization works to raise awareness and promote solutions to enhance the lives of those living with Autism. This Saturday

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Wjla.com: Search for missing boy with autism continues; FBI using recordings of parents' voices

Wjla.com: Search for missing boy with autism continues; FBI using recordings of parents' voices

Maddox Ritch. (Gastonia Police Department)

GASTONIA, N.C. (WLOS) – The FBI has joined a massive search for a missing 6-year-old boy with autism, who vanished on a park trip with his father over the weekend in Gastonia.

Maddox Ritch, who is described as nonverbal, was last seen Saturday at

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Wjla.com: Police searching for Autistic Montgomery County teen who is missing after family argument

Wjla.com: Police searching for Autistic Montgomery County teen who is missing after family argument

by Stephen Pimpo Jr./ABC7

Josh Cubert. (Photo, Montgomery County Police)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — 

Authorities say they are searching for an Autistic 19-year-old Clarksburg man who went missing after a family argument Saturday evening.

Montgomery County Police say Josh Cubert was last seen at around 6 p.m. near

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Wjla.com: Pulling back the curtain on autism

Wjla.com: Pulling back the curtain on autism

by GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON

Whitney Ellenby talks new book, “Autism Uncensored.” (ABC7)

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — 

In her new book, “Autism Uncensored,” local mom Whitney Ellenby pulls back the curtain on the frustration of having a child diagnosed with autism, and her controversial decision to abandon traditional interventions. Her hands-on

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Wjla.com: Holiday wish comes true: Thousands of Christmas cards sent to boy with autism

Wjla.com: Holiday wish comes true: Thousands of Christmas cards sent to boy with autism

Holiday wish comes true: Thousands of Christmas cards sent to autistic boy (KOMO News)

DES MOINES, Wash. — Apollo Williams and his mother Barbara Miller call the mess piled up in their living room a “Christmas miracle.”

KOMO News introduced you to Apollo earlier this month. The 11-year-old has

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Wjla.com: FCPS employee charged for allegedly attacking boy, 12, with autism twice on school bus

Wjla.com: FCPS employee charged for allegedly attacking boy, 12, with autism twice on school bus

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FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (ABC7) — 

A Fairfax County Public Schools employee has been charged with allegedly assaulting a 12-year-old boy with autism two times on a school bus while the victim traveled to school.

Hung Lee, 57, was charged with assault and battery, according

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Wjla.com: Police: 2 Fairfax Co. Public School employees assaulted boy with autism twice in one week

Wjla.com: Police: 2 Fairfax Co. Public School employees assaulted boy with autism twice in one week

According to police, Edmund Bailey, 35, and James Duffy III, 62, have been charged with one count of assault and battery, each. (Photo: Fairfax County police)

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (ABC7) — 

Two Fairfax County Public School employees have been charged after police say they assaulted an 11-year-old boy with

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Wjla.com: Detectives searching for missing Gaithersburg man with Autism

Wjla.com: Detectives searching for missing Gaithersburg man with Autism

Alvaro Cervantes (Montgomery County Police Department)

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (ABC7) — 

Montgomery County detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 28-year-old man with Autism who is missing in Gaithersburg.

According to authorities, Alvaro Cervantes, left his home on foot Thursday at around 2:30 p.m. to go shopping.

Detectives

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Wjla.com: Police: Suspect befriends man with autism then steals from his bank account in Maryland

Wjla.com: Police: Suspect befriends man with autism then steals from his bank account in Maryland

by Stephen Pimpo Jr./ABC7

The suspect police believe robbed a man with autism after after gaining his trust. (Photo, Montgomery County Police) 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — 

Police say they are searching for a suspect that became friends with a man with autism and then stole from his

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Wjla.com: Couple embezzled $1.4 Million from Va. state senator, Canadian business, autism group

Wjla.com: Couple embezzled $1.4 Million from Va. state senator, Canadian business, autism group

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A lawyer has been indicted on charges he embezzled more than $650,000 from the campaign fund of Virginia Senate Minority Leader Richard Saslaw.

Sixty-eight-year-old David H. Miller of Fairfax made an initial appearance Monday in federal court in Alexandria. The indictment alleges that he embezzled not

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Wjla.com: Talent Pool: Program hires students with special needs to work as gate guards at Md. pools

Wjla.com: Talent Pool: Program hires students with special needs to work as gate guards at Md. pools

Program hires students with special needs to work as gate guards at Md. pools. (Photo: ABC7’s Jay Korff)

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — 

If there’s something you can count on as the summer season winds down it’s that workers are in short supply at neighborhood pools. If they aren’t on vacation

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