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Daily Mirror
Cruel bullies call boy, 12, born with half a face 'Halloween monster'active on social media as well and we have had vile comments, one said he was a
Daily Mirror / Posted 33 minutes ago
active on social media as well and we have had vile comments, one said he was an abomination of God. “But, because of his autism, he is largely unaware of these things, but it is hard for Oliver.The 12-year-old has had to endure cruel taunts from... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Kind-hearted woman helps people with learning disabilities find loveproject I run, to suggest a date with Alice, also a member. Luke and Alice shar
Daily Mirror / Posted an hour ago
project I run, to suggest a date with Alice, also a member. Luke and Alice share a lot of interests, as well as both having autism, and when I took them on that date, it was clear they didn’t need much help from me, they got on like a house on... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Glenholme to offer Run for AutismThe Glenholme School in Washington will host its fourth annual 5K Run for Autis
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 hours ago
The Glenholme School in Washington will host its fourth annual 5K Run for Autism Nov. 12. Glenholme is a boarding and day school for students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders and various social, emotional and learning... Read more
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The Irish Times
Five TV shows to watch this week: Stranger Things is back, new comedy thriller series Bounty HunterDoctorFriday, Sky Living, 9pm Blame Atypical, but it seems TV shows are rushing
The Irish Times / Posted 3 hours ago
DoctorFriday, Sky Living, 9pm Blame Atypical, but it seems TV shows are rushing to create central characters who are on the autism spectrum. The Good Doctor stars Freddie Highmore as Shaun Murphy, a brilliant young surgeon who also happens to have... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Boy born with 'half a face' called 'Halloween monster' by other childrenactive on social media as well and we have had vile comments, one said he was a
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 hours ago
active on social media as well and we have had vile comments, one said he was an abomination of God. “But, because of his autism, he is largely unaware of these things, but it is hard for Oliver.Read More “Oliver wants to protect him and it is... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Man offering free hugs attacks another woman in Union Squarein Times Square. Police say she suffered a black eye, bruising and severe swell
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 5 hours ago
in Times Square. Police say she suffered a black eye, bruising and severe swelling to her face. His parents claims he has autism and prosecutors found him mentally unfit to stand trial in the Times Square case so the charges were dropped. His... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australian patients vulnerable to quackshave been advertising claims for chiropractic management for more than 60 non-m
Canberra Times / Posted 6 hours ago
have been advertising claims for chiropractic management for more than 60 non-musculoskeletal conditions. These include autism, asthma, developmental disorders, colic, bed-wetting, ear infections, allergies and even the ability to turn a breech... Read more
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NBC Washington
Woman Wins Free Car, Asks for Autism Program Donation Insteada free car through a contest on a radio station, but she asked the dealership i
NBC Washington / Posted 7 hours ago
a free car through a contest on a radio station, but she asked the dealership if they would make a small donation to the autism program at her son's school instead. They said OK, and News4's Aimee Cho shows the emotional moment April Burch... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Families Fight for Normalcy after Wildfires Destroy Autism Schoolschool changed its mascot from a dragon to a phoenix. “We’re not going anywhere
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 8 hours ago
school changed its mascot from a dragon to a phoenix. “We’re not going anywhere,” Bailey said. Higuera is living with autism and he needs structure, even more so than other young children. Because Higuera is off-schedule, “his behavior has... Read more
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WALB Albany
2nd annual softball tournament played in honor of Deonn Cartertournament Friday morning. Eleven teams took the field to help raise awareness
WALB Albany / Posted 10 hours ago
tournament Friday morning. Eleven teams took the field to help raise awareness for members of the community living on the autism spectrum. This year's fundraising partner, The Autism Hope Center, wants to make this a lasting collaboration to help... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
2nd annual softball tournament played in honor of Deonn Cartertournament Friday morning. Eleven teams took the field to help raise awareness
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 hours ago
tournament Friday morning. Eleven teams took the field to help raise awareness for members of the community living on the autism spectrum. This year's fundraising partner, The Autism Hope Center, wants to make this a lasting collaboration to help... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Outlines $200 Million in Cuts to Illinois Budgetcaucuses. Democratic Rep. Greg Harris of Chicago said the cuts include $89 mil
NBC Chicago / Posted 12 hours ago
caucuses. Democratic Rep. Greg Harris of Chicago said the cuts include $89 million to human services programs, including autism services, after-school programming, and immigrant and refugee services. Harris questioned the governor's priorities.... Read more
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ABC News
Moms who became gun control activists are now running for officewas horrified thinking about students targeted in their classrooms. Plus, the s
ABC News / Posted 12 hours ago
was horrified thinking about students targeted in their classrooms. Plus, the shooter had reportedly been diagnosed with autism as had her own oldest son. She worried about the tendency to blame mental illness. “If people are going to look at my... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boy's leg 'explodes with pus due to hospital error' after falling out of treeMore Hospital chiefs today said they have launched an urgent investigation. R
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
More Hospital chiefs today said they have launched an urgent investigation. Reece's parents, who suspect he has autism, took him to A&E at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after he fell out of a tree on September 4. Ms Carpenter,... Read more
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WestportNow
Band Together Featured at CLASP Fundraiserstate budget and its potential impact on social service agencies like CLASP. Fu
WestportNow / Posted 13 hours ago
state budget and its potential impact on social service agencies like CLASP. Funds raised will support CLASP’s program to provide homes and opportunities for people with autism and developmental disabilities. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contribu... Read more
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Perth Now
$26m pledge for our kids' healthbirth, influences the dramatically rising risk of a broad range of chronic heal
Perth Now / Posted 15 hours ago
birth, influences the dramatically rising risk of a broad range of chronic health problems such as allergies, asthma, autism, diabetes and obesity. Researchers will then identify and implement ways to reduce risks for children. “There is... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Five types of parents who killa criminal lawyer, gave birth to a daughter and son who were special needs kids
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
a criminal lawyer, gave birth to a daughter and son who were special needs kids, highly talented artists but on the autism spectrum. They attended St Lucy’s Catholic School, Wahroonga where Ms Lutz volunteered in the canteen. The family... Read more
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Gazette News
First pictures of Lexden Springs Special School's multi-million pound overhaulmillion from the Essex Schools Forum, comes after an increase in the number of
Gazette News / Posted 16 hours ago
million from the Essex Schools Forum, comes after an increase in the number of youngster in the county being diagnosed with autism and amid a growing demand for special school places. Anyone who can’t attend the exhibition can still have their say... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Roses & Raspberries: Heroism in face of perilCenter on Refugio Road, and its primary mission is showing compassion for those
Santa Maria Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Center on Refugio Road, and its primary mission is showing compassion for those who suffer from cerebral palsy and autism; K-12 special-education students from Valley and Lompoc school districts; Vandenberg Air Force Base families with... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Mail makes his day: Georgia boy looking for a card from youEAST DUBLIN, Ga. -- Some days can be tough for Austin Lamb as makes strides thr
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 18 hours ago
EAST DUBLIN, Ga. -- Some days can be tough for Austin Lamb as makes strides through autism and epilepsy. But his parents say that something as simple as a walk to the mailbox is almost like therapy for him - something that outweighs everything... Read more
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The Comet
Sandy electrician powers up to take on London Classics charity challengewho trains at Biggleswade Athletic Club, hopes his efforts will raise £2,000 to
The Comet / Posted 18 hours ago
who trains at Biggleswade Athletic Club, hopes his efforts will raise £2,000 to support charity Ambitious About Autism – a cause close to his heart as two of his three children are on the autistic spectrum. He told the Comet: “After... Read more
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Canberra Times
Parents of child with severe autism say they will relinquish him unless given more supportsafe. Usually he refuses to wear any clothes, not even a nappy. But today he i
Canberra Times / Posted 19 hours ago
safe. Usually he refuses to wear any clothes, not even a nappy. But today he is clad in track pants. Alex, who has severe autism, plays outside with chalk. His parents are asking the NDIS for extra funding. Photo: Daniel Pockett The fifth child... Read more
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The Age
Parents of child with severe autism say they will relinquish him unless given more supportsafe. Usually he refuses to wear any clothes, not even a nappy. But today he i
The Age / Posted 22 hours ago
safe. Usually he refuses to wear any clothes, not even a nappy. But today he is clad in track pants. Alex, who has severe autism, plays outside with chalk. His parents are asking the NDIS for extra funding. Photo: Daniel Pockett The fifth child... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Parents of child with severe autism say they will relinquish him unless given more supportsafe. Usually he refuses to wear any clothes, not even a nappy. But today he i
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
safe. Usually he refuses to wear any clothes, not even a nappy. But today he is clad in track pants. Alex, who has severe autism, plays outside with chalk. His parents are asking the NDIS for extra funding. Photo: Daniel Pockett The fifth child... Read more
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Perth Now
Scott's powerful strides for sick kidsRockies, raising more than $125,000. Joining him sometimes as his “support” ri
Perth Now / Posted 23 hours ago
Rockies, raising more than $125,000. Joining him sometimes as his “support” rider is his 9-year-old brother Damien who has autism. The family moved to Alkimos in 2013 so that Damien had full access to services, although Tom still commutes to the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Quiet Tampa neighborhood terrorized by a suspected serial killerthe area heard the gunshots but were unable to catch the murderer. Instead, th
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
the area heard the gunshots but were unable to catch the murderer. Instead, they found dead Anthony Naiboa, 20, a man with autism who had gotten off the bus at the wrong stop on his way home from work and was walking to a different bus... Read more
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Daily Mail
Corey Feldman delivers tweetstorm claiming he has plan for justiceas well. Back in May, Corey and his new wife Courtney Anne Feldman hosted a st
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
as well. Back in May, Corey and his new wife Courtney Anne Feldman hosted a streaming benefit for the non-profit ACT (Autism Care and Treatment) Today in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Good deeds: Back in May, Corey and his new wife Courtney Anne... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Mail makes his day: Georgia boy looking for a card from youEAST DUBLIN, Ga. -- Some days can be tough for Austin Lamb as makes strides thr
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
EAST DUBLIN, Ga. -- Some days can be tough for Austin Lamb as makes strides through autism and epilepsy. But his parents say that something as simple as a walk to the mailbox is almost like therapy for him - something that outweighs everything... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Where Northern California fire victims can find resources – and how you can support themBay residents affected by the wildfires that have spread throughout the region.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Bay residents affected by the wildfires that have spread throughout the region. Visit https://uwba.org/wildfires-relief. AUTISM School – Anova Education: This school was destroyed in the fire and is a crucial resource for our community. Donate... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Film and discussion explore lives of autistic young adultsThat car is breaking. That’s what it means.” Lai doesn’t know if her son will
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
That car is breaking. That’s what it means.” Lai doesn’t know if her son will ever drive. But she does know that his autism means her son has to be taught and repeatedly practice many lessons that neurotypical teens would pick up more... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Film and discussion explore lives of autistic young adultsThat car is breaking. That’s what it means.” Lai doesn’t know if her son will
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
That car is breaking. That’s what it means.” Lai doesn’t know if her son will ever drive. But she does know that his autism means her son has to be taught and repeatedly practice many lessons that neurotypical teens would pick up more... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Where Northern California fire victims can find resources – and how you can support themBay residents affected by the wildfires that have spread throughout the region.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Bay residents affected by the wildfires that have spread throughout the region. Visit https://uwba.org/wildfires-relief. AUTISM School – Anova Education: This school was destroyed in the fire and is a crucial resource for our community. Donate... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Bill & Virginia Leffen Center for Autism Celebrates 10 YearsWith a chorus of “Happy Birthday,” children, families and staff celebrated 10 y
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted yesterday
With a chorus of “Happy Birthday,” children, families and staff celebrated 10 years of autism services at Bill & Virginia Leffen Center for Autism. Since opening in 2007, staff has worked to improve the quality of life for nearly 1,000 children and... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Tampa police saturate SE Seminole Heights after dark in hunt for shooternot worrying about some wack job," Jamison said. Family members of the latest
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
not worrying about some wack job," Jamison said. Family members of the latest victim, 20-year-old Anthony Naiboa, who has autism, say they are desperately asking for the public's help. RELATED: 20-year-old with autism murdered by Seminole Heights... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
New play tries to shine light on living with autismNew Adelaide play Impersonal Space tries to shine light on living with autism
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
New Adelaide play Impersonal Space tries to shine light on living with autism It's the final dress rehearsal of a new play by Company AT in Adelaide and cast member Kaila Pole is excited. She's playing the lead character of a nine-year-old girl... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
APS teacher charged for striking middle school student with autismAn Atlanta Public Schools teacher has been placed on administrative leave after
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
An Atlanta Public Schools teacher has been placed on administrative leave after allegedly striking a student diagnosed with autism earlier in the week. School system spokesperson Pat St. Claire confirmed that a teacher from Ralph J. Bunche Middle... Read more
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The Age
Australian patients vulnerable to quackshave been advertising claims for chiropractic management for more than 60 non-m
The Age / Posted yesterday
have been advertising claims for chiropractic management for more than 60 non-musculoskeletal conditions. These include autism, asthma, developmental disorders, colic, bed-wetting, ear infections, allergies and even the ability to turn a breech... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australian patients vulnerable to quackshave been advertising claims for chiropractic management for more than 60 non-m
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
have been advertising claims for chiropractic management for more than 60 non-musculoskeletal conditions. These include autism, asthma, developmental disorders, colic, bed-wetting, ear infections, allergies and even the ability to turn a breech... Read more
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New York Post
Teen drowned nephew in bathtub, dumped him in trasha Snohomish County public defender who appeared with Henckel at his first appea
New York Post / Posted yesterday
a Snohomish County public defender who appeared with Henckel at his first appearance Wednesday, said Henckel is on the autism spectrum. Forde urged the judge not to hold Henckel based solely on his statements to police, pointing out that... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
’Dogs raise awareness, funds for Autism OntarioNiagara IceDogs will be giving the shirts off their backs to help children with
St. Catharines Standard / Posted yesterday
Niagara IceDogs will be giving the shirts off their backs to help children with autism when they play the Ottawa ’67s on Saturday night. The ’Dogs will be wearing jerseys bearing autism awareness logos on them, when they hit the ice at the Meridian... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Computer programmer with disabilities explains challenges of finding employmentThat's already hard enough, but there's something else. "I do have mild cerebr
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
That's already hard enough, but there's something else. "I do have mild cerebral palsy in addition in addition to autism spectrum disorder," Simon said. But what Simon wants you to know is there are many more people who have disabilities... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
’Dogs raise awareness, funds for Autism OntarioNiagara IceDogs will be giving the shirts off their backs to help children with
Niagara Falls Review / Posted yesterday
Niagara IceDogs will be giving the shirts off their backs to help children with autism when they play the Ottawa ’67s on Saturday night. The ’Dogs will be wearing jerseys bearing autism awareness logos on them, when they hit the ice at the Meridian... Read more
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Welland Tribune
’Dogs raise awareness, funds for Autism OntarioNiagara IceDogs will be giving the shirts off their backs to help children with
Welland Tribune / Posted yesterday
Niagara IceDogs will be giving the shirts off their backs to help children with autism when they play the Ottawa ’67s on Saturday night. The ’Dogs will be wearing jerseys bearing autism awareness logos on them, when they hit the ice at the Meridian... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Jon Stewart Makes Surprise Appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'sketches, short films and stand-up performances by fellow comedians and late-ni
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
sketches, short films and stand-up performances by fellow comedians and late-night hosts. The event raises money to support autism schools, programs and services. Stewart also brought a video of Kimmel and Matt Damon revealing the Omaze experience... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Columbus hot dog business helping those with special needs find workhad in mind. “We live in a great community," Lapidus said. "This community sto
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted yesterday
had in mind. “We live in a great community," Lapidus said. "This community stood behind us with our daughter in helping us raised money to be able to help her. Whether it be through brain injury, autism, just all kinds on the spectrum of employe... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
'Wasn't a dry eye in the stands' as 11-yr-old boy shines at basketball openerOn Thursday, Drew Hebner, an 11 year-old boy with autism, got the chance to pla
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
On Thursday, Drew Hebner, an 11 year-old boy with autism, got the chance to play basketball with his friends and teammates. Chandler Elementary School allowed for two extra minutes before the game so that Drew could participate in the game. The... Read more
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NJ.com
Top Democrat vows tougher background checks after convicted murderer got group home jobget a background check and anyone identified as a safety threat should be remov
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
get a background check and anyone identified as a safety threat should be removed or disqualified," he said. People with autism and other developmental disabilities rely on direct care staff for help with everyday activities -- feeding, dressing... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Authorities seek forfeiture of seized camel milk in Kansasof the seized products. Prosecutors allege the California company selling the
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
of the seized products. Prosecutors allege the California company selling the products advertises them for treatment of autism, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cancer and other diseases. Investigators with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
'Wasn't a dry eye in the stands' as 11-yr-old boy shines at basketball openerOn Thursday, Drew Hebner, an 11 year-old boy with autism, got the chance to pla
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted yesterday
On Thursday, Drew Hebner, an 11 year-old boy with autism, got the chance to play basketball with his friends and teammates. Chandler Elementary School allowed for two extra minutes before the game so that Drew could participate in the game. The... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Student, parent play waiting gameconducts assessments if there's already a diagnosis from a medical professional
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
conducts assessments if there's already a diagnosis from a medical professional. "If a child comes in with a diagnosis of autism, we wouldn't normally do a psychological assessment of that student," Samis said. He said some students with autism... Read more
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