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Morgan’s Mission

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Our global initiative in Ghana is receiving a strong push forward, thanks to a pioneer of special education. Morgan Jacobs paid a visit to Shema Kolainu this week to discuss her involvement in the upcoming Ghana initiative at Echoing Hills Academy through ICare4Autism.

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Could Diabetes Be Linked To An Autism diagnosis?

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Scientists are now noticing a link between mothers who develop diabetes early in their pregnancy, and the diagnosis of autism in their child. Diabetes may play a role in interfering with a critical span of time in which the fetus undergoes brain development.

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Companies Actively Hiring Workers with Autism

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Although ASD is still misunderstood by so many, some companies have begun actively searching for those whose talents will greatly benefit their business. They’re calling it the Autism Advantage.

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Cartographer is Internet Sensation at 11 Years Old

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For the autistic son of a college professor, an astounding knowledge of geography is second nature. An 11-year-old boy from New York became an online sensation (and rightfully so) within a few hours after a few amazing photos surfaced.

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Tribeca Film Festival Screens “Autism in Love”

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Debuting last week in New York at the Tribeca Film Festival, “Autism in Love” is a documentary film that’s sure to tug on the heartstrings of romantics everywhere. More importantly, it will do so with a heartbreakingly honest look into the romantic lives of people on the autism spectrum.

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Sports and ASD: Keeping Your Child Fit

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Whether the program be a social sport like soccer or hockey, or a study in coordination such as karate or dance, it is crucial that parents involve their child in physical activities outside of school.

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Why Autism Should Be in the Workspace

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced its plan to hire more people on the autism spectrum. The reason? Good business sense.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder to Be a Part of Mental Health Programming

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communities in America are beginning to offer Autism intervention services as part of their mental health programs, which would be subsidized by the state, and allow for a partial or full funding of a child’s therapies.

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Minnesota Mom Fights to Expand Federal Funds

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Idil Abdull has been diligently working to broaden health care resources not only for herself, but for other low income families in Michigan. Her persistent efforts have caused major changes in legislation that provide autism therapy assistance to families in the state.

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Pingree Lends a Hand: Expanding School Resources to Home

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Julia Hood, director of the Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center of Learning in Salt Lake City hopes to alleviate this issue. Her school, which serves diagnosed children up to the age of seventeen, has recently launched a project that would provide students with in-home treatment, communication-oriented iPads, and other such instructive resources.

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