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Grant Will Be Able to Certify More Autism Teachers

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The College of Education’s online MS in Special Ed is growing this fall. Additional full ride scholarships will allow more students to pursue a special autism certificate.

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Autism Insurance Coverage May Soon be a Reality in North Carolina

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In North Carolina, a bill that would require insurance companies to cover costs for autism treatment is in the process of being signed into law.

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Co-founder of Auti-Mate.com Talks Autism Strengths and Talents

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Auti-mate.com is a collection of games designed to pinpoint and develop the strengths and talents of children with autism.

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Toronto Family Finds A Safe Haven For Their Son

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After lots of hard searching, the Phipps family discovered Geneva Day Camp for Autism. Here, their son finally found a sense of belonging.

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New York Jets Help Teen Ask Autistic Friend to Prom

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Asking someone to prom is an incredibly nerve-wracking experience. Seventeen year old Sarah Kardonsky recruited the help of the NFL’s New York Jets team players.

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Arizona Community Gives Young Adults A Place to Fit In

Parents of a young adult with Asperger’s have been making recent headlines when they started a new program to help others on the spectrum transition after high school.

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Boy’s Dragon T-Shirts Unleash his Inner Knight While Raising Autism Awareness

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Santino Stagliano, a 10-year-old with autism, has become the “Dragon Master” of t-shirt making. His t-shirts allow him to be creative while raising awareness about autism.

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Could Autism be Linked to Gender Dysphoria?

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Most autism parents, therapists, and teachers are aware that autism is four times more likely to occur in boys rather than girls. Less common in the industry dialog, however, is that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more likely to occur in transgender individuals than the general population.

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Swedish Study Doubts Autism Epidemic

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With the number of diagnoses of autism seemingly increasing every day, it seems as though an epidemic of sorts has arisen. However, a new study has found that instead of autism occurring more commonly, more people are simply being diagnosed with it.

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How Different Countries Stand for Education Equality

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Of the estimated 500 million persons with disabilities worldwide, 120 million to 150 million are children. Eighty percent of these children live in lower to lower-middle-income countries, where they are more likely to not receive the resources needed to ensure successful development into adulthood.

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