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Father Pushes to Get Autism Awareness Sign

Louis Blazer, a resident of the Town of Tonawanda in New York, successfully convinced the town board to install two signs alerting drivers that an autistic child lives in the area.

A resident of Tonawanda, New York, successfully convinced the town to install two signs alerting drivers that an autistic child lives in the area. Louis Blazer said that he and one other family were pushing to get the sign installed because they both have highly autistic children. He said he wanted to protect his son before it was too late.

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‘Tech Tour’ for Autism Making its Rounds Across the Country

Google Glass is a type of wearable technology with an optical head-mounted display (OHMD).

Just recently, a company called Brain Power has proven that it has what it takes to envision a future that’s better than any sci-fi. It is one of several companies that propel our society toward a greater degree of inclusion and accessibility for individuals on the autism spectrum.

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UK School for Autistic Girls Will Be Focus of Documentary

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Limpsfield Grange School in Oxted, United Kingdom, will be the main focus of an upcoming documentary. The institution is the only state-run school for autistic girls in the country.

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Seeing Autism Differently: Neurodivergence vs Neurodisability

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Instead of comparing to others, we should be regarding people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as their own incomparable category, one with weaknesses but also strengths.

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Starting with the Man in the Mirror: Repetitive Behaviors and Ethics of Research

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Little brothers aren’t always easy to have around. Needless to say, my relationship with my brother was always very different from my friends. In a sense, our friendship really started because of the music of a moonwalking man, who wears a single glitter glove.

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    Father Pushes to Get Autism Awareness Sign

    A resident of Tonawanda, New York, successfully convinced the town to install two signs alerting drivers that an autistic child lives in the area. Louis Blazer said that he and one other family were pushing to get the sign installed because they both have highly autistic children. He said he wanted to protect his son before it was too late.

    Autism Could Cost Americans $1 Trillion by 2025

    Caring for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the United States is becoming pricier. Alarming numbers have been calculated in a new study published online in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, conducted by Paul Leigh and Juan Du, health economists at the University of California, Davis.

    App Created For and By Teens with Autism Aids Daily Activities

    Dubbed LOLA, which stands for “Laugh Out Loud Aide,” a new app aims to remind children on the autism spectrum to complete certain tasks that they may forget about, which could be due to a sensory overload that they experience.

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