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Learn about the impact autism and other ASDs have on the children living in the United States of America

Program Addresses Services Gap for Adults with Autism

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With such a growing number, there has been a lot of concern expressed regarding the possibility of independence in adulthood for persons affected by the disorder. Ohio State University hopes to come up with a solution.

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Autistic Children Can Comfortably Wear GPS Trackers With Special Clothing Line

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Since it has been shown that autistic children are up to twice as likely to run off as a typical child, keeping track of them can be stressful for their caregivers. A former news anchor and mother hopes to remedy parents’ fears through a new clothing line.

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Fat Tuesday for Autism in Fullerton

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This past week’s Mardi Gras celebration didn’t just focus on the indulgence of amazing food for members of the Fullerton town community; it also meant the widespread participation for autism awareness.

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Olathe, KA Gets a Little TLC For Autism Families

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TLC (Temporary Lodging for Children) assists families in crisis, specifically as a result of psychiatric and developmental problems. Since 2013, TLC has concentrated new efforts into reaching families affected by autism.

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Robots Helping Children with Autism Diagnosis and Treatment

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Researchers at HansonRoboKind in Texas have created an intelligent group of robots who are already working with a small group of children with autism. Although they are still starting out, the researchers project’s diagnostic and clinical ‘abilities’ look promising.

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Special Savings Accounts Law Created for People with Disabilities

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President Barack Obama signed into law the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act) on December 19, 2014. This is a tax-favored way for families and people with disabilities to save money for future expenses without being disqualified from federal benefits.

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Film Director Casts Actors with Autism for Authenticity

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Director Jesse Cramer is not only opening the world to new perspectives on autism in his movie “Circles,” but also an incredible opportunity: professional acting for children with autism.

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Colorado Man Debunks Autism Stereotypes, Leading by Example

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Sam Lawrence spent about half of his life with the developmental ability of a toddler. Now, the 23 year old holds two AA degrees and place on the Academic Team.

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Autistic Siblings Display Genetic Differences More Than Similarities

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Autism Spectrum Disorder includes such a wide range of symptoms and behaviors, and new research shows that the genetics involved are just as diverse.

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Museum Opens Early for Families with Autistic Children

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Museum exhibits are some of the best teaching tools offered to children and families. Luckily, kids with ASD who are easily overwhelmed by the sights and sounds do not have to stay home.

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