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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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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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.
Louis Morel, a 17 year old with Asperger’s syndrome from London, recently narrated an animated video depicting what his world looks like, given his condition.
Recent findings have shown that autistic girls are more susceptible to epilepsy, with nearly three times as many diagnoses than autistic boys of the same age.
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