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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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Aspie Travels the World as an Advocate

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Zach Zaborny is a 25-year-old man living with Asperger’s Syndrome. However, he does not let that or any of his previous diagnoses hinder him. Zaborny has become an advocate for post-secondary opportunities for students with Asperger’s.

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Tracking Devices Help Locate Autistic Wanderers

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Just two weeks after Cheryl Keaton enrolled her thirteen year old autistic daughter, Cheyenne, in the Project Lifesaver Program, its strength was tested. It was this device that enabled a police officer to find her within just an hour after her disappearance.

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Armenia Joins List of Countries to Benefit From ICare4Autism’s Curriculum Training

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ICare4Autism is proud to partner with Narine Vardanyan with the International Child Development Center this summer, bringing autism therapies to the Armenian community.

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Twin Sister Gives Her Brother a Day to Remember

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At first, family members in Birmingham, AL were nervous on how he would react. Often times in a big crowd or surrounded by lots of noise, Anders gets overwhelmed. But once he stood on the stage, all you could see was a huge smile as he turned to his sister with a look that said “I did it!”

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