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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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Bangladeshi Researcher Maps Out New Autism Genetic Risk Factors

Uddin’s method involves comparing several different data sets involving the function of genes to specific locations in the brain and the activities performed there. By sorting these different data sets, he hopes to unravel the different genetic links to autism.

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Autism Talent Showcased in Seskatchewan

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A Canadian student has many talents of his own but recently he has been working on showcasing the talents of his fellow classmates. More specifically, he wants to give a voice to those with autism spectrum disorder.

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European Punk Band with Disabilities

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Finnish punk rock band, PNK, consists of four members who each have a developmental disability. Soon, they will compete in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.

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China’s Autistic Children Living in Silence

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The densely populated nation has a distinct lack of trained professionals who specialize in autism therapy. Assuming that autism rates in China are statistically similar to other countries, it is likely that millions of children have with ASD are never diagnosed.

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Tikko: The International Autism Ambassador

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Eleven-year-old Dorian Poe has an ambitious goal – to spread autism awareness throughout the world. But at such a young age he isn’t able to travel as much as he would like- so he did the next best thing and sent one of his dearest friends on an adventure.

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Nepal Survivors with Autism Seek Special Care

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The Autism Care Nepal Society (ACNS) is on the ground in Katmandu working to provide relief for special needs Nepal citizens and their families. In light of the recent disaster, the special needs community in Nepal is particularly vulnerable during the state of emergency.

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An Ethiopian Mother’s Hope for Her Child

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Autism resources, education, and awareness is not readily available in developing countries. Zemi Yenus, mother of two, was determined to give her son a better chance.

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ICare4Autism Strengthens Support for Autism in Africa

With the help of ICare, Morgan Jacobs and Afua Ofori-Atta will be joining Echoing Hills Village, a disability support organization within communities of Ghana.

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