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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

The Autism Care Nepal Society meets to help disaster victims

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 Akwaah will be joining Echoing Hills Village, a disability support organization within communities of Ghana.

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Cartographer is Internet Sensation at 11 Years Old

boy with autism draws world map

For the autistic son of a college professor, an astounding knowledge of geography is second nature. An 11-year-old boy from New York became an online sensation (and rightfully so) within a few hours after a few amazing photos surfaced.

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Specific Gene Linked with Autism

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CHD8 is a single gene that effects the expression of hundreds or even thousands of other genes. Research into CHD8 provides scientists with a better understanding of the disorder’s complexity.

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Big Fat Smile for Autism in China!

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Big Fat Smile, an Australian not-for-profit organization, is working with China officials to instill autism programs in the highly populated, underserved country.

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A Gut Feeling: New Factor for the Cause of Autism Discussed

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Possibly ground-breaking new research indicates that disturbances of natural microbes (or the ‘microbiome’ as it has been termed) seem to be caused by the overuse of ‘antibiotics, disinfectants, C-section deliveries, and even diet’.

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