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Saliva Test for Autism: Nothing to spit at.

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By analyzing their saliva, it may be possible to know if your child has autism within a very short time.

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“It’s me, Phillip.”

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Phillip Koelsch is a very unique individual not only because of his impressive creativity but also because of his very remarkable mind. What’s noteworthy about his inspiration you may ask? The answer lies within his experience with autism.

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Sensory Overload: Meltdowns and How the Public Handles Them

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Recently, as a result of uninformed decision-making, Daniel Ten Oever, a 9 year old boy with ASD from Ottawa was handcuffed by a police officer in his school during a significant meltdown.

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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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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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The Significance of Synchrony

Over the past several years, there has been a lot of debate about patterns of synchrony within the autistic brain. It was once believed that they were underdeveloped; however, new research indicates that the problem could in fact be over-synchronization.

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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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500 Kilometers of Love

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Mother Dee Gordon has pledged to walk 500km in honor of her son Jake, who suffers from autism. Her ending destination is Parliament Hill in Ottowa.

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Relationship Development Intervention Therapy Introduced in India

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Relationship Development Intervention is an emerging therapy that focuses on parent- child interaction. The foundation of RDI is the importance placed on dynamic intelligence.

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