Originally Published On Airport Shopping Blog by Alice Fowler Over 80% of parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder responded that the airport experience is a particularly daunting one in a recent survey conducted by Airport Parking Shop. Children with autism are likely to find airports very problematic, which is unsurprising given that it is […]
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine a $3.4 million grant to train dentists on the special sensitivities needed when working with patients with autism. The program will include the development of a curriculum addressing the transition of children and adolescents with autism to adult dental care […]
Play-Place for Autistic Children’s vision is to pioneer experiences that combine the magic of hope with the power of play and recovery with an innovative support center in Michigan.
With the release of the all-female Ghostbusters reboot fast approaching, the U.S. has seen an increasing effort to diversify lead characters in all forms of media. Face Value Comics (FVC) is a new comic series that centers around the autistic character of “Michael” and his friends.
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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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