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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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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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Autistic Youth’s Brains React Differently to Stimuli

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By looking at brain imaging research and magnetic resonance imaging, the team from UCLA hopes to understand how to treat sensory over-responsitivity, or SOR.

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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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Policy Expert Joins Forces with ICare4Autism to Help Ghana

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Mr. Fosu will assist in our efforts regarding Ghana; to help ICare4Autism reach the Ghanaian government so that we can increase awareness of autism in Ghana, upgrade training and facilities, and expand the overall knowledge base of caregivers and educators.

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Portraits of Autism That Break Stereotypes

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The following 8 artists have debunked major misconceptions about people living on the spectrum. They celebrate neurodiversity and value the perspective that comes from being autistic.

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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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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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Companies Actively Hiring Workers with Autism

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Although ASD is still misunderstood by so many, some companies have begun actively searching for those whose talents will greatly benefit their business. They’re calling it the Autism Advantage.

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