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College of Dental Medicine awarded $3.4 million grant to enhance Care and Access for People with Autism

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 […]

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Play-Place for Autistic Children: An Autism Wonderland

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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.

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‘FVC’ Features a Comic Book Hero with Autism

Face Value Comics (FVC) is a new comic series that centers around the autistic character of Michael and his friends, as they embark on adventures in a steampunk world filled with aliens and robots.

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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Autistic Girls More Prone to Severe Epilepsy

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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When Teachers say “Action”, Students Go Animate

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This online company provides easy-to-use animation software that allows students and teachers to create their own cartoons. The only limit is the imagination of the students themselves.

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    Play-Place for Autistic Children: An Autism Wonderland

    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.

    Father Pushes to Get Autism Awareness Sign

    A resident of Tonawanda, New York, successfully convinced the town to install two signs alerting drivers that an autistic child lives in the area. Louis Blazer said that he and one other family were pushing to get the sign installed because they both have highly autistic children. He said he wanted to protect his son before it was too late.

    Autism Could Cost Americans $1 Trillion by 2025

    Caring for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the United States is becoming pricier. Alarming numbers have been calculated in a new study published online in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, conducted by Paul Leigh and Juan Du, health economists at the University of California, Davis.

    App Created For and By Teens with Autism Aids Daily Activities

    Dubbed LOLA, which stands for “Laugh Out Loud Aide,” a new app aims to remind children on the autism spectrum to complete certain tasks that they may forget about, which could be due to a sensory overload that they experience.

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