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3D Imaging Opens Up New Dimension of Possibilities in Autism Treatments

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Researchers at the University of Missouri have found a new use for 3D imaging as a possible avenue for better autism treatments and early screening tools.

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Thinking About Sending Your Child with Autism to Summer Camp?

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Don’t be discouraged! Now there are camps that cater to children with special needs. Whether you are interested in a day program or a sleep away camp, there are many options to consider.

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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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Prepare Your Child for College, Since Their High School Probably Won’t

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Once the child enters adulthood, and particularly if they attend college away from home, they may struggle with the independence required to succeed without direct supervision. Luckily, there are steps a parent can take to prepare their child with this important transition.

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Asperger’s Are Us: A One of a Kind Comedy Troupe

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When three friends from an autism camp turned 18, they created Asperger’s Are Us, the first comedy troupe featuring only entertainers on the autism spectrum.

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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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Morgan’s Mission

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Our global initiative in Ghana is receiving a strong push forward, thanks to a pioneer of special education. Morgan Jacobs paid a visit to Shema Kolainu this week to discuss her involvement in the upcoming Ghana initiative at Echoing Hills Academy through ICare4Autism.

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Tribeca Film Festival Screens “Autism in Love”

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Debuting last week in New York at the Tribeca Film Festival, “Autism in Love” is a documentary film that’s sure to tug on the heartstrings of romantics everywhere. More importantly, it will do so with a heartbreakingly honest look into the romantic lives of people on the autism spectrum.

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The Pains (and Joys) of Autism

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In her article, Baron emphasizes the importance of educating medical workers about the multi-faceted ways in which a person on the spectrum may communicate or perceive their pain. A lack of understanding between carers and patients is often the reason that problems slip by unnoticed.

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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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