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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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The Odd Way Home: A Film That Gives An Intimate Look at Autism

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There are a handful of films that provide audiences a look into the faces of autism spectrum disorder. The 2013 film The Odd Way Home is a compelling and visually stunning piece worth checking out.

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Outstanding New Musical About a Boy with Autism

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Max Understood is a play about a 7 year old autistic boy whose world is defined by objects and sounds. His parents’ determination is the true heart of the story.

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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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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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Cartographer is Internet Sensation at 11 Years Old

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For the autistic son of a college professor, an astounding knowledge of geography is second nature. An 11-year-old boy from New York became an online sensation (and rightfully so) within a few hours after a few amazing photos surfaced.

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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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Minnesota Mom Fights to Expand Federal Funds

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Idil Abdull has been diligently working to broaden health care resources not only for herself, but for other low income families in Michigan. Her persistent efforts have caused major changes in legislation that provide autism therapy assistance to families in the state.

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Microsoft Launching Program to Hire Autistic Employees

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Executives at Microsoft are launching the “Autism: The Employment Advantage” program by placing ten candidates with autism into full-time technology jobs.

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Donut Challenge – Accepted!

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Through last year’s Ice Bucket Challenge, many viewers contributed to help fund research and spread awareness for ALS. This is the same goal Max Jamelli from Chambersburg, PA would like to achieve for kids like his son.

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