Category Archives: Autism Media

Media coverage and news articles about the current world of autism research and education

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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Michigan Mom Pushes to Extend Benefits for Applied Behavior Analysis

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Mother Lisa Mortimer has asked that the government provide funding for ABA past the age of 5. She believes that doing so will create extremely beneficial outcomes for both children affected by autism and their families.

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New Strategies for Job Seekers

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The authors of The Autism Job Club: The Neurodiverse Workforce in the New Normal of Employment have compiled a list of strategies useful jobseekers with autism.

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April is Autism Awareness Month!

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April 2 marks World Autism Awareness Day. By spreading autism awareness, even in such a short time, the world has become more accepting for people living with ASD.

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Innovative App Specially Made for Children with Autism

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The Chicago-based startup company, Infiniteach, has been developing a revolutionary new app called Skill Champ. The founders and creators of this project are teachers, therapists, researchers, consultants, etc., who have many years of experience working with autism therapies both professionally and at home.

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