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Program Addresses Services Gap for Adults with Autism

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With such a growing number, there has been a lot of concern expressed regarding the possibility of independence in adulthood for persons affected by the disorder. Ohio State University hopes to come up with a solution.

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Good Cop, Autism-Educated Cop

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When an autistic person becomes involved in an emergency situation, it can be confusing for both them and the people around them. The Winston-Salem Police Department hopes to educate their staff so as to increase awareness and learn productive methods to work with people with autism.

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Autistic Children Can Comfortably Wear GPS Trackers With Special Clothing Line

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Since it has been shown that autistic children are up to twice as likely to run off as a typical child, keeping track of them can be stressful for their caregivers. A former news anchor and mother hopes to remedy parents’ fears through a new clothing line.

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Autism and Engineering: Hope to Bridge the Employment Gap  

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Many traits of autistic employees make them a great fit for a career in engineering. Focusing on refining mathematical and visual skills can be a boon for those who excel in these areas.

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Olathe, KA Gets a Little TLC For Autism Families

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TLC (Temporary Lodging for Children) assists families in crisis, specifically as a result of psychiatric and developmental problems. Since 2013, TLC has concentrated new efforts into reaching families affected by autism.

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Robots Helping Children with Autism Diagnosis and Treatment

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Researchers at HansonRoboKind in Texas have created an intelligent group of robots who are already working with a small group of children with autism. Although they are still starting out, the researchers project’s diagnostic and clinical ‘abilities’ look promising.

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Treatment May Improve the Outcome for Autistics by Age 6

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According to a new study in Canada, more than 10% of these children will remarkably improve by age 6 while nearly 20% will make significant gains in everyday functioning.

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Film Director Casts Actors with Autism for Authenticity

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Director Jesse Cramer is not only opening the world to new perspectives on autism in his movie “Circles,” but also an incredible opportunity: professional acting for children with autism.

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Colorado Man Debunks Autism Stereotypes, Leading by Example

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Sam Lawrence spent about half of his life with the developmental ability of a toddler. Now, the 23 year old holds two AA degrees and place on the Academic Team.

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Autistic Siblings Display Genetic Differences More Than Similarities

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Autism Spectrum Disorder includes such a wide range of symptoms and behaviors, and new research shows that the genetics involved are just as diverse.

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