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Everyday Heroes: The Haircut Edition

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The Flores family does not know exactly how Tineo is able to calm Michael so well while cutting his hair. He is the only person whom Michael feels comfortable enough with to receive a hair cut without spiraling into sensory-overload induced tantrums.

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Diagnosed with Autism at 21, and Fine With That

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All her life, Lydia Wayman knew she was different. It wasn’t until here college years that the mystery began to surface, with observations from a trusted friend.

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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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Singapore’s First Movement Therapy Studio Opens

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Wings to Wings Dance and Development Center is very unique in that they offer a movement therapy class for special needs children.

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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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Fifth Grader with Autism Wins National Essay Contest

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Contestants are instructed to write about a barrier in their lives and how they used one of Jackie Robinson’s nine values to face it.

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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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Autistic Valedictorian Graduates With 4.0

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Montel Medly opened about his personal journey with autism, stating, “Having disability doesn’t mean you have a disadvantage. Sometimes it can be an advantage.”

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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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