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Autistic Student Creates Emergency Chat App

Emergency Chat: A life-saver at your fingertips

It is Family Game Night and you are involved in a heated game of charades. You flap your arms up and down. Gasping for air, you hope they understand what you are trying to act out so your team can win the game!   These moments of frustration may be a part of Charades but unfortunately […]

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‘FVC’ Features a Comic Book Hero with Autism

Face Value Comics (FVC) is a new comic series that centers around the autistic character of Michael and his friends, as they embark on adventures in a steampunk world filled with aliens and robots.

With the release of the all-female Ghostbusters reboot fast approaching, the U.S. has seen an increasing effort to diversify lead characters in all forms of media. Face Value Comics (FVC) is a new comic series that centers around the autistic character of “Michael” and his friends.

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‘Tech Tour’ for Autism Making its Rounds Across the Country

Google Glass is a type of wearable technology with an optical head-mounted display (OHMD).

Just recently, a company called Brain Power has proven that it has what it takes to envision a future that’s better than any sci-fi. It is one of several companies that propel our society toward a greater degree of inclusion and accessibility for individuals on the autism spectrum.

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UK School for Autistic Girls Will Be Focus of Documentary

Autism Girls School

Limpsfield Grange School in Oxted, United Kingdom, will be the main focus of an upcoming documentary. The institution is the only state-run school for autistic girls in the country.

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‘Trippy’ Video Reproduces Autistic Teen’s Sensory Overload

Autism Sensory Overload

Louis Morel, a 17 year old with Asperger’s syndrome from London, recently narrated an animated video depicting what his world looks like, given his condition.

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    Play-Place for Autistic Children: An Autism Wonderland

    Play-Place for Autistic Children’s vision is to pioneer experiences that combine the magic of hope with the power of play and recovery with an innovative support center in Michigan.

    Father Pushes to Get Autism Awareness Sign

    A resident of Tonawanda, New York, successfully convinced the town to install two signs alerting drivers that an autistic child lives in the area. Louis Blazer said that he and one other family were pushing to get the sign installed because they both have highly autistic children. He said he wanted to protect his son before it was too late.

    Autism Could Cost Americans $1 Trillion by 2025

    Caring for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the United States is becoming pricier. Alarming numbers have been calculated in a new study published online in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, conducted by Paul Leigh and Juan Du, health economists at the University of California, Davis.

    App Created For and By Teens with Autism Aids Daily Activities

    Dubbed LOLA, which stands for “Laugh Out Loud Aide,” a new app aims to remind children on the autism spectrum to complete certain tasks that they may forget about, which could be due to a sensory overload that they experience.

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