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Do ESY Programs Give Autistic Students Equal Chances At Success?

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These federally mandated programs are called Extended School Year (ESY) Programs. The systems are designed to advance progression of a student’s IEP goals.

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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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Concerns Arise as Children with Autism Grow Into Adults

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Due to the fact that these diagnoses have grown so much over the past several years, a majority of them are still children. However, as time passes and these children age, they reach the brink of adulthood. This brings on a whole host of new challenges, both within the self and the world at large.

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Police Force Undergoes Autism Sensitivity Training

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Police forces from Pittsburgh,PA are now required to undergo training learning how to identify and correspond to a person diagnosed with autism. This was implemented to avoid confusion and misinterpretation by the police force.

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Brooklyn Ink Interviews ICare4Autism Founder on Safety and Security

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The Brooklyn Ink interviews ICare4Autism Founder Dr. Joshua Weinstein about improving school safety and security for children with autism.

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