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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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Mike Snape, the Chief Scientific Officer at Autism Therapeutics Ltd. to Speak on Autism in Israel

Mike Snape, the Chief Scientific Officer at Autism Therapeutics Ltd. and member of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council will be speaking on Autism in Israel at the upcoming August Autism Conference held by ICare4Autism. More specifically, Dr. Snape’s address will over topics of pharmaceuticals used to treat all disorders on the autistic spectrum including Fragile X. […]

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Elgin’s ‘Horse Boy’ headed for theaters

The Autism News | English By Victor Diaz | News 8 Austin An Elgin family is now a big believer in alternative medicine and the healing power of horses.

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Michael Jackson’s Thriller by SAM – 8 year old with autism

The Autism News | English Tribute | The Autism News By Sam’s Mom My 8 year old son Sam who suffers from autism dancing to Michael Jackson’s THRILLER. He is a massive MJ fan! This is the only way he would let us record him facing away from the camera! It took alot for him to learn this. Please share this news with friends, family and also with your contact list on Twitter, Facebook and MySpace.

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Take action against bullies

The Autism News | English By Deseret News editorial From the point of view of a teacher or administrator, bullying can at times be difficult to discern. Schoolyard altercations are as old as childhood and adolescence

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