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Researchers study how individuals with autism perceive idioms
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Researchers study how individuals with autism perceive idioms

Trondheim, Norway --- In a €4.5 million EU research based out of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway, researchers examined how language and perception correlate in young individuals with autism spectrum disorder through idio...
Supermodel Natalia Vodianova gains massive support on fighting discrimination against people with disabilities
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Supermodel Natalia Vodianova gains massive support on fighting discrimination against people with disabilities

Moscow --- Supermodel Natalia Vodianova received overwhelming support from different groups and individuals from all around the globe after she posted on her Facebook page about an incident wherein her sister was kicked out of a local cafe due to her disabil...
Parents raise funds to get autism service dog for son
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Parents raise funds to get autism service dog for son

Shropshire, England --- The parents of a five-year-old child who suffers from autism-like symptoms are doing everything they can to raise enough funds to get him his very own autism support dog. Oliver Fenner was a happy toddler who used to love pirates, play...
My Circle of Girls: Bringing Girls with Autism Together
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My Circle of Girls: Bringing Girls with Autism Together

Durham, NC --- A mother of a six-year-old girl with autism is reaching out to families caring for young girls with autism--- to let them know that there is a community especially for them in 'My Circle of Girls'. It is a well-known fact based on researc...
Research focuses on challenges faced by parents of children with ASD
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Research focuses on challenges faced by parents of children with ASD

Merced, Calif. --- A study being conducted by researchers at the University of California Merced is trying to shed light on the challenges that the parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face everyday, and how they cope with it. Nikko Da Pa...
Neuroversity: a game that will help individuals with autism develop career skills
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Neuroversity: a game that will help individuals with autism develop career skills

Redmond, Wash. --- A Microsoft employee came up with an idea of a game called 'Neuroversity' that will help individuals with autism develop career skills necessary for them to find employment in the future. Cari Mason's brilliant idea is just one of the many ...
May Center prepares students with ASD for adult life
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May Center prepares students with ASD for adult life

Quincy, Mass. --- The May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Randolph, Mass. is very much aware of the pressing issue brought about by the fact that the rate of individuals with autism is growing exponentially--- that many of them are n...