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“The Fire Alarm Went Off Again! Fire Alarms and the Autism Spectrum”
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“The Fire Alarm Went Off Again! Fire Alarms and the Autism Spectrum”

I remember the day like it was yesterday: November 13, 2013.  It was the day my life changed; not for the better, not necessarily for the worse.  It just changed.  It was the day my youngest son, Micah, was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Since Micah...
Taking Action to End the Stigma of Autism through Pop Culture Webisodes
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Taking Action to End the Stigma of Autism through Pop Culture Webisodes

For decades, the message has been ‘awareness’ for autism, and in the past few years the community has been speaking out and saying it’s time for ‘acceptance.’ But saying it isn’t enough. We have use whatever resources we personally have to offer and take actio...
Media perceptions of Asperger’s and violent crime is misinformed
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Media perceptions of Asperger’s and violent crime is misinformed

Editor's Note: Autism Daily Newscast chose not to report on last week's shooting in Oregon as we felt it was not important to publicize this tragedy to the autism community. We waited to see how mainstream media would report it. Initially we were glad to see t...
Five Tips to Help Prepare your Special Needs Child for the New School Year
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Five Tips to Help Prepare your Special Needs Child for the New School Year

By the AngelSense Mothers Throughout the summer, your child probably enjoyed going to the beach, being with their friends and family, or simply playing outdoors. Although they no doubt had fun, their daily routines were likely very different from the majori...
Gender Differences in Asperger’s: Being a Trans Guy and a Female-Socialized Aspie
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Gender Differences in Asperger’s: Being a Trans Guy and a Female-Socialized Aspie

By Elliott DeLine (see full bio below) I have never been quite like most people. I was aware of my difference from a very early age. It was as though I viewed the world in an entirely different way from the people around me. Things that they took serious...