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Autism advocate pushes for more programs and services in the Philippines – w/video
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Autism advocate pushes for more programs and services in the Philippines – w/video

San Francisco --- A Filipino-American autism advocate based in San Francisco is pushing for more programs and services to help children with autism in the Philippines. Autism Hearts Foundation co-founder Erlinda Borromeo hopes to push for more assistance fo...
Asian Autism providers set to merge in order to improve services for those with ASD
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Asian Autism providers set to merge in order to improve services for those with ASD

Singapore - Four autism service providers will be joining forces in order to establish a new network geared towards aiding those on the spectrum. The new organization was launched on April 7 in honour of World Autism Awareness Day and will be officially calle...
Young conductors with autism earn high marks from Cellist Matthew Barley
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Young conductors with autism earn high marks from Cellist Matthew Barley

Hong Kong, China - Over a dozen young conductors with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) were recently provided with the opportunity to conduct a musical piece for internationally renowned cellist Matthew Barley. The 20 teens and young adults took part in t...
Lack of Qualified Professionals, Services Put Children with Autism in China at Risk
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Lack of Qualified Professionals, Services Put Children with Autism in China at Risk

The number of children being diagnosed with autism is rising around the world, and China is no exception. According to a report released by the Autism Research Center under the Chinese Society of Education, there are over 10 million individuals with autism in ...
Celeb doctor, Lula Kamal helps to raise autism awareness
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Celeb doctor, Lula Kamal helps to raise autism awareness

Jakarta - 44-year-old professional doctor turned celebrity Lula Kamal is actively trying to change Indonesian attitudes towards people with autism. She is known throughout Indonesia as a soap opera actress and film, as well as a presenter on a number of TV s...
Singaporean mother charged with murdering her autistic son
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Singaporean mother charged with murdering her autistic son

Singapore - 42-year-old Koh Sook Hoon was charged Monday with killing her 7-year-old son with autism. According to local media and officials the body was found at the end of their high-rise public housing block. The boy had lived with his parents, grandparents...
Specialized education for autistic children not available in Vietnam and abuse a reality with video
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Specialized education for autistic children not available in Vietnam and abuse a reality with video

Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam has no public schools or programs dedicated to teaching autistic children. Private facilities have been a concern. This concern was brought front and center again after a reporter from Thanh Nien went undercover for two weeks at t...