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Canada bound for Danish firm helping autistic people to find tech jobs
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Canada bound for Danish firm helping autistic people to find tech jobs

Thorkil Sonne started up his company Specialisterne to aid people, like his son Lars, to get a head in the world of technology. The company has since expanded into 11 other countries, the newest of which will venture to Canada. The base for the company ...
Threat of eviction for couple with autistic son resolved
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Threat of eviction for couple with autistic son resolved

Ottawa, Canada - On October 9th, less than two weeks after moving in, John and Kerri From received a letter stating that there had been a complaint about the noise in the apartment and if it could not be reduced the couple should "look for more suitable accomm...
New research project to look at dynamics of why ASD children more likely to be bullied
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New research project to look at dynamics of why ASD children more likely to be bullied

Calgary, Canada -  The University of Calgary’s Applied Child Psychology program is looking for students ages 8 to 17 with high functioning ASD and their parents to participate in a project which will look at their experiences with bullying and social situation...
Canada forms Autism Spectrum Disorder Working Group to create national autism strategy
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Canada forms Autism Spectrum Disorder Working Group to create national autism strategy

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada --- The Canadian government announced July 8 that it is set to spend $2 million on a team tasked to help create the country's national strategy on autism, called the Autism Spectrum Disorder Working Group. The group, chaired by...
Security guard nominated for Community Hero Award after helping teen with autism – w/video
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Security guard nominated for Community Hero Award after helping teen with autism – w/video

Thornhill, Ontario, Canada --- A security guard for a mall in Thornhill in Ontario, Canada has been nominated for a Community Hero Award after helping a teen with autism. Ana Abreu came to the aid of a 15-year-old boy with autism who became distraught a...
The Rosetta Stone of Genomes: A revolutionary finding that could help cure autism and cancer
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The Rosetta Stone of Genomes: A revolutionary finding that could help cure autism and cancer

Toronto, Canada-- Scientists from the University of Toronto have successfully created what they call the 'Rosetta Stone' of genomes. The revolutionary project created by the Canadian researchers will yield a better understanding of the human genome and how dis...