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Israel plans to build the first-ever interdisciplinary autism center in the Middle East
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Israel plans to build the first-ever interdisciplinary autism center in the Middle East

Jerusalem —- After conducting an in-depth study on its planned interdisciplinary autism center project for some time, Israel has finally announced that it will push through with what could be the first-ever interdisciplinary autism center in the entire Middle ...
Israeli Defense Forces’ “Watching the Horizon” continues to help individuals with autism
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Israeli Defense Forces’ “Watching the Horizon” continues to help individuals with autism

Tel Aviv --- Roim Rachok, or "Watching the Horizon", is the first-ever program for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that teaches decoding and interpreting satellite images. Individuals with autism are often very keen on details and have n...
Bar Mitzvah for children with autism in Israel causing feud between mayor and school officials
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Bar Mitzvah for children with autism in Israel causing feud between mayor and school officials

Rehovot, Israel --- Earlier in May we reported about a looming feud between Rehovot's mayor and Masorti leaders who run a local school for special needs children.Israeli mayor stops Bar Mitzvah ceremony for children with autism The conflict stemmed from a Bar...
Former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman apologises for his use of the term ‘autistic’
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Former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman apologises for his use of the term ‘autistic’

The news outlet, the Jewish Press reported today that in a radio interview broadcast on Voice of Israel radio, former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, used insensitive language directed towards Prime Minister Netanyahu on the issues surrounding s...
Studies confirm Autism diagnosis low in Israeli populations
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Studies confirm Autism diagnosis low in Israeli populations

Israel - A study recently conducted by child psychologist, developmental specialist and chairmen of the Israeli Association of Child Development and Rehabilitation Dr. Mitchell Shertz showed that autism is less common in ultra-Orthodox and Arab communities. ...
Symposium finds that lower percentage of ultra-Orthodox and Arabic children diagnosed with autism
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Symposium finds that lower percentage of ultra-Orthodox and Arabic children diagnosed with autism

Israel - The Times of Israel reports that there is a lower percentage of ultra-Orthodox and Arabic children diagnosed with autism compared with the general population. As Autism Daily Newscast reported earlier this week, Autism researchers from Israel and C...
Israel takes a leadership role in autism research
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Israel takes a leadership role in autism research

Earlier this week the Hebrew University of Jerusalem hosted researchers from Canada and Israel attending the first Canada-Israel Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Symposium. The purpose was to bring together the leading researchers from the two countries to discu...
Israeli intelligence army unit benefit from using autistic soldiers
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Israeli intelligence army unit benefit from using autistic soldiers

Israel - A number of operational successes on behalf of the Israeli Defense Forces or IDF has been accredited to a number of autistic soldiers who have dedicated their specialist talents to a specific intelligence unit. Israels' channel 10 reported the succ...