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NGO and Justice Ministry launch logo for individuals with intellectual disabilities
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NGO and Justice Ministry launch logo for individuals with intellectual disabilities

Tel Aviv, Israel - A new logo designed for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities has been unveiled in a joint initiative between a local non-profit organization and the Justice Ministry. The logo is intended to serve as a nationally r...
The Israeli Society for Autistic Children light blue candles for autism during Hanukah
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The Israeli Society for Autistic Children light blue candles for autism during Hanukah

Israel - The Israeli Society for Autistic Children (ALUT) along with the Association of Children at Risk (ACR) is holding their annual donation day on Sunday. Getting donations for both originations will consist of children going door-to-door. ALUT is also as...
The disturbing trend to use autistic as an insult: Legislator clarifies her use of the term “aren’t autistic”
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The disturbing trend to use autistic as an insult: Legislator clarifies her use of the term “aren’t autistic”

Editor's Note:  The term "Nationalism is a form of political autism" was used extensively last month when reporting the recent events and protests in Hong Kong.  Last week, a legislator in Costa Rica found herself being criticized for her use of autistic. ...
Israel’s youngest university offers extensive assistance for students with PDD
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Israel’s youngest university offers extensive assistance for students with PDD

Jerusalem, Israel - The country's youngest university, Ariel University, first started a special program six years ago to provide additional assistance for two of their students who had special needs. Today, the university has 30 students under the program, an...
Israel – Friendship House for young people with autism finally opens
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Israel – Friendship House for young people with autism finally opens

Tel Aviv, Israel - The forever home for young people with autism is finally open after waiting over ten years. Named after the late Yael Goldstein, who is the mother of one of the 24 residents, Gal, Friendship House is welcome news to the parents who have chil...