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Bombay high court orders state government to set up centers for children with learning disabilities
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Bombay high court orders state government to set up centers for children with learning disabilities

Mumbai, India --- The Bombay high court in India ordered Wednesday that the state government should set up centers for children with learning disabilities in each of its districts. Learning disability is among 12 of those added to the list of disabiliti...
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...
Founder of Bristol Autism Support given award by Prime Minister David Cameron
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Founder of Bristol Autism Support given award by Prime Minister David Cameron

Bristol, UK - Founder of Bristol Autism Support and mother to a child with autism, has received high praise from Prime Minister David Cameron. In 2012 Kate Laine-Toner set up Bristol Autism Support. This is a support group that helps families affected by au...
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...
Update – “jumping for joy” – Maria Sevilla and son Tyrone hear official news they can stay in Australia
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Update – “jumping for joy” – Maria Sevilla and son Tyrone hear official news they can stay in Australia

Australia - We have covered the story of nurse, Maria Sevilla and her son many times here on Autism Daily Newscast. Our last report can be read here. Mother and son were fearful of facing deportation to the Philippines due to the high cost of caring for Tyro...