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Mike Brannigan, An Autistic High Schooler from Long Island Runs 5K in 15 Minutes
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Mike Brannigan, An Autistic High Schooler from Long Island Runs 5K in 15 Minutes

Mike Brannigan from Long Island, New York is currently in High School and will be running in the Nike Cross National in Portland, Oregon, after he ran a 5k run in 15 minute, 29.9 seconds. Mike was diagnosed with Autism at 18 months and his family told Busi...
Bustin’ Barriers Offers Sports, Recreation to Children with Special-Needs
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Bustin’ Barriers Offers Sports, Recreation to Children with Special-Needs

Bustin' Barriers is a non-profit organization in Portland, Oregon, that offers children with special-needs the opportunity to break down hurdles through sports and enrichment activities. The program started out in 2012 as a week-long camp program teaching ...
Robyn Schneider talks about her autistic twin sons who ran the New York City Marathon
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Robyn Schneider talks about her autistic twin sons who ran the New York City Marathon

Alex and Jamie Schneider, both 23, are severely autistic and non-verbal. They ran the 26.2 miles New York City Marathon on November 3. A total 48,000 runners took part in the NYC Marathon. This was the first NYC Marathon for Jamie and Alex. So far they...
Swedish footballer makes the difference for one 8 year old fan with Williams syndrome
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Swedish footballer makes the difference for one 8 year old fan with Williams syndrome

  What started out as a small "personal interest" story in a sports magazine suddenly became viral. Social networks across Sweden have been telling the story of Kim Källström and 8 year old Max who has Williams syndrome. Max and ten children with Will...
Martial Arts Kicks Butt at Developing Kids with Autism
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Martial Arts Kicks Butt at Developing Kids with Autism

Kids with autism may have been excluded from participating in rigorous and intense sports, but martial arts is not one of these sports. Studies have proven and parents have reported the developmental progress of their autistic children due to martial arts trai...
Inspirational Anthony Ianni’s fight to overcome and educate about Autism and Bullying
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Inspirational Anthony Ianni’s fight to overcome and educate about Autism and Bullying

Inspiration: noun an inspiring or animating action or influence: I cannot write poetry without inspiration. something inspired, as an idea. a result of inspired activity. a thing or person that inspires. Theology : a. a divine influence directly...