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What World Autism Awareness Day means to me as a parent
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What World Autism Awareness Day means to me as a parent

Well April is here and tomorrow is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD). Many people within the autism community state that every day is Autism Awareness Day, which is true, but I think that if we have a designated day especially to raise autism awareness and acc...
Twizzlers – The Ice Bucket Challenge for Autism?
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Twizzlers – The Ice Bucket Challenge for Autism?

Anyone who was on social media last summer surely remembers the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge which raised 118 million dollars. Videos of people being doused with icy water went viral, in the name of raising awareness and funds for ALS research. Now, it appears...
Collectif Autisme Maroc – raising autism awareness in Morocco
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Collectif Autisme Maroc – raising autism awareness in Morocco

Morocco - Collectif Autisme Maroc will be raising autism awareness in Morocco during April 2015, with the 2nd edition of the campaign, I am different just like you. Collectif Autisme Maroc is an NGO, which is driving societal change based on the uni...
Father separated from autistic son –  in hospital 300 miles from home
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Father separated from autistic son – in hospital 300 miles from home

Scotland - Paul Browne has been separated from his son  who has autism and complex needs, for over seven years.  In 2008 his son Darren now aged 27, was sent 300 miles away from home to a Birmingham hospital, Wast Hills House Hospital in Kings Norton. Mr Br...
Autistic Advocacy – can we ever take someone’s voice away? Opinion
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Autistic Advocacy – can we ever take someone’s voice away? Opinion

I am autistic. I sit merrily on the Spectrum, and am proud of my Asperger's Syndrome diagnosis, as fresh as it is. I will also quite clearly state that I do not need an advocate, my voice, my opinions are solely my own and I have absolutely no problems in v...
MTV News Waffles on Supporting #ActuallyAutistic
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MTV News Waffles on Supporting #ActuallyAutistic

Last week, MTV News ran a story about how many autistic people were speaking out in protest against Autism Speaks' stated intent to find a cure for autism. But shortly after going online, it was quietly removed. Freelance writer Robin Lempel wrote the artic...
Hockey Legend Ted Lindsay Raises Autism Awareness and Funds
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Hockey Legend Ted Lindsay Raises Autism Awareness and Funds

Genoa, MI - Hockey Hall-of-Famer “Terrible” Ted Lindsay, a former Detroit Red Wings player, is raising awareness and funds for autism through his new foundation called The Ted Lindsay Foundation. There have been 14 fund raising events so far, with another ...