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Keith Duffy to step down as Patron of Irish Autism Action
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Keith Duffy to step down as Patron of Irish Autism Action

Ireland - Former Coronation Street star and member of the band Boyzone, Keith Duffy has announced that he will be stepping down from his position as Patron of the charity, Irish Autism Action (IAA). Mr Duffy has helped raise over €8m for IAA as well as ...
Georgia College Basketball Coaches Raise Awareness and Funds for Autism
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Georgia College Basketball Coaches Raise Awareness and Funds for Autism

Athens, GA - 240 Men’s and Women’s basketball coaches are wearing blue Autism Speaks Puzzle Pieces to help raise awareness and funds for Autism Speaks research and advocacy programs. The goal is to raise exactly $6,800 per participating school to symbolize t...
Why has it taken so long for Autism Speaks to announce vaccines do not cause autism?
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Why has it taken so long for Autism Speaks to announce vaccines do not cause autism?

The big news last Thursday was the statement release in response to the measles outbreak in the US by Rob Ring, chief science officer of Autism Speaks, which finally stated that vaccines do not cause autism, and parents should vaccinate. "Over the last two de...
Michael Bublé sexiest, Geraldo Rivera on Celebrity Apprentice and Jenny oh Jenny
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Michael Bublé sexiest, Geraldo Rivera on Celebrity Apprentice and Jenny oh Jenny

In last week's column we ran a little tongue in cheek poll on who was the sexiest male celebrity in 2014. I really wanted to recap and remind our readers some of the "good deeds" that celebrities did last year. The winner?  Michael Bublé received 30% of th...
Coalition for Community Choice organizations sign letter to Center for Medicaid Services
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Coalition for Community Choice organizations sign letter to Center for Medicaid Services

Coalition for Community Choice (CCC), an alliance consisting of more than 85 businesses and organizations united in their role of advocates for individuals with disabilities--- signed a letter to the Center for Medicaid Services (CMS) to express their concer...
Report shows that support for people with autism is a must
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Report shows that support for people with autism is a must

Wales, UK - At An event hosted at Senedd, a report was read detailing the research of The Regional SEN Transition to Employment Project. This project helped 1,766 young people with learning differences (people with autism included) from nine Local Authorities ...
Agency hope to lift spirits of man with autism this Christmas – w/video
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Agency hope to lift spirits of man with autism this Christmas – w/video

Laulima, HI - A 43 year old man with autism who lived on the streets for over two decades is now living independently through the support of a local social services agency. The individual, who was given up as an infant and raised in foster care homes, had r...
R.E.A.C.H. Bahamas Celebrates 15th Birthday
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R.E.A.C.H. Bahamas Celebrates 15th Birthday

Nassau, The Bahamas -- Autism Daily Newscast would like to congratulate R.E.A.C.H. Bahamas in reaching 15 years of service to the Bahamas autism community. Since its establishment in 1999, the non-profit organization has been promoting both autism education an...
Founder of Speaking Autism Canada, Linda Mastroianni nominated for Wego Health Award
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Founder of Speaking Autism Canada, Linda Mastroianni nominated for Wego Health Award

Linda Mastroianni is an Autism advocate and founder of Speaking Autism Canada. Autism Daily Newscast are delighted to share that Linda has been nominated for a 4th Annual Wego Health Award, under the 'Advocating for Another' category. The website states: 'The...