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NeuroVersity recognized with Social Enterprise Award
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NeuroVersity recognized with Social Enterprise Award

Salt Lake City -- NeuroVersity, a program that helps develop the skills of students on the autism spectrum and prepare them into getting employment, was given the Social Enterprise Award by the Columbus Community Center. The program was a brainchild of Univ...
Family get tattoos to honor Autism Rocks Fife
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Family get tattoos to honor Autism Rocks Fife

Fife, Scottland - Linda Mcginley, along with her daughters Catherine and Linda, and her boyfriend John, have all gotten inked tattoos to honor Autism Rocks. They did this to not only support co-founder and chair of the foundation Liza Quin, but to also raise a...
Perceptions: Raising autism awareness in Dhabi through artworks
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Perceptions: Raising autism awareness in Dhabi through artworks

Abu Dhabi, UAE -- Emirati students created artworks that showcase how they perceive the experiences of children on the autism spectrum. The students, who were first requested to spend time with the children of the Abu Dhabi Autism Centre, drew inspiration f...
Mother to camp outside European Court of Human Rights over lack of support for children with autism
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Mother to camp outside European Court of Human Rights over lack of support for children with autism

Istanbul, Turkey -- A woman has vowed to camp outside the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in an effort to draw attention to the difficulties children with autism are facing in Turkey. Sedef Erken has previously revealed plans to file a petition at the of...
States ranked according to Access to Justice for people with disabilities
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States ranked according to Access to Justice for people with disabilities

New York -- The National Center for Access to Justice has conducted a series of reviews wherein the states were ranked according to their justice system's accessibility to people with disabilities. The reviews, collectively called the "Justice Index", ranke...
UPDATE – Olley Edwards on Autism Women Matter and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Part 2
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UPDATE – Olley Edwards on Autism Women Matter and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Part 2

This is a guest post by Olley Edwards. November 6 2014 Autism Women Matter flew out to Geneva to take part in the Beijing +20 Review. Autism Women MatterĀ  with many professionals who are in a position to help the voices, needs and equality of women and girl...
UPDATE – Olley Edwards on Autism Women Matter and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Part 1
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UPDATE – Olley Edwards on Autism Women Matter and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Part 1

This is a guest post by Olley Edwards November 6 2014 Autism Women Matter flew out to Geneva to take part in the Beijing +20 Review. Autism Women MatterĀ  with many professionals who are in a position to help the voices, needs and equality of women and girls...
Child with autism reportedly abused by teacher’s aide
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Child with autism reportedly abused by teacher’s aide

Henrico, Va. -The father of a child with autism says that his daughter was abused by a teacher's aide in her school and that he has an audio recording to prove it. Britton Ellis, father to 8-year-old Presley, says that he believes that his child was lik...
Autism Speaks partners with Sesame Street to promote autism awareness
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Autism Speaks partners with Sesame Street to promote autism awareness

The Ruscil family - Tracey Ruscil, is a mother of three young children, two of whom are twins. Her twin sons, AJ and Garrett aged 4 are featured in a Sesame Street film "What my family wants you to know about autism," with their sister, Angelina, 6. The ini...