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Advocates and Virginia lawmakers to discuss challenges adults with autism are facing today
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Advocates and Virginia lawmakers to discuss challenges adults with autism are facing today

Charlottesville, Va. --- Autism advocates and lawmakers in Virginia are set to meet Sept. 28 to sit down and discuss the challenges that adults with autism spectrum disorder are facing. The advocates and lawmakers will be meeting in an activity-filled event...
Autism film ‘Sounding the Alarm’ raises autism awareness about adults with autism
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Autism film ‘Sounding the Alarm’ raises autism awareness about adults with autism

Sounding the Alarm film, Dr. Christopher McDougle – Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and director of Mass General’s Lurie Center for Autism made his debut in the film last week which premiered at Massachusetts General Hospital. Nationwide s...
Autism Initiatives focuses on helping adults with autism
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Autism Initiatives focuses on helping adults with autism

Derry, Northern Ireland --- While a lot of centers are now starting to open their doors to help cater to the special needs of the growing number of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the same can not be said for the adults dealing with the same deve...
Portland women create better primary care experience for adults with autism
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Portland women create better primary care experience for adults with autism

Portland, Ore. --- While trying to find her way through the best care she could give for her 3-year-old son who was diagnosed with autism, Christina Nicolaidis chanced upon meeting Dona Raymaker, a 43-year-old with ASD. It wasn't long before Nicolaidis realize...
Man with autism found dead by family members after being reported missing to police
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Man with autism found dead by family members after being reported missing to police

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan. – When Kurt Miller, 32, went missing from his home, his family reported this incident to the police. Mr Miller went missing a week last Wednesday and was sadly found dead outside his apartment on the following Sunday. Mr Miller had auti...
Autism services lawsuit against Medicaid results in $7 million settlement
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Autism services lawsuit against Medicaid results in $7 million settlement

Kennebec County, ME - A class-action suit settled against the state government will result in almost 1000 adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) obtaining improved support and services. The suit was brought by 18 plaintiffs through their lawyer Gerald P...
New census report in Philadelphia shows increased need for autism services
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New census report in Philadelphia shows increased need for autism services

Harrisburg, PA -- A new census report for Philadelphia was recently  released and shows that the need for autism services in the state rose dramatically. The number of individuals on the spectrum already receiving services since 2005 has since tripled, but th...