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New York performance artist using emoji to explore autism empathy
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New York performance artist using emoji to explore autism empathy

Emoji. Haven't we all from time to time had a disagreement about what one means? If a smiley face actually means smile, or an upside down frown? The emoji has been about now for just over 14 years, and become a standard form of communication at the end of a te...
Britain’s got talent superstar Susan Boyle on her own Aspergers diagnosis
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Britain’s got talent superstar Susan Boyle on her own Aspergers diagnosis

Susan Boyle or SuBo as she is more affectionately known has spoken honestly about her own Asperger's diagnosis for the first time. The singing sensation who took the judges of Britain's got talents and stole the heart of a nation in 2009, was diagnosed with...

UK eleven year old Aspergers boy competes for Christmas number one

Buckinghamshire, UK - A schoolboy with Aspergers who's mother hadn't heard him sing until last year is vying for the UK chart's top spot with a song he composed himself. He sung for the first time at last year's school Christmas concert and blew his audienc...
Mexican man with Aspergers wins the right to make his own decisions
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Mexican man with Aspergers wins the right to make his own decisions

A 25 year old man with an Aspergers diagnosis has won the right to make his own decisions regarding his life free from parental consent. Ricardo Aldair took his case to the Supreme Court, as under Mexican law, he was did not have the right to make key decis...
Recent study shows correlation between rise of ASD-related Internet searches and Autism
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Recent study shows correlation between rise of ASD-related Internet searches and Autism

Philadelphia - A recent university study indicates that there is a sizeable and consistent increase of Internet searches pertaining to ASD during Autism Awareness Month. By utilizing Google application software, researchers at Drexel University were able to...
Karen Irvani, Founder of Banbury based ‘Parents Talking Asperger’s’ group
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Karen Irvani, Founder of Banbury based ‘Parents Talking Asperger’s’ group

Karen Irvani from Banbury, UK – Founded and is Principle of Parents Talking Asperger’s group. Karen set up the Facebook group in February 2012 and since then it has trebled in size. The first group meeting of 20 people was held in her sitting room. Toda...