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Researchers hope to revolutionize autism diagnosis through Autism & Beyond app
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Researchers hope to revolutionize autism diagnosis through Autism & Beyond app

New York --- A team of researchers from Duke are hoping to revolutionize how autism is diagnosed in young children through an iPhone app called 'Autism & Beyond'. The researchers are working closely with Apple in hopes of improving how autism is diagnos...
Charity event in China helps raise awareness and funding for autism services
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Charity event in China helps raise awareness and funding for autism services

Xiamen, China - A charity event held to raise awareness of autism in China took place at the Tianzhu Mountain National Park last Saturday. The event, which was a collaborative effort by the China Women’s Development Foundation and Xiamen 1N1, featured a ran...
Mum spends 50 hours locked in glass box for autism awareness
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Mum spends 50 hours locked in glass box for autism awareness

Stoke-On-Trent, UK - 40-year-old mother of 3, Ally Nicklin  spent last weekend in Tesco, however she was not doing the weekly shop. She was encased in a large glass box for a total of 50 hours. This was done to raise autism awareness and money for Caud...
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...
Students at Interface help raise Autism Awareness
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Students at Interface help raise Autism Awareness

South Tyneside College, South Shields - An autism awareness event was organised by students at the college’s specialist Interface department, which teaches life and work skills to young people with autism and Asperger syndrome. Curriculum leader Nicola ...
Girl scout receives award for Autism project
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Girl scout receives award for Autism project

Tomah, Wisconsin - Kara Hollingsworth, 19 is a University of Wisconsin-La Crosse freshman and has Asperger Syndrome. The Tomah Journal reports that Kara believes that having the condition is what makes her different and that she views this as a good thing. Ka...
Little Girl Makes Friendship Bracelets for Autism Awareness
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Little Girl Makes Friendship Bracelets for Autism Awareness

Midland, Simcoe County, Canada - Lexiy Laramey, 7 is on a mission to raise autism awareness. Travis Mealing on the Simcoe County website reports that the little girl decided that more autism awareness was needed when her mother Zabrina Woodman and her ...