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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...
Michigan State University’s Early Learning Institute raises bar for autism education
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Michigan State University’s Early Learning Institute raises bar for autism education

East Lansing, Mich. --- The Child Development Laboratories at the Michigan State University came up with the Early Learning Institute in hopes of bridging the gap between therapy and education for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). What separates t...
Parents go to state Capitol – support cameras in special ed. classrooms bill – w/video
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Parents go to state Capitol – support cameras in special ed. classrooms bill – w/video

Austin, TX - Parents and law enforcement officials went to the state Capitol on Thursday in support of a bill that would require schools to install cameras in special education classes and isolation rooms. Stakeholders, including several parents of children o...
Couple sentenced to 8 years in prison for putting son with autism in a cage
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Couple sentenced to 8 years in prison for putting son with autism in a cage

O'Fallon, Mo. --- A couple who was caught putting their son with autism in a makeshift cage was given the maximum sentence of eight years in prison Friday. Terry and Victoria Smith were found guilty of child endangerment after it was discovered that they ha...
Virginia Judge finds 11 year old with autism guilty on criminal charges – w/audio
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Virginia Judge finds 11 year old with autism guilty on criminal charges – w/audio

Lynchburg, Va. --- A judge from Lynchburg in Virginia found an 11-year old child with autism guilty of criminal charges. He will now have a felony conviction for the rest of his life. The child, Kayleb Moon-Robinson, is a middle schooler from Linkhorne ...
Bangladesh government to develop foster care system for children with autism
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Bangladesh government to develop foster care system for children with autism

Dhaka, Bangladesh --- The Bangladesh government is planning to develop a foster care system for children with autism in the country, as well as those with other neurodevelopmental disabilities, according to health ministry sources. According to reports, the...