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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...
Mothers open up on the struggles of raising a child with autism
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Mothers open up on the struggles of raising a child with autism

Sydney --- Despite the increasing and relentless efforts of advocates and families of children with autism to raise awareness about the developmental disorder, it seems like society still hasn't done enough in helping children struggling with autism spectrum d...
Press Release – The TV Teacher celebrates 10 years of breakthroughs for Autism, Down syndrome, and others learning to write
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Press Release – The TV Teacher celebrates 10 years of breakthroughs for Autism, Down syndrome, and others learning to write

ATLANTA, Sept. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The TV Teacher, LLC™, the creator of five award-winning handwriting programs, is celebrating ten years of helping children with special needs learn to write. The multi-sensory program was co-created by Susan ...
Child with autism told he can start going to school after funding dispute was resolved
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Child with autism told he can start going to school after funding dispute was resolved

Edmonton, Canada --- A child with autism who was caught in a crossfire between two school districts and his mother over funding for his schooling has been told he can now start going to school. Simon Wray is set to start seventh grade this year, but the pre...
Press Release – Finished at School: Supporting young people with autism to move from school to college
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Press Release – Finished at School: Supporting young people with autism to move from school to college

One day training courses to help staff support young people with autism to move from school to college are being hosted across all nine regions in England, on dates in Autumn term 2015 and Spring term 2016, across ten colleges. Ambitious about Autism, the l...
Change in Minneapolis public school program for children with autism sparks protest – w/video
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Change in Minneapolis public school program for children with autism sparks protest – w/video

Minneapolis --- A change in the city's program for children with autism in public schools has sparked protest among parents caring for children on the spectrum. Public schools in Minneapolis will no longer be including children on the lower end of the spect...
Félix-Leclerc school finally allows student with autism to attend graduation – w/video
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Félix-Leclerc school finally allows student with autism to attend graduation – w/video

Montreal, Canada --- The Félix-Leclerc school in Montreal finally said it will allow 17-year-old student Trevor Jackson, who has autism, to attend the school's graduation ceremony. Félix-Leclerc initially said Trevor will not be invited to the school's ...
Press Release – New survey shows kids with special needs being forced to leave public education.
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Press Release – New survey shows kids with special needs being forced to leave public education.

BRITISH COLUMBIA April 14, 2015 – The advocacy group BC Parents of Special Needs Children – Action for Equitable Access to Education released the results of its survey today in which more than half (51%) of the 236 respondents, said they had removed their chil...