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Hudson Valley Emergency Department Launch new Autism Friendly Service
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Hudson Valley Emergency Department Launch new Autism Friendly Service

HealthAlliance, Hudson Valley, Broadway Campus Emergency Department, New York - is launching a new program to provide autism friendly services to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) when attending the emergency department. HealthAlliance Emergen...
Grants Awarded for the Autism Science Foundation in New York
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Grants Awarded for the Autism Science Foundation in New York

The Autism Science Foundation, New York - is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and funding autism research. The Autism Science Foundation now has a limited number of grants to offer to parents who have children on the autistic spectrum a...
Missing autistic Bronx boy found in New York’s Time Square
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Missing autistic Bronx boy found in New York’s Time Square

New York, USA -  A 12 year old boy described by the department of education as a high functioning autistic has been found wandering around Times Square,Manhattan New York after being reported missing after  walking out of P.S. 188 on Cauldwell Avenue at ar...
New York boy thrilled as autism service dog returns home safely
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New York boy thrilled as autism service dog returns home safely

A five year old boy with autism is overjoyed as his autism service dog returned home today, he was last seen on Friday November 6. Echo, a black Labrador specifically trained to stop Mark Fontana, who was diagnosed at three is non verbal, from wandering bol...
Golfing mad New York town sets to improve autistic children’s motor and social skills
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Golfing mad New York town sets to improve autistic children’s motor and social skills

The town of Islip in New York has teamed up with an occupational therapist to improve autistic children's motor and social skills by teaching them to play golf. John Lorenzo, of Sayville has a nine year old son on the programme. He praised the programme whi...
Student with autism dies after choking at Brooklyn school
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Student with autism dies after choking at Brooklyn school

Brooklyn, NY - The New York City Department of Education is investigating the death of a 21-year-old student with autism Dyashsa Smith. According to her 70-year-old mother Catherine Smith, who had fostered and later adopted her at age 3, Dyasha was supposed to...