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Northampton, UK, hospital plans £45 Million specialist Autism unit
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Northampton, UK, hospital plans £45 Million specialist Autism unit

A £45 Million specialist unit for children with autism and special educational needs is planned to be built in Northampton, UK. Construction is meant to start as soon as possible at St Andrew's Hospital, the largest medium security hospital of it's kind in ...
Police appeal Launched after Autistic girl assaulted in London
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Police appeal Launched after Autistic girl assaulted in London

Police in London, UK are appealing for information after a teenage girl with Autism was violently attacked and robbed by an assailant riding a bike. Eighteen year old Alex Tree was walking home through an underpass in Walthamstow on the way to visit her gra...
Twitter ‘Report Abuse’ button not good enough according to Autism Anti-Bullying campaigner
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Twitter ‘Report Abuse’ button not good enough according to Autism Anti-Bullying campaigner

Social networking site Twitter has announced that it will install a 'report abuse button' after alleged rape threats were received by a feminist campaigner earlier this week. For many people with Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), Social netwo...
Opinion – Use of ‘autism sufferer’ in the media to describe individuals with autism
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Opinion – Use of ‘autism sufferer’ in the media to describe individuals with autism

Media perceptions of autism - On booting up my laptop this morning and doing my usual research into all of those autism stories of interest I happened to find an article, posted on the BBC Northern Ireland website that read as; Cinemas help make films accessib...
£400 in donations received for autistic boy’s funeral
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£400 in donations received for autistic boy’s funeral

Essex, UK -  Over £400 in donations have been received for the funeral of 20 year old autistic man Rodney Larsh. Mr Larsh, who was non verbal, was tragically struck by a train near Barking, miles from where he lived on Christmas Eve. He was found by British t...