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Prom night for students with special needs draws 900 partygoers – w/video
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Prom night for students with special needs draws 900 partygoers – w/video

Sparta, MI - Local students will soon have the opportunity to attend Sparta’s 10th annual prom night for individuals with special needs. The prom, which has virtually helped to change the lives of youngsters in the city who have autism spectrum disorder, was ...
A New National Education Diagnostic and Assessment Centre to Open in Abuja, Nigeria.
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A New National Education Diagnostic and Assessment Centre to Open in Abuja, Nigeria.

The Federal Government has begun construction on the new National Education Diagnostic and Assessment Centre in Abuja, Nigeria. The Centre will be used for the early referral and identification of children with special needs including children on the autist...
Blogging mother, Temporary Tourist, shares her experiences of Disney’s Guest Assistance rule change
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Blogging mother, Temporary Tourist, shares her experiences of Disney’s Guest Assistance rule change

We've had mixed responses on Disney's decision to change the Guest Assistance Card system. We reported Autism Hippie's experiences on October 11. Disney implemented a change in their guest assistance cards for children and adults with special needs on Octob...
Autistic boy with an IQ of 168 forced to go to a Special Needs school
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Autistic boy with an IQ of 168 forced to go to a Special Needs school

Christian Farrington is seven years old, and has an IQ of 168. But according to Cambridgeshire Council in Great Britain he requires a special education because of his Autism. Christian could read a book aloud when he was 18 months old, and has the intellect...
Petition urges Cross Country trains to change their policy regarding special needs
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Petition urges Cross Country trains to change their policy regarding special needs

A petition has been  started to urge Cross Country trains to change and review their policy after a number of special needs children were allegedly made to sit outside a toilet on a journey from Edinburgh to Lanarkshire. The train was reportedly full as the...
UK Apprentice runner-up Katie Hopkins slurs Parents with Special Needs children
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UK Apprentice runner-up Katie Hopkins slurs Parents with Special Needs children

Ex UK Apprentice candidate and outspoken opinion blogger Katie Hopkins has enraged the Autism community with her latest dabble into blogging. Ms Hopkins, writing for the Huffington Post yesterday in a blog entitled "why must everything be a medical cond...
Free AutisMate Demo – YOUR Comprehensive App for Autism
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Free AutisMate Demo – YOUR Comprehensive App for Autism

SpecialNeedsWare, LLC, a New York-based software development firm established to improve and enrich the lives of those with special needs through modern technology, creators of the AutisMate app have released a free demo version of its iPad app for adults ...
The iPad Mini a Hot Tablet for those with Autism
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The iPad Mini a Hot Tablet for those with Autism

When the iPad Mini came out in the market last fall, it became a "hot" item instantly. It is a bit smaller and cheaper than the standard iPad. A recent study has discovered that seventy per cent of children use the tablets in a home. Out of this lot, about eig...