Michael Santini

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Children with Autism Learn New Words Just Like Other Kids, With One Small Difference

A new study found that autistic kids can perform as well as peers when learning language—they just need more time.<p>Kids with autism—even those who are non-verbal or labeled as "low-functioning" (a label that I take serious issue with for many reasons)—can learn and should be taught. My 8-year-old …

Susan Boyle's Heathrow outburst 'down to Asperger's diagnosis'

Singer Susan Boyle's "outburst" at Heathrow Airport has been attributed to her Asperger's diagnosis.<p>Boyle was due to fly to Scotland when police were called to reports of a woman in distress in the airport lounge.<p>Following the incident on April 25, a spokeswoman for the former Britain's Got Talent …