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Majority of families denied Quebec supplement for children with exceptional needs

The Quebec government promised to help parents of special needs children in 2016 by adding extra benefits for those dealing with exceptional needs. …

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Lloyd Center hosts 'Sensory Santa' event for children with autism

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>Children with autism were able to visit Santa on Sunday in a very special environment.<p>Lloyd Center Mall hosted its seventh …

Autism

San Antonio’s blanket fort for autism aims for Guinness Record

Two childhood SA friends have joined local autism groups to raise awareness and create one really humongous blanket

San Antonio

Superhero Autism Activity Day provides children with safe place to explore in Sterling Heights

<b>STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich.</b> - Children with autism had the chance to meet their favorite superheros in a safe place Saturday at the Play-Place for …

Autism

School exacerbates feelings of being 'different' in pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions

Negative school experiences can have harmful long term effects on pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions, a new study in the journal <i>Autism</i> …

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How employees with disabilities can fill tech skills gaps and drive innovation

People with autism or other disabilities are often overlooked in company diversity efforts. But this population represents a pool of untapped talent …

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Dad creates comic book character with Down syndrome for his son

(CBS NEWS) -- Chip Reece was flipping through pages of comic books in his collection when he realized something was missing: a character with Down …

Autism

Strangers Throw 200-Person Party for Boy with Autism After No One in His Class RSVPs

A young boy with autism had more than 200 strangers throw a humongous birthday party for him after no one from his kindergarten class responded to …

Autism

Study bolsters genetic link between arthritis, autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Men and women with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of having a child with autism, according to a large study based on medical records from …

Autism

22-Year-Old Nonverbal Woman with Autism on Finding Her Voice and Advocating for Others

Carly Fleischmann understands the power of communication because she went much of her life without it.<p>Diagnosed with autism and oral-motor apraxia, …

Autism

R. Kelly Accuses Autistic Fan of 'Smoking Percocet'

<b>(TMZ)</b> <b>--</b> <b>R. Kelly</b> bullied an autistic fan into singing one of his songs, then ridiculed him and accused him of being high on Percocet -- now the singer …

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Parents thank Twitter users for helping them find discontinued Postman Pat video for their autistic son

The parents of a severely autistic teenager have praised "the kindness of complete strangers" after Twitter users helped them find a discontinued …

Autism

New Technology Is Helping Transform The Lives Of People With Autism

While workers are worried about being replaced by robots, the truth is that there a talent shortage and it’s only going to get worse. By 2025, 2 million jobs in the US will go unfulfilled. Every CEO I have met in the last half decade is rightly focused on the future of the workforce. The answer is …

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Best-selling author launches new children’s book based on his son who has cerebral palsy

An author will be launching a new book in Wrexham based on his son who has cerebral palsy.<p>Thimble Holiday Havoc has been written by best-selling …

Cerebral Palsy

Autism library helps children experience public places

Wanita Ryan and her daughter Cloe attend the library to be with kids and families who share their experience<p>Wanita Ryan is thankful she has a place …

Autism

Wilmington hospital names director for new autism center

The has named a director for its new autism center set to open in 2018. Dr. Diane Treadwell-Deering, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, will lead …

Autism

SnapType makes it easy for kids with learning disabilities to do their homework

Sometimes the simplest ideas make the biggest difference. Take SnapType, for example. Created by a husband and wife team – Ben and Amberlynn Slavin – this app lets kids take pictures of their homework and simply type in answers instead of having to hand-write them.<p>Amberlynn, a pediatric …

Teaching

Family circus starring child with autism runs all night

Erin, a 14-year-old girl with autism, stayed awake talking, singing and playing acrobat — but not sleeping — for about four years. Her mother, …

Parenting

How to Nurture a Gifted Child, From the Longest-Running Study on Kid Geniuses

Are you the parent of a child genius? A long-running study reveals what you can do so your gifted kid becomes a successful adult.<p>Launched in 1971 at …

Education

This 10-Year-Old Boy With Autism Singing ‘Imagine’ Will Leave You Breathless

<b>1010 WINS</b>-10-year-old Calum Cull from Essex, England has high functioning autism, so he doesn’t need extreme care, but he struggles socially and …

Autism

Redesigning Sports Arenas To Make Them More Accessible To Fans With Autism

The loud, overstimulating atmosphere inside an arena can be physically painful for people with sensory-processing issues. That shouldn’t have to keep them from enjoying the game. At the Q in Cleveland, some new changes are helping.<p>Quicken Loans Arena, the home court of the Cleveland Cavaliers and …

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Tayto Park Is Hosting An Autism-Friendly Day This Month

Tayto Park is going autism-friendly for one whole day this month.<p>To celebrate Autism Awareness Day, the popular theme park is setting up an …

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Street Tough: Despite autism disorder, Manheim Township's Spitzley is key cog in Streaks' success

On the eve of Manheim Township’s regular-season football finale game last week, the Blue Streaks’ players gathered around after practice and listened …

Program helps autistic young adults transition to the job market

<b>COLUMBUS</b> -- A new program for young adults with autism is helping them transition from high school to the job market.Everybody Works is a transition …

Education

Cranston Police Start Autism Registry — Cranston, RI Patch

Open this storyin Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with<p>Apple News. It may also be available on the publisher's …

Mendota Heights artist with autism makes his mark on the world

Jimmy Reagan cares about canvases, not carpet, as evidenced by the squirts and blobs of brightly hued acrylic paint that drip from his easel to the …

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