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Puberty isn’t a breeze for anyone, but for kids with autism and other developmental disabilities (and those who are trying to help them get through it), the experience can be particularly challenging....

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When Jamie Nystuen took her little boy to get a haircut, her son had a difficult time. The stranger sitting next to the California mom and her husband didn’t know that the child has autism, and...

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A sixth-grade boy with autism failed a standardized high school placement test, but that’s not what left his mom in tears. That was all to do with a letter sent to her 11-year-old son Ben Twist...

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RICHMOND, Indiana (WTTV) — A Richmond grandmother says her 8-year-old grandson is being forced to play inside at his elementary school while others play outside. Indiana Disability Rights lawyers...

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April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2 is declared as World Autism Awareness Day. On Sunday, the tenth annual World Autism Awareness Day, Washington made efforts to acknowledge it. President Trump...

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(AutismSpeaks.org) Celebrities are drawing attention on Sunday to World Autism Awareness Day. Established by the United Nations, the day shines a spotlight on the condition that by certain estimates...

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Legoland Florida is making its park more accessible and friendly for its guests on the autism spectrum, the park stated in a press release on Tuesday. Partnering with the North and Central Florida chapter...

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A new study found that pregnant women who were infected by the herpes virus were more likely to have children with autism. But what’s behind the link? “We believe the mother’s immune response...

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Julia, a new Muppet with autism, has found her way to Sesame Street. Sesame Street autism tweet Sesame Street autism tweet Julia is already featured in Sesame Street books, but will join the children’s...

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Sesame Street is continuing its trend of groundbreaking TV – the show is introducing a character with autism. The four-year-old character, named Julia, will be introduced next month! Jeanette Betancourt,...