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Society & Culture  (tags: autism, autistic child, child, children, family, GoodNews, goodnews )

- 1063 days ago -
A young boy who was at risk of being deported back to the Philippines because he is autistic will be allowed to stay in Australia with his mother.
His Crime Is Autism - Now He Is In Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: African American, Reginald Latson, autism, solitary confinement, prison )

- 1252 days ago -
WARNING: This story should make you angry! Latson, who has an IQ of 69, is African American and was wearing a hoodie. Events went downhill from there. A little boy trapped in a man's body with limited understanding of what had happened to him or why.
Take Action: Pledge Your Support for Those Affected By Autism ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, autism, protection, support, family, rights )

- 1813 days ago -
Autism is one of the fastest-growing learning and developmental disabilities in the United States: a child is diagnosed every 20 minutes. Families and children are growing more and more desperate for support and resources as the disability does
Take Action: Shed Light on Autism ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, environment, protection, autism, awareness )

- 1815 days ago -
Shedding some of the stereotypes and reinforcing the facts are a great way to honor World Autism Day. Please sign our pledge, and in the comments section, let us know something you'd like others to be aware of about autism.
Father Learns His Autistic Son Is Being Bullied By Teacher, Aides After Sending Him To School With a Wire
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, autism, bullied, protection, family, environment )

- 2192 days ago -
Stuart Chaifetz, father of an autistic 10-year-old boy named Akian, became alarmed when his son began receiving notes claiming he was being violent in class
Society & Culture  (tags: health, autism, lindt, gold, chocolate, bunny )

- 2576 days ago -
Help us bring hope to families impacted by autism, with every purchase of a Lindt Gold Bunny.
Help Improve Medical Services for People With Autism ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, autism, services, protection )

- 2939 days ago -
We must improve the educational and medical services available to individuals and families living with autism. There is an urgent need for increased funding, services and support for people living with autism to lead more independent
Update: Joy Over Boy's Rescue Turns to Grief Over His Death
Society & Culture  (tags: child, James Delorey, autism )

- 3059 days ago -
Only hours after the province celebrated the rescue of seven-year-old James Delorey, the boy's family faced the grim task of telling their other son that his younger brother would not be coming home.
The Benefits of Animal Therapy For Autism
Society & Culture  (tags: autism, pets, animals, interaction, children, therapy )

- 3235 days ago -
For those of us who have had pets in our lives, it's no great surprise to learn that interactions with animals can have therapeutic and healing benefits. Many animals soothe, comfort, and calm, just by their quiet presence.
OpEdNews » The Dumbing Down of America
Society & Culture  (tags: children, society, manipulation, mercury, fluoride, autism, fibromyalgia )

- 3277 days ago -
Have you ever wondered why there are so many children developing autism? Indeed, this dread disease has increased its hold on children over the past 15-20 years. What used to be an occasional diagnosis has become an epidemic. Why?
Therapy Dogs Are Bridge to the World for Autistic Children
Society & Culture  (tags: children, society, child, autism, dogs, pets, animals )

- 3839 days ago -
GROTON, Conn. - When her son Kyle was born, Sharlene Tupas noticed he wouldn't study her face, the way most babies do. Instead, he would almost look through her, or around her. As he got older he babbled, but at his two-year checkup, he still wasn't talk
Autistic Children May Read Facial Expressions
Society & Culture  (tags: autism, autistic, health, children, humans, read, expressions, research, child, family, children )

- 3927 days ago -
Autistic children may be able to read people's emotions from their facial expressions, new research shows. The eyes and mouth may be the facial areas that autistic kids pay the most attention to, British autism researchers report in Child Development.

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