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Florida's First Openly Autistic Lawyer Is Fighting Stereotypes of Women With Disabilities
Offbeat  (tags: autism, achievements, women, Florida )

Freya
- 38 days ago - marketwatch.com
While the South Florida native agrees it's important to show that people with disabilities like autism can accomplish big things, she also welcomes a future in which their success isn't viewed as an anomaly.
This Store Employee's Simple Gesture Meant the World to a Teen With Autism
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, people, society, autism, kindness, unusual, Louisiana )

Robert
- 317 days ago - cnn.com
A grocery store employee is being lauded for helping a teen with autism stock shelves in a fridge. Sid Edwards and his son Jack Ryan Edwards, 17, visited their local Rouses Market in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Sunday...
Heartwarming Moment Barber Sits on Floor to Make Autistic Child Scared of Haircuts Happy
Offbeat  (tags: autism, heartwarming )

Tracy
- 1316 days ago - express.co.uk
THIS is the heartwarming moment a barber sat on the floor to make an autistic child scared of having his hair cut feel comfortable.
How One Simple Act Changed a Little Boy's Life
Offbeat  (tags: children, teacher, school, autism, kindness, good news )

Dianne
- 1368 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Kindergartener with autism finds school too stressful until a teacher gives him 'five'.
Speed of Autism Diagnosis Must Improve, Experts Say
Offbeat  (tags: Children, autism, diagnosis, National Autistic Society and academics, NHS England, NHS England )


- 1383 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Children with autism are having to wait an average of three-and-a-half years before diagnosis, experts claim.
This Is How Billy the Rescue Stray Transforms the Life of a Child With Autism
Offbeat  (tags: rescue cats, autism, children )

Jeri
- 1464 days ago - lovemeow.com
Billy a rescue stray has made a complete difference to an autistic child, Fraser Booth, and brought him out of his shell.
Company's Staff Is 80% Employees With Autism, Provides Model For Other Businesses
Offbeat  (tags: autism, florida, car wash, father-son business )

Angie
- 1587 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A father-son team launched a car wash to help an underemployed population make a splash on job scene. John and Tom DEri recently spoke to Nation Swell about their plans to expand their Florida car wash, where 80 percent of the employees have autism.
Admiring Autism: Busting 'Autism Myths' With a Camera
Offbeat  (tags: autistic, health, myths, autism, camera. )


- 1874 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Sara Dunn said her son (Pictured) is a "sensory seeker" who needs to touch everything around him, Since her young son was diagnosed as autistic, Sara Dunn has been attempting to help "challenge the myths surrounding autism" with a camera.
What This Garbage Man Did for a Boy With Autism May Leave You in Tears (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: acts-of-kindness, autism, good-samaritan )

Barb
- 1943 days ago - godvine.com
5 year-old Daniel absolutely LOVES watching the garbage man come by. So when the driver, Manuel, stopped to give him a gift it made his day. A heartwarming act of kindness!
HSBC Bank: Stop The Eviction Of Horse Farm Therapy Center For Autistic Children*SIGNPETITION
Offbeat  (tags: children, autism, therapy, horses, forclosure, HSBCbank, interesting, ethics, business, animals, pets, protection )

Florence
- 2358 days ago - change.org
Please help to save Parkwood Farms Therapy Center a wonderful place that helps kids with autism by having them ride horses. It has been open for over 11 years now HSBC wants to evict without loan modification it was a preditory loan to begin with PLZ SIGN
Cowboy and Wills
Offbeat  (tags: animals, children, autism, pets, protection, environment )

Cher
- 3109 days ago - all-creatures.org
Breaking through the shackles of autism... how a beloved dog touched a boy's heart and gave him a new life
Autistic Boy Bonds With Wildlife Safari Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: animals, kids, elephants, autism, environment, protection )

Cher
- 3428 days ago - nrtoday.com
Wylie Malek has liked elephants for as long as he can remember. His father, Kris Malek, said as soon as his son was able to sit up and watch TV he was fascinated with the giant creatures, whether real ones on the Discovery channel or cartoons on Disney.
U.K. Will Not Oppose Autistic Hacker's Extradition [Post 9/11 Hacking Into FBI Files]
Offbeat  (tags: crime, autism, society, Police State, protection, world )

Janet
- 3485 days ago - thechronicleherald.ca
Home Secretary Alan Johnson said he will not intervene in the case of Gary McKinnon, who is accused by U.S. prosecutors of hacking into computers shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.McKinnon claims he was searching for evidence of alien life
VIDEO, Charles Darwin Had Autism, Leading Psychiatrist Claims
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, Charles Darwin, autism, Asperger's syndrome )

Beatrice
- 3767 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Charles Darwin probably had a form of autism called Asperger's syndrome which is related to creativity and originality, a leading psychiatrist claims. Asperger's syndrome gave Darwin the capacity to hyperfocus,
 

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