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  • Majority of autism risk resides in genes, multinational study s

    Majority of autism risk resides in genes, multinational study s...

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    Reliable risks: A study across multiple generations suggests that certain genetic conditions in the mother do not contribute to autism risk.

  • One woman's quest to find a specific dress for a child with aut

    One woman's quest to find a specific dress for a child with aut...

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    "Friend's autistic daughter only wears this dress. Don't judge," Deborah Price wrote – and people didn't judge, they got to work

  • This non-traditional program is changing the way children with

    This non-traditional program is changing the way children with ...

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    The Center for Discovery treats young people with autism and other complex conditions in nontraditional ways, with programs including musical theater and organic farming.

  • Universal Benefits Will Help People With Disabilities Escape Po

    Universal Benefits Will Help People With Disabilities Escape Po...

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    The means-tested benefits model has trapped people with disabilities in poverty without a clear path out.

  • Mom Shares Stranger's Heartwarming Reaction to Sitting Next to

    Mom Shares Stranger's Heartwarming Reaction to Sitting Next to ...

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    "He's a great kid and you're a lucky mom," the stranger, Ben, raved to Landon's mother Alexa Bjornson of her "great travel buddy" son

  • The Boy Whose Brain Could Unlock Autism \u2013 Matter \u2013 Medium

    The Boy Whose Brain Could Unlock Autism – Matter – Medium...

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    Autism changed Henry Markram’s family. Now his Intense World theory could transform our understanding of the condition.

  • Lego Therapy Builds Confidence in Patients with MS and Autism

    Lego Therapy Builds Confidence in Patients with MS and Autism...

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    Lego therapy has been used in group settings to help people with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and anxiety improve their social interaction.

  • Mom's post on parenting son with autism goes viral for honesty

    Mom's post on parenting son with autism goes viral for honesty...

    Leigh Merryday Porch wrote about raising her son with autism in a Facebook post that went viral for talking about worthiness.

  • Nonverbal Student Gives Inspiring Graduation Speech via Voice S

    Nonverbal Student Gives Inspiring Graduation Speech via Voice S...

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    Ahmed Ali graduated from the Minneapolis Public School system’s Transitions Plus Program, which helps students with special needs

  • Blind contestant with autism leaves \"America's Got Talent\" judg

    Blind contestant with autism leaves "America's Got Talent" judg...

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    An "America's Got Talent" contestant who is blind and has autism wowed judges on the show and received a standing ovation from the entire audience. With his mother alongside him, pianist and singer Kodi Lee delivered an inspirational performance for the ages, earning him a trip to the show's final and becoming an overnight sensation. During the show's broadcast Tuesday night, Lee, 22, emerged...