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  • Nonverbal Student Gives Inspiring Graduation Speech via Voice S

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

    Julias's Friends

    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...

  • 'We\u2019re capable of so much': Grad with autism is first to earn W

    'We’re capable of so much': Grad with autism is first to earn W...

    On Saturday, Clay Harville became the first to graduate from Western Kentucky University’s Kelly Autism Program with a degree in special education.

  • Video games are a 'great equalizer' for people with disabilitie

    Video games are a 'great equalizer' for people with disabilitie...

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    Barlet of AbleGamers describes video games as "the great equalizer. You don’t know if I’m disabled. You just know that I’m an ogre or whatever character or manifestation I am in the game. To me, games are about community, about connecting with a shared experience.”

  • 4th graders have amazing reaction to classmate revealing he has

    4th graders have amazing reaction to classmate revealing he has...

    4th graders have amazing reaction to classmate revealing he has autism

  • Spouses May Qualify for Early Social Security Benefits If They

    Spouses May Qualify for Early Social Security Benefits If They ...

    When a parent of a child with special needs retires and begins receiving Social Security retirement benefits, her child may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) based on the parent's work record if the child's disability manifested itself before the child turned 22 years old. But a little-known provision in the Social Security regulations allows the spouse of a retiree to also ...

  • The Trump administration wants to monitor the social media of d

    The Trump administration wants to monitor the social media of d...

    Donald Trump and Republicans loudly proclaim themselves to be champions of veterans, but time and time again, they underfund veterans’ care and implement policies that undercut their public statements. Now…

  • Autism runs in families with history of brain conditions...

    Spectrum | Autism Research News

    Children in families with a history of brain conditions may be at increased odds of being autistic.

  • How to Take Data on Play Skills...

    The Autism Helper

    Resources, tips, and materials to help you, help children with autism

  • Why the Disconnect? Are Parents Living a Balanced Life?...

    Autism Articles – Autism Parenting Magazine

    As a sociolinguist, (someone who studies human behavior and communication), and, more importantly, a mother of a child with autism, I fear that we as a culture are on the wrong path. While our culture…