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Increase in beds in children’s mental units | Campaigns by You

Source: Increase in beds in children’s mental units | Campaigns by You

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Companies adapting to let employees with autism shine

Wesley went from a dead end job to a dream job. What made the difference? Companies changing their perspective about workers with autism. Source: Companies adapting to let employees with autism shine

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As someone with autism, I welcome politicians finally noticing suicide rates

Two thirds of adults newly diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome contemplate suicide, one study found. Source: As someone with autism, I welcome politicians finally noticing suicide rates

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Autistic boy, 8, wrote heartbreaking suicide note and tried to kill himself with scissors | Metro News

Jack’s mother also wrote down some of the things that he would say to her. Source: Autistic boy, 8, wrote heartbreaking suicide note and tried to kill himself with scissors | Metro News

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Blackbelts for Butterflies brought the jiu-jitsu community together to support autism and special needs causes

Rich McKeegan’s son was born on the same morning as the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Through his love of jiu-jitsu, and the support of hundreds, McKeegan and Blackbelts for Butterflies honor the memory of Dylan Hockley through special needs causes. Source: Blackbelts for Butterflies brought the jiu-jitsu community together to support autism and special […]

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Navigating Life On Campus When You’re On The Autism Spectrum : NPR

The first year of college comes with a lot of changes: new friends, new surroundings, new classes. A college grad on the autism spectrum gives advice to a college freshman with Asperger’s syndrome. Source: Navigating Life On Campus When You’re On The Autism Spectrum : NPR

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Waldwick Students With Autism Help Neighbors In Need | Hackensack Daily Voice

Source: Waldwick Students With Autism Help Neighbors In Need | Hackensack Daily Voice