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Program for San Antonio families with autistic children promotes healthy living choices – San Antonio Business Journal

Physical activity is an important part of every child’s life and well-being. Based on CDC recommendations, children and adolescents should have a minimum of 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Unfortunately, recent studies show that adolescents spend more than seven hours a day with a variety of different media. Source: Program for San Antonio […]

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Missing autistic man found at Chase Lake | News, Sports, Jobs – Leader Herald

BLEEKER — After being missing for two days, a 29-year-old autistic man was found Monday at approximately 2:30 p.m. Bruce Williams went missing Saturday aro Source: Missing autistic man found at Chase Lake | News, Sports, Jobs – Leader Herald

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Police searching for autistic man missing from Northwest Side home | WGN-TV

CHICAGO — Police are asking for help locating a 19-year-old autistic man reported missing Tuesday.Quinton Hunt was last seen near his residence on the 1500 block of N. Linder just before noon on Tuesday, according to an alert issued by police. Police say Hunt suffers from autism.Police describe him as a 5’6″ medium-complexioned African American, weighing […]

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Jailed couple pleads for release to take care of autistic son

An incarcerated couple that has spent two months now in holding cells pleaded with the judge to be released in order that they take care of their child who is suffering from autism Autism is a mental condition present from early childhood characterised by great difficulty in communicating and formin Source: Jailed couple pleads for […]

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Graham mother speaks out following autistic son’s incident with – Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

Source: Graham mother speaks out following autistic son’s incident with – Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

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Autistic man allegedly stunned twice during police run-in

The Graham PD requested a formal investigation by the Texas Rangers after an officer drive stunned an autistic man twice during an altercation. Source: Autistic man allegedly stunned twice during police run-in

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Legal challenge over exclusion of autistic pupil

The right of schools to exclude autistic pupils who exhibit bad or aggressive behaviour faces a legal challenge this week, on the grounds that it is discriminatory. The upper tribunal, the court that deals with appeals against school exclusions, is expected to hear the case of a 13-year-old boy with special needs who was expelled from […]