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Athletic and autistic, Long Island man is outrunning expectations | Newsday

Gradually, almost imperceptibly, his Saucony running shoes gliding across the ground, Alex “Alie” Schneider pulled abreast of his guide runner, Sal Nastasi. The two were jogging on the bike path adjac Source: Athletic and autistic, Long Island man is outrunning expectations | Newsday

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Autistic man’s life hangs in the balance after city centre attack – Plymouth Live

Police are keen to hear from witnesses to the alleged assault at Derrys Cross as a man remains in a critical condition Source: Autistic man’s life hangs in the balance after city centre attack – Plymouth Live

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Services ‘failed’ autistic son, claims mum as professionals voice concerns over spiralling mental health – Get Surrey

Sam Derici was placed in temporary emergency accommodation which was deemed inappropriate at the time in May 2017 – more than one year on, he is still there Source: Services ‘failed’ autistic son, claims mum as professionals voice concerns over spiralling mental health – Get Surrey

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Autistic girl one of only three selected for ‘Yes, I can’ award – The Davis Clipper

by Becky GINOS bginos@davisclipper.com KAYSVILLE—For 9-year-old Reagan Scheurer, making a friend was a major milestone. That might not seem unusual for other children but Scheurer is autistic. “She was in a main stream classroom for kindergarten, first grade and one month of second grade,” said her mother Brooke Scheurer. “Reagan has high anxiety and being […]

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Autistic man copes 50 hours in woods during heat wave

Bruce Williams floated on his back in a lake to conserve his energy, located safe drinking water and stayed calm. Source: Autistic man copes 50 hours in woods during heat wave

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Willard to review pool safety after autistic boy enters fenced area

Willard city officials said they’re open to additional training for employees and will review ways to enhance safety at the aquatic center. Source: Willard to review pool safety after autistic boy enters fenced area

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Possibly autistic boy abandoned at Los Angeles train station – The Salt Lake Tribune

Los Angeles • Police in Los Angeles are trying to identify a possibly deaf or autistic little boy found at a busy train station after witnesses say a woman abandoned him. Source: Possibly autistic boy abandoned at Los Angeles train station – The Salt Lake Tribune