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DPD searches for Larry McBride Jr., missing 15-year-old with ADHD and Autism – WXYZ.com

The Detroit Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a missing 15-year-old who has ADHD and Autism. Source: DPD searches for Larry McBride Jr., missing 15-year-old with ADHD and Autism – WXYZ.com

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What’s Funny Now? – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog

CONTENT WARNING: Talk of offensive humor  I remember, some years ago, I was  at a Christmas party at a former therapist’s house.  She had dioramas of little taxidermized Titmice (small birds) decor… Source: What’s Funny Now? – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog

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What a train wreck: The ignominious fate of Scientology’s original flagship, the ‘Apollo’ | The Scientology Money Project

(This article by Jeffrey Augustine was first published on The Underground Bunker. It is republished here with added content and archival material.) L. Ron Hubbard’s original flagship, the Apollo, m… Source: What a train wreck: The ignominious fate of Scientology’s original flagship, the ‘Apollo’ | The Scientology Money Project

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Bus driver forgets stop, parents of boy with autism scramble to find him | 13 WTHR Indianapolis

A boy with autism, 6, was missing for nearly two hours Thursday after his school bus driver forgot his stop. Source: Bus driver forgets stop, parents of boy with autism scramble to find him | 13 WTHR Indianapolis

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SPARK! Is Infiltrating Parent Groups To Recruit |  Autism support group to meet – Albert Lea Tribune | Albert Lea Tribune

The Albert Lea Area Autism Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in Room 232 at Brookside Education Center. The group meets on the second Monday of each month during the school year to share joys, concerns and information related to having a child with autism. This month, the group will have Jaclyn […]

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Drexel profs studying how engaging with the autism community could lead to better research : Health : WHYY

A three-year study will investigate to what extent autism researchers include stakeholder groups in the design phase, and whether that affects what research is done. Source: Drexel profs studying how engaging with the autism community could lead to better research : Health : WHYY

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I had to fight for my daughter’s autism diagnosis – it doesn’t just affect boys | Metro News

Girls are better assessed by a multidisciplinary approach as the approved diagnostic tests are based on men and boys. Source: I had to fight for my daughter’s autism diagnosis – it doesn’t just affect boys | Metro News