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Niantic, Pokemon GO & Autism Speaks | Navigating Life

Niantic, the makers of Pokemon GO have decided that it would be in their best interest to support Autism Speaks in Arizona. They are promoting this on their social media channels and will have a ki… Source: Niantic, Pokemon GO & Autism Speaks | Navigating Life

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This is what makes autism friendly BOM cafe in Birmingham city centre so special – Birmingham Live

A little haven of peace and quiet right by John Lewis and the Electric Cinema Source: This is what makes autism friendly BOM cafe in Birmingham city centre so special – Birmingham Live

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GRAPHIC: Teen with autism assaulted, held at gunpoint; 3 juveniles in custody

The video shows a 13-year-old kneeling in front of older children while they yell at him and use racial slurs. One of the boys allegedly held a gun near the 13-year-old’s head and stole money from him. Source: GRAPHIC: Teen with autism assaulted, held at gunpoint; 3 juveniles in custody

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American Association of Suicidology Releases Autism Resource | The Mighty

The American Association of Suicidology developed a toolkit for its accredited crisis centers to better support callers on the autism spectrum. Source: American Association of Suicidology Releases Autism Resource | The Mighty

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Autism Wins on the Runway Dubai Platform

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Runway Dubai creates a whole new initiative in the fashion Industry at the Marriott Al Jaddaf Dubai on Nov. 9-10, 2018. Runway Dubai was created in 2013 as part of a responsible initiative to enhance the fashion industry in the region. It quickly gained international recognition because of the inclusion of diversity and social […]

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Children with autism, developmental delays at higher risk for obesity

Monitoring the youngsters for weight gain is important, and parents and health-care providers need to be aware and ready to help, a study author says. Source: Children with autism, developmental delays at higher risk for obesity

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In China, new approach offers hope of early autism diagnosis | Spectrum | Autism Research News

  Routine screening of toddlers for autism in China could lead to much earlier diagnosis of the condition. Source: In China, new approach offers hope of early autism diagnosis | Spectrum | Autism Research News