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#ActuallyAutistic Seen This Yet? | Ground-breaking global support service launched for parents and carers of autistic children | Journalism.co.uk

Ground-breaking global support service launched for parents and carers of autistic children Launched November, an online programme of post-diagnostic support & strategies created by Nicola Powell, whose daughter Ellie is autistic, in partnership with specialists Anna Rattlidge & Deborah Brownson MBE   The Autism Plan (TAP) is a new online service for parents and carers […]

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Autistic Yuri Azzari’s Paintings Featured On Touch ‘n Go Cards | Star2.com

Meet autistic Malaysian painter Yuri Azzari, whose art designs have been incorporated into a local sportswear brand and the biggest prepaid electronic cash card in the country. Source: Autistic Savant Yuri Azzari’s Paintings Featured On Touch ‘n Go Cards | Star2.com

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UAB – News – Does having autism make you more vulnerable to cyber phishing attacks?

UAB study suggests individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder may not be more prone to cyber phishing attacks compared to those without the disorder. Source: UAB – News – Does having autism make you more vulnerable to cyber phishing attacks?

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Exclusive: Damascus teens accused of posting humiliating photo of student with autism | WJLA

Kelly Salvador cannot comprehend why a Damascus High School student took a humiliating photo of her special needs son, and then shared that image on Snapchat with help from a second classmate. The November 1, incident occurred in a boy’s bathroom. Salvador’s son Brandon, who has severe autism, was standing at the urinal, his pants […]

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13-Year-Old Student With Autism Dies After Being Restrained at School in NorCal: Sheriff’s Officials | KTLA

A 13-year-old autistic student has died after he was restrained by staff during an incident at his school in El Dorado Hills, authorities said Thursday.The incident occurred Nov. 28 at Guiding Hands School, about 30 miles east of Sacramento. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said the boy turned violent and had to be restrained […]

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Sheriff: Boy With Autism Dies After Being Restrained At El Dorado Hills School During Violent Outburst « CBS Sacramento

Authorities are investigating after an El Dorado Hills student who had to be restrained became unresponsive and later died. Source: Sheriff: Boy With Autism Dies After Being Restrained At El Dorado Hills School During Violent Outburst « CBS Sacramento

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Autistic teen in California dies two days after being restrained at school – CNN

A 13-year old boy at a private alternative school in California who was restrained last week during an incident and became unresponsive died two days later at a hospital, officials said Thursday. Source: Autistic teen in California dies two days after being restrained at school – CNN