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Misdiagnosis of Autism in children of color

The prevalence of autism diagnoses in the US has more than doubled since 2002, according to Spectrum News, an independent news source with a focus on autism research founded by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI). This increase in diagnosis is relatively equal across socioeconomic groups, but the overall total percentages of children diagnosed with […]

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FOUND: Police locate missing teenager with special needs in Orange Park | firstcoastnews.com

Nathan Darmany has been safely located in Orange Park. Source: FOUND: Police locate missing teenager with special needs in Orange Park | firstcoastnews.com

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How Can You Tell If You’re In A Cult? Let ‘Zodiac’ Author Jo Thornely Help

As the saying goes: You’re in a cult. Call your dad. Source: How Can You Tell If You’re In A Cult? Let ‘Zodiac’ Author Jo Thornely Help

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Flamengo counselor calls their League of Legends team “autistic nerds” – brTT and Rakin respond | Dexerto.com – Esports & Gaming

CR Flamengo’s counselor had some harsh words about esports. Source: Flamengo counselor calls their League of Legends team “autistic nerds” – brTT and Rakin respond | Dexerto.com – Esports & Gaming

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Connecticut Families Extra: Resources for parents with autistic children

Autism is a condition that can cause developmental delays, trouble with communication and repetitive behavior. In 2017, one of America’s most enduring children’s programs introduced a character with autism, and new research suggests a little information can go a long way toward making all kids feel included. Source: Connecticut Families Extra: Resources for parents with autistic […]

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Vandals target Sunderland garden for autistic children – BBC News

Vandals destroy fences and a shed and steal equipment from the Downhill Centre in Sunderland. Source: Vandals target Sunderland garden for autistic children – BBC News

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More must be done to guarantee a proper education for autistic youngsters – Nick Ward – The Scotsman

Right across Scotland, children are being unlawfully excluded from school and denied their right to an education because they are autistic. Source: More must be done to guarantee a proper education for autistic youngsters – Nick Ward – The Scotsman