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Sesame Street brings to life Julia’s family for autism awareness

Sesame Street has brought to life Julia’s family in its initiative to reduce the stigma of autism. Source: Sesame Street brings to life Julia’s family for autism awareness

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Author Breaks Down What’s Important on World Autism Awareness Day

Marieke Nijkamp has a few important thoughts to share on World Autism Awareness Day, as a best-selling YA author and someone with autism. Source: Author Breaks Down What’s Important on World Autism Awareness Day

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UPDATE: Westville autistic teen found safe | KATV

The Westville Police Department says 14-year-old Elizabeth Fisher, who had been missing since Tuesday night, was found safe. Officers say Fisher was with her friend and when she turned around, Fisher and her bicycle were gone. She was last seen around 5:30 p. m. Her family says she is autistic and in danger. Fisher was […]

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OPINION | Autism doesn’t need awareness – NCClinked

“Autism Awareness Month sends chills up my spine and makes me want to hide until May arrives. I’m autistic and I dread this month every year.” Source: OPINION | Autism doesn’t need awareness – NCClinked

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People with autism are less likely to fall for an out-of-body illusion | New Scientist

A study involving a virtual avatar suggests that autistic people’s brains may generate a sense of self in a different way to those of people without autism Source: People with autism are less likely to fall for an out-of-body illusion | New Scientist

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Not all autistic people are good at maths and science – despite the stereotypes

Autistic and artistic, you can be both. Source: Not all autistic people are good at maths and science – despite the stereotypes

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Health Highlights: April 4, 2019 | Health News | US News

Terminally Ill Child Exposed to Measles at California Hospital High Levels of Heavy Metals in Kratom Products: FDA New Plan Limits Out-of-Pocket Costs for Insulin Paralyzing Illness Could Become More Common in the U.S. Source: Health Highlights: April 4, 2019 | Health News | US News