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Nurse Adopts Man with Autism so He Can Have Heart Transplant | PEOPLE.com

A nurse from Georgia went to extraordinary lengths to make sure a patient received the medical treatment he needed to save his life Source: Nurse Adopts Man with Autism so He Can Have Heart Transplant | PEOPLE.com

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Kids with autism in UK detained in ‘horrific’ conditions – ABC News

A British Parliamentary committee says many young people with autism or learning disabilities are being detained under “horrific” conditions and is calling for an urgent overhaul of the system Source: Kids with autism in UK detained in ‘horrific’ conditions – ABC News

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Missing woman with autism has been located | Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa police report that the missing woman, Miryan Abdi, has been located safe. Source: Missing woman with autism has been located | Ottawa Citizen

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Louisiana couple sentenced for abusing caged autistic woman

A husband and wife in Louisiana have each been sentenced for horrific abuses of a young autistic woman. Source: Louisiana couple sentenced for abusing caged autistic woman

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Search finds missing 12 year old autistic boy in time – WDEF

CHATSWORTH, Georgia (WDEF) – A 12 year old boy with autism disappeared for hours on Halloween night, but thankfully, he was rescued by the efforts of his community. It was a dramatic scene forcing Matthew Hopkins family to go into panic mode along with what seemed like the entire Murray County community. Last night hundreds […]

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Children with learning disabilities endure ‘terrible suffering’ in mental health hospitals, report finds | The Independent

Children with learning disabilities and autism are enduring “terrible suffering” in mental health hospitals, where their human rights being widely breached, a damning new report has found. The UK Source: Children with learning disabilities endure ‘terrible suffering’ in mental health hospitals, report finds | The Independent