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Amazing Autistic Women – Special Edition of ASDigest Now Available

Amazing Autistic Women  – Special Edition of ASDigest Now Available | Autism News | Scoop.it
ASDigest and Autism Daily Newscast are delighted to announce the publication of Amazing Autistic Women – Special Edition which includes interviews from inspirational women across the globe.
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The edition is still in the queue for final approval but you can preview the first 10 pages now for free.

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Boy with Autism and his Grandfather Forced off Bus.

Orange County,CA – Andre Carillo and his grandfather Moises Sanchez were forced to get off an Orange County Transit Authority Bus by the driver who claim the boy with autism’s outbursts were too much.
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Two Autistic Boys shut in ‘cupboard sized’ calm room

Abbey Hill School, Stoke-on-Trent, UK -  Parents of two autistic boys have threatened legal action against Abbey Hill School claiming that  students were shut in a room for hours at a time. The two stuents were aged  12 and 14 at the time.
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Females and Autism - YouTube

RT @AutismDNews: I added a video to a @YouTube playlist http://t.co/bU84GPPnol Females and Autism
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From last December an article we did but it is going in our Amazing Autistic Women Special ASDigest issue as well.

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Mother Makes Aspergers Documentary Featuring Her Son

Mother Makes Aspergers Documentary Featuring Her Son | Autism News | Scoop.it
Berkeley, CA-Renee Skudra, along with famed documentary film maker,  Tracey Quezada is making an Aspergers documentary starring her son Nils.
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Twins Create Support Group for the Siblings of People on the Spectrum

Twins Create Support Group for the Siblings of People on the Spectrum | Autism News | Scoop.it
Wayne,NJ -  23-year-old twin sisters Kara and Kristin Sellix have created a support group for parents and siblings of people on the autism spectrum.
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Patrolman John Reposa Jr Honored with a Fundraiser for Children and Families with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Patrolman John Reposa Jr Honored with a Fundraiser for Children and Families with Autism Spectrum Disorders | Autism News | Scoop.it
PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND  -  A fundraiser was held in memory of a Providence police officer who had befriended an autistic girl and her family.  $10.000 was raised for the Autism Project of Rhode Island.
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Justin Timberlake leads concertgoers in singing Happy Birthday to young boy with autism – with video

Justin Timberlake leads concertgoers in singing Happy Birthday to young boy with autism – with video | Autism News | Scoop.it
San Jose, CA – A youngster with ASD received the gift of music the day he turned 8 when Justin Timberlake and 25 000 of his fans sang a rousing rendition of “Happy Birthday” to him.
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Adults with ASD choose to become small businesses owners due to challenges in mainstream workplaces

Adults with ASD  choose to become small businesses owners due to challenges in mainstream workplaces | Autism News | Scoop.it
New York – Adults on the autism spectrum are becoming more reliant on opening their own small business as a means to secure employment in today’s competitive workforce.
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Two Secaucus Companies Work Together Providing Jobs for People with Autism

Two Secaucus Companies Work Together Providing Jobs for People with Autism | Autism News | Scoop.it
Secaucus – A Secaucus based company, Spectrum Works, began three years ago as a non-profit social enterprise which hires individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
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Autism Research: August 15, 2014 Week in Review

Autism Research: August 15, 2014 Week in Review | Autism News | Scoop.it
Sexual victimization risk higher in autism adults Published this week in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders is a finding that will force everyone to take extra care about adults with autism.
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President Obama Signs Autism CARES Act

President Obama Signs Autism CARES Act | Autism News | Scoop.it
President Obama signed the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support Act of 2014, a.k.a. the Autism CARES Act, into law last Friday.
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Autism Spectrum Expenses for Mikey

Autism Spectrum Expenses for Mikey | Autism News | Scoop.it
Massachusetts, Nicole Anderson – is a single mother and mum to little boy, Mikey, who has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Nicola has set up a Go Fund Me page in order to raise funds for specialist equipment and an IPad for her son.
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Study Shows Higher Risk of Sexual Abuse for People with Autism

A study from York University in Toronto published in The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders found that individuals with autism were significantly more likely to have suffered sexual abuse than neurotypical individuals.
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Culinary pilot program at SAIT helps students with autism achieve their dreams

Calgary , SAIT Polytechnic – has launched a culinary pilot program geared towards preparing individuals with ASD to successfully enter the workforce.
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Missing Mount Vernon teen with autism found in NYC - The Journal News / Lohud.com

Missing Mount Vernon teen with autism found in NYC - The Journal News / Lohud.com | Autism News | Scoop.it
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV Missing Mount Vernon teen with autism found in NYC The Journal News / Lohud.com MOUNT VERNON – A 15-year-old autistic teenager who went missing over a week ago was picked up by New York City police after he allegedly...
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Good news - teen located after 10 days. A relief for family and friends.

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Autistic Boy with Pig is Favorite at Weber County 4-H Fair

Autistic Boy with Pig is Favorite at Weber County 4-H Fair | Autism News | Scoop.it
Ogden, UT -  13-year old autistic teen Tucker Doak beat the odds and raised a hog to auction off at Weber County’s 4-H Fair. The 271 pound hog was named Hazel and sold at $10.50 per pound while others were only getting $4-5 per pound.
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Students with Autism Perform ‘The Trip’ at Edinburgh Fringe

Students with Autism Perform ‘The Trip’ at Edinburgh Fringe | Autism News | Scoop.it
West London Community College, UK  – Students from West London Community College recently went to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to perform their play, The Trip.
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Providence Health Court Ordered to Cover Autism Therapies.

Providence Health Court Ordered to Cover Autism Therapies. | Autism News | Scoop.it
Portland, OR -  U.S. District Judge Michael Simon ruled last week that Providence Health cannot deny coverage of autism therapies on the bases that doing so violated state and federal laws.
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Two people arrested after viciously beating a child with autism

Two people arrested after viciously beating a child with autism | Autism News | Scoop.it
Vicious Assault – Two people have been arrested after viciously beating  a child with autism. A video that was posted onto the internet and showed the vicious assault went viral.
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Social Media Part 3 – Negative aspects of autistic young people using social media

Social Media Part 3 – Negative aspects of autistic young people using social media | Autism News | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: This is the third article in a series of four about Social Media for teens and young autistic adults as well as advice to parents.
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Family Garage Sale and Lemonade Stand Supports Walk for Autism

Family Garage Sale and Lemonade Stand Supports Walk for Autism | Autism News | Scoop.it
  FLOWER MOUND, TEXAS  –  Kristy Hundt,  formed a team last year to participate in the annual Walk For Autism which takes place in October at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas as a way to cope as well as meet other families with the same...
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Firefighters vs Autism, Announce First Annual Golf Tournament

Firefighters vs Autism,  Announce First Annual Golf Tournament | Autism News | Scoop.it
ARIZONA -  Firefighters VS Autism announces their First annual Golf Tournament on November 22, 2014.   Firefighters vs Autism was founded to to raise awareness amongst the general public of the dangers associated with people with autism spectrum...
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Research Model Might be Able to Explain How ASD Develops in the Brain

Research Model Might be Able to Explain How ASD Develops in the Brain | Autism News | Scoop.it
Montreal, Cananda – “Trigger-Threshold-Target, a Montreal based research has released a model that might explain how Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) develop in the brain.  According to the model released, ASD develop when natural predispositions...
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Xena the Warrior Puppy finalist in American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards

Xena the Warrior Puppy finalist in American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards | Autism News | Scoop.it
Autism Daily Newscast first wrote the story about Xena here in February when we reported that Xena the Warrior Puppy had been named the Dog of the Year in the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) She is now one of eight...
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