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Teen with Down syndrome scales Mount Everest | MNN - Mother ...

Teen with Down syndrome scales Mount Everest | MNN - Mother ... | autism counts | Scoop.it
Eli Reimer's climb raised $85000 for his parents' nonprofit.
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Down Syndrome Teen Tackles Everest - GoGoNews

Down Syndrome Teen Tackles Everest - GoGoNews | autism counts | Scoop.it
Down Syndrome Teen Tackles Everest. March 28, 2013 – After hiking 5.36 kilometres (17,598 feet) over two weeks with his father, 15-year-old Elisha Reimer has become the first person with Down Syndrome to reach the Base Camp of Mount ...
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Children can 'grow out of' autism, psychologists say, challenging the established view that it is a permanent, incurable condition

Children can 'grow out of' autism, psychologists say, challenging the established view that it is a permanent, incurable condition | autism counts | Scoop.it
Some children diagnosed with autism at a young age later grow out of it, psychologists say, in a discovery that challenges the established view of condition as a permanent disorder of social functioning with no cure.

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Autism Diagnoses Double In California - New York Times

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Diagnoses of autism have nearly doubled in the last four years among children in California, state officials reported yesterday. They said they could not explain the increase.''The number of cases (What were we talking about 11 years ago?

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Fun Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids With Special Needs

Fun Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids With Special Needs | autism counts | Scoop.it

Stumped on what to do for Valentine's Day for your child or class with special needs? Here are fun crafts you can make together with kids of all abilities!


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Jaxsons Fight: World Down syndrome day!

Jaxsons Fight: World Down syndrome day! | autism counts | Scoop.it
What did you do for World Down syndrome day? Hopefully you wore your mismatched socks. Or you wore yellow and blue, or maybe you just helped raise more awareness. Here at our house, we were rockin our designer ...
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Teen With Down Syndrome Makes Mount Everest History (Video)

Teen With Down Syndrome Makes Mount Everest History (Video) | autism counts | Scoop.it
After a year of training, Eli Reimer made the long journey from his hometown of Bend, OR, to Nepal to climb his way to Mt. Everest's Southern basecamp. Ten grueling days later, the teen not only realized his dream, but also ...
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New Smartphone App Helps Children with Autism Communicate Better

New Smartphone App Helps Children with Autism Communicate Better | autism counts | Scoop.it
A smartphone application that has potential to help children with autism communicate more effectively is now available for download.

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A smartphone application that has potential to help children with autism communicate more effectively is now available for download.

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The Autism Handbook

Order a copy of The Autism Handbook at http://www.JackEGeorge.com Autism can sometimes feel like you are lost in a maze The Autism Handbook may be one of the...
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New annual health check book for Downs Syndrome sufferers - Private Healthcare UK

New annual health check book for Downs Syndrome sufferers - Private Healthcare UK | autism counts | Scoop.it
New annual health check book for Downs Syndrome sufferers Private Healthcare UK Carol Boys for the Down's Syndrome Association says: "As part of their condition, people with Down's Syndrome are predisposed to a wide range of health problems which...
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