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Autism Is Complex Diagnosis

Autism is not a simple diagnosis to make – in fact it is quite complex and requires expert analysis and evaluation.


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More Support Needed For Adults With Autism

“There’s no national plan or effort to really strategically deal with so many adults with autism coming into the system,” says Leslie Long, director of adult services for Autism Speaks, which conducted the survey.


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Autism May Enhance Math Skills

According to researchers at Stanford, people with autism may have improved math skills.


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Play Without Boundaries At Please Touch Museum

‘Play Without Boundaries’ is a program for children with special needs playing out at museums across the country, including Philadelphia’s Please Touch Museum.


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Pa. Launches New Autism Resource Center

The state Department of Public Welfare is establishing a website, toll-free number and specialists to help families and parents of the autistic get information and guidance.


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Ocean City Police Searching For Missing Autistic Juvenile

Police say 16-year-old Natalie Woollerton was reported missing Wednesday.



Autism Warning Signs

The American Academy of Pediatrics would like all children screened for autism twice by the age of two. Warning signs include babies who don’t babble at nine months and one-year-olds who don’t point to toys.




AutisMate lets children with the disorder improve their social and communication skills through video, pictures and voice recordings.



Cherry Hill Dad Wires Autistic Son To Prove Teachers’ Verbal Abuse

Teachers hurled insults like “bastard,” “tard,” “damn dumb” and “a hippo in a ballerina suit.” A bus driver threatened to slap one child, while a bus monitor told another, “Shut up, you little dog.”


Tavon ‘Vonnie’ Coats, 16 (credit: Bensalem Township Police)

Bensalem Police Seek Missing Autistic Teen

Police in Bensalem are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing autistic child.


Ventnor Woman Makes Second Attempt At Bubble Blowing World Record

The mother of an autistic child in New Jersey tried to break the world record for most people simultaneously blowing bubbles across multiple locations Friday.