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Pokemon Go game changer for child with autism

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Pokemon Go has taken America by storm, and a mom in North Carolina, whose son is on the autism spectrum, says the game is completely changing the way her son interacts with the world. Stephanie Barnhill is a mother of two from Fuquay-Varina. Her oldest, 12-year-old Ian Thayer, has Asperger’s …

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This 24 Year Old Woman Has Developed An App For Autistic Kids

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Autism is an adverse disorder that affects brain function. It is a particularly difficult disorder for children to deal with. In the West African nation of Ghana, an organization called HopeSetters Autism Center is helping a vast number of autistic children lead normal lives and obtain a better education. HopeSetters …

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VIRAL: Supermarket hires persons with autism

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MANILA – Netizens have been praising a neighborhood supermarket in Mandaluyong for hiring individuals with autism. Non-profit organization Autism Society Philippines recently posted photos of three men with autism sorting groceries at a Savemore branch at Light Mall in Mandaluyong City. The photos have since gone viral on Facebook with …

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5 arrested after woman with autism found living in backyard cage

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  AMITE, La. — Five people have been arrested after Louisiana deputies made a disturbing discovery — a 22-year-old woman with autism living in a backyard cage. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a complaint on Rushing Lane, where they were told that a 22-year-old woman was being …

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Army to open first autism center for military kids

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While stationed in Germany, Army nurse practitioner Major Ruth Racine and her husband carved out a promising educational and therapeutic plan for their seven-year-old son Magnus, who has autism. “We were in an absolutely fantastic place for my son,” Racine said. “He was in a developmental program, and he had …

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