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Regression marks one in five autism cases, large study finds

In some children with autism, normal development stalls, often around age 2, and they start to lose many of the communication and social skills they had already mastered.

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A driving game can help young people with autism learn the real thing

There isn’t much in the way of public transportation in Sam McCarty’s Nashville-area neighborhood, so like most teenagers, he wants to drive when he turns 16 within the next year.

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Grandin to Host Special Showing of Autism Documentary

The Grandin Theatre will host a special screening of the documentary “Life, Animated” for families who have children with autism.

The documentary tells the story of Owen Suskind, a child who, due to regressive autism, suddenly stopped speaking at age 3.

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Woman Jailed in Britain for Claiming her Child has Autism and other Health Problems!

London – A woman in Britain was jailed on Monday for subjecting her children to unnecessary medical procedures so that she could claim hundreds of thousands of pounds in state benefits.

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JC Penney Hosts Back-to-School Shopping Event for Shoppers With Autism

Bright lights, loud music, and dozens of families combing through the aisles to try and find the best deals can make back-to-school shopping a miserable experience for families whose children have special needs.

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Facebook Users Rally to Help Replace Autistic Girl's Favorite Shirt

A Utah mother who turned to her Facebook friends for help in finding a replacement T-shirt for her autistic daughter has been inundated with offers.

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Dunkirk man accused of kidnapping autistic boy at Walmart

FREDONIA, N.Y. (WKBW) – A Dunkirk man is accused of kidnapping a boy with autism from a Walmart in Fredonia.

Police were called to the store on Bennett Road around 10:30 Sunday evening after the parents of the 13-year-old boy noticed their son was missing.

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