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A Melbourne school for children with intellectual disabilities is under investigation after being accused of making one of its students sit outside on a beanbag for more than an entire term as a way of dealing with his challenging behaviour.
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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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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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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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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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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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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.