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Valley officers trained in interacting with people with autism | 12news.com

Note: I’m all for law enforcement and first responder training, and I’m worried about the lack of autistic adult involvement in these programs. There’s a world of misinformation about autistics already. Add to that the misinformation spread: this is the complication of non-autistics repeating that information to other non-autistics. There needs to be a standard […]

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Society Notebook: Adults with autism have Signs of Hope – Portland Press Herald

The lawn party raised money to expand care beyond childhood. Source: Society Notebook: Adults with autism have Signs of Hope – Portland Press Herald

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Autistic teen, 13, kicked off Ryanair flight because staff didn’t think she was flying with family – CoventryLive

Daisy, 13, was removed from the flight by security staff Source: Autistic teen, 13, kicked off Ryanair flight because staff didn’t think she was flying with family – CoventryLive

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Richard Lilley defends killer daughter Jemma after brutal murder of autistic Perth teenager | PerthNow

THE father of a would-be serial killer convicted of the brutal murder of an autistic Perth teenager refuses to believe his daughter is guilty, saying she “hasn’t got a bad bone in her body”. Source: Richard Lilley defends killer daughter Jemma after brutal murder of autistic Perth teenager | PerthNow

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Report: Staten Island family files $5M suit after autistic son was suspended for fighting | SILive.com

The family claims IS 75 should have stopped the bullying, said the NY Post. Source: Report: Staten Island family files $5M suit after autistic son was suspended for fighting | SILive.com

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The Non-Verbal Autistic Boy who Can’t Wait for Shabbat

Rojeh’s desire for spiritual connection should be an inspiration for us all. Source: The Non-Verbal Autistic Boy who Can’t Wait for Shabbat

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How incy-wincy spider could show if your child is autistic

Autism can be spotted in babies as young as four months old simply by monitoring their response to games such as peek-a-boo or incy-wincy spider, a new study suggests. Source: How incy-wincy spider could show if your child is autistic