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Delaware authorities investigating YouTuber, husband who gave up custody of adopted son with autism | WHNT.com

  DELAWARE COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) — YouTuber Myka Stauffer and her husband, James, are being investigated after giving up their adopted son, Huxley, to a “new mommy,” Today reports. In a statement, the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office said the investigation is ongoing. “Our primary concern is for the well-being of this child, as well as the […]

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14-year-old with autism missing from Nelson County, could be in danger | WSET

NELSON, Co. VA, (WSET) — The Virginia State Police has issued a Virginia Endangered Missing Child Alert at the request of the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office for a 14-year-old girl with autism, who is missing. Source: 14-year-old with autism missing from Nelson County, could be in danger | WSET

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Search Ongoing for Missing Fort Worth Teen With Autism – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A search is underway for a 14-year-old Fort Worth boy with autism who walked away from his Mississippi boarding school nearly a week ago and hasn’t been seen since. Source: Search Ongoing for Missing Fort Worth Teen With Autism – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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8-year-old girl with autism dies after pulled from pond in Forney, officials say | wfaa.com

The sheriff’s office says foul play isn’t suspected, but the incident remains under investigation. An 8-year-old girl with autism has died after being pulled from a pond in Forney, according to the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office.Officials say just after 12:45 p.m. Thursday, emergency crews were called to a search and rescue in the 1000 block […]

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Jerusalem chief rabbi visits mourning tent of killed autistic Palestinian man – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Meanwhile, Israel’s public security minister said he would advance a requirement that police officers be trained to recognize a person with a disability.   JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Jerusalem chief rabbi visited the family of Iyad Halak, the autistic Palestinian man who was shot to death by Israeli Border Police, at their mourning tent in […]

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Ellis Hospital emergency room earns certified autism center designation | W/Note Via Eve Reiland

  Note:  That anyone from Autism Speaks has a hand in this is reprehensible. When will we have a voice in our own health care and medical support?   Im an Autistic woman, and Autistic Mother to Autistics who are now adults and ERs are traumatizing and I’d rather die in a gutter these days […]

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Anti-vaccine movement could hamper fight against COVID-19 cure, experts warn | Euronews

There’s a lot of talk about when a coronavirus vaccine might be ready. But would people take it? As scientists race to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, there are fears that a small but active anti-vaccination movement could undermine their efforts. A team from George Washington University (GWU) in the United States is studying the campaigners’ […]