autism

School administrator comforting child draws cheers on Facebook

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A photo circulating on social media shows an 8-year-old boy lying on the concrete at his Ohio school waiting for a school bus, and a man lying beside him offering...Read more

Anthem cuts autism therapy rates, parents and providers worry centers could shut down

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Indiana's largest insurer, Anthem, is drastically cutting its reimbursement rates to providers. And that has Applied Behavioral Analysis centers and parents worried.Read more

AMC offers more inclusive movie opportunities with 'Sensory Friendly' program

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AMC is now offering more inclusive movie opportunities.Read more


Police looking for teen with autism last seen in Cleveland

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A'Lante Lemon, 16, may be trying to leave the Cleveland area on a Greyhound bus.Read more

School officer comforts boy with autism on first day of school

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A school resource officer in Tennessee was in the right place to comfort a student with autism on the first day of school.Read more

Personal trainer opens gym for children with autism

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For some, hitting the gym to get into better shape is a regular practice. For people with autism, it's not always that simple.Read more

Ohio State Fair will have sensory-friendly morning for sensitive groups

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The Ohio State Fair is opening its gates early July 31 for people with disabilities who want to enjoy the fair, but without all of the lights and sounds.Read more

Man with autism reaches Boy Scout's highest rank

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Timmy Hartgate is mostly non-verbal. Earning the title of Eagle Scout was an honor in the works for his entire life.Read more

Plane passenger's kindness toward boy with autism makes for viral Facebook post

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A woman's post about her son's first plane ride experience is getting a lot of attention online thanks to a generous passenger.Read more


Autistic boy gets 'most likely to get lost in a crowd' award from teachers

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A Massachusetts mother is angry that her autistic son's sixth grade teacher gave him an award for "Most Likely to Get Lost in a Crowd." Read more

Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' inspires autistic boy to sing

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An Atlanta rapper's take on country music has inspired a mostly nonverbal autistic boy in Minnesota to sing.Read more