Kerry Magro offers sensory friendly visits with Santa, in which he dresses as the man in red.
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Kerry Magro knows just how overwhelming the mall can be, especially during the holidays.
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The program aims to create a low-sensory shopping experience for people with autism.
Jon Stewart dropped by the CBS "Late Show" set on Wednesday, and things got messy in a hurry. Stephen Colbert and the former "Daily Show" host have a long history of doing spit takes, and they each go...
Despite protests, the 170 kilogram pet will head following a complaint from a neighbour.
‘I almost fell to my knees. I started sobbing.’
Jenny Barnett and her son Charlie.
Aussie initiative 'Drumbeat' is a way to help kids express their emotions.
A mum who created a shopping list game for her son who has autism has inspired Asda to roll it out nationwide. Jenny Barnett, from Middlesborough, who is mum to five-year-old Charlie, knew how difficu...
Dysgraphia or “disabled handwriting” often accompanies other conditions, like dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders.
Christina's sister was 28 when she was formally diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, though Christina, who asked that we not use her last name to protect her family's privacy, says there ha...
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For many years, my 10-year-old confounded me. She has tested at a ninth-grade reading level and has read classics like L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables series since the first grade. So, how coul...
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Lights were dimmed, radios were turned down and free fruit was given out.
When Xolie Morra Cogley greets clients at her dog grooming business in Seattle, she struggles to make eye contact, a common trait among people with autism. Once the customers leave, eye contact with t...
The world is better off with inclusion and shared experiences of all people.
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And Pauline Hanson is certainly one of them.
She says Labor and The Greens have used her for 'political point-scoring'.
The One Nation leader is under fire for suggesting autistic children be segregated.
The One Nation leader wants disabled students separated from the mainstream.
A six-year-old boy with autism impressed presenters on 'This Morning' when he scored top marks on a tricky geography quiz live on TV. Jayden Binkley, from Nottingham, was set a task by Phillip Schofie...
I finally had answers as to how my brain worked.
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We need to expand our definition of coding.
The adorable humanoids are a big hit with her autistic students.
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Big Bird learns that his new friend does things a bit differently, and that's OK.
Alex Spourdalakis was 14 when his mother and godmother decided to kill him. The women tried to poison the boy, who had autism, with sleeping pills. When that failed, Dorothy Spourdalakis stabbed her s...
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She hopes her son will one day 'see them as the love letter they are'.
Same but Different
New genetic data sheds light on the disorder’s many different faces.
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'People make assumptions based on the way people look and act and do not always see the person behind the condition.'
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Robert De Niro joined World Mercury Project chairman Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for a panel regarding vaccines in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. The actor participated in the panel, which promoted discred...
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A new study represents a major potential breakthrough in early diagnosis.
Like it or not, Donald Trump just officially completed his transformation from billionaire businessman, reality TV star and old man yelling on Twitter to 45th president of the United States. And he di...
“It’s not just good because she’s dealing with autism ... It’s good because it’s good — really good.”
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Tommee Tippee have announced they will be making 500 blue sippy cups for a 14-year-old boy with autism after a global search. The boy's dad, Marc Carter, put out a plea earlier in November 2016 ask...
If the school is too busy to meet with you, they are too busy for your child.
I would like to hang out with you. But I’m not coming.