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Mom Turns Down $86,000 Offer to Pull Her Autistic Son from School

A mom, whose son with autism attends a public school in California, turned down $86,000 to have her son pulled from school.

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Incredibly Mean Letter Sent to Mother of Son With Autism [VIDEO]

A family in Ontario, Canada is in shock after this anonymous hate letter was written about a young boy living with severe autism.

In interviews with CityNews, Karla Begley said her son Max, 13, stays with his grandmother in the morning during the summertime. It was at that home where the letter was delivered.

The police have been contacted and should they have

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‘Light It Up Blue’ – April is Autism Awareness Month

The month of April is National Autism Awareness Month. This hits home to me as I have a son with autism.

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Amazing Six-Year-Old Boy With Autism Plays Billy Joel, Coldplay and More

It’s always exciting to see a young prodigy rock out on a musical instrument (especially since we can barely carry a tune ourselves). But six-year-old pianist Ethan Walmark is all the more impressive since he has Autism Spectrum Disorder and has been playing songs by ear since the tender age of four.

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Controversy Erupts After Father Secretly Tapes Teachers Verbally Abusing Autistic Son [VIDEO]

Confused by reports that his autistic son had suddenly become violent at school, New Jersey dad Stuart Chaifetz made the child wear a recording device in an attempt get to the bottom of things. Shockingly, he discovered that a teacher and a teacher’s aide were verbally abusing learning-disabled children at Horace Mann Elementary School in the town of Cherry Hill.

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Autistic Kids Get a Special Meeting with ‘Sensitive Santa’ [VIDEO]

The bright lights, loud music and long lines can often keep autistic kids from engaging in a holiday ritual many children enjoy: an annual visit with Santa.

So one mall opened early last Sunday morning for some low-key “sensitive Santa” time.

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Study Finds Autistic Kids Have Too Many Brain Cells — Health Check

New research finds autistic children’s brains have far more neurons in the prefrontal cortex than those of kids who don’t have the disease.

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