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News About Autism ~ Autism News From Around The Globe

Updated: Aug 12


Southwest Flight Removes Family: Son, 3 With Autism Would Not Wear Face Mask ~

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/2020/08/11/southwest-flight-removes-family-son-3-autism-wont-wear-mask/3350229001/


Parents Of Autistic Children Fear Remote Learning Won't Be Helpful ~

https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local-news/cleveland-metro/parents-of-autistic-children-fear-remote-learning-wont-be-helpful


Mother Says Son With Autism Was 'Kicked Out' Of Church By Priest ~

https://www.yahoo.com/news/mother-says-son-autism-kicked-204727779.html


12-Year-Old Boy With Autism Accidentally Loses Bicycle Arapahoe County Deputies Gift Him A New One ~

https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/12-year-old-boy-with-autism-accidentally-looses-bicycle-arapahoe-county-deputies-gift-him-a-new-one


Educators, Parents Learn Techniques To Teach Kids On Autism Spectrum ~

https://www.thenewsstar.com/story/news/education/2020/08/11/educators-parents-students-instructional-techniques-kids-autism-virtual-learning/3340903001/


Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Associated With Autism In Babies ~

https://www.foxnews.com/health/cannabis-use-pregnancy-associated-autism-babies-study?yptr=yahoo


Autistic Children 'Acting Out' May Be A Sign Of Digestive Problems ~

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/autistic-children-acting-out-may-be-a-sign-of-digestive-problems/ar-BB17NMFg?li=BBnba9O


How One Woman From The Real Housewives Of New Jersey Shares Her Son's Autism Journey ~

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jenniferpalumbo/2020/08/11/rhonj-sons-autism-journey/#108de3ef6058


NASCAR's Armani Williams Never Let Autism Stop His Need For Speed ~

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/2020/08/11/southwest-flight-removes-family-son-3-autism-wont-wear-mask/3350229001/


5-Year-Old Pennsylvania Girl With Autism Dies After Wandering Off In Tropical Storm ~

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/5-year-old-pennsylvania-girl-autism-dies-after-wandering-tropical-n1235939


Autism Community Desperate For Help Amid COVID Pandemic, Stay At Home Order ~

https://r.search.yahoo.com/_ylt=AwrXnCArfDNfjlgAtTrQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTEydTVrZ3ZuBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMzBHZ0aWQDQzA2NzZfMQRzZWMDc3I-/RV=2/RE=1597238443/RO=10/RU=https%3a%2f%2fabc7.com%2fautism-covid-pandemic-stay-at-home-order%2f6356277%2f/RK=2/RS=WcBLzYUcfUfw0qxZ1okHh02as_E-


Teen's Eagle Scout Project Equips Fairfac Co. Medic Units With Autism Anxiety Comfort Kits

https://wtop.com/local/2020/08/teens-eagle-scout-project-equips-fairfax-co-medic-units-with-autism-anxiety-comfort-kits/


After Teen With Autism Missed Ride On The 'Polar Express' The Conductor Visited Him For A Magical Experience ~

https://www.news9.com/story/5e346cef527dcf49dad6d694/after-teen-with-autism-missed-ride-on-the-polar-express-the-conductor-visited-him-for-a-magical-experience


When Someone Says Your Child With Autism Will 'Sleep When They're Tired' ~ https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/someone-says-child-autism-sleep-075007933.html


Tips For Childproofing The House For Kids On The Autism Spectrum ~ https://themighty.com/2020/07/childproofing-autism/?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=in-story-related-link


What It Was Like Going To School Without Knowing I Was On The Autism Spectrum ~ https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/going-school-without-knowing-autism-233912496.html


Auto Dealership Donates $40K Towards Construction of Adult Autism Center in Murray ~

https://www.deseret.com/utah/2020/7/2/21311612/auto-dealership-donates-40k-toward-construction-of-adult-autism-center-in-murray


Celebrating The Milestones For My Son On The Autism Spectrum ~ https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/celebrating-milestones-son-autism-spectrum-222842235.html


10 Things That Helped Me With Meltdowns As An Autistic Child ~ https://themighty.com/2020/06/meltdowns-help-autistic-child/


How Systemic Racism Harms Children On The Autism Spectrum ~ https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/systemic-racism-harms-children-autism-031531864.html


22-Year-Old Mapleton Man Who Died In Car Crash Donates Liver To Mother Of Childhood Friend ~ With Autism ~ https://www.ksl.com/article/46761347/22-year-old-mapleton-man-who-died-in-car-crash-donates-liver-to-mother-of-childhood-friend

To My Son With Autism on His Graduation Day ~ https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/son-autism-graduation-day-221038266.html


YouTuber who "rehomed" adopted son loses brand sponsors from Mattel, Danimals after social media backlash ~ https://www.deseret.com/entertainment/2020/6/1/21277045/myka-stauffer-youtube-adopted-son-autistic-huxley-sponsors-brands-chilis-mattel-barbie-kate-hudson


The Random Acts of Kindness My Son With Autism Has Received During Quarantine ~

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/random-acts-kindness-son-autism-120046502.html


Water Safety Training Is A Necessity For Children With Autism ~

https://www.ksl.com/article/35121586/water-safety-training-is-a-necessity-for-children-with-autism?fbclid=IwAR0Hf0_KXFCV18oG3LTvFVzX_TGD5aU32uLDqD4dcB606IMkTrKNnH-YM3A


TV Meteorologist Cheers Up Man With Autism Struggling With 'Grueling' Self-Isolation, Disrupted Routine.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/meteorologist-steve-rudin-video-man-autism-self-isolation-183834849.html


Our Neurodiverse Kids With Aggressive Behavior Deserve Empathy, Not Judgment.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/neurodiverse-kids-aggressive-behavior-deserve-164234176.html


YouTuber Gave Up Adopted Chinese Son With Autism After Monetizing Him Online ~ https://www.yahoo.com/huffpost/myka-stauffer-adopted-chinese-son-autism-003040586.html


Utah Mother Worries Her Son with Autism will Struggle to Catch Up After Pandemic ~

https://www.ksl.com/article/46757727/utah-mother-worries-her-son-with-autism-will-struggle-to-catch-up-after-pandemic


Children with autism, parents face unique challenges during pandemic ~ https://www.ksl.com/article/46751712/children-with-autism-parents-face-unique-challenges-during-pandemic


'Curses To Death' Kids With Autism, Calls Cops On Family Repeatedly ~ https://sg.news.yahoo.com/neighbour-curses-death-kids-autism-111530909.html


New Utah Center Aims at Providing Specialized Services for Adults with Autism ~

https://www.ksl.com/article/46537177/new-utah-center-aims-at-providing-specialized-services-for-adults-with-autism


Mom Says Neighbor's Christmas Display Inspired Breakthrough In Daughter With Autism: "It Opened Up My Child.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/christmas-lights-help-nonverbal-autistic-girl-speak-unprompted-205903430.html


Mom Praises School Custodian For Comforting 4th - Grader with Autism ~ https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/mom-praises-school-custodian-for-comforting-4-thgrader-with-autism-004537890.html




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