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$12 Million Community Planned For Young Adults With Autism

[Source:  Disability Scoop] A Texas couple is planning to construct a $12 million community for people with autism on nearly 29 acres of land that was formerly a polo ranch in the Denton County town of Cross Roads. It will … Continue reading

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Kids with ASD Face Numerous Challenges During Early School Years

[Source:  Psych Central] New research suggests young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are less likely to develop positive relationships with their teachers than typically developing kids do. The finding is important because for many, a particular teacher provided a … Continue reading

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Chuck E. Cheese’s Eyes Autism Market

[Source: Disability Scoop] Children’s entertainment center Chuck E. Cheese’s is looking to make its offering more accessible to kids with autism and other special needs. The restaurant chain says it is introducing “Sensory Sensitive Sundays,” a monthly event designed to … Continue reading

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Autism Documentary To Premiere On A&E

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Roger Ross Williams’ feature-length documentary “Life, Animated,” will have its television premiere at 8 p.m. ET Saturday on the A&E Network. “We are thrilled,” Williams announced on the film’s Facebook page. “What a wonderful way to start … Continue reading

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Study: Exercise May Cut Behavior Issues In Half

[Source: Disability Scoop] Researchers say there may be a simple way to reduce challenging behaviors among those with autism and similar disorders during the school day — add in some exercise. A new study looking at the impact of structured, … Continue reading

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