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Susan Boyle Diagnosed With Aspergers

Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle learns the truth after a number of incorrect diagnoses telling her she had brain damage. Doctors have now found that she has Asperger's Syndrome.Click to hear about her story.

Autism Awareness Month

Madelynn was my first child, so I never noticed that she was "different" until I took her to her three-year well child appointment.

Her doctor noticed that she didn't maintain eye contact and that she repeated single words over and over. The doctor told me that Maddy showed signs of Autism.

Click to read Maddy's story.

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The Milwaukee Brewers Host Autism Awareness NightThe Milwaukee Brewers Host Autism Awareness Night

On April 14, the Milwaukee Brewers hosted Autism Awareness Night at Miller Park. The venue was packed with fans, and kids on the spectrum were involved in many of the night's events...

Breslin’s StoryBreslin’s Story

When Breslin was nine months old, his mother Cathrine noticed he did things differently than the other children in play group. He wouldn’t look at her when she called his name. “Breslin was in his own mind,” Cathrine says, “and nobody else was around.” So she began googling potential causes for his behavior, including hearing loss and developmental delays. […]

Why Is Teaching Eye Contact So Important?Why Is Teaching Eye Contact So Important?

Why is teaching eye contact so important? Because it directly relates to social skills. We use our eyes as a means of communication.

I Am Not A NumberI Am Not A Number

At Pickerington North High School in Ohio, a gifted student on the autism spectrum got a low score on a test — and two teachers in the special ed department decided to make a statement about it.

April Smarty Activity – Emotions BookletApril Smarty Activity – Emotions Booklet

This month's Smarty activity revolves around identifying and labeling emotions.

Better Medical Care for Children with Autism
If you have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, or know a family affected by Autism, you know that obtaining proper medical care for associated physical health concerns can be another challenge in a life already filled with challenges. Donations through this Gift That Gives More™ will help develop a web-based system for providing technical assistance to primary care providers who are diagnosing and treating children with autism spectrum disorders. Thank you!
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