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Diane Kruger in Role with Asperger's

In FX's 2013 detective drama "The Bridge," actress Diane Kruger plays a detective with Asperger's syndrome who puts her unique skills to use in a hunt for a serial killer.

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ChoiceMaking1This Simple Strategy Will Save You and Your ASD Child a LOT of Trouble!

Many parents and teachers, especially those dealing with children on the autism spectrum, will often feel frustrated and powerless when trying to maintain rigid control over a classroom or household situation. That's why Rob from Autism Spectrum Therapies took a moment to discuss a simple strategy to give children the sense that they have some control over a situation, even if it's just a bit.

jetbluehorizons1Ready, Set… Fly! JetBlue Preps Those On The Spectrum For The Anxieties Of Flight

Traveling can be stressful no matter who you are or where you’re going— and when you have a family member on the spectrum who doesn’t cope well with new sights and sounds, this can be even more taxing. Fortunately, more and more companies are stepping up to make travel a little easier for the autism […]

MakingWaves3Incredible! Formerly Nonverbal Teen Makes Waves on His High School Swim Team

When Ryan was just two years old, his mother noticed that he had stopped speaking, so she took him in for tests. When she found out he was on the autism spectrum, she realized that she needed to stop focusing on herself, and start giving Ryan a life that will make him happy. As Ryan […]

fiveyearoldspeaks1This Five-Year-Old Boy Used To Be Non-Verbal — But Listen To Him Now!

This little cutie was nonverbal at the age of two, and subsequently diagnosed with autism. Now at age five, thanks to speech therapy, he is talking and reading! Watch as he reads his book and interacts with his parents. Way to go, Dominic! You’re a great reader!

pitbullandgirl1A Girl On The Spectrum And Her Dog — Such A Sweet Pair!

Lacy is a six-year-old girl with autism. Since she was a baby, her best friend and cuddle buddy has been a pit bull named Karma — and Karma adores Lucy. Karma has never had professional therapy training, but her acute understanding of Lucy’s needs has been a blessing to the entire family. Together, this sweet girl and […]

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