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ASD & Romantic Relationships

"Autism in Love" is a documentary exploring the unique challenges adults with autism face as they manage romantic relationships. Watch the trailer now!

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autismacceptance1I Love This Message! “Our Children Have Autism, But Autism Doesn’t Have Them.”

The following PSA for autism seeks to promote autism acceptance, not just awareness. The movement behind this PSA envisions a world where those on the spectrum and their families are accepted by their peers and treated equally. They want to make it known that “Our children have autism, but autism doesn’t have them.” Take a...

BikeInspirationalSpeechThis is the Cutest, Most Inspirational Speech About Riding Bikes!

Do you remember your first bike ride? Well this young boy will remember his forever -- this incredible speech has made him possibly the most famous first-time-biker in the history of the internet!

pitbullandgirl1This Dog Is Such A Blessing To This Little Girl! I Love It!

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 loving pit...

puppytoadult3This German Shepherd Owner Took One Photo Of His Dog Per Day For One Year And This Is The Result. Amazing!

Happy National Dog Day! They grow up too fast, as this owner found out when he took one picture a day of his dog's first year of life. In just 40 seconds, we see him transform from an adorable 8 week old puppy to a handsome 1 year old young man!

SynapsePruning2Autism Breakthrough! Researchers May Have Identified the Neurological Mechanism that Causes Autism

While most researchers agree that autism is triggered by a combination of genetic and environmental factors, no one has been able to pinpoint the triggered neurological mechanism that ultimately results in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, new research may explain this longstanding mystery. In the study, researchers found that the brains of people with ASD had a significantly higher number of brain synapses -- the information-transferring connections between brain cells -- than brains of people without ASD.


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