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Compassion for Autism

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When a little boy with autism had an outburst during a live Broadway show, the audience wasn't happy. One of the actors had the best response ever for them.

Dana's Story

My name is Dana Long Affrunti and I have Asperger's. I am a wife, mommy and BCBA. Growing up, my love was animals and behavior. Although I am an observant social investigator/ learner, my success can be attributed to my dedicated, tenacious mother, who always set me up for success...

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In the United States, autism affects 1 of every 68 children. And the number of those who are diagnosed every year is growing. We need answers. In any disease or disorder, there are four basic questions to investigate: What is it? What causes it? How do you know if someone has it? And how do we help those who have it?

Donations through this Gift That Gives More™ pay for research into causes, prevention, and treatments for autism spectrum disorders.

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