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Ohio Teen Tackles Obstacles to Join Football Team

High school football player Jabari Wilson has tackled every obstacle in his path to get to where he is today. The Hilliard, Ohio student-athlete was diagnosed with autism as a young boy and since then he has worked tirelessly to pursue his dream o... More...

"Go Long for Luke" in East Hills, N.Y. a Big Success

Over 300 people attended "Go Long For Luke," a flag football fundraiser in East Hills, N.Y., on September 29th. The day raised over $5,000 for Autism Speaks and was such a success that its organizers plan to make it an annual event. ... More...

High School Student with Autism Earns Spot on Junior Varsity Team

Zachary, a 15-year-old who has Asperger's syndrome just started his freshman year at Mitchell High School in Mitchell, Ind. Zach, who played football in junior high school spent most of his time on the bench. His coach, John Edge, who coaches ... More...

New Jersey High School Kicker with Autism Makes Game-Winning Field Goal

On Oct. 19, Brick Township High School senior Anthony Starego, a New Jersey student with autism, left fans in awe as he drilled a 22-yard field goal with 21 seconds remaining to beat heavily-favored Toms River High School North, 24-21.

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