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Autism in the News - 03.27.12

Parents raising autistic children work for support group, awareness (Carroll County Times)
Four women attending a seminar on autism and Asperger syndrome bonded over the blessing they called tag-less shirts. Together, they sat in Saint John's United Methodist Church in Hampstead, comparing notes on their childs' reaction to the irritating sensation caused by clothing tags. Read more.

Asnuntuck Lights It Up Blue For Autism (Ellington-Somers Patch)
Asnuntuck Community College will be joining the campaign to inform and educate others about Autism when it Lights it Up Blue on Monday, April 2 as part of World Autism Awareness Day. Read more.

Kids with Autism Often Bullied (Psych Central)
A new study suggests that nearly two-thirds of autistic children have been bullied at some point in their lives. Read more.

MyBus service now just a click away (UK)
The mum of a disabled girl has praised an on-demand bus service run by Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT). Read more.

Computer Breaks the Barrier of Speech for Autistic Teenager (New Zealand)

Autism has gripped lots of young children who deal with this disease throughout their life. But, a hope has risen in the form of Carly who has broken that barrier with the help of a computer designed by researchers for autistic children. Read more.

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