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This year is the ninth official World Autism Awareness Day, and as I watch my eldest son with severe autism rearrange his bucket of toys for the zillionth time I can assure you, I am very aware of autism. The great thing is though, the rest of the world is now too.

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"Light It Up Blue to us means we are shining a light on those with autism..."

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On Saturday, March 12, the Autism Speaks Midwest Employment Symposium took place at Northwestern University in Chicago.

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"Don’t judge. You may not understand why your friend/family member is handling her child’s meltdown/insomnia/refusal to eat/obsession with lining everything up in the way she is. Trust me, she knows better than anyone else what to do, and knows her child best. Only offer suggestions if she asks for them..."

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Through case presentations and didactic presentations, clinicians are learning best practice care coordination from a multidisciplinary team.

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"Though you may not have the chance to meet him, my wish for every single World Autism Awareness Day is that you would be able to glimpse the Willie that I know..."

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This farm is designed to teach agriculture skills to young adults who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders...

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"I have overcome tremendous obstacles because I have worked hard to do so, not because I no longer have autism..."

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