More Autism Funding Will Likely Benefit Kids in School

The Governor of the State of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, has passed an initiative last June 2015 that promises $71 million in additional funding in the next two years for the care and rehabilitation programs that benefit children with autism. The funds will be coming from the general fund, with more than $35 million from Medicaid […]

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Nail Polish Boys & Trucker Girls: Gender Exploration in Children

It is undeniable that Society draws the line in the gender divide very early on in a child’s life. Children are exposed to an endless stream of reminders from parents, schools and the media of what a boy and what a girl should say, think, do, or be. But actually to a child, pink is […]

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YOUNG PEOPLE WITH AUTISM NEED HELP LANDING JOBS

Some 50,000 individuals with autism turn 18 years old and basically shift from high school to adulthood every year in the United States. The problem is, a lot of these transitioning youth are not getting the support they need from vocational services and their high schools to help them bridge the gap between school and […]

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Light Across The Spectrum: The Challenges of Autism in Iran

Autism is an unseen disorder that is hard to diagnose and even harder to accept. ASD, or Autism Spectrum Disorder, as the name suggests, is a very broad disorder that can affect individuals in unique ways. Bringing light to this disorder may be a challenging thing to do, since most people would not understand it, until […]

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