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...Feld Entertainment, Inc. to offer an autism-friendly performance of "Disney Junior...The Fund has previously helped create autism-friendly showings of "The Lion audience is younger and comes during Autism Awareness month.The Fund bought all...
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The foolish anti-vaccination crowd

...vaccines called thimerosal was causing autism. But the U.S. removed thimerosal from...sound, this should have reduced cases of autism. It didn't. Cases have continued to...that the MMR vaccine in particular causes autism. Dr. Andrew Wakefield publicized this...
Autism in the community: Awareness walk brings disability to forefront

...part of a three-part series exploring autism in the community. Tonja Updike knows...Her son, Garrett, was diagnosed with autism about four years ago when he was 3 years...disability. Now as a board member for the Autism Society of Alaska Golden Heart Chapter...
Over 200 turn out for 3rd Annual Autism Awareness Walk at Skyview

The Third Annual Autism Awareness Walk was a bigger success than...and raising over $3,000 for local autism trainings. Some folks walked in the...available for people to take and share about Autism. "We're making real progress when...
Skyview hosts 2nd Annual Alaska Walk for Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month and last weekend the local Autism Society, headed up by Community Liaison Tonja Updike held the 2nd Annual Alaska Walk for Autism at Skyview High school. "April 2nd was actually World...
Autism rises in Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

...part of a three-part series exploring autism in the community. In Tina Gilman's...240 percent increase in students with autism, according to Clayton Holland, the district's...Holland said, the district created an autism-specific classroom at Kenai's Mountain...
Support helps raise awareness of autism

...that donated and came to the 2nd Annual Autism Awareness Walk! The three walks that...event. It is also important to note that autism is a disability that affects people year round. Even though April is almost done Autism Society of America is working in our communities...
Thanks for another successful autism walk

The Third Annual Autism Awareness Walk was a huge success! This event is a fundraiser for the Autism Society of Alaska. But, more importantly...make this a possible event. Tonja Updike, Autism Society of Alaska

...drowning victims, according to the National Autism Association.Groups that advocate for autism-affected families have made it a priority...Rosen, executive director of New York-based Autism Speaks, attended the news conference with...

...tablecloths and Italian music. Six to eight students with autism or intellectual disabilities prepare and serve the meal...Austin, the special education department chairman for autism and intellectual disabilities, came up with the idea in...


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