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Anti-Bullying Campaign Comes To Flint

The Autism Alliance of Michigan and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights announced the Relentless Tour, a first of its kind anti-bulling campaign is coming to Flint.

Anthony Ianni, a former basketball player, and an alumni of Michigan State University is now a motivational speaker and he will be a featured speaker on Thursday

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Incredibly Mean Letter Sent to Mother of Son With Autism [VIDEO]

A family in Ontario, Canada is in shock after this anonymous hate letter was written about a young boy living with severe autism.

In interviews with CityNews, Karla Begley said her son Max, 13, stays with his grandmother in the morning during the summertime. It was at that home where the letter was delivered.

The police have been contacted and should they have

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Mackinac Bridge ‘Light It Blue’ Campaign Begins Tuesday

The Mackinac Bridge "Light It Blue" campaign begins Tuesday, April 2 and is part of a month-long autism-awareness campaign.

"Light It Blue Michigan" is a campaign launched by Corner Pieces, a non-profit organization based in Sault Ste

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Study Links Flu During Pregnancy to Autism

What exactly causes autism is still uncertain, but researchers are investigating the possibility that a mother having the flu while she is pregnant may increase the likelihood of her child being born with the condition.

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Katy Perry Sings with Autism Sufferer, Proves She’s Awesome

Last weekend, a bunch of celebrities gathered at New York’s Beacon Theatre for 'Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs.' The event helps support autism programs across the US, and what drives the impressive fundraising are the celebrities in attendance. These included Amy Poehler, Stephen Colbert, Carly Rae Jepsen, and host Jon Stewart.

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Snyder Orders Creation of Autism Council

Governor Rick Snyder signed an executive order on Thursday that would establish an Autism Council within the state Department of Community Health to oversee Michigan's Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) State Plan

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Controversy Erupts After Father Secretly Tapes Teachers Verbally Abusing Autistic Son [VIDEO]

Confused by reports that his autistic son had suddenly become violent at school, New Jersey dad Stuart Chaifetz made the child wear a recording device in an attempt get to the bottom of things. Shockingly, he discovered that a teacher and a teacher’s aide were verbally abusing learning-disabled children at Horace Mann Elementary School in the town of Cherry Hill.

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Study: Paternal, Maternal Age Linked to Autism

Older paternal and maternal age is associated with having a child with autism, according to a study from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

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Study Finds Autistic Kids Have Too Many Brain Cells — Health Check

New research finds autistic children’s brains have far more neurons in the prefrontal cortex than those of kids who don’t have the disease.

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