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UK man to compete in  52.5km quadrathlon for autism centre in Dubai
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UK man to compete in 52.5km quadrathlon for autism centre in Dubai

Dubai - Franky Spencer, 40, a fitness instructor originally from the UK will be competing in a 52.5km quadrathlon to raise money for the new building of the Dubai Autism Centre He will be swimming, cycling, paddling and running along the 52.5 kilometre shor...
Are public schools picking up the tab for incensing autism diagnosis?
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Are public schools picking up the tab for incensing autism diagnosis?

Are public schools paying heavily for the increase in diagnosis for children with autism since 2000? The Havard school of Public health say they are. In an article featured in The Chat this week they say the cost on the education system of having far more c...
Report finds Connecticut students with autism most targeted for restraint and seclusion used
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Report finds Connecticut students with autism most targeted for restraint and seclusion used

Connecticut, State Department of Education - A new report finds that there were more than 33,000 incidents of physical restraint or seclusion in public schools and private special education programs in Connecticut. The report found that children with autism...
Mum who asked school to support autistic son accused of having Münchausen Syndrome by Proxy
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Mum who asked school to support autistic son accused of having Münchausen Syndrome by Proxy

Solihull, West Midlands UK - Jenny Lockley was suspected of having Münchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP) after she asked school staff to give more support to her son Sam who has autism. Staff at Lady Katherine Leveson Church of England Primary School accused ...