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How Can Abuse of Special-Needs Students in Schools be Prevented?
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How Can Abuse of Special-Needs Students in Schools be Prevented?

The media has been full of stories of children with special needs being abused in schools, by teachers, aides, or other students. Each story is more disturbing than the last, with distraught parents threatening lawsuits and criminal charges. How is it that a p...
Non Verbal Autistic Kids with Cameras Discover a way to Communicate
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Non Verbal Autistic Kids with Cameras Discover a way to Communicate

The 2009 documentary, Kids With Cameras, films a nationally acclaimed educator, Brad Koepenick, , teaching 11-19 year old autistic children the art of movie making. The camp lasts five days and each day is packed with learning all the aspects of film making  s...
Mother of Temple Grandin criticised for linking viewing child pornography with Autism
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Mother of Temple Grandin criticised for linking viewing child pornography with Autism

  Temple Grandin's mother  has been blasted by online news site Forbes, for writing an article about a link between Autistic males and online child pornography. Writing on The Daily Beast  on August 5, Eustacia Cutler writes in her vitriolic ran...
Autism and Asperger’s brains wired differently, EEG records support recent changes in DSM- 5
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Autism and Asperger’s brains wired differently, EEG records support recent changes in DSM- 5

A new study by Frank Duffy and colleagues, conducted at the Boston’s Children’s hospital, has revealed differences in the functioning of brains of children with Asperger’s syndrome and autism. The team studied electroencephalography (EEG) patterns of 400 child...