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Karen Irvani, Founder of Banbury based ‘Parents Talking Asperger’s’ group
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Karen Irvani, Founder of Banbury based ‘Parents Talking Asperger’s’ group

Karen Irvani from Banbury, UK – Founded and is Principle of Parents Talking Asperger’s group. Karen set up the Facebook group in February 2012 and since then it has trebled in size. The first group meeting of 20 people was held in her sitting room. Toda...
Tim Crosley from Wimbledon raises £10,000 for the National Autistic Society
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Tim Crosley from Wimbledon raises £10,000 for the National Autistic Society

Tim Crosley is a lawyer from Wimbledon, UK and conducted a Christmas Carol Concert at St Clement Danes Church on the Strand in Westminster, London on December 4. Mr Crosley as well as being a lawyer also acts as Director for the EC4 Music group which consis...
Mike Brannigan, An Autistic High Schooler from Long Island Runs 5K in 15 Minutes
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Mike Brannigan, An Autistic High Schooler from Long Island Runs 5K in 15 Minutes

Mike Brannigan from Long Island, New York is currently in High School and will be running in the Nike Cross National in Portland, Oregon, after he ran a 5k run in 15 minute, 29.9 seconds. Mike was diagnosed with Autism at 18 months and his family told Busi...
Sandra Bloe from Hastings, East Sussex, Founder of ASD Bright Ideas
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Sandra Bloe from Hastings, East Sussex, Founder of ASD Bright Ideas

‘ASD Bright Ideas - we understand autism… because we are a family with a child on the autistic spectrum we understand the challenges and rewards that you face on a daily basis.’ Sandra Bloe from Hastings, East Sussex UK has 2 daughters, her youngest dau...
Campbell Main from Somerset, founder of Pride of Autism Somerset, is awarded for services to the Autistic community
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Campbell Main from Somerset, founder of Pride of Autism Somerset, is awarded for services to the Autistic community

Campbell Main from West Huntspill founded the group Pride of Autism Somerset to support people with autism. He believes that receiving such a prestigious award will help him to promote its important work. Mr Main has been awarded the Somerset Partnershi...
Autistic teenager Manny Dedmon, from Texas, is at the heart  of the Birdville football team
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Autistic teenager Manny Dedmon, from Texas, is at the heart of the Birdville football team

North Richland Hills, Texas. – Birville football team are proud to include Manny as a team player. Ted Madden who interviewed friends and family about the autistic teenager was told that his smile is what sets him apart. Manny is not just seen as a ‘token g...
Young man with Autism appeals to Obama for access to higher education, finds own way
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Young man with Autism appeals to Obama for access to higher education, finds own way

Billy Pagoni is a 21 year-old man with severe autism who dreams of becoming a sous chef. His parents searched for a program that could accommodate his special needs, but were unsuccessful. In April, 2012, Billy posted a video to his Facebook account to share...
Salon partners to provide stress-free haircuts for people with autism
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Salon partners to provide stress-free haircuts for people with autism

Farmington, New Mexico - Utopia Salon offers haircuts for people with autism or other sensory issues. The New Mexico Autism Society of San Juan County partnered with a local salon to ease the hair cutting process for autistic people. The service will be pro...