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Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Gianluca D'Elia

5 August 2021

Arizona, United States

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Three years after Arizona added people with intellectual or developmental disabilities to the list of people who can trigger a public alert when they go missing, advocates say the state enjoys better coordination from...

The Connecticut Mirror

Dave Altimari

6 July 2021

Vernon, Connecticut, United States

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Grassroots volunteer groups are helping people across the country make COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Get Out the Shot: Los Angeles has 100 vetted volunteers who have booked 300 appointments through the group’s system...

News48

Francesco Ciampa

22 April 2021

Rimini, Italy

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An organization in Italy, spearheaded by a father who has a child with autism, is working to train local businesses how to recognize, react, and serve families who may have a member in their party with autism. Althoug...

Flatland

Vicky Diaz-Camacho

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Cody Boston

11 November 2020

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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Crisis intervention training for Kansas City police officers does not reach the majority of the department and can fail to address a critical reason that police might use excessive force on people with disabilities. A...

Forbes

Allison Norlian

21 July 2020

United States

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The Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) mandated public places, businesses, facilities, and schools make accommodations for people with disabilities, including ramps, accessible entrances and bathrooms, and ...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Amy Schwabe

8 June 2020

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Virtual classes have become an unexpected advantage for children with autism and other sensory processing disorders. In-person acting classes can make some children with these disabilities uncomfortable and unable to ...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jessica Press

6 April 2020

Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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A technology service company based in Wilmington, DE hires neurodiverse employees, people with developmental disabilities, to fulfill roles that they may typically be overlooked for despite their skillsets. TPI avoids...

The Guardian

Saba Salman

10 September 2019

Essex, United Kingdom

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In an effort to improve learning disability and autism support, Essex county council collaborated with learning disabled or autistic residents to devise new programs and strategies. One outcome was the creation of "a ...

The New York Times

Susan Dominus

21 February 2019

Santa Monica, United States

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For many people with autism, the modern workplace does not accommodate different needs and workplace etiquette is an artificial barrier to being able to get the job done. Auticon is a U.S. based company that has creat...

Bloomberg CityLab

Sophie Haigney

31 October 2018

Phoenix, United States

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For the growing number of adults with autism or other neurodivergencies, the First Place apartment complex is purposely designed to provide services and independent living, and to combat long waits for other supportiv...

The Washington Post

Amy Ellis Nutt

23 September 2018

Austin, Minnesota, United States

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In order to reduce autism stigma, the city of Austin, Minn., became an autism-friendly town. A system was created to label businesses as autism-friendly, if they implement specific requirements that reduce autism trig...

Southern California Public Radio (KPCC)

Mary Plummer

6 September 2018

California, United States

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People with dementia and autism are at risk of wandering away from caretakers and becoming lost. Los Angeles County started a program that uses bracelets which can be tracked from the ground and by helicopter. 

CBS News

Lee Cowan

2 September 2018

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Companies like Microsoft are intentionally recruiting candidates with autism, creating new interview processes and mentorship programs to help those employees thrive in jobs in programming, cybersecurity, and more. Th...

U.S. News & World Report

Katelyn Newman

19 July 2018

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Los Angeles County is offering trackable bracelets in a voluntary program for people with conditions—such as autism and dementia—that can lead to wandering and becoming lost. In this way, people who may have difficult...

Fortune

Dinah Eng

24 June 2018

United States

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Fortune 500 companies are learning to be flexible with hiring processes and recruitment to ensure that people on the autism spectrum are being accommodated. Workers with autism are incredibly productive -- at JPMorgan...

The Guardian

Rachel Obordo

7 June 2018

Orange, Connecticut, United States

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Urban gardens are helping increase access to fresh produce in Connecticut and Dallas. The program in Orange, Connecticut is unique because not only does the urban garden provide fresh produce to local food banks, but ...

The Atlantic

Bourree Lam

28 December 2016

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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The unemployment rate for individuals diagnosed on the autism spectrum is a whopping 58%, but a number of pilot programs at big companies are working to increase what is being called "neurodiversity" in the workplace....

Bright Magazine

Soni Sangha

14 December 2016

United States

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Companies like Good Karma allow people with autism to use apps to communicate through pictures and icons. Yet, the apps require users to do a lot of complicated movements, some of who may not have that mobility. Howev...

Fortune

Claire Zillman

26 October 2016

United States

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People with autism struggle to gain employment. EY and other private companies have started programs to employ autistic individuals, harnessing their skills, tailoring the onboarding process to suit their needs, and h...

Daily Herald

Marie Wilson

7 October 2016

Naperville, Illinois, United States

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Part 3 of the Caregivers Crisis series: In light of a shortage of state group living facilities in Illinois, one family is partnering with a non-profit to retrofit their home into a safe, independent living space for ...

The Atlantic

Amy Yee

5 May 2016

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Despite popular belief, white kids aren't the only ones on the spectrum of autism research. In an effort to bridge these gaps, many research teams are reaching out to minority groups in ways that are more attuned to c...

Spectrum News

Amy Yee

4 May 2016

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Minority families often miss out on treatment or get left out of research — an ethical failure. New projects are illuminating autism’s diverse shades and aim to provide care to all members of society.

The Hechinger Report

Meredith Kolodner

28 April 2016

New York, New York, United States

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A pilot program on the City University of New York's five campuses provides rare support, through group sessions and workshops, to students who are both on the autism spectrum and low-income.

WNYC

Amanda Aronczyk

Mary Harris

23 February 2016

New York, New York, United States

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A neuropsychologist and opera singer teamed up to create a form of vocal training for people on the autism spectrum.

Inc. Magazine

Zoe Henry

17 November 2015

Stony Brook, New York, United States

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It is very difficult for people with disabilities to find work. Specialisterne is a Danish company that trains high-functioning autistic employees for IT jobs and partners with IT companies to get them hired by alteri...

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