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  • A 14-year-old Brooklyn boy who is autistic has been found, after he was reported missing Friday.
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  • Therapy dog for autistic boy kidnapped
  • Noah Worrell is searching for his beloved dog, Aimie, after the Yorkshire terrier disappeared Feb. 26.
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autism, therapy, dog, northern suburbs news, marcus solis
  • A new report from the CDC estimates 1 in 86 children now has an autism spectrum disorder. That is a 30% increase in the last 2 years - up from 1 in 88 children reported in 2012.
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autism, health news, dr. sapna parikh
  • avonte oquendo
  • The older brother of Avonte Oquendo is speaking out about his family's concern about school safety.
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  • brandon betancourt
  • Authorities say Brandon Betancourt was found waiting for a J train at the Broadway Junction station in Brooklyn.
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  • Push for GPS Tracking for autistic children
  • From the start, when Avonte Oquendo was reported missing after he was last seen on security cameras bolting from his Long Island City School, Kpana Kpoto thought, this could be my child.
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avonte oquendo, autism, health news, tim fleischer
  • robert richard
  • A desperate search for a missing teenager with autism from Yonkers ended when the boy was found safe..
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  • avonite photo
  • The NYPD continues its full-effort search for an autistic teenager from Queens who has been missing for nearly three weeks.
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  • avonte oquendo divers
  • The NYPD is expanding its search beyond New York City for a 14-year-old boy with autism missing for 11 days. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Monday that the NYPD was engaging the help of officials in New Jersey and Long Island.
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  • autistic branding
  • A 24-year-old autistic man was allegedly burned and branded with a potato masher as punishment at a group home.
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new york city, bronx, assault, autism, new york news, sandra bookman
  • brick high school kicker anthony starego
  • Anthony Starego is a household name in Brick and a media sensation.
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new jersey, brick, autism, new jersey news, toni yates
  • pamela efraimov autism theft
  • A New Hyde Park woman is accused of stealing more than $200,000 from her employer and an autism awareness foundation run by her boss' wife.
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  • autistic boy rescued from muddy new jersey creek
  • Authorities say an autistic child who became stuck in a muddy southern New Jersey creek was rescued by police officers just minutes before he may have drowned.
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  • Debra's son is 12 years old and has Autism. When he learned that the Newtown gunman was a loner and didn't have close friends, he started to question himself.
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autism, newtown school shooting, health news, dr. sapna parikh
  • The sights, the sounds, the vibrating train car - the new 16,000-square-foot playground in Chappaqua, New York is a sensory wonderland designed to stimulate all five senses.
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autism, children, health news, dr. sapna parikh
  • A new study shows pets can help children with autism socialize and behave appropriately in public.
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autism, dogs, health news, dr. jay adlersberg
  • Catching autism early is key in treating the problem. Now, special imaging may help detect it sooner than ever before.
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autism, health news, dr. sapna parikh
  • The boy came home with a shocking tape, full of abusive comments from teachers.
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new jersey, autism, bullying, bully, new jersey news
  • Kemberly Richardson has the shocking story of how a man found out teachers were verbally abusing his son.
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  • Dr. Jay Adlersberg reports the increase is largely due to wider screening and better diagnosis,
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  • Lauren Glassberg takes a look at some purses that raise money for a good cause.
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  • The way autism is defined could soon change, and that could mean fewer kids are diagnosed.
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autism, health news, dr. sapna parikh
  • Dr. Sapna Parikh has the story
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  • Fragile x syndrome is a developmental disorder that can be diagnosed while your baby's still in the womb.
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  • Dr. Jay Adlersberg reports
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  • long island news
  • A 12-year old Long Island boy is safe after taking some construction equipment for a joyride in Levittown.
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  • iPads might change the way some children learn.
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  • Dr. Sapna Parikh explains
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  • Great news from police in upstate New York, where a missing autistic boy has been found and reunited with his parents.
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  • Search teams are looking for a missing autistic child in the Orange County, New York town of Goshen.
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  • Tim Fleischer reports
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  • Dr. Sapna Parikh reports
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  • Dr. Jay Adlersberg reports
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  • As people around the globe recognize autism this month, researchers are launching a new study focusing on cholesterol levels of children.
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autism, children, children health, health news, dr. jay adlersberg
  • An autistic teenager got in a scuffle at school with other students, but allegedly body-slammed by a school administrator.
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new york city, autism, student, staten island, new york news, jeff pegues
  • Joe Torres reports
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  • A Queens mother is furious after her autistic daughter wanders 100 blocks from school when she was supposed to be on a supervised playground.
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  • Art McFarland reports
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  • At the Somerset Hills Learning Institute, children with autism get the training and nurturing that they need.
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  • Gov. Chris Christie is exploring a plan to develop schools that specialize in educating children with autism in each of New Jersey's 21 counties.
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  • Dr Jay Adlersberg reports
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  • An autistic teenager's art work is heading to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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new york city, autism, metropolitan museum of art, local news, tim fleischer
  • Having a child with autism can be challenging for families. But it can also be inspiring.
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autism, health news, dr. jay adlersberg
  • A teenage boy with Asperger's syndrome who was missing for 11 days says her son spent the entire time in the subway system.
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new york city, brooklyn, bensonhurst, new york city transit, asperger's syndrome, autism, local news, carolina leid