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    How to Promote Independent Living among Differently-Abled Adults

    Caring for a uniquely-abled person could be all-consuming. It usually takes its toll both emotionally and physically. While it can be hard to extract time and energy to make uniquely-abled adults more independent, the efforts are definitely worthwhile. Taking Inclusive Education for Uniquely-Abled Children Forward A sense of frustration among caregivers often gives a feeling…

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    Autism Education for Those on the Spectrum

    Good teachers can help children with autism spectrum disorder achieve success in life. Autism and education is an important domain in the management of the disorder. If a child is placed in a structured environment with experienced teachers, then he/she can grow much like their neurotypical peers. Be Cautious of Non-Evidence-Based Autism Treatment Each child…

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    Jobs for People on the Spectrum and their Need for Employment

    Less than half of the people who have autism spectrum disorder are gainfully employed. Even those who manage to land a job are often placed in positions that are much below their professional and educational qualifications. Autism jobs, in most cases, fail to do justice to the full potential of the person on the spectrum….

  • Autism services: Education costs higher than healthcare, survey shows

    Educating a child on the autism spectrum is far more expensive than paying the therapist, according to a new survey. While previous studies primarily estimated healthcare expenses, the new survey revealed that the average annual education budget per child is about $14,000, which is 4.5 times the medical budget. Schooling accounts for more than 60%…

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  • Mentor turns monster, impregnates girl with autism

    In a gut-wrenching incident in Putnam County, WV, a man is found guilty of impregnating a 13-year-old girl with autism. Justin Matthew Vance, 28, met Wendell and Geneva Rose last September while volunteering at the Special Olympics, and agreed to help them with their household projects. Vance also needed a shelter, so the Roses offered…

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