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Child at school. (WBZ-TV)

Report Cites Rise In U.S. Children With Autism, Now At 1.2 Million

The Centers for Disease Control now estimates that 1 in 68 children may have some form of autism.

03/27/2014

Police officers pitch in to throw a birthday party for a boy with autism. (WBZ-TV)

Police Go Above The Call Of Duty To Help Boy With Autism Celebrate His Birthday

A Cambridge police officer recruited cops from 10 departments across the state to help Logan Pearson celebrate his birthday complete with a police escort to the party.

02/22/2014

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Auburn Offers Training On Dealing With Fire In A Home When A Child Has Autism

When there’s a fire in the home of a child with autism it poses special challenges for parents and caregivers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/19/2014

Logan Pearson with his parents and the piles of birthday cards. (WBZ-TV)

Andover Boy With Autism Gets Birthday Cards From Around The World After Mom’s Facebook Post

He has had 11 birthdays and his family says no one has ever really paid attention. Until now.

02/10/2014

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NightSide – Dr. Jason Bourret and Lisel Macenka Talk About Autism

Visit the New England Center for Children at http://www.necc.org/

10/28/2013

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Autism Speaks Launches Latino Campaign “Quizas”

October 19, 2013 Autism is the fastest growing developmental disorder that’s affecting many of our children. Every 11 minutes there is a new diagnosis and only 1 out of 88 children are receiving that diagnosis. […]

WBZ-TV–10/17/2013

Marie and Michael Duggan from Roslindale.

How Boston Mayor Tom Menino Changed One Family’s Life Forever

A chance meeting with Mayor Menino changed a Roslindale family’s life forever.

03/28/2013

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Harvard Study: Women Abused As Children At Higher Risk Of Having Child With Autism

The study from Harvard School of Public Health published in the Journal of the American Medical Association says women who experienced physical, emotional or sexual abuse as children are more likely to have a child with autism than women who were not abused.

03/20/2013

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TTYM: Stephen A. Smith Said What?? And People Like Mike Vick

Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take.  The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]

10/26/2012

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