Autism

Research

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Penn to launch genetic research program on Asperger syndrome

Autism

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Ocean City to provide free beach tags for surfing program for children with autism

Autism

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'Belligerent' beach tag checkers interfere with surfing event for kids with autism

Good News

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WATCH: Dogs surf at the Jersey Shore, happiness ensues

Autism

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CHOP looks to brain scans for breakthrough in early detection of autism

Wawa

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New Jersey Wawa makes 4-year-old boy general manager

Education

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Fidget spinners: learning aid or just the latest distraction in school?

Education

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La Salle program helps autistic students pursue successful careers

Studies

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Studies: Taking antidepressants during pregnancy doesn’t increase child’s risk of autism, ADHD

Parenting

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Sesame Street's new character with autism making debut at Sesame Place in Pennsylvania

Phillies

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Phillies give away free tickets for Autism Awareness Night to a father on Twitter

Autism

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One in 3 teens with autism spectrum disorder gets driver's license, CHOP study says

Investigation

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Police: Autistic teen found bound, bruised in West Philadelphia

Parenting

Chuck E. Cheese

New Jersey Chuck E. Cheese's to host 'Sensory Sensitive Sundays' for kids with autism

Service Dogs

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Service dog finally gets to do his job at Cherry Hill East high school

Autism

Autism

Philly nonprofit to teach youth with autism about sex

Education

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From prison to college, student steers his life toward serving people with autism

Mental Health

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Untangling anxiety symptoms in children with autism

Business

Target

Pennsylvania Target to hold quiet hours for customers on autism spectrum

Autism

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Thankful mother helps Bancroft unveil plans for 80-acre campus in Mount Laurel

Autism

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Mom in Friendly's incident: 'I'm not ashamed of my son' and his autism

Restaurants

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Montgomery County mom calls Friendly's removal of autistic son 'dehumanizing'

Movies

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UPenn football star-turned-Hollywood director talks about the X’s and O’s of ‘The Accountant’

Autism

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For autism research, Drexel team says step aside, Tooth Fairy

CHOP

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Eagles Charitable Foundation donates $1 million to CHOP for autism research

Crime

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S.J. nurse accused of repeatedly stabbing autistic boy with hypodermic needle

Business

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Entrepreneurs bring unique 'Shark Tank' pitches to South Philly

Vaccines

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Vaccination film pulled from Tribeca Film Festival will debut in Philadelphia

Children's Health

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Seven-year-old Lansdale boy running triathlon with service dog

Autism

Drexel report: number of autistic people applying for job assistance doubled in five years

Research

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CHOP joining country's largest autism study

Autism

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For adults with autism, a struggle to find jobs

Autism

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What does autism awareness mean to autistic people?

CHOP

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CHOP, Eagles raise more than $40K for autism research

Autism

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The 'Dr. Ruth of the autism world' wants frank conversations around sex and autism

Autism

Researchers still don't know why N.J. has highest autism rate in country

Children

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Mayfair mom receives letter complaining about autistic son

Autism

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Camden County police learn the signs of autism

Autism

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Camden County police undergoing autism training

Entertainment

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Tribeca Film Festival drops anti-vaccination documentary amid backlash

Legislation

Medical Marijuana

Pennsylvania could be first state to list autism as qualifying condition for medical marijuana

Autism

Study: Autistic kids more likely to be gender non-conforming

Autism

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Slowing down the ER to improve care for patients with autism

Autism

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Drexel professor urges universal autism screening despite lack of national recommendation

Autism

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Drexel gets $3.5M anonymous donation to support autism research

Pregnancy

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Obesity and diabetes together 'substantially' raise autism risks

Research

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Autism risk linked to asthma drugs taken during pregnancy: Drexel study