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ITHACA, NY — April is National Autism Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness about the developmental disability among Americans. But a recent study that examines knowledge about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among undergraduates in healthcare-related majors shows there is still room for improvement in spreading accurate information.

The study was conducted last year...

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ITHACA, NY—Luke, a 7-year-old child with autism had primarily only expressed requests to his parents (e.g., I want a drink), but this past year he was introduced to a 1,000 pound horse, 1-pound iPad and special program called Strides©. During the concentrated eight-week Strides© program, Luke used the iPad to have...

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 ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College campus will take on a decidedly blue hue on Monday, April 2, as the college participates in the global Light It Up Blue initiative for autism awareness. This is the third year for the campaign, sponsored by the advocacy organization Autism Speaks as part of World...

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