Category Archives: autism

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Autism symposium “The message of our book,” said the co-author of a Pulitzer Prize finalist work about autism, “is that the larger community needs to change, needs to step up and not freak out over people who are different.” That’s … Continue reading

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Meet Carey and Sally: Kids’ book explains, embraces children with autism

BY JIM HOWE “Sally and I are kids just like you,” says Carey. “We have autism and learn a little differently, but we want friends just like you.” Carey and Sally are the main characters of a new children’s book … Continue reading

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‘Smallest acts of kindness can mean the world to an autistic student,’ speaker says

The Syracuse skyline featured a blue building Saturday night, in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day and the start of Autism Awareness Month. Onondaga Tower on East Jefferson Street was the site of the “Blue Lights for Autism” celebration, which … Continue reading

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