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Mental Health Issues Plagued The Parkland, Florida Shooting


In World War I, the British and French shot hundreds of soldiers for cowardice after they deserted. Only years later was it was recognized that many of those soldiers were suffering from what we now call PTSD. Their problem was … Continue reading

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Suicide Risk Amongst Children and Youths on the Autism Spectrum


Research has examined the frequency of suicide ideation and attempts, as well as risk factors in children and teens with autism. The percentage of children with autism who had suicidal ideation or attempts was found to be significantly greater than … Continue reading

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RJ and Brody Just Being Pals


RJ and Brody being pals. And thank you RJ for producing this video

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Watch “Thinking in Pictures – Temple Grandin” on YouTube


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The Autism Crisis


Autism Society of Illinois shared a link.   The Autism Crisis – April, 2012 How Many Children’s Lives Will Be Stolen Before America Acts? The Centers for Disease Control just released the latest autism numbers from their ADDM network for … Continue reading

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