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Autism Awareness


Last updated 4/20/2015 at 8:37am

There is a disturbing trend regarding the bio-neurological developmental disability known as autism – it is growing rapidly, particularly among boys. Autism has increased steadily over the past 20 years, with one in 42 boys now having the disorder. (Boys are four times more likely to have autism than girls.)

There are at least two things residents can begin to do this month, which is Autism Awareness Month. The first is to become educated about the disorder and accept those who have it. People who are ignorant of autism sometimes believe that those with the disorder are dumb, violent, po...

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