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Asperger’s

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Doctors Want to Redefine Autism; Parents Worried

“We’re wanting to use this opportunity to get this diagnosis right,” said Dr. Bryan King, a member of the revision panel and director of the autism center at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

04/05/2012

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Dr. Temple Grandin to Speak in Bellevue

You may have seen the HBO movie that is a semi-biographical sketch of her life, starring Claire Danes. The real Dr. Temple Grandin will be speaking at Meydenbauer Center on Friday, December 2.

11/28/2011

A Portland sixth-grader with special needs was forced to mow his school's lawn as punishment for falling asleep in class. (credit: Getty Images)

Portland Special Needs Student Reportedly Punished By Mowing School’s Lawn

A Portland sixth-grader with special needs has reportedly been forced by his middle school’s counselor to mow the school’s lawn as punishment for falling asleep in class.

11/22/2011