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Boy With Autism Wanders From Bronx School, Found Alone On StreetThe 5-year-old boy's mother is planning to have her son transferred to another school in the wake of Wednesday's events.
Staten Island Store Offers Community For Special Needs ChildrenThe store provides goods for children with special needs -- necessities that would otherwise be hard to find without having to shop online.
Autistic Staten Island Boy Saves Choking Girl After Lesson From 'SpongeBob'An example from “SpongeBob SquarePants” helped a boy save a girl’s life on Staten Island this week.
North Merrick Family Among First To Use GPS To Track Autistic SonsA Long Island family is one of the first to use a new GPS device made for children with autism – so kids can be tracked if they wander from home or school.
Linden Firefighters Give Boy, 12, New Shoes After School Bus BullyingFirefighters in Linden, New Jersey went above and beyond recently to help a young boy who has been bullied on the school bus.
Family Searches For Missing Service Dog Belonging To L.I. Boy With AutismA frantic search was under way Sunday night for a service dog belonging to a Suffolk County teen with autism.
Lincoln Center Production Tailored To Autistic ChildrenLincoln Center Education has put together an immersive production for kids on the spectrum that promises to be a theater experience like no other.
K-9 Locates Missing Autistic Teen In BrooklynAn autistic teenager went missing for several hours on Monday. Thankfully, this story has a happy ending.
Inspired By Neighbor, Long Island Teen Invents Board Game For Autistic KidsBen Moelis won a $36,000 award that recognizes teenagers committed to social good and presented the game at a Fragile X Foundation conference.
Families Of Children With Autism Practice Airport Protocol At 'Wings For Autism' EventGetting through airport security is overwhelming for anyone, but it's especially challenging for people with autism.
Stories From Main Street: Former TV News Anchor Develops Clothing Line For Autistic ChildrenLauren Thierry teamed up with a designer and developed a special clothing line. Independence Day Clothing can be worn inside and out, backward and frontward.
Body Found On Marine Park, Brooklyn Shoreline Confirmed As Missing Autistic ManOfficials confirmed a 20-year-old autistic man was found dead in Brooklyn this week, some 44 days after he was reported missing.

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