autism

New autism center promises ‘one-stop hub’ for services

A new center for people with autism and their families has opened in Rochester. The Golisano Autism Center is a “one-stop hub” for services and support...
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 6:42am
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Connections: How to help young adults with intellectual disabilities transition into the adult world

What do young adults with intellectual disabilities and their caregivers need to know as they prepare to exit the school system? It's a question that...
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Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:18am
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Connections: New York State's optional ID cards for people with intellectual disabilities

New York State has launched new, optional ID cards for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The goal is to help law enforcement and...
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Fri, 03/01/2019 - 9:47am
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Connections: The film, "The Limits of My World"

A film called "The Limits of My World" tells the story of a nonverbal young man with autism as he transitions from high school to adulthood. It will be...
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Fri, 11/09/2018 - 9:43am
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New center helps adults, children who have autism

The old Gates police substation in Westgate Plaza has sat empty for roughly a decade. But on Thursday, the Autism Council cut the ribbon for the station...
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Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:54pm
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WATCH: Rethinking how to help families with autism; diversifying the legal field

https://youtu.be/2tk7TePDtlI The tragic death of a city teen is causing a community to rethink how it assists families with autism. On this edition of...
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Mon, 07/23/2018 - 5:38am
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Connections: Disparities in autism diagnosis and treatment

We discuss disparities in autism diagnosis and treatment. The death of Trevyan Rowe has pushed the Golisano Autism Center to speed up plans to provide...
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Tue, 07/03/2018 - 11:53am
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Connections: Jazz pianist Matt Savage

Matt Savage is not just a musical prodigy who has become an international talent; he's one of the inspiring autism stories on the arts scene. Savage...
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Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:49am
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Connections: Jazz pianist Matt Savage

Matt Savage is not just a musical prodigy who has become an international talent; he's one of the inspiring autism stories on the arts scene. Savage...
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Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:49am
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Connections: Discussing the Reel Mind Theatre and Film Series

The Reel Mind Theatre and Film Series is underway. It features films and performances that address the stigma attached to mental illness and behavior...
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Tue, 05/22/2018 - 6:38pm
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