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How we can help teens with autism in their transition to adulthood

By JESSLYN CHEW, Futurity As the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders continues to rise, there has been an emphasis on early diagnosis, intervention, and treatment. However, less attention has gone to children with autism once they reach their teen years and adulthood. Researchers say these young people and their caregivers need more support […]

NY Times: Mentors help refugees transition into a new life

Written by Margy Rochlin OAKLAND, Calif. — Pascal Serugendo was only 7 when he first fled his violence-torn village in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Separated from his family, he followed a group of grown-ups also escaping the deadly war over the country’s gold and diamonds. They arrived at a refugee camp, safe from the […]