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Articles tagged: Philadelphia


Early Detection Making a Difference

August 22, 2018

After her daughter's early autism diagnosis through a study at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Amanda Crouse says autism awareness has become her life.

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Disaster Communications and Autism Study

May 22, 2018

A new Drexel study aims to understand more about the communication that families with autism spectrum disorders need during disasters.

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Reflections on the Eagles Autism Challenge

May 21, 2018

The first Eagles Autism Challenge was a success, raising $2.4 million and counting.

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A Spectrum of Experiences

May 09, 2018

The Philadelphia Autism Project's first ever art show included over 80 works of art on display at City Hall during Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

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Boosting your fundraising game

May 03, 2018

With the Eagles Autism Challenge less than three weeks away, our philanthropy expert Meredith Bloom offers practical tips on how to boost your fundraising game.

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A First 5K to Fund Autism Research

April 18, 2018

Dr. Jennifer Plumb's race to the finish line in the Eagle's Autism Challenge on May 19 is also an exercise in making Philadelphia a true hub of autism research.

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Youth with Autism work with Student Conservation Association

April 11, 2018

A new collaboration with Drexel University enabled youth with autism to participate in the Student Conservation Association's Philadelphia area crews – something that has never been done before.

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Eagles Autism Challenge: Passion for Helping Fuels Drexel Staff Member's Participation

April 11, 2018

Jackie Abrams's passion for transition services drives her to bike and fundraise for the Eagles Autism Challenge on May 19.

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An In-Depth Look at Trauma and Autism

April 10, 2018

The Autistic Global Initiative’s documentary Trauma Warriors and a newly produced sequel spark discussion and awareness of the issue of trauma and autism.

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Taking Autism Interventions Home

July 10, 2019

The Autism Institute plugs parents of children on the autism spectrum into studies that show them how to use autism interventions at home.

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The Impact of Autism Services and Treatment in the Landmark Case Burke v. IBC

April 04, 2019

John Burke and his wife spent eight years in a legal battle to ensure that their son with autism received appropriate services in school. They paved the way for insurance coverage for autism services in Pennsylvania.

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