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Articles tagged: Philadelphia


Early Detection Making a Difference

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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

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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

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

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A Spectrum of Experiences

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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