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05 December, 2013 - Disability Scoop

Students with autism from a vocational centre and animation studio in California are entering the entertainment industry. The Exceptional Minds non-profit school helps adults with autism spectrum disorders learn to put their high attention to detail...

04 December, 2013 - Huffington Post

Clinical social worker Marguerite Manteau-Rao reflects on what it is that makes life important in the wake of spending Thanksgiving in the dementia care community. Read the Huffington Post story here.  

04 December, 2013 - Science World Report

Scientists at Germamy’s Technische Universitaete Muenchen (TUM) are working on improvements to current cochlear implant technology that could improve both hearing and speech learning for children and adults. The research team is using acoustic...

04 December, 2013 - The Guardian

Yale University researchers have discovered that administering low doses of oxytocin to children with autism might temporarily help improve the success of behavioural therapies. The team of neuroscientists, led by director Kevin Pelphrey, used a...

03 December, 2013 - BBC News

Laura Schwengber of Germany is making it her mission to help individuals with hearing loss enjoy the experience of live music. The 23-year-old sign language interpreter performs onstage alongside musicians to help deaf members of the crowd...

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