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October 13, 2018
Emily Colson (center) with her son, Max Colson, and father, Charles Colson, on the beach in Florida as seen in 2010. Contributed photo
From 'disastrous' to thriving: Colson to speak on mothering, autism and faith
October 13, 2018 - 8:12am
September 23, 2018
"Spambassador" Samuel Ehret, right, who has autism, answers a guest's questions at the Spam Museum in Austin, Minn. The town's Autism Friendly Austin project has encouraged schools, businesses and residents to accommodate people with the disorder. Photo for The Washington Post by Jenn Ackerman
Minnesota town that gave the world Spam is proud to be 'autism-friendly'
September 23, 2018 - 12:31pm
August 2, 2018
Photo courtesy of Wikimeida Commons.
Grocery store worker lets an autistic teen stock shelves, causing a 'miracle in action'
August 2, 2018 - 2:30pm
June 18, 2018
Sef Scott, 17, with his mother, Vicki, on prom night.  Photo from Vicki Scott
Autistic boy's classmates had never heard him speak. What he finally said at graduation blew them away.
June 18, 2018 - 9:22am
May 14, 2018
Lamine (Junior) Diaw, seated in the middle, is surrounded by his family during the open house at Prairie Rose. They include his mom, Ashley Powers, his grandma, Cathy Powers, his uncle Stephen Powers and cousins, Aubrey, Lillian and Calli. (Linda Sailer/The Dickinson Press)
Cookies for the kids
May 14, 2018 - 11:40am
March 21, 2018
Australian barber Lisa Ann McKenzie's experience cutting Jordie's hair motivated her to open her own shop and work with more children who have special needs. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Lisa Ann McKenzie.
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
March 21, 2018 - 5:09pm
February 23, 2018
West Fargo Police Sgt. Terry Styf (left) talks Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, with Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., about a GPS locator system that can help find people who go missing. (Ryan Johnson / Forum News Service)
Klobuchar backs bill to help locate missing people with Alzheimer's, autism
February 23, 2018 - 5:15pm
February 14, 2018
A mom turned to a controversial 'treatment' for her daughter's autism - feeding her bleach
February 14, 2018 - 8:41pm
February 9, 2018
N.D. insurers begin autism therapy coverage
February 9, 2018 - 5:35pm
January 15, 2018
Bradley DeWitt cuts out a cookie with Play-Doh for his mom, Allie DeWitt.
Support for Bradley; Allie DeWitt starts online autism support group
January 15, 2018 - 10:30am
November 8, 2017
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota headquarters in Fargo. File photo.
Some ND private insurers to cover intensive autism therapy under some plans
November 8, 2017 - 8:58pm
September 5, 2017
Mind Shift specialist Forrest Ross works at Eide Bailly. Submitted photo
Fargo-based organization for employing autistic workers expanding
September 5, 2017 - 8:33pm
August 13, 2017
George MacConnell wrote a Facebook post that has now gone viral that Fargo Sky Zone employee Nic Bordwell showed extra attention to MacConnell's nephew Sage Owen-Rodriguez, who has autism. George MacConnell / Special to The Forum
Bouncing and bonding: Sky Zone employee's act of kindness attracts attention
August 13, 2017 - 9:35am
July 26, 2017
North Dakota Medicaid expands coverage for autism services
July 26, 2017 - 8:51pm
July 10, 2017
Since birth, TJ, who has autism, has made steps toward independence - and now he's starting his own job. Photo courtesy of Lauren Swick Jordan.
Lessons from my son with autism, as he nears the end of high school
July 10, 2017 - 11:44am
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