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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
March 30, 2017
Although insurers plan autism coverage after defeat in ND Legislature, some parents skeptical
March 30, 2017 - 9:48pm
March 21, 2017
Bill to expand autism services fails in ND Senate
March 21, 2017 - 7:59pm
March 20, 2017
Julia (center) first appeared online and in printed materials as a part of Sesame Street's See Amazing in all Children initiative. She'll now appear on TV as well. From left, Elmo, Alan Muraoka, Julia, Abby Cadabby and Big Bird.
Zach Hyman/Sesame Workshop
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
March 20, 2017 - 3:46pm
September 22, 2016
Public invited to attend autism task force meeting
September 22, 2016 - 5:41pm
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