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Shaw, 8, plays an improv game with Erin McTiernan, an Indiana State University doctoral student. Shaw is a participant in an improv class at Indiana State University for children with high functioning autism. Peter Balonon-Rosen/Indiana Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Using Improv To Help Kids With Autism Show And Read Emotion

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. Kennedy said Trump put him in charge of a commission on "vaccine safety." Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Colin Ozeki, a high school student with autism, is on track to graduate this year from Millennium Brooklyn High School with an advanced diploma. Amy Pearl/WNYC hide caption

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Getting Students With Autism Through High School, To College And Beyond

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Anthony Merkerson and Charles Jones, on a visit with StoryCorps in New York City. StoryCorps hide caption

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From Father To Father, A Few Words Of Wisdom On Raising Kids With Autism

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Gerald Franklin, who was diagnosed with autism as a child, is now lead developer for a website that matches workers with prospective employers. Job-related videos, he says, can help people with special needs showcase their talent. Courtesy of Gerald Franklin hide caption

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Autism Can Be An Asset In The Workplace, Employers And Workers Find

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Early treatment for autism is key to making the most of the intervention, researchers say. Marc Romanelli/Blend Images RM/Getty Images hide caption

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Electric Currents And An 'Emotional Awakening' For One Man With Autism

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (left) hugs Annette Bebout, 73, of Newton, during a campaign event at Berg Middle School, in Newton, Iowa, this week. Bebout told her story to the audience of how she lost her home. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Clinton Runs As Wonk In Chief, Trying To Win Hearts With Plans

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