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40 Force: Unlocking Autism

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Autism is hitting home and the 40 Force is here to help you get answers.

What are the warning signs and common misconceptions?

Tonight, we will have a panel of experts to take your calls and answer your questions.

Discover how children are being diagnoses and find out how the disorder is being treated.

40 Force: Unlocking Autism, tonight starting at 5, only on ABC40.

40 Force: Unlocking Autism – Lydia’s Story
40 Force: Unlocking Autism – Vaccines and Autism
40 Force: Unlocking Autism – Do Birth Complications Increase Risk?

We would like to thank our panel of experts for joining us

Information on services/resources for families:
Mass. Department of Public Health – Community Support Line: (800) 882-1435
Autism Speaks
Community Resources for People with Autism, Easthampton
Jericho – Bureau for Exceptional Children and Adults, Holyoke
Federation for Children with Special Needs
Mass. Family Voices
Mass. Families Organizing for Change
Mass. Family Ties – A Network For Families & Professionals Supporting Children & Youth With Special Needs
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism
Asperger’s Association of New England
Massachusetts Act Early
Criterion Child Enrichment – Early Intervention Program, South Hadley

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