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Autism organization is giving voice to families in China

A panel of speakers at a World Autism Awareness Day event in China included (far left) Karen McCabe and (standing) her sister Helen McCabe, founder of The Five Project. A panel of speakers at a World Autism Awareness Day event in China included (far left) Karen McCabe and (standing) her sister Helen McCabe, founder of The Five Project. (The Five Project)
By Wendy Chow
Globe Staff / October 2, 2008

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Sixteen years ago, a 22-year-old Scituate native studying in China was introduced to an autistic 8-year-old girl. The relationship that blossomed not only helped the girl become more independent, but ignited a movement to improve educational opportunities for the disabled in China. (Full article: 540 words)

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