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7725 W 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212
USA

(913)-341-9316

At The North Star Academy, our mission is to make a meaningful difference by assisting individuals and the families who support them.  We are committed to individuals reaching fulfilled and independent lives through the acquisition and retention of skills in an enriched environment

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News and Info

Autism Speaks Endorses a Kansas Insurance Reform Bill

SB.175 andHB.2317, the new autism insurance reform bills, which would extend the 2010 pilot program for state employees to cover all Kansas residents with state-regulated health plans. Since the pilot program started, the prevalence of autism nationally has been revised upwards to 1 in every 88 children. Read More...


Tech Giant Recruiting Autistic Workers

 

 

Autism advocates are praising a German software company for its plan to hire people with autism as software testers, programmers and data quality assurance specialists. Read More

 


CDC: Multiple Vaccines Not Linked To Autism Risk

 

There is no casual link between certain vaccine types and autism, says a new study carried out by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and published in The Journal of Pediatrics. Read More


Learning Disabilities Affect Up to 10 Percent of Children

Up to 10 per cent of the population are affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism, translating to 2 or 3 pupils in every classroom, according to a new article. Read More...

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