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No matter where they fall on the spectrum, there is a Jack in all of our lives!
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Scientists in China have engineered monkeys to have a human autism gene in the hope that they can find a treatment for the condition, according to the scientific journal, Nature.
A teenage barista is livening up the daily grind at a Toronto Starbucks with a few funky moves.
Sam, a high school student with autism, served up a beverage while dancing throughout in a video that has captured hearts and views. 
The 17-year-old uses dancing to cope with a disorder in which he experiences uncontrolled movements, store manager Chris Ali told CBC News, adding that Sam loves music and dance.

Cam Newton’s act of kindness leaves lasting impact on boy with autism

This past summer, Jaxon Shytle, a 6-year-old boy with autism and his dad Alan Winninger went to a small Carolina Panthers training camp. As part of Panther’s “Sunday Giveaway,” Newton decided to give the ball to Shytle who is a huge fan of the team. It didn’t stop there though as Newton than stayed with Shytle to play catch with him.