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The 10 Best Places to Live with Autism - featured April 4, 2011

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[Source: Fox News]

A survey released Friday by Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, names the top 10 best places to live if you have autism.

The top place was New York City, closely followed by Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Cleveland and Boston. Other honorable mentions include Northern New Jersey, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Seattle and Milwaukee. The criteria for the survey included the satisfaction of the availability of services and resources, the proximity of services to where they live, flexible employer policies, access to clinical/medical care and recreational opportunities.

The survey also revealed the states where communities were unhappy about local autism resources, or the lack thereof, including Texas, Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio, Florida, Michigan and California.

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