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Inspired by his brother's story and what he considers a broken system for treating autism, Max Muscato has worked tirelessly for more than a year, playing dozens of local shows to raise money for autism awareness and to prepare for the debut of his Rock Autism Music Festival. Muscato's work nears fruition, as he and the rest of the Rock Autism organization have announce…

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A pair of Daemen College assistant professors who have studied with some of the top autism experts in the nation have launched a new program at the Amherst school that should help improve autism treatment in the region – and beyond. “There’s just so much hope in what we do,” said Vicki Madaus Knapp, head of the new Applied Behavior Analysis Program. Knapp and Vanessa…