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Autistic recruits complete service in the Israeli military

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"I was excited to join the army like everyone else, that they wouldn't treat me like I was made of glass," Ori Weiss said. The IDF achieved an inclusivity milestone recently as the first round of autistic military recruits finished their army service, the IDF reported on Monday. The IDF's "Advance" program started in July of 2021 and was designed to integrate people like Ori Weiss, a young man with autism, into the military.

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