Fear of Parents: autism and related developmental disorders.

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Expecting a child is a magical and worrying period of every parent time. Parents are very concerned about health and welfare their future child. Unfortunately, autism is turning into a real epidemic since the numbers of children diagnosed with ASD … Continue reading

What happens after “autism”?

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According to the recent research on autism, children who lose their diagnosis may develop another psychiatric disorders. It means that even if the child is “off” autism spectrum disorder, it is necessary to continue psychiatric care and monitor the conditions. … Continue reading

Calming The Mind This Weekend

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The weekend is here and the cold weather is joining us. Why not keep the children entertained with some stay at home yoga poses? Yoga is growing in popularity in the U.S. as a complimentary therapy for children with special … Continue reading

Shema Kolainu Workshops

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Many of you may are aware of our popular ongoing workshops that Shema Kolainu hosts throughout the year. Yesterday we organized the second one of the school year at Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan. Our guest speaker was Alexa Moses- OTR, … Continue reading

The Value of Contributing This December

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This month you will view many videos, read a number of articles and scroll past endless advertisements all pointing in the direction of the same destination. A common goal; to raise money for additional funding in 2017. We are aware of this movement, as we have just completed our own donation-based video. Ours is somewhat different though. Our own children created the content.

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They are telling the story through their own eyes. They are the experts of the school and become the narrators as they take us through their experience of the Shema Kolainu. So as you view the following video, please remember a few important notes about our children.

The stars of this video are communicating clearly. A skill that many individuals who are on the spectrum find difficult to. The success and development of the students continues to be recognized due to the dedication and passion of the faculty at Shema Kolainu. Emotions are clearly visible as the children express their gratitude and thanks to the teachers throughout the video.

By sharing the video with others you are helping us to spread awareness and continue.

Specialized Art

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At Shema Kolainu, our music and arts program is extremely important to our children and teachers. It serves as a form of expression and communication when words are not always available. We encourage our students to create moments and connect … Continue reading

How much interest do autistic people have in social information?

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According to the Society for Neuroscience annual meting in San Diego this year, autistic children are fixed on their own interests that they don’t pay mind on social information. In other words, children with autism fail to develop social skills … Continue reading

How to Stop Wandering: Some Tips for Parents

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Being a parent to autistic child is challenging but their love does miracles. Every child and every case is special and unique. Of course, parents have already surfed the Internet and other resources, including books, phone apps to help them … Continue reading