Officials Laud Shema Kolainu at Legislative Breakfast

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Letitia James, Public Advocate; Menachem Lubinsky, CEO at Lubicom Marketing Consulting; Peter Rebenwurzel, VP of Shema Kolainu; Dr. Joshua Weinstein, Founder and CEO of Shema Kolainu; Milton Weinstock, Board Member; Dr. Alan Kadish, President and CEO of Touro College and … Continue reading

Film Raises Questions on Autism in Adulthood

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To this day, many still do not understand the nature of autism and our culture still does not have a solid solution for autistic children after their parents die. Continue reading

Shema Kolainu Presents Guest Speaker Advocating for “Success with Autism” at United Nations

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Due to demand, the Shema Kolainu Autism workshops, which have continued to draw larger crowds of people, have relocated presentations to the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City.                                          On Thursday, December 11, Shema Kolainu presented speaker Dr. Stephen Shore, a professor at Adelphi University. … Continue reading

GPS Trackers May Become Available for Families

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Earlier this year, following Avonte Oquendo’s tragic death, Senator Charles Schumer introduced a bill that would allocate $10 million per year in federal funding that would provide electronic tracking devices to families of children with autism and other disabilities. “Our … Continue reading

Autism & Severe Problem Behavior: What Do We Do?

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Some children on the spectrum experience very severe problem behavior, that includes causing themselves great physical harm or causing others harm, which poses a real challenge to parents, doctors, and educators alike when it comes to treatment.  Earlier this month … Continue reading

Study Supports Personalized Interventions & Tablet Use

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Researchers at UCLA found that children with autism who face bigger challenges when it comes to speaking and communicating can actually develop those skills through personalized interventions and the use of tablets and apps. The study spanned over three years … Continue reading

New Program Helps Autistic Students Gain Work Skills

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The University of Utah and Columbus Community Center are testing a pilot program that hopes to help people on the autism spectrum gain work skills and become an important part of the workforce. The program was started by NeuroVersity, a … Continue reading

Using Technology as a Tool for Skill Development

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Dr. Dana Reinecke gave a presentation at the 2014 International Autism Conference titled, “Technology Opens Doors for Students of All Ages on the Spectrum” where she discussed the best ways to use different aspects of technology to help those on … Continue reading

Making Global Connections at Shema Kolainu

Dilara Mitu discussing how to help poverty stricken children with disabilities in Bangladesh with Dr. Joshua Weinstein, CEO & Founder of Shema Kolainu & ICare4Autism

Today Dilara Mitu, Managing Trustee and Director of the SEID Trust took the time to visit Shema Kolainu in the hopes of starting a collaborative relationship and learn some best practices used at the center. The SEID Trust is an … Continue reading

Emma Zurcher-Long Inspires at ICare4Autism Conference

Ariane Zurcher & Emma Zurcher-Long at ICare4Autism Conference

Ariane Zurcher, popular blogger and writer for the Huffington Post, along with her daughter Emma Zurcher-Long sat down to have a very intimate talk with the audience on Wednesday for Day 3 of the ICare4Autism International Autism Conference. Their presentation … Continue reading