Category Archives: Early Intervention

New Legislation Promotes Better Future for Autistics

The Massachusetts House of Representatives took a landmark step in unanimously passing a bill that would offer solutions for addressing the needs of a growing number of children being diagnosed with autism. Firstly, the legislation would encourage educators to develop … Continue reading

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Autism App Adopted by Clinical Institutions

SpeakAll! is an iPad therapy app that is specifically designed for children and adults who have little to no functional speech skills, especially in the area of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). The app allows them to acquire initial symbol vocabulary and learn the … Continue reading

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Early Intervention Makes a Big Difference

Autism researchers and experts agree that treating children for autism is especially important when they are aged 3 years and younger. However, diagnosis for these younger ages tend to be tough. In fact, according to new government data, children are … Continue reading

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Parental Obesity and Autism Risk

There has been a vast number of new studies coming out that are exploring the link between maternal and paternal obesity. Researchers are now noticing that perhaps paternal obesity could be a greater risk factor than maternal obesity, according to … Continue reading

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Obsessive Behaviors Can Be a Resource

As more research comes out on Autism and as we better observe children who have it, therapists, parents, and educators alike are coming to realize that certain behaviors that we may as abnormal may actually be behaviors that are beneficial … Continue reading

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Stephen Shore’s Journey with Autism

Stephen Shore is an assistant professor in the Department of Education at Adelphi University and also a member of the ICare4Autism Advisory council. At just 18 months old he was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and tomorrow be will be speaking at … Continue reading

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Early intervention leads to better outcomes

CLEVELAND, Ohio— Though most children are diagnosed by age 4, many researchers feel the earliest signs of autism can be detected in babies as young as six to 18 months old. Early intervention and identifying the signs early leads to … Continue reading

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KOTRA Comes to Shema Kolainu

KOTRA, Korean Trade & Investment Promotion Agency, is a South Korean government based organization, dedicated to promoting trade and direct investment in various Korean industries. Continue reading

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Temple Grandin Is At It Again

At a conference Wednesday in Montreal, Temple Grandin, known for her knowledge on autism and animal welfare and behavior, stood in front of the audience with a monumental presentation.
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Emory University Researchers Correlate Baby Eye Gaze with Autism

Researchers at the Marcus Autism Center at Emory University have identified a marker of autism in children as young as two months old. Continue reading

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