The Cat Is Magical And The Bringer Of Good Luck

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We have been already writing about dogs helping families with autistic children. Four paws is another “helping hand” nowadays and recent research shows that animal therapy makes a positive influence on those who have autism and other special abilities by … Continue reading

Autism Law Enforcement Response Training for Police Officers

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Everyday life throws us into the situations we may be prepared and may be not. Not all regular people know about autism and how people having this diagnoses can act in different situations. Unfortunately, as usual their actions can be … Continue reading

An Inspiring Story Of A Boy, Who Used To Be “That Kid”

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Morgan Wolfers is a 10-year boy from Conifer, Colorado, who loves nature, photography and has autism. National Geographic selects his photos often for their issues and even Joe Biden has one of his photos displayed at home. He also has … Continue reading

Can Technology Substitute A Therapist?

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According to the latest news and statistics, autism is the fastest-growing developmental disorder in the United States. While scientists are trying to find out the causes of autism, parents and families around the world are trying new therapies and looking for new ways … Continue reading

Our Children’s ART

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Art therapy is a something our children enjoy. It’s not about professional skills development but about developing social skills using this non-verbal method. Through the colors, paint, and shapes, children and adults can express themselves and can translate their feelings from … Continue reading

Jacqueline Aidenbaum visits Shema Kolainu

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Recently, a dear friend Jacqueline Aidenbaum visited Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voices School. Jacqueline works for the United Nations at the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management. Autism is of interest to her and she has completed courses … Continue reading

Robotic Assistant Used to Improve Therapy Sessions for Kids with ASD

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Technological advances have improved the quality of life for many, but in particular, have made huge impacts in the lives of individuals with autism. Apps, devices, and new advancements have allowed both children and adults on the spectrum to better … Continue reading

Mr. Cuong Do and Mr. Steven Keisman visit Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voices School

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Shema Kolainu’s doors are always open not only for parents and children, but also for our friends and board members. Today we had two distinguished visitors, Mr. Cuong Do, Executive Vice President, Global Strategy Group at Samsung, and Mr. Steven … Continue reading

Can Chemicals Cause Autism?

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Recent studies show that certain chemicals can increase the risk of autism. Researchers from the Drexel University have published evidence that some pesticides, banned in 1970, may still cause a significant risk of autism during pregnancy. The study showed that children … Continue reading

What Video Game Can Help Autistic Children To Develop Social Skills?

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Autism deeply affects our lives nowadays, and, according to the recent CDC reports, the number of children identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder has increased from 1 in 150 children to 1 in 68 children. The situation is the same disturbing … Continue reading