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


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

Officials Laud Shema Kolainu at Legislative Breakfast


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

Tony Braxton’s Son “Is Off the Spectrum.”


We simply can’t pass over the latest good news! In Tony Braxton’s recent interview with Access Hollywood’s Kit Hoover and Nina Parker, the seven-time Grammy winner announced her exciting family news: her son Diezel “is off the spectrum.” Diezel was … Continue reading

First-Then Boards Helped Johnny!


After we gave him a fun activity to look forward to, he knew he had to finish his first task in order to get to the second and this helped him tremendously. Continue reading

Toys for Children with Autism


Toys and games are a source of joy for kids and parents. In the case of autistic children, your toys and games should not only be fun but also be educational and should help to develop social, sensory, language skills, etc. Continue reading

MSG-Free Diets for Autistic Children


Dr. Reid studied the influence of products with MSG on her daughter’s autism symptoms and found that glutamate was responsible for transmitting signals between neurons and other cells, which aggravated autism symptoms. Continue reading

Dogs CAN help children with autism spectrum disorder


British researchers have been following families with autistic children who have a dog and have noticed a positive effect. Continue reading

A-Z – a Year of Routine 

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“The whole concept is using reinforcement to encourage children to not only do what they need to do, but to turn an undesirable task into an intrinsically motivating experience that the students want to do”. – Rivky Ismach Continue reading

Shema Kolainu’s Small Miracles: Meet Yaakov

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With Yaakov (age 6), our activity schedule strengthened his independent play skills. Continue reading