Category Archives: Special Education

Creating & Nurturing Strong Sibling Bonds

Children diagnosed with ASD who have siblings, particularly younger ones or those closer to their age, can take up more time and energy from their parents than their sibling would like. Children, especially siblings, tend to compete for attention from … 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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Ari Ne’eman, an Inspiration

Ari Ne’eman, An Inspiration Ari Ne’eman is the President of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) and also serves on the National Council on Disability as appointed by President Obama. He strives to empower people with autism and sheds much needed … Continue reading

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Court Allows Boy with Autism to Keep Therapeutic Chickens

The DeBary City Council is letting J.J. Hart, a three-year-old boy from Florida, keep his therapeutic chickens. Continue reading

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Senator Pushes For Autism Support Services

Senator Chuck Schumer is proposing an act intended to help young adults with autism transition into the workforce and higher education. It is expected to be voted on in early 2014. Continue reading

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An autistic boy forms a special bond with a horse

Isaiah Forte, a nine year old boy with autism, has become somewhat of a news sensation. He connected with a horse and now they take home ribbons together. 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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10 Characteristics of Asperger’s Syndrome

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A “Hole in One” Program

Occupational therapist Alexander Lopez created a “Hole in One” program: golfing for children with autism! Continue reading

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“BIP Builder” Proven Useful to Creating Effecting Behavioral Intervention Plans

When creating effective IEP’s (Individualized Education Program) for a child with autism, professionals want to use evidence-based and proven therapy methods. Continue reading

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