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

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

Jacqueline Aidenbaum visits Shema Kolainu

Jacqueline Aidenbaum (on the right), Gili Rechani (in the center) and our little students

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

Run, Mickey, Run…

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We can’t stop repeating that people with autism are truly special people. They are gifted and talented, each in their own way. To discover a talent in an autistic child may take longer, but their parents’ love and care makes miracles. The hero … 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

Understanding Regression Can Be The Next Step To Understanding Autism

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New autism study finds that regression marks one in five autism cases. What is regression? Some children start to lose their developmental skills they already gained at age 2. This phenomenon is called regression and according to the studies, regression … 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

Is Autism Male’s Disease Only?

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For decades, the scientists and autism researchers have been studying the appearance of autism among boys and men. But recently, we found that  new studies have been launched among the women and girls. It’s been a long time since people thought … Continue reading

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