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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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Workforce

It is never too early to start thinking about transitions for your child. One of the biggest transitions will be from school to a workplace. Shema Kolainu understands the challenges that individuals with autism will face while searching for a … 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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More Like You Than Not

On Saturday October 19th, the Northridge Center in San Fernando Valley, California held an inspirational event called “More Like You than Not”, where 230 people gathered to understand more about people with autism and exactly how they learn to communicate. Continue reading

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Early Autism Detection

Although autism is hard to diagnose before 24 months, symptoms often surface between 12 and 18 months and  if it is caught in infancy, treatment can begin early and we can gain much progress from taking advantage of the adolescent … Continue reading

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Tu Bishvat Celebration – NYC Council Speaker Quinn

At a special Tu BiShvat seder organized by Ezra and Gabriella Friedlander in their home in the heart of Borough Park, New York City Council Speaker and Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn was warmly welcomed this past Sunday by a small … Continue reading

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One Third of Young Adults with Autism Lack Employment, Education

A recent study has found that one in 3 young adults with autism have no paid job experience, college or technical schooling nearly seven years after high school graduation. Continue reading

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Dietary Changes To Alleviate Asperger’s Symptoms

Dietary changes can help children with autism and Asperger’s syndrome according to Craig Kendall, author of The Asperger’s Syndrome Survival Guide. Gluten and casein free diets help overcome Asperger’s syndrome symptoms improving behavior in children. Continue reading

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New Autism Treatment Delivery Method: Robot Boy

Technology is a key area of development for autism treatment. Entrepreneurs have created a new platform to deliver computer based lessons: a life like robot. Continue reading

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City Hall Rally to Save Autism Funding 2012

Council Member Mark S. Weprin invited Council Members, service providers, and families of children with autism to a rally on the steps of City Hall, in an effort to urge the New York City Council to continue funding for its citywide autism initiative. Continue reading

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