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I’m Asperger’s, Not Autistic!

          The recent decision by the DSM to combine the autism spectrum into one diagnosis have people diagnosed with Asperger’s fear that, if they are specifically called “Autistic”, they will be stigmatized with the autism label. Many have managed … Continue reading

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Promoting Social Inclusion of People with Autism and other Disabilities in Education

Dr Shore meets with Shema Kolainu staff: Promoting Social Inclusion of People with Autism and other Disabilities in Education  A free workshop series for parents, teachers, therapists, and others working with children on the autism spectrum was presented by Dr. … Continue reading

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Developing a “Team” Collaborative Approach for Autism

As part of our free workshop series at SKHOV, we held a workshop yesterday on the Development of a “Team” collaborative approach for Autism. Many parents and caregivers from all 5 boroughs were in attendance. The workshop discussed the essential … 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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Autism Workshop Teaches Adaptive Daily Living Skills

Parents and professionals were welcomed into Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voices today for a free autism workshop. Continue reading

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Workshop on Employment for those with Autism keeps all Engaged

Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voices was pleased to host a workshop presented by Dr. Stephen Shore this morning. Continue reading

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Free Autism Workshops for Teachers and Parents

Here at Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voices, School and Center for Children with Autism we pride ourselves on regularly opening our doors to share our finding about children with autism. Continue reading

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FDNY Trained How to Rescue Autistic Children During Emergencies

Capt. Bill Cannata has been training the FDNY in what to do when handling an autistic child in an emergency. Cannata, an autism first responder educator has first hand experience with his autistic son, Ted. Continue reading

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Bowling League Helps Autistic Teens Socialize

High-functioning autistic teens in Cary, North Carolina have found being part of a bowling league to be hugely beneficial for a lot more than just their bowling score. Continue reading

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Special College Programs for Students With Autism

Many autistic teens out there have the brains to make higher education a breeze, but are lacking in some of the social, time management and organizational skills they’ll need to make the grades they deserve. Luckily, there is a wide … Continue reading

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