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Toys for Children with Autism

Toys can have a very positive impact on the development of children with autism spectrum syndrome. Choosing the right toys that will entertain your child and at the same time encourage development could be challenging. Toys are a big part of the development … 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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Teaching Children with Autism to Understand Idioms

Sometimes children with autism have trouble accepting that a phrase may say one thing yet mean something completely different. Continue reading

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Autism: Still on The Rise

A breakdown of the key facts from the latest CDC report on autism. 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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Insurance Coverage for Autism

Most of the legislation to provide coverage for autism has been passed in the last four years. On Tuesday, Michigan took a key step towards following suit. Continue reading

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Yoga Therapy Found to Be Hugely Beneficial for Children with Autism

Yoga Therapy has proven to yield amazing results for children with Autism even outside the bounds of physical therapy. Continue reading

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Hear Our Voices Looking to Include iPads to Classrooms

With the onset of more accessible visual electronics such as iPods and iPads, Visual electronics have been booming. Their popularity, of course, is due to their vibrant colorful graphics, simple touch interfaces, and endless supply of new applications that help … 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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Checklist to Identify Autism Earlier

A simple 24-item checklist developed by researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), in La Jolla may prove to be an important screening tool for detecting early signs of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), and language and developmental delays … Continue reading

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