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AAC Myth Buster Wrap-Up

AAC Myth Buster Wrap-Up | Alternatives in Education for Autism | Scoop.it
It stings to write this, but the truth is that in our country, students studying to become SLPs can graduate with little to no experience in AAC.

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Augmentative and Alternation Communication

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Angry Ely mum says her autistic son is being forced out of mainstream school - Cambridge News

Angry Ely mum says her autistic son is being forced out of mainstream school - Cambridge News | Alternatives in Education for Autism | Scoop.it
Angry Ely mum says her autistic son is being forced out of mainstream school Cambridge News Gabrielle Pakpourtabrizi has launched a petition as she says local authorities are trying to force her son, Christian Farrington, 7, to go to a disability...
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Autism: Tornado in the Brain - Age of Autism

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Autism: Tornado in the Brain
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“It's becoming quite clear to more and more of us that autism is not genetic, but epigenetic.” So says William J. Walsh, who received a Ph.D.
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Autism: When autistic children are no longer children

Autism: When autistic children are no longer children | Alternatives in Education for Autism | Scoop.it
Once a child hits their 21st birthday, all of the support that they had from school or behavioral health services comes to a screeching halt, said Regina Wall Cote, director of the Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services.
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27 visual, sensory, and augmentative apps for autism | eSchool News

27 visual, sensory, and augmentative apps for autism | eSchool News | Alternatives in Education for Autism | Scoop.it
With the extremely large number of apps available for iPads, even those for autism are in abundance, and experts say it’s important to know which are most effective for students with different needs.

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autism school

Where you can find services and products for your special needs children at discount rates including education online , schooling online, virtual speech therapy and more,
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Can Virtual Reality Help Autistic Kids? | Education.com

Can Virtual Reality Help Autistic Kids? | Education.com | Alternatives in Education for Autism | Scoop.it
Researchers have spent time and money to figure out ways to reach children on the autism spectrum. And some have come up with a new approach: virtual reality.
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Thinking differently: Autism patients in demand by employers

Thinking differently: Autism patients in demand by employers | Alternatives in Education for Autism | Scoop.it
Some call it neurological diversity, others see it as autism's fight back.
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Cambridge Public School District | King Open School | Autism Spectrum Disorders Program (ASD)

Cambridge Public Schools: Public schools built on a foundation of academic excellence and committed to promoting an environment of social justice.
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List of schools for people on the autistic spectrum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is a list of schools for people on the autistic spectrum.

The McCarton School is recognized internationally as a leader in educating young people on the autistic spectrum.[1] The school uses the McCarton Integrated Teaching Model, an intensive multidisciplinary methodology grounded in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) combined with speech and language therapy, motor skills training, and peer interaction. [2]

Imagine Academy is the only program of its kind - integrating 2 foremost models, DIR/Floortime and ABA, used to assess and develop individualized programs for children with Autism Spectrum disorders and other developmental challenges.

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School of Education at Johns Hopkins University-Inclusion of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

School of Education at Johns Hopkins University-Inclusion of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders | Alternatives in Education for Autism | Scoop.it
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Teaching individuals with ASD how to form relationships with others is likely more important than academic learning.

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UC Davis study finds link between maternal antibodies and autism - Sacramento Bee

UC Davis study finds link between maternal antibodies and autism - Sacramento Bee | Alternatives in Education for Autism | Scoop.it
9NEWS.com UC Davis study finds link between maternal antibodies and autism Sacramento Bee As much as 23 percent of autism cases may be linked to antibodies in some mothers that attack proteins that are critical to fetal brain development, according...
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Teaching Tips for Children and Adults with Autism

Good teachers helped me to achieve success. I was able to overcome autism because I had good teachers.
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Autism: Education for students can be a challenge - Willits News

Autism: Education for students can be a challenge - Willits News | Alternatives in Education for Autism | Scoop.it
Autism: Education for students can be a challenge
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Much of the burden in finding the right school for their three autistic sons has fallen on them as parents, said the Browns.
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Autism: Community organizations bringing children together - York Daily Record

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Autism: Community organizations bringing children together
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She did this. Seletzky-Davidson is the founder and director of Amazing Kids Club, an after-school program for autistic children in Hanover.
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After-school club that serves all points on the ASD spectrum.

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AUTISM SMILES LLC INC ONLINE VIRTUAL SCHOOLS SERVICE

AUTISM SMILES LLC INC ONLINE VIRTUAL SCHOOLS SERVICE | Alternatives in Education for Autism | Scoop.it
AUTISM SMILES LLC INC ONLINE VIRTUAL SCHOOLS SERVICE   October 28, 2011 10 1 Stu.. 0 Red.. 292 Print PDF Email to Friends Email to Author A little bit of great info to hear about a foundation and ...
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Testimonial from mother of autistic child

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Autism Schools in Pennsylvania

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The following is a list of autism schools in Pennsylvania including Autistic Endeavors Learning Center, Devereux Kanner/KannerCares and the NHS Autism Schools.
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Virtual / Online School as New Education Paradigm (#autism)

Strong opinions are headed your way as you read this, so be warned. As a parent of two children, one on the autism spectrum, I have seen it all when it comes to education.  My kids have been in cit...
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NRC/GT—Spring '98 Newsletter-Gifted and Learning Disabled: Twice Exceptional Students

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Autism Academy -

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The Autism Academy for Education and Development offers successful educational programs for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
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Aspie Home-Education: Summerhill Documentary

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Autistic child denied spot at Summerhill

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