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Experts pick the 21 best apps for autism @Stephenoonoo

Best apps for autism focus on communication, routines, and social skills Ed. note: Recently, we asked the experts at Common Sense Graphite, a national nonprofit, to curate their best apps for working with students on the autism spectrum. Here is what they came up with, which is also available on their website.


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Autism Tips for Emergency Responders: Autism vs. Asperger Syndrome | Spirit of Autism, LLC

Autism Tips for Emergency Responders: Autism vs. Asperger Syndrome | Spirit of Autism, LLC | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Spirit of Autism shares the difference between autism spectrum disorder and Asperger Syndrome, and what it means to responders in the field.

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BBC: Get autism advocate Charlie Henbury to host a autism and aspergers radio talk show

BBC: Get autism advocate Charlie Henbury to host a autism and aspergers radio talk show | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

Charlie Henbury is a keen passionate open advocate discussing his strengths and weaknesses by having a opportunity of hosting his own show on the radio will get listeners involved and start a debate.


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Grandmother Creates Special Needs Clothing Line to Make Dressing Easier - Autism Parenting Magazine

Grandmother Creates Special Needs Clothing Line to Make Dressing Easier - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
I have a granddaughter who was born with Down syndrome. Her name is Maggie. As I watched her grow, I noticed that everything she wore never fit properly. The sleeves and pant legs were always way too long. She was four years old when my daughter challenged me to start a company to make clothes …
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Noted 13-year-old Chef with Autism Inspires Major TV Campaign - Autism Parenting Magazine

Noted 13-year-old Chef with Autism Inspires Major TV Campaign - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
In many ways, Chase Bailey is a regular 13-year-old boy from California. But he is different and exceptional because he was diagnosed with autism as a toddler. Even before he started preschool, his mother Mary worked with physicians, therapists and educators to ensure that Chase would receive the kind of specialist therapy he needed to …
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Fatherly Love: I'm Dad to the World's Most Dangerous Superhero - Autism Parenting Magazine

Fatherly Love: I'm Dad to the World's Most Dangerous Superhero - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
I’m one of the lucky few to know the secret identity of the Preteen Mutant Ninja Turtle that patrols our house, keeping it safe from bad guys of all kinds, and crane flies that invariably invade our house every spring.  If you are a friend of evil, look out, because she will terminate you with …
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We are giving away our November issue for the next few days - Autism Parenting Magazine

We are giving away our November issue for the next few days - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Just to let you know, we will be giving away our November issue of Autism Parenting Magazine on our iOS and Android platforms for the next 7 days. To get the issue, simply download the magazine app for iOS or Android: iOS https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/autism-parenting-magazine/id588350613?mt=8     Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bdfffaiidj.ebcbdfffaiidj&hl=en       The easiest way to do …
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Dentist Develops New Calming Product for Kids on the Spectrum The b-Calm - A Mother's Review - Autism Parenting Magazine

Dentist Develops New Calming Product for Kids on the Spectrum The b-Calm - A Mother's Review - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

Dr. Budke developed the idea of the bCalm sound system in 2006. For a year and a half he consulted with researchers at Iowa State University to develop a technique and product that would alleviate the sound of a dental drill. The original bCalm had four different soundtracks from which patients could choose. #CalmingProduct#Autism #OnTheSpectrum #ASD

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PREP for Social Success: A Guide for Parents of Children with Autism - Autism Parenting Magazine

PREP for Social Success: A Guide for Parents of Children with Autism - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

Jamie Carter, Ph.D. and Ahna O’Shaughnessy, M.A. have developed a  four step program  to help parents  teach their children  diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)  how to improve social skills and emotion management.  Their book, PREP for Social Success: A Guide for Parents of Children with Autism, is available exclusively through Amazon Kindle. Parents …

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Teenager with Asperger’s wins best actor award at Manchester Indie Short Film Festival – w/video

Teenager with Asperger’s wins best actor award at Manchester Indie Short Film Festival – w/video | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Lancashire, UK –  A teenager with Asperger’s syndrome has won a much sought film award for his starring role in Throw Me to the Dogs.

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Autism Daily Newscast's curator insight, August 3, 2015 9:26 AM

Congrats to this young #autistic teen

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My Aspergers Child: Children with High-Functioning Autism: "Gifted" or Hyperlexic?

My Aspergers Child: Children with High-Functioning Autism: "Gifted" or Hyperlexic? | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

Parents who have discovered that their young child is "gifted" because he/she may be able to recite the alphabet...


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The Beneficial Effects of Animals on Children With Autism

The Beneficial Effects of Animals on Children With Autism | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

Temple Grandin told me that some (but not all) people with autism have a special way with animals. This new study examined the biological mechanisms behind the soothing effects Guinea pigs can have on children with autism spectrum disorders.


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Going Green while Creating Jobs for People on the Spectrum - Autism Parenting Magazine

Going Green while Creating Jobs for People on the Spectrum - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Imagine turning used toys into a sustainable green business that creates employment for people with autism and other challenges. PreLOVED Toys Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area 501(c)(3) nonprofit, proposes to do just that.  Discouraged by the lack of full time employment opportunities for my college-educated son who has Asperger syndrome, and so many others like him, I thought …
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Autism Speaks Community Grant goes to Temple Grandin inspired LA Autism Movement Therapy Nonprofit for Autism Works Now! | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Autism Speaks Community Grant goes to Temple Grandin inspired LA Autism Movement Therapy Nonprofit for Autism Works Now! | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Inspired by Temple Grandin & Friends: Autism Works Now! Musical Event May 2015 | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies.

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Autism expert awarded grant to guide health service providers in the right direction

Autism expert awarded grant to guide health service providers in the right direction | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

An expert in autism at Coventry University has been awarded a £250,000 grant to guide health service providers support adults with autism spectrum conditions (ASC).


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ESRC's curator insight, January 27, 8:59 AM

Dr Sarah Cassidy is one of only 38 academics worldwide to receive funding from the ESRC future research leaders programme.

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Issue 44 - Strategies for Daily Life with Autism - Autism Parenting Magazine

Issue 44 - Strategies for Daily Life with Autism - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
  Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Valuable Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Cope with Traumatic Events Learn from an expert ways you can provide comfort and reassurance for your child with autism in this ever-changing world. Karen Kabaki-Sisto, M.S. CCC-SLP Sure Fire Ways to Help Your ASD Child Go To Bed   The single mother …
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How Can I Ensure My Adult Special Needs Daughter Can Make the Right Decisions? - Autism Parenting Magazine

How Can I Ensure My Adult Special Needs Daughter Can Make the Right Decisions? - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Ann asks: “My daughter is turning 18 years old in 3 months. I have been told that age 18, things can change. I am not sure what changes or if turning 18 is as significant as I have been told. What happens at age 18?” Ann, Thank you for your question.  Turning 18 years old …
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Autistic Suffolk man spent five weeks in jail as social workers could not find him accommodation

Autistic Suffolk man spent five weeks in jail as social workers could not find him accommodation | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
An autistic man had to spend five weeks in a Category B jail because social workers could not find accommodation for him, a court has heard.
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HELP: I Need Communication Advice for Autistic Grandson - Autism Parenting Magazine

HELP: I Need Communication Advice for Autistic Grandson - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
A grandfather from Singapore asks… My eldest grandson (age 5) is autistic. His parents work full-time so I am his caretaker.  He is very picky about his food, does not talk, is hyperactive, walks on his toes, has difficulty concentrating, wakes up in the middle of the night, is not potty-trained, and fiddles with his …
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Professional Advice on Ways to Differentiate Between ADHD and Asperger’s - Autism Parenting Magazine

Professional Advice on Ways to Differentiate Between ADHD and Asperger’s - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Often times, it can be confusing differentiating behavior between ADHD and Asperger’s. There are a lot of systematic overlaps between the two and they are highly controversial diagnostic classifications. With a better diagnosis, you and your child are able to receive more effective treatment, leading to a more enjoyable life. Join Dr. Trey Ishee Wednesday, …
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Can My Son Really Only Have $2,000 in His Name? - Autism Parenting Magazine

Can My Son Really Only Have $2,000 in His Name? - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Michael asks:  I have been told that in order to qualify for certain government benefits my son can only have $2,000 in his name.  That does not seem like very much money for a person to be able to save for lifetime needs.  At this point, I am not convinced that we should even plan …
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Lake Surrender - Autism Parenting Magazine

Lake Surrender - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Ally, the protagonist of Lake Surrender, is jobless and homeless and must move cross-country with her teenage daughter and autistic son in tow, leaving the sun and warmth of California to live with her aunt in the heart of the Michigan winter. With her life seemingly torn apart, she finds renewed hope and a faith …
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Tablet computers help treat Asperger’s « Educational Technology

Tablet computers help treat Asperger’s « Educational Technology | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

Playing games and participating in activities with other students using tablet computers helps teach children to adapt to the behavior of others and compromise in certain situations


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Unique café brews hope for job-seekers with autism

Unique café brews hope for job-seekers with autism | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

A Mercedes-Benz dealership in Tampa, Florida is serving up much more than a quality car. Inside is a unique coffee spot called Artistas Café, which run by adults with autism. 


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Issue 42 - Autism: Fighting the Stigmas - Autism Parenting Magazine

Issue 42 - Autism: Fighting the Stigmas - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

Check out our latest issue of #Autism Parenting Magazine - Autism: Fighting the Stigmas

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https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-fighting-the-stigmas/

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