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Make me normal - Autism & Asperger's syndrome

A documentary about children and teenagers with Autism and Asperger's syndrome at a special school in the UK.

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Carly's Voice | Order yours today!

Carly's Voice | Order yours today! | Social care | Scoop.it
Carly,a kid with autism managed to write a book about what is like to live with autism #mustread #amazing #inspiring http://t.co/Q1S4U4jFcu

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Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Autism

Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Autism | Social care | Scoop.it
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month
(NDEAM). Congress designates this month as a time when businesses of all sizes and in all industries recognize the talents that people
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Apps in Education: Monster List of Apps for People with Autism

Apps in Education: Monster List of Apps for People with Autism | Social care | Scoop.it

The touch screen interface and intuitive nature of the iPad has been a productive and inclusive way to provide educational experiences for people with Autism. Many schools and organisations use specific iPad apps as effective tools in the educational process but what if you had access to a whole suite of tools. This is exactly what these guys have done at iPad Apps & Resources for Autism. Compiled by a parent, an adult with Autism and an SLP; Shannon Des Roches Rosa, Corina Becker and SLP Jordan Sadler, have collated a monster list of great apps for teaching people with Autism in the following catergories;


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Center for Autism and Related Disorders Gives Skills 4 America to Schools Worldwide

Skills 4 America began as a grant program to provide scholarships for Skills for assessment and treatment curricula for students with autism and other developmental disorders (Center for Autism and Related Disorders Gives Skills 4 America to Schools...

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Green Local Schools fosters unique program for students diagnosed with autism - Suburbanite

Green Local Schools fosters unique program for students diagnosed with autism - Suburbanite | Social care | Scoop.it
Green Local Schools fosters unique program for students diagnosed with autism Suburbanite Warth said that at Green, students with autism spend up to half of their day in a “typical learning environment,” learning alongside kids without...
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What is Autism?

What is Autism? | Social care | Scoop.it
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is the leading provider of autism-specific services in Australia, building partnerships with people with Autism Spectrum Disorders, their families and the community to provide information, services, learning and...

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Educational Options for Children with Autism

How should children with autism be educated? There are many different opinions on the topic. This overview presents the options, along with a quick look at their pros and cons.
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Grants will enhance EKU program designed to assist children with autism and their families | Our Schools

Grants will enhance EKU program designed to assist children with autism and their families | Our Schools | Social care | Scoop.it

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rethink autism News

rethink autism News | Social care | Scoop.it
Rethink Autism news, tips and webinars serve families, parents, schools and organizations interested in ABA-based therapy to treat children with autism spectrum disorders, aspergers, and pdd-nos learning disabilities.

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Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, April 10, 2013 2:08 PM

Diagnosis issues related to autism are huge!

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*~Humongous List of Apps & Resources for People With Autism (and other folks too!)

*~Humongous List of Apps & Resources for People With Autism (and other folks too!) | Social care | Scoop.it

The touch screen interface and intuitive nature of the iPad has been a productive and inclusive way to provide educational experiences for people with Autism. Many schools and organisations use specific iPad apps as effective tools in the educational process but what if you had access to a whole suite of tools. This is exactly what these guys have done at iPad Apps & Resources for Autism. Compiled by a parent, an adult with Autism and an SLP; Shannon Des Roches Rosa, Corina Becker and SLP Jordan Sadler, have collated a monster list of great apps for teaching people with Autism.


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New England autism treatment, Abu Dhabi-style - Boston Globe

New England autism treatment, Abu Dhabi-style - Boston Globe | Social care | Scoop.it
Boston Globe New England autism treatment, Abu Dhabi-style Boston Globe Autism, a spectrum of developmental disorders that impair social and communication skills, affects 2 percent of US children ages 6 to 17, according to the national Centers for...
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