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Why We Need Autism Acceptance | Autism Acceptance Month

Why We Need Autism Acceptance | Autism Acceptance Month | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
We need autism acceptance because too many Autistics, both children and adults, are being given the message that what we do, and who we are is not as important as “fitting in” or “becoming indistinguishable from our ...
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Researchers successfully treat autism in infants: Playing games that infants prefer can lessen severity of symptoms

Researchers successfully treat autism in infants: Playing games that infants prefer can lessen severity of symptoms | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Most infants respond to a game of peek-a-boo with smiles at the very least, and, for those who find the activity particularly entertaining, gales of laughter.
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Best FREE Apps for Autsim | AppyMall

Best FREE Apps for Autsim | AppyMall | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Best Free Apps for Autism: http://t.co/pbkRfWJAlS #autism
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"UCSB Researchers Successfully Treat Autism in Infants " - UC Santa Barbara News Release

"UCSB Researchers Successfully Treat Autism in Infants " - UC Santa Barbara News Release | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
UCSB Researchers Successfully Treat Autism in Infants (RT @UCSBNews: #UCSB researchers successfully treated autism in infants with a seemingly simple tweak in standard parent-child play.
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Mission:Jobs for adults with autism

Mission:Jobs for adults with autism | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
SOUTH BEND -- It's called the "90 percent problem" -- the percentage of autistic adults who are either unemployed or underemployed. (It's called the "90 percent problem" - the % of autistic adults who are either unemployed or underemployed.
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Hundreds walk for autism awareness | KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Paso Robles

Hundreds walk for autism awareness | KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Paso Robles | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 88 children has autism.
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My Son Has Special Needs. Here's What I'm Learning

My Son Has Special Needs. Here's What I'm Learning | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
I've just returned home from California, where my son and I experienced a surreal and life-changing experience. We were blessed to be guests on the fabulous television show The Doctors. We.
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Improving mental health starts with early childhood relationships

Improving mental health starts with early childhood relationships | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Making sure children grow up in a safe and stable environment is the goal of Iowa State University researchers working on a statewide evaluation through the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting...
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Zoos, Aquariums To Go Autism Friendly - Disability Scoop

Zoos, Aquariums To Go Autism Friendly - Disability Scoop | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
More than two-dozen zoos and aquariums across the country will roll out the red carpet for kids with autism and their families this weekend. (Many zoos and aquariums go "autism friendly" this weekend.
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Communicating With Kids With Autism: Pictures Are Better Than Sign Language ... - Huffington Post

Communicating With Kids With Autism: Pictures Are Better Than Sign Language ... - Huffington Post | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
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Blood Test May Help Diagnose Autism - Wall Street Journal

Blood Test May Help Diagnose Autism - Wall Street Journal | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Blood Test May Help Diagnose Autism Wall Street Journal To cut through some of the mystery of mental disorders, which are largely defined by how people behave, universities and medical-technology companies are seeking firmer biological clues...
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5 Ways to Make Parenting Easier With a Swipe of Your iPhone - The Stir (blog)

5 Ways to Make Parenting Easier With a Swipe of Your iPhone - The Stir (blog) | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
The Stir (blog) 5 Ways to Make Parenting Easier With a Swipe of Your iPhone The Stir (blog) Kids in Story ($6.99): Specifically designed to benefit children with autism and other special needs, this app makes it fun and easy to create visual...
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The top 30 autism Facebook fan pages of 2013! at Babble

The top 30 autism Facebook fan pages of 2013! at Babble | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
In honor of Autism Awareness Month, Babble rounded up the top autism Facebook fan pages. Whether you’re looking for support, education, or a little bit of both, these pages will help connect you to those who know autism best.
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The Power of Physical Therapy with Autism Treatment - On the Move ...

The Power of Physical Therapy with Autism Treatment - On the Move ... | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
An intervention plan for the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders requires a multidisciplinary team of professionals to create and tailor a plan to fit a child with ASD. This team approach typically includes speech and ...
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The reality of finding a job with autism

The reality of finding a job with autism | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Smiling is something 30-year-old Sarah Still constantly has to remind herself to do, especially when she is going into a job interview.
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Purple Aspie Celebrates 1000 Ausome Things #Autism Positivity 2013

Purple Aspie Celebrates 1000 Ausome Things #Autism Positivity 2013 | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
This post was originally published on by Purple Aspie at http://purpleaspie.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/purple-aspie-celebrates-1000-ausome-things-autism-positivity-2013/, and is reprinted here with p...
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Bringing awareness to Early Childhood Intervention

Bringing awareness to Early Childhood Intervention | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
They are there to help children during the most important time of their lives.
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My Aspergers Child: Reasons Behind “Impaired Social Interaction” in Aspergers Kids

My Aspergers Child: Reasons Behind “Impaired Social Interaction” in Aspergers Kids | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Reasons Behind “Impaired Social Interaction” in Aspergers Kids http://t.co/DTWjANudrc via @zite #autism #aspergers
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How to Choose a Camp for Your Special Needs Child

How to Choose a Camp for Your Special Needs Child | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Before you register your special needs child for camp, here are 10 questions you need ask the Camp Director. (Choosing camps for special needs kids via LearningToys.ca!
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How Robots Can Help Children with Autism Learn and Communicate

How Robots Can Help Children with Autism Learn and Communicate | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
The young boy, Jack, shyly approaches his friend in a classroom at Whiting Lane Elementary School. This is the last time they'll see each other, and Jack has a gift for his playmate: a picture of the two of them together, and the ...
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Sophie's Promise campaign increases autism acceptance - Fall River Herald News

Sophie's Promise campaign increases autism acceptance - Fall River Herald News | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Sophie's Promise campaign increases autism acceptance
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One thing about mothers of autistic children is that they never rest. Imagine having two children on the spectrum? Well, then you get the dynamo that is Christine Aguiar.
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Medical Robots and technological therapy

Medical Robots and technological therapy | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925
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Games and Education Scholar James Paul Gee on Video Games, Learning, and Literacy

James Paul Gee is an expert on how video games fit within an overall theory of learning and literacy. He is the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Lit...
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Tech Ideas for Kids with Autism

Tech Ideas for Kids with Autism | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
In the world of tech there seems to be a new device coming out monthly. There are gadgets and apps galore and it can seem overwhelming to just about anyone. Now imagine being on the autism spectrum...
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Tips for Parents

Tips for Parents | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Friendship Circle Blog: How to Find the Right Help as a Special Needs Parent. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at pinterest.com/sostherapy for therapy resources.
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