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China Rises to Meet the Global Autism Challenge

China Rises to Meet the Global Autism Challenge | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Autism Speaks Global Autism Public Health initiative reaps dividends in partnering with Chinese families, researchers and government   Posted by Andy Shih, PhD, Autism Speaks senior vice president of scientific affairs A few weeks ago, a...
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Mark Haddon on The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Guardian book club

Mark Haddon on The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Guardian book club | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Making my novel into a play seemed a preposterous idea: in the end it reminded me of the reasons I wrote it in the first place (Autism? Asperger syndrom? Interested? "The curious incident of the dog in the midnight-time" is a novel u must read!
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What Parents of Kids Without Autism Can’t Understand | GoodyBlog

What Parents of Kids Without Autism Can’t Understand | GoodyBlog | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Because it's Autism Awareness Month, I feel like it's worth revisiting a story we posted last fall, about my friend’s sister.
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10 Great iPad Apps for Students on the Autism S...

10 Great iPad Apps for Students on the Autism S... | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
"I’m continually impressed and amazed at how much impact the iPad is having in education – and especially in helping students with autism or on the autism spectrum.
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App aims for faster autism diagnosis

App aims for faster autism diagnosis | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
PHOENIX -- Because of a shortage of specialists around the country, it can take as long as six months for parents who suspect their child might have autism to get confirmation and begin treatment.
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Autism Awareness Month: 6 Strategies For Teaching Students With Autism

Autism Awareness Month: 6 Strategies For Teaching Students With Autism | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Autism Awareness Month: 6 Strategies For Teaching Students With Autism (Autism Awareness Month: 6 Strategies For Teaching Students With #Autism http://t.co/rUQtil3BxV via @teachthought #ASD)...
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Inspiring people with Autism (3): Satoshi Tajiri

Inspiring people with Autism (3): Satoshi Tajiri | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
A large part of my childhood has been spent watching a trainee Pokemon Master named Ash Ketchum and his friends travel around the world with their Pokemon buddies in the animated depiction of Pokem...
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Autism - When Awareness Isn't Enough

Autism - When Awareness Isn't Enough | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
I wouldn't change you for the world but I would change the world for you. If you were reading this blog last year, then you know that my oldest son has Aspergers Syndrome and autism advocacy is ver...
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Introducing your child to his or her diagnosis of autism | Autism Support Network

Introducing your child to his or her diagnosis of autism | Autism Support Network | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
When and how do you tell your child s/he has autism?
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France Still in the Dark Ages about Autism | Care2 Causes

France Still in the Dark Ages about Autism | Care2 Causes | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Of the many myths about autism, the belief that it is a mental illness has been soundly discredited in the U.S. but it persists in other countries and most of all in France.
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Asperger's Syndrome - Children with Aspergers Syndrome Bullied ...

Asperger's Syndrome - Children with Aspergers Syndrome Bullied ... | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
For years bullying has been dismissed as a normal, school-age, playground experience. We've used phrases like.
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Top 30 Autism Spectrum Blogs of 2013 at Babble

Top 30 Autism Spectrum Blogs of 2013 at Babble | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
In honor of Autism Awareness Month, Babble rounds up the top 30 autism spectrum blogs for parents of autistic children, moms and dads with autism themselves, and young people living with the disorder.
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10 Best Autism Apps for the iPad

10 Best Autism Apps for the iPad | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
These 10 apps help those with autism learn to communicate and how to respond to different social situations (10 Best #Autism #Apps for the #iPad http://t.co/b6ydZkeN5j #autismawarenessmonth)...
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Zac Browser | Zone for Autistic Children

Zac Browser | Zone for Autistic Children | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
The first Internet Browser developed specifically for children with autism and other special needs.
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Super sibs: here to change the world!

Super sibs: here to change the world! | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
By Madelynn Dobbs (Editors note: April is fast and furious. I have spoken at five events and we have almost three weeks to go. One of the great events was with a So Cal city a Fullerton Cares Comed...
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Let's Talk About Inclusion!

Let's Talk About Inclusion! | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Last year, the principal at my son’s elementary school asked me to write a short essay about inclusion of students with special needs for the school newsletter during Autism Awareness Month.  I wro...
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The future of Education.

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Surfers for Autism

Deerfield Beach 2013 By Robert Sousa (Surfers for Autism video
Feel free to share with family and friends

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Essential Tips For Calming Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Essential Tips For Calming Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
RT @behaviordoctor: 7 essential tips for calming children with autism spectrum disorders: http://t.co/33ZLzza0Ze #autism
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10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs

10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
When we think about ways the iPad has changed the world, our minds usually shoot to publishing, entertainment, or mobile communication. For the community of people living with d...
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Loud Hands: My Flapping Kid Is Really Okay at Babble

Loud Hands: My Flapping Kid Is Really Okay at Babble | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
An in-depth interview with Julia Bascom of the blog Just Stimming and the amazing Loud Hands Project about flapping, communication, and understanding.
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Autism Strains Yet Strengthens a Marriage

Autism Strains Yet Strengthens a Marriage | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
A seriously disabled son puts stress on a marriage, but Nancy Clarke and Jay Petrow find a way to stay together and find joy.
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Sensory Dysfunction & Autism

Sensory Dysfunction & Autism | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Also known as ‘Praxis’ Greek for “doing, action, practice” (Kranowitz, 1998). Motor planning is dependent on efficient sensory integration.
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In Autism, Age at Diagnosis Depends On Specific Symptoms - Science Daily (press release)

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In Autism, Age at Diagnosis Depends On Specific Symptoms
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I hired someone with Asperger's -- now what?

I hired someone with Asperger's -- now what? | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Last January after a fresh snowstorm, my 9-year-old son asked me to help him build a snowman. I told him that I would be out to help shortly.
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Car Wash Hires 35 Autistic Employees; Rising Tide Opened Last Week in Parkland

Car Wash Hires 35 Autistic Employees; Rising Tide Opened Last Week in Parkland | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
John D'Eri wanted to create a business where his autistic 21-year-old son, Andrew, could work and thrive. So John,...
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That's a headline I can get excited about.

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