Assessment of Austim Spectrum Disorders
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With the DSM-5 knocking on the door, what are the experts saying about this criteria.
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23 Ways to Accommodate Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome in the Classroom - Autism

23 Ways to Accommodate Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome in the Classroom - Autism | Assessment of Austim Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
During IEP and Section 504 meetings, parents meet with school officials to determine what accommodations and modifications should be implemented to best help th...
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Changes to autism definition approved for publication in DSM-V

Changes to autism definition approved for publication in DSM-V | Assessment of Austim Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
The American Psychiatric Association board of trustees met Saturday in Washington D.C. to approve changes to diagnostic criteria of several psychiatric disorder

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Kids with ASD often wander into danger - - ModernMedicine

Kids with ASD often wander into danger - - ModernMedicine | Assessment of Austim Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Children with severe autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often wander away from their homes or other safe environments, placing themselves in harm's way. A new study reveals the effect wandering has on families with children ...
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Yoga Helps Children With Autism Remain Calm, Improves Social Bonding

Yoga Helps Children With Autism Remain Calm, Improves Social Bonding | Assessment of Austim Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
New York University researchers say that daily yoga can boost social bonding and focus in children who have been diagnosed with autism.

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Tara Johnson's curator insight, January 3, 2013 12:02 PM

My students love yoga. I'm not surprised that they did a study on the benefits of yoga for students with Autism.

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Yoga to assist with Self Regulation

Jillian Ackerman's curator insight, October 29, 2014 11:44 PM

“Get Ready Learn” uses yoga and breathing techniques to calm children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

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I'm a proud Aspie, but I accept the term 'Asperger's syndrome' has had its day

I'm a proud Aspie, but I accept the term 'Asperger's syndrome' has had its day | Assessment of Austim Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
Joshua Muggleton: At first, I didn't like the idea of Asperger's being subsumed within 'autism spectrum disorder'.
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Feds Receive Record Number of Complaints About Special Education

Feds Receive Record Number of Complaints About Special Education | Assessment of Austim Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it

From 2009 to 2011, the agency received more complaints about disability issues than ever before in a three-year period.


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The 5 Coolest Robots for Kids With Autism

The 5 Coolest Robots for Kids With Autism | Assessment of Austim Spectrum Disorders | Scoop.it
These lifelike machines are helping children on the spectrum interact and pick up on social and emotional cues.
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