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10 things we know about autism that we didn't know a year ago | Autism Support Network

10 things we know about autism that we didn't know a year ago | Autism Support Network | autism | Scoop.it
Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer, Geraldine Dawson, shares 10 things we didn't know about autism a year ago. (Autism Support Network
Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer, Geraldine Dawson, shares 10 things we didn't know...

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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) | 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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My Aspergers Child: Reasons Behind “Impaired Social Interaction” in Aspergers Kids

My Aspergers Child: Reasons Behind “Impaired Social Interaction” in Aspergers Kids | autism | Scoop.it
Reasons Behind “Impaired Social Interaction” in Aspergers Kids http://t.co/DTWjANudrc via @zite #autism #aspergers

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The reality of finding a job with autism

The reality of finding a job with autism | 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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See how we prepare our kids with #Autism for shots » Lost and Tired

See how we prepare our kids with #Autism for shots » Lost and Tired | autism | Scoop.it
My family has a large amount of medical issues.  Gavin and Lizze are by far the medically complex but the other boys have their share of health issues as well.  Today we are taking Elliott to the (See how we prepare our kids with #Autism for shots...

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12 Awesome Books About Autism and Asperger’s | CPI

12 Awesome Books About Autism and Asperger’s | CPI | autism | Scoop.it
Share the wealth! Find out about great books and other resources about ASD.

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Becky B's curator insight, January 29, 2013 11:30 AM

Over the years, we’ve collected a list of quite a few great tools, and we’ve added a number of our own as well. And we’ve organized many of these resources into categories that we want to share with you throughout 2013. Categories include: Books, General Autism/PBIS Information, Professional Resources, Sensory Resources, Visual Support, and Technology.

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Young People With Autism at Work in a Digital World | CPI

Young People With Autism at Work in a Digital World | CPI | autism | Scoop.it
Ever wonder about what resources are available to help young adults with autism to thrive in the workplace?

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Samantha Ellis's curator insight, May 16, 2013 10:11 PM

This article does not surprise me one bit! My little brother is Autism finds that he will excel when working with anything that is Digital Technology. He seems to find this form of work very engaging and is happy to continue to sit and complete his work if it is on a computer or an IPad.  Other than that - he absolutely is against completing any assignments at all.  So it does not surprise me that people with Autism are working in the Digital World and thriving at it!

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A Complete Guide For Using Prompts To Teach Individuals With ...

A Complete Guide For Using Prompts To Teach Individuals With ... | autism | Scoop.it
Years of research has demonstrated prompts to be an effective teaching tool for people on the Autism Spectrum. Here is a complete guide to using prompts when teaching individuals with special needs.

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Tips for Parents

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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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Mission:Jobs for adults with autism

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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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Developers dive in to create a wealth of autism apps

Developers dive in to create a wealth of autism apps | autism | Scoop.it
At times, Andy Shih still finds himself overwhelmed by the groundswell of interest in autism apps he's seen in the three years since Apple Inc. released the first iPad. In his role as senior vice... (Look out for new autism apps!

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Autism in Translation

Autism in Translation | autism | Scoop.it

Language is culture. It reflects a place’s history, values, attitudes, social structures, and even dynamics of power. How we express ourselves and describe the world around us shapes discourse and influences others perceptions.


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Richard Dolinski's curator insight, May 28, 2013 2:32 PM
Half way around the world and Autism is lost in a language.
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Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew | CPI

Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew | CPI | autism | Scoop.it
Equipping those around our children with simple understanding of autism's most basic elements has a tremendous impact on their ability to journey towards productive, independent adulthood.

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Specialist team aims to fill social care gap for adults with Asperger's - Communitycare.co.uk

Specialist team aims to fill social care gap for adults with Asperger's - Communitycare.co.uk | autism | Scoop.it
Specialist team aims to fill social care gap for adults with Asperger's Communitycare.co.uk The team will initially take over the social care of people who are currently having support provided by either the council's learning disability services...

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