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Understanding autism - NPR

Understanding autismNPRby Jennifer White by Mercedes Mejia A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control found that about 1 in 88 children are diagnosed with autism or a related disorder – a significant increase in diagnosis.
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Breaking Studies Demonstrate Positive Benefits of Autistic Children & Adults Using Computers

Breaking Studies Demonstrate Positive Benefits of Autistic Children & Adults Using Computers | Autism Support | Scoop.it
Recent studies by Nottingham University and Carnegie Mellon University have shown the enormous benefits and functionality that those in the autism spectrum experience when using computers. Belmont Technology provides a...
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'Parent Training' May Help Kids With Autism Behave Better - Autism

'Parent Training' May Help Kids With Autism Behave Better - Autism | Autism Support | Scoop.it
Teaching mom, dad to manage problem behaviors can improve overall functioning, study shows.
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Look Me In The Eye: Is autism getting more common, or does it just ...

Look Me In The Eye: Is autism getting more common, or does it just ... | Autism Support | Scoop.it
Last year I participated in the Autism Speaks-CDC workshop on evaluating changes in the prevalence of autism. Now that the CDC has published the meeting summary, I'd like to offer a few thoughts on the discussions and ...
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Sammy's Gold Stars Helps Kids on Special Diets - AGE OF AUTISM

Sammy's Gold Stars Helps Kids on Special Diets - AGE OF AUTISM | Autism Support | Scoop.it
We invite you to check out Sammy's Gold Stars. Sammy's Gold Stars is a children's book about one boy who found a special diet helped him feel and behave better. Many children with food sensitivities, Autism, Celiac Disease, ADHD, Lyme...
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Navigating the Early Intervention Process | Speech Buddies Blog

Navigating the Early Intervention Process | Speech Buddies Blog | Autism Support | Scoop.it
Early Intervention is similar to special education for older children. However, unlike the IEP for older children, a younger child's treatment plan will also include recommendations for home-based speech therapy activities.
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New autism diagnostic criteria may encourage symptomatic approach to drug use - Financial Times

New autism diagnostic criteria may encourage symptomatic approach to drug use - Financial Times | Autism Support | Scoop.it
New autism diagnostic criteria may encourage symptomatic approach to drug useFinancial TimesASD will incorporate current diagnoses of Asperger syndrome, pervasive development disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), Rett syndrome and childhood...
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“Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders”

Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) Treatments for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder - See GRADES http://t.co/TZcoiper...
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Autism, homework & beyond | Autism Support Network

Autism, homework & beyond | Autism Support Network | Autism Support | Scoop.it
Teaching organizational skills to individuals with autism.
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Divine Comedy Of Autistic Spectrum Errors: Autism and Gut Bacteria:the latest research

Divine Comedy Of Autistic Spectrum Errors: Autism and Gut Bacteria:the latest research | Autism Support | Scoop.it
Autism and Gut Bacteria:the latest research http://t.co/csBISkZR...
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Exploring the Spectrum of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Intervention Strategies

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Exploring the Spectrum of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Intervention Strategies.
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Elementary School Transition - Children with Special Needs

Elementary School Transition - Children with Special Needs | Autism Support | Scoop.it
Transitions during the elementary school years can be well planned and supported so that children with special needs may concentrate on educational opportunities, maintaining self confidence and developing healthy relationships.
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Shelby Mota's curator insight, April 24, 2013 7:13 PM

This author describes the ups and downs of transitioning into schools for children with special needs.