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3 Simple Ways to Help Your ASD Child Prepare for Costume Days
Ways to help your child preparing costume
Dressing up is a fun way to teach imaginative play and is often used as a theme at school or daycare. It is also a tradition for those who celebrate Halloween and trick or treating. Recently, my son’s daycare asked that all girls arrive to school in a princess theme costume and all boys arrive wearing a super hero theme costume.
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Ways to Help Someone With Special Needs Spot a Fake Friendship
Autism spot fake friendship
“Hate crime” is a common term used to describe abusive verbal and physical behavior which targets someone on the basis of his/her gender, race, religion, disability, nationality, or sexual orientation.
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An Exclusive Chat About Autism with a Cast Member of The Good Doctor
Exclusive chat with the good doctor cast
Ms. Tomita has a genuine desire to use her time at The Good Doctor to educate not only herself but hopefully others through the show on the importance to seeing people with ASD as whole and complete individuals. She admits there is so much more to learn about the community that she and her coworkers are dedicated to representing authentically.
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The Value of Homeschooling Your Child with Autism Now
Your child with autism now
Private programs tend to be economically exorbitant and public school special needs programs are growing in demand and size as the prevalence of autism continues to increase.
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Ways Music Intervention Can Support Social Interaction
Music intervention can support social interaction
The significance of putting a melody to these words frees up his cognitive ability and reaches through his autistic mind, allowing perfect speech to emerge through song lyrics. This, in itself, is a little miracle, and for Oliver, one can only imagine the freedom and sheer joy of this flow. It’s like letting in the sunshine from tightly drawn curtains.
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Professional Golfer a Game Changer for Autism Community
Autism warrior professional golfer
The Els’ son, Ben, was diagnosed with autism at five years old. In 2008, the family moved from their home base in London, England, to Jupiter, Fla. Overwhelmed at times by their son’s special needs, the couple conceived of a nurturing place to learn for those on the autism spectrum and provided six million dollars in seed money for the Els Center of Excellence.
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How to Prepare Your Autistic Child for a Weather Emergency
Preparing autistic child with weather emergencies
While the summer months involve the best weather of the year for some of us, the weather may be more volatile and a source of tremendous stress for others.
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7 Things You Should Know About Special Needs Mums
About special needs mums
Juggling doesn’t even come close. Not only do we SNM need to worry about our children, but we also need to tend to the house, siblings, our partner, our job, etc. No doubt we are also involved in a charity group, as SNM tend to be the ones who feel the need to “give back.”
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Transportation: A New Vision, But You Will Need a Plan!
A new vision with transportation
Transportation for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) seems to pose a challenge and can sometimes hold people back from living and working in the community.
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A Mother’s Amazing Quest to Help Her Child with Autism – Autism: A Family Journey
Book autism family journey
When Cindy and Phil Rasmussen welcomed baby son Steven into the world in 1971, the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder also was in its infancy.
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