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Do Special Education Success Stories Exist – And How Do I Obtain This for My Child?

As an advocate I am constantly asked by parents if special education success stories exist and how they can be successful for their child! This article will address both areas and will educate you on dragon slaying tips to increase your advocacy’s success!

Autism and Applied Behavioral Analysis – Breaking the Stigmas

The Applied Behavioral Analysis model, or (ABA) as it is commonly referred to, has been in practice for many years, touching the lives of many people of all ages, backgrounds, and degrees of the Autism spectrum. As with anything, there is a considerable amount of misinformation projecting a negative view of ABA.

The Woman Who Brought More Awareness to Autism Spectrum Disorder

A couple years ago, an article was featured in the magazine called Neurology Now that covered the journey and triumphs of a young woman by the name of Alexis Wineman. The article told the story of the young Alexis Wineman’s background and childhood growing up in rural Montana.

Problematic Sleep Patterns in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

The complex and varied ways that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can manifest may cause extremely complicated behavioral issues in numerous areas and many different levels that adversely affect daily functioning. ASD effects one in 68 people.

Improve Auditory Processing With These Fun Activities

If your child has auditory processing and finds it difficult to concentrate and retain information, here are a few fun activities that you and your child can do together that will target and improve auditory processing skills: Practice sequencing with sounds – Ask your child to cover his eyes with his hands while you make a noise such as closing the door, sneezing, or playing a key on the piano. Have your child first identify the noise. Then try two noises, one after the other.

Guiding Kids With Asperger’s Syndrome Toward Extra-Curricular Activities

What Extracurricular Activities May Be Best for a Child With Asperger’s Syndrome? Extracurricular activities are important for a child’s development as a whole person. They are especially important for children with Asperger’s Syndrome, because these activities help children build teamwork, develop social skills, and learn good sportsmanship, all qualities with which many children with Asperger’s need some assistance.

Parenting a Child With Autism: 11 Tips to Promote Autism Acceptance

When parents first hear the word Autism in relation to their child, they are often overwhelmed and scared. Many parents turn to reliable sources like Autism Speaks and the HEAL Foundation for help. Both of these organizations are founded on Autism Awareness.

Research Partnership Between Google and Autism Speaks Begins

The world’s largest genomic database of sequenced gene information will help provide information for family members and patients living with the Autism Spectrum Disorder. The collaboration between Google and Autism speaks officially took off on December 9, 2013. The joint project is designed to make major breakthroughs on the study of Autism.

Top Ten iPad Apps for Families With Autism

Apps on the iPad help children work with tangible problems in a non-threatening environment. They can focus on things they challenge them and find quick success in other areas. Here are some of the best apps for children with Autism:

TV Show Displays Reality of Living With Autism

The hit television series “Parenthood,” ended its six-season run in January. The family drama featured the Braverman family.

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