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On the Spectrum

On the Spectrum

  one awaying stoneheld distant one paced intention raging one hiding uneasy careful one scab-traced profile screaming one stepping hidden brave one sightless joyful smiling one listing dark becalmed one bespoken spell broke maging one veiling spirit woven one reservoir deep holding one keening foresaken foolish one rifting voice transposing one hopeful losting bright one… Continue Reading

A Quick Look at ASD Literary Finds

A Quick Look at ASD Literary Finds

We have uncovered two newly-published books that provide a perfect fit for both parents and children during the back-to-school timeframe.  For a child experiencing anxiety, we are highlighting a lovely picture book by author Annette Rivlin-Gutman that encourages children to find their inner calm.  Parents and caregivers of children on the spectrum are sure to… Continue Reading

Winning the Fight for Autism

Winning the Fight for Autism

Every time the professional fighters meet their opponents in the ring and the octagon, they must focus on their personal strengths – from physical and mental toughness to psychological and emotional drive. It’s all about being a warrior. Christian Mitchell, founder and president of Fighting for Autism, feels much the same way. An autism awareness… Continue Reading

Changes Made to Policy to Affect Thousands of Children with ASD

Valuable changes to U.S. policy have recently been made at the federal level over the past couple of months, potentially affecting thousands of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. These changes will essentially help those people denied coverage and give them access to appropriate autism treatment. In July, Medicare & Medicaid Services declared that comprehensive… Continue Reading

Autism in the News: Judge Rotenberg Center Petition

Autism in the News: Judge Rotenberg Center Petition

Trigger Warning: Parts of this article are scary and detail specific accounts of torture including the video. For many years the Judge Rotenberg Center, a “special needs day, respite and residential school” for children ages three to adult, has been under investigation for “highly abusive and questionable interventions” used on students and now there is… Continue Reading