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When Your Partner is on the Autism Spectrum

When Your Partner is on the Autism Spectrum

Many of us have fallen in love with someone on the autism spectrum. We may only realize later, when we share children who become diagnosed as being on the spectrum, that our partner’s idiosyncrasies, amazing abilities, and literal interpretations actually are spectrum traits. Many adults who live regular lives, excelling in areas of math, science, […]

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Top Businesswoman Improves Employment Opportunities for Autism

Top Businesswoman Improves Employment Opportunities for Autism

Autism Warrior: Silvia Planas-Prats Founder of Miami Is Kind Foundation, an industrial bakery offering employment opportunities for all kinds of professionals with autism or other disabilities, including bakers, customer service representatives, and warehouse operators. For 20 years, Silvia was confident in the successful progression of her career as a businesswoman, but after the birth of […]

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Coping Strategies to Help You Maintain Your Child’s ABA Therapy

Coping Strategies to Help You Maintain Your Child’s ABA Therapy

Your child has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy has been recommended. The gold standard for treating children with autism, ABA is a behavioral learning program that requires intense treatment, with up to 40 hours per week prescribed. The intensity of treatment is a proven factor that directly […]

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I Like It Now

I Like It Now

Laughing is all I hear and my tummy feels amazing and who knows what my face is doing? this movie is so funny I am here alone and feeling happy   not that alone is better than with oh no   this is fun sometimes leaning forward sometimes touching my face sometimes squirming with pleasure […]

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How You Can Help Kids with ASD Reduce Bullying

How You Can Help Kids with ASD Reduce Bullying

Bullying has become a heated issue of debate among the autism community. When assessing specific types of disabilities, bullying prevalence rates differ: 35.3 percent of students with behavioral and emotional disorders, 33.9 percent of students with autism, 24.3 percent of students with intellectual disabilities, 20.8 percent of students with health impairments, and 19 percent of […]

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