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Rocket Laces: Teaching the World How to Tie Shoes

Rocket Laces: Teaching the World How to Tie Shoes http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/teaching-the-world-to-tie-shoes/

I didn’t ever see myself creating the best solution for children learning to tie their shoes. During my final year in college I began working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis.  I didn’t have much knowledge in the field nor did I completely understand all of the different areas of special needs but I […]

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New Research: Program Offers Help for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder


Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is closely aligned with autism in that most individuals on the autism spectrum have significant struggles with SPD (autismspeaks.org). Children with sensory impairments find it difficult to process and act upon information received through the senses, resulting in challenges such as clumsiness, anxiety, and social and behavioral problems.  Additionally, many of them have sensory-related sensitivities […]

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Nathaniel was a different child from the moment he was born. My husband was away at basic training, and I was back home, doing what many military spouses do. I was delivering a baby without my husband by my side. When the fuss subsided and all of the relatives went home, I was left at […]

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