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How You Can Promote Autism Awareness This April

How You Can Promote Autism Awareness This April

Autism awareness month In April 1970, the Autism Society celebrated the first Autism Awareness Month. During this month, the American public is encouraged to further educate themselves on autism, how to recognize the early warning signs, and support research efforts. Events are held nationwide and range from celebrations of the diversity of people with autism… Continue Reading

Professional Golfer a Game Changer for Autism Community

Professional Golfer a Game Changer for Autism Community

Autism Warrior: Ernie Els, South African professional golfer, founder of the Els for Autism Foundation, along with Liezl Els and Marvin R. Shanken Location: Jupiter, Florida Accomplishments: Ernie Els has 70 professional career victories to his name, including four Major Championships, two World Golf Championships, and a record seven World Matchplay titles. Off the golf course,… Continue Reading

Simple Tools to Help Your ASD Child Sleep Better Now

Simple Tools to Help Your ASD Child Sleep Better Now

Sleep problems are common in typically developing children, but can be particularly prevalent in children with Asperger’s and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). These sleep problems often appear as difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or waking too early. Sleep is an essential element in emotional and physical health, and disruptions in sleep can negatively affect coping… Continue Reading