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The Best Way to Serve People with Special Needs: Live with Them

The Best Way to Serve People with Special Needs: Live with Them http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-way-to-serve-people-with-special-needs

Inclusion, or placing different ability levels together in the classrooms, has been a proven practice in education for years. Research has shown that this mixture has been good for everyone, including those with and without disabilities. The National Center for Education Statistics reports that 13 percent of public school students in the U.S. have a documented disability. Autism, […]

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Mom Creates Amazing Job Opportunities for People with Autism

Mom Creates Amazing Job Opportunities for People with Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/mom-creates-amazing-job-opportunities-for-people-autism

Autism Warrior: Dr. Barbie Zimmerman-Bier Dr. Barbie Zimmerman-Bier is the Chief of Developmental Pediatrics at Metropolitan Hospital in NYC and Clinical Associate Professor at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She is also the Executive Director of Popcorn for the People, a social enterprise of the nonprofit 501(C)3 Let’s Work for Good. The unemployment/underemployment rate in […]

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A New and Improved Approach to Social Skills

A New and Improved Approach to Social Skills http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/social-skills-improved-approach-autism

Kids with autism usually struggle socially and often find the teen years especially difficult. Anxiety and depression can emerge or worsen, along with a sense of helplessness, worthlessness and loneliness. Mental health professionals often refer these teens to social skills groups. These groups teach lessons about how to “appropriately” interact in a neurotypical (NT) world. […]

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Family Emergency Preparedness with Special Needs

Family Emergency Preparedness with Special Needs http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/family-emergency-preparedness-autism

All parents are natural planners. As the parent of a child with a disability and a professional who assists communities and emergency planners with inclusive emergency plans, I know how much more critical emergency planning is for individuals with disabilities.   My daughter has the Angelman syndrome, a rare condition that limits her independence. I’m […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Stanley P. Jaskiewicz, Esq.

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Stanley P. Jaskiewicz, Esq. http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-at-autism/

Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM interview is Stanley P. Jaskiewicz, Esq., who with his wife, Judy, are the proud parents of a 19-year-old […]

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Educating Children About Special Needs Can Spark Compassion

Educating Children About Special Needs Can Spark Compassion http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/educating-children-about-special-needs

When we think about autism awareness, we think about educating the community leaders; the teachers, caregivers, police officers, neighbors, family and friends.  It’s so important to make sure as many people as possible are educated in autism and the challenges and beauty autism offers because awareness is key to acceptance and respect. The more people […]

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