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Autism Schools and Education Facilities – The Ultimate Guide

As we all know, no two children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder are alike.  Experts agree, children with autism learn differently and have a wide range of developmental and educational needs. Unfortunately, teachers and support staff are often unfamiliar with the special needs of kids diagnosed with autism and struggle to teach them effectively.  And, […]

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Mom Creates Job Practice Opportunity for Young Adults with Autism

For parents who have a child with autism, a deep frustration can exist once the child has completed his/her education and faces employment challenges as a young adult.  When Park Ridge, IL resident Cindy Montgomery recognized the disconnect between transition services for her son with autism and true employment opportunities for him, she created Teachability, […]

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Look At Me: The Cornerstone of Eye Contact and Relief for Depression

Look At Me: The Cornerstone of Eye Contact and Relief for Depression

  It is in our human nature that when we see something broken, we feel the need to either throw it away or to fix it. Yet, perception is sometimes reality, and it is personal judgment that makes the item seem broken. It is a gift to see beauty where others see brokenness, and a […]

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Discovering the Joy – One Family’s Journey on the Spectrum

Some people know exactly what they want to be from the time they were little. I would go back and forth as a child wanting to be a veterinarian, teacher, and social worker. However, the one thing that I knew I wanted to be was a wife and mother.  I anticipated the day that I […]

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A Sneak Peek… Sticks and Stones- A Father’s Journey Into Autism

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In his memoir, teacher Hank Smith shares his valuable insight on raising of a child on the spectrum. Sticks and Stones tells the story of Ian, a boy who was diagnosed with autism thirteen years ago.  The story takes place at the beginning of the current wave of children being diagnosed with autism, before there was […]

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Issue 41 – Celebrating Family

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  Subscribe today and save 50% Features:   Five Tips for Enjoying The Season with Your Special Needs Child Excellent advice on how to optimistically and realistically plan for the holidays while enjoying time with your family. Deanna Picon Exploring Autism Handcrafted Art Made by Very Special Hands Meet an motivational young autistic woman with […]

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