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Helping Aspergers Teens Transition to College

A major life challenge for young people with Aspergers is attending college after high school graduation. Below are some crucial guidelines to follow as you help your Aspergers teen transition to college: 1. If your youngster’s diagnosis has been identified … Continue reading

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Sensory Integration Therapy and Occupational Therapy for HFA Children

“What does sensory integration therapy entail? And is it effective for children with high functioning autism?” Sensory integration therapy is often used alone or as part of a broader program of occupational therapy for kids on the autism spectrum. The … Continue reading

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Research backs more strategies for children with autism

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders has released its much-anticipated update on evidence-based practices for children and youth with autism. Scientists at UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute spearheaded the project, screening 29,000 articles about autism … Continue reading

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Autistic Access Needs: Notes on Accessibility

Looking for ways to meet the access needs of Autistic individuals? Do you wish to avoid dropping the ball at your function, get-together, or meeting? The autistic spectrum includes a wide variety of persons with a wide variety of support … Continue reading

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FAQ: Dealing with Aggression

Welcome to a week long (or more!) set of posts dedicated to your frequently asked questions. I pulled these reoccurring themes from emails, comments, and facebook. If a bunch of people have the same concern – there are probably more … Continue reading

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