Haircut Tips for Autistic Children

Apr 09, 19 Haircut Tips for Autistic Children

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Haircut Tips for Autistic Children As many of us know taking our children for a hair cut can be difficult. Between the fidgeting and the normal short patience of many young children it can take some planning and sometimes some bribing (lol) to make it through a session. Take a look at this touching article about how to help...

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Autism speech. Speech-language support for autistic high school students

Apr 09, 19 Autism speech. Speech-language support for autistic high school students

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Autism speech. Speech-language support for autistic high school students I’m not sure about you guys, but every year around IEP time I have the same conversation with school staff. Years ago it started with “well, Seth’s speech skills won’t get any better so let’s reduce the speech therapy”....

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3 month rule and dating… and autism. Just wait new parents.

Apr 06, 19 3 month rule and dating… and autism. Just wait new parents.

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From Autism with a Side of Fries The Three Month Rule Enjoy this delightfully personal shout out from Eilleen Shaklee to new autism parents and how they should approach behaviors both good and bad Today I was interviewed by a graduate student who was doing research on autism, parenting, and all that jazz.  One of his last questions...

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DisabilityScoop: autistic girls are sometimes invisible

Feb 05, 19 DisabilityScoop: autistic girls are sometimes invisible

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From DisabilityScoop Girls On The Spectrum Often Go Unnoticed Nichole Lowther has heard the word her whole life. Bright, even charming, she nonetheless never felt comfortable in groups or making small talk. A hard worker, she had a tough time finding or keeping a steady job. Could it have been her unvarying wardrobe, her lack of...

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Seth the disco teacher – a moment in Seth’s life

Jan 26, 19 Seth the disco teacher – a moment in Seth’s life

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Seth is an avid dancer and thinks Just Dance is absolutely LIFE GIVING! In this short clip, Seth dazzles us with his smooth moves to Teacher by Nick Jones from Just Dance 2016. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did  By the way, he asked several times for this video to be posted. He really gets a kick out of it. SETH’S...

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Inclusion Today, Community Living for Life

Jan 14, 19 Inclusion Today, Community Living for Life

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Inclusion Today, Community Living for Life By Administration for Community Living Staff When Megan Scully’s four month old son, Danny, was diagnosed with a developmental disability resulting from genetic brain lesions, two of the first questions she asked the doctors were, “would he ever go to school?” and...

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