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Autism jargon: what is SIB or SIBs?

Dec 10, 18 Autism jargon: what is SIB or SIBs?

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Autism jargon: what is SIB or SIBs? In the world of autism, and other spectrum disorders, SIB or SIBs is not a sibling. The acronym actually stands for self-injurious behaviors or self injurious behaviors. They can be described as Behaviors that an individual engages in that may cause physical harm, such as head banging, or...

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Disability Scoop – Saliva Test May Help Speed Up Autism Diagnosis

Nov 20, 18 Disability Scoop – Saliva Test May Help Speed Up Autism Diagnosis

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FROM DISABILITY SCOOP Saliva Test May Help Speed Up Autism Diagnosis New research suggests that determining whether or not a child likely has autism could one day be as simple as spitting in a cup. By looking at RNA in saliva, researchers say they can identify kids on the spectrum with 85 percent accuracy. The findings come from a...

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Technology, learning, autism, special education – our friends at Awake Labs

Nov 05, 18 Technology, learning, autism, special education – our friends at Awake Labs

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by Paul Fijal CPO Awake Labs Technology, learning, autism, special education *Disclaimer – this blog post makes reference to organizations and technologies developed by people we admire. References to these groups does not explicitly mean that they endorse Awake Labs. All of the information and links shared in this blog post...

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5 Truths About Maintaining a Loving Relationship When You Have Bipolar Disorder

Sep 25, 18 5 Truths About Maintaining a Loving Relationship When You Have Bipolar Disorder

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FROM BPHOPE.COM BY Andrea Paquette 5 Truths About Maintaining a Loving Relationship When You Have Bipolar Disorder Having bipolar disorder is challenging when it comes to maintaining healthy relationships, but there is much we can do to encourage the acceptance of ourselves and one another. I have been in love many times throughout...

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Disability Employment: Employment 1st Maryland UPDATE

Sep 21, 18 Disability Employment: Employment 1st Maryland UPDATE

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Disability Employment: Employment 1st Maryland UPDATE From the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration: Back in June of this year, DDA regional office staff began on-site validation of non-residential site self-assessments that were completed by all DDA providers back in late 2016. Non-residential sites visited have...

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Easterseals hosts respite weekends

Sep 18, 18 Easterseals hosts respite weekends

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Respite weekends hosted by Easterseals Maryland From Easter Seals: Respite Weekends !     Have you heard about our newest offering “Music Jam”!   Music Jam is almost three full three days of respite care for ALL AGES and ALL ABILITES starting at 9 am on Friday morning October 5 and ending Sunday October 7 at 5 pm....

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Treatment jargon: what is behavior therapy?

Sep 12, 18 Treatment jargon: what is behavior therapy?

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What is behavior therapy? According to PsychCentral “behavior therapy is focused on helping an individual understand how changing their behavior can lead to changes in how they are feeling. The goal of behavior therapy is usually focused on increasing the person’s engagement in positive or socially reinforcing activities....

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Activities and events for disabled children – KEEN Greater DC special needs activities

Sep 09, 18 Activities and events for disabled children – KEEN Greater DC special needs activities

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Activities and events for disabled children It’s that time of year again parents, caregivers, and families. Fall is upon us and our children are going back to school. We’ve had all summer to schedule play dates and enjoy vacations. We’ve visited family and spent the night in watching movies. Now, we have work...

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Why Does Doing What I Love Make My Bipolar Worse?

Aug 25, 18 Why Does Doing What I Love Make My Bipolar Worse?

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Why Does Doing What I Love Make My Bipolar Worse? From BP Magazine Bipolar disorder is unfair.  We have to be so careful about everything. Get the right amount of sleep! Make sure you take your meds! Watch out for bad relationships! Find work that respects bipolar! I’m the one who is often giving this advice in my blogs and books....

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LGBTQ veteran suicide prevention and PTSD

Jul 13, 18 LGBTQ veteran suicide prevention and PTSD

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LGBTQ veteran suicide prevention Americas heroes and protectors come in many shades, sizes, and orientations. Americans who answer the call and join the armed forces deserve our respect, care, and understanding of their experiences defending the country and the constitution. Veterans Affairs released an article about LGBTQ veteran...

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ActuallyAutistic. From people first language to self identifying language.

Jul 02, 18 ActuallyAutistic. From people first language to self identifying language.

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ActuallyAutistic versus people first language In another article we discussed ActuallyAutistic and what it means for self-advocacy and people diagnosed with autism. In this article we’ll discuss part of the reason ActuallyAutistic became a thing. The community has shifted from separating themselves from their diagnosis to...

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Dyslexia defined

Jun 24, 18 Dyslexia defined

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I read therefore I am Switching letters in a word or reading word backwards is not all there is to dyslexia. In fact, the way dyslexia is portrayed in movies and television is not how the learning disability looks in real life. You’ve seen characters read the word “hungry” like “hnugry”, or some...

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