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tbh.com — The Trumpet Behavioral Health family is committed to helping children with autism reach their full potential. Our compassionate and experienced autism experts provide applied behavior analysis, or ABA, which is a research-based therapy for autism.
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childmind.org — We are an independent nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
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healthybrainnetwork.org — The Healthy Brain Network is a landmark mental health study that will help children in New York City and around the world.
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pecsusa.com — Pyramid is the sole source for the internationally recognized, evidenced-based Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)® and the Pyramid Approach to Education®. Our training, on-site consultation, and products are designed to improve functional communication skills, decrease challenging behavior…
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autism-help.org — This site provides help with over 350 fact sheets of autism-related information, with an emphasis on practical strategies, as many families cannot afford the more expensive interventions, or may be geographically isolated and cannot access autism support services.
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Historians and authors have given many famous figures an armchair diagnosis of autism over the years: Albert Einstein, Michelangelo and Thomas Jefferson, to name just a few. Looking for signs of autism in historical figures and fictional characters can give us important insight into society’s changi…
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Six months into the pandemic, one thing that has become a way of life for all of us around the world is wearing a mask when we are out and about. Masks come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and styles, and for many has also become a fashion accessory. However, it has been clearly established that masks…
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Being able to distinguish between relevant sounds and background noise is so important for learning a language. The post Autism Language Problems May Be Exacerbated by Inability to Pick Out the Sound of One’s Own Name appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
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Understanding Love and Autism By Laurie Kennedy I’m sure a lot of people have heard of the prominent stereotype that people with autism struggle to feel emotions, empathise or understand emotions in general; I want to share my perceptions on this take and I’m going to be referencing my experie…
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Minimally verbal autistic people do not differentiate the sound of their own name from that of a stranger’s, according to a new electroencephalography (EEG) study1. They also have difficulties filtering sounds from background noise. And among minimally verbal autistic people, those with weaker neura…
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