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As a journalist and author, I’ve spent most of my life writing stories. But now, as an entrepreneur, I find myself in an office building in Harvard Square where my team is writing code. Along with 100 or so pilot users, we are testing a new device to help reach and communicate with children who have…
21.02.2017 · From Spectrum News
“My drawing skill developed from a desire to reach a common ground of understanding with people. Watching people speak with the ease of just a few words combined with innuendo and body language has always been a mystery to me,” Steve Selpal (1950 – 2017) By Debra Muzikar and Keri B…
05.08.2017 · From The Art of Autism
Update 03/22/2017 I’m collecting favorite quotes about autism from some of my favorite people. Please share your own in the comments and if I like it, I may add it to the list. 1. “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism,” Dr. Stephen Sho…
23.03.2017 · From The Art of Autism
By Steve Staniek The forest has always been my spiritual home where I could feel safe and free. Perhaps it was my exposure to nature from an early age that raised my sensitivity to the energies around me, until I grew `into an environmental empath, that’s someone who can feel the presence of differe…
20.02.2019 · From The Art of Autism
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease characterized by multiple areas of damage and scarring(sclerosis) to the nerve fibers of the brain and spinal cord. Although research has brought us closer to understanding the disease process, its cause is not yet fully known, nor is there a cure. W…
28.03.2018 · From Assistive Technology Blog
There are tons of articles and lists about the best apps for kids with autism. However, you may be missing out on one of the best possible uses of tablets and smartphones for improving services for your learner: the camera app that is already built into the device. A wealth of research has shown the…
02.06.2016 · From Different Roads to Learning
It’s March and the madness at Autistry is all about projects and preparing for the return of the much loved Autistry Scientists & Artists Party. For more details and to purchase tickets (buying tickets online in advance helps us plan the food and drink!) go to: AutistrySAparty.brownpapertickets…
16.03.2017 · From Autistry Studios
He was on his way to pick his daughter up from school, but then saw she'd already wandered home. Source: The Autism Site
29.09.2018 · From The Autism Site
When the 13-year-old autistic boy from Texas visited Dirk Dhossche’s clinic in Jackson, Mississippi, it had been more than a year since his problems surfaced. The boy’s face had frozen into a grimace, and he had developed a series of unusual repetitive movements and washed his hands compulsively. Do…
27.11.2018 · From Spectrum News
by Debra Muzikar In the last decade the world has changed dramatically. Today’s teens unlike prior generations have grown up with iphones, ear buds, tablets, and apps. Although many teens may be digitally savvy they may lack the personal skills needed to make new friends or land a job. Smile &…
09.02.2016 · From The Art of Autism
By Erica Francis Kids on the autism spectrum are kids first; they like to play like most kids do. The difference is in the way they sometimes play. Because the diagnosis of autism covers a full spectrum, no two kids will behave exactly the same but there are often some characteristics many of them h…
07.08.2017 · From The Art of Autism
Hi, I’m Max. I am a 25-year old man with Asperger’s Syndrome from Los Angeles. I loved drawing ever since I was little, and was first inspired after watching Disney films as a child. When I was in high school, I started developing an interest in Web Design. I then went to school at C…
24.02.2017 · From The Art of Autism
Autism rates have increased 150% since 2000.Source: The Autism Site
28.04.2018 · From The Autism Site
“At the end of the day this film is not about autism; it’s about love. Being more caring to the person next to you; being compassionate. This is a movie about love through a different lens; through the eyes of autism.” Carolina Groppa By Debra Muzikar (This is an excerpt from an i…
18.04.2016 · From The Art of Autism
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