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By Ron Sandison Having autism has helped me write books, they are very detailed, they got crazy plotlines, and I am able to keep it all straight in my head and I know it’s because I am autistic. J.D. Barker J.D. Barker is an awarding-winning New York Times and international bestselling thriller wri…
2 days ago · From The Art of Autism
As the U.S. Congress begins to discuss federal science funding for 2025, any plans to compensate for this year’s cuts to the neuroscience program face an uphill battle. SourceSource: Spectrum News
4 days ago · From Spectrum News
by Amy Potter I’m tired of being invisible. I’m not talking about my invisible disability – I am happy with that and don’t want to part with it. No, what I’m tired of is Disability itself being invisible. Even when I am working among allies, all of whom I know are dedicated to Equity, Diversi…
7 days ago · From The Art of Autism
By Nahoma Presberg, MS, BCBA, NYS-LBA It’s summertime! If you’re anything like me, you’re excited for a poolside lounge or trip to the beach, or you’re probably busy planning a family vacation or some time away from work. The buzz of summertime can be overwhelming. Remem…
7 days ago · From Different Roads to Learning
by Daniel Antonsson When I was a child, I never walked around and thought that I was different. I was just me and people around me never consider that I could have a diagnosis of some kind. I was a calm and proper boy that always tried to be kind to people and behave well in school. I was a little a…
9 days ago · From The Art of Autism
The French researcher’s accomplishments working with chinstrap penguins in the Antarctic highlight the importance of recording sleep in the wild. SourceSource: Spectrum News
11 days ago · From Spectrum News
By Aaron Bouma For many years I’ve had this dream. To build a military museum. But it wasn’t until later in my younger years that it was realized it could be achievable. How do you focus on your dreams? Are you satisfied with how you are pushing toward achieving your goals? Autistic persons often ar…
14 days ago · From The Art of Autism
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London has announced a year-long partnership with the charity Guide Dogs to improve accessibility for blind or visually impaired visitors. As part of this collaboration, the Studio Tour has sponsored three guide dog puppies named Harry, Ron, and Hermione, and will receive up…
14 days ago · From Assistive Technology Blog
By Sofia Mochon-Ciniglio Art education is a multifaceted and complicated endeavor. It involves the mastery of artistic and studio practice, yet also the maintenance of an integral mindset of patience, respect and (as I’ve come to realize in the course of my work with special needs children) boundari…
03.07.2024 · From The Art of Autism
The Korea University professor on her path to autism research and studying in the United States. SourceSource: Spectrum News
01.07.2024 · From Spectrum News
Welcome to this challenging and enlightening crossword puzzle designed especially for enthusiasts and professionals in the field of assistive technology and accessibility. This puzzle will test your knowledge on a wide range of topics, from historical milestones and key figures in disability rights,…
01.07.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
by John Testore I just celebrated my birthday and wish I could sink. I see no purpose in Celebrating birthdays by stereotypes: cake, blowing candles as reminders of age, clinging glasses, and countless dreaded pictures. The bad news is that birthdays are normally social events organized by friends …
28.06.2024 · From The Art of Autism
By Sam Blanco, BCBA Assessment is the cornerstone of creating appropriate and effective interventions. Two common assessments used for youngsters with autism are the Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills-Revised (ABLLS-R) and the Verbal Behavior – Milestones Assessment and Placement Pr…
28.06.2024 · From Different Roads to Learning
By Ron Sandison “By understanding our emotions we are able to express and share them and this prevents us from being overwhelmed and controlled by them.” Ron Sandison Many people with Autism have difficulty expressing and sharing their emotions. Instead of managing our emotional level, we allow emot…
26.06.2024 · From The Art of Autism
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