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9 days ago · From Spectrum News
A study of more than 800 autistic preschoolers across the United States and Canada shows that six months after diagnosis, these children get, on average, less than a quarter of the therapy hours that guidelines recommend1. Only a third have started behavior-based therapy, the type for which there is…
10 days ago · From Spectrum News
Successful generalization is best taught at the very core of a structured well planned ABA Program.  Students on the autism spectrum have many barriers interfering with generalization of learned skills in areas like communication and language, academics, play, or social situations. The wide range…
10 days ago · From Different Roads to Learning
By Megan Amodeo It’s currently April 2020. My entire family, and most of the United States have been in quarantine for about a month. A relentless virus has forced most of us to lock our doors and stay put until further notice. Schools are closed. Restaurants and movie theaters are dark. The stre…
10 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
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11 days ago · From Spectrum News
Star-shaped cells called astrocytes play a greater role in brain development than previously thought, according to a new method for mapping gene expression1. The technique could help researchers understand how the brain develops in people with conditions such as autism. To map out cell locations and…
11 days ago · From Spectrum News
We all love to make our homes as comfortable for ourselves as possible. When we come back from work, for example, we like to unwind and destress. For many of us, spending time in the kitchen can be therapeutic. Even taking a nice, warm shower can help us relax. These days, because of the COVID-19 pa…
11 days ago · From Assistive Technology Blog
In 2015, Robert Schultz walked into his student’s office to watch an animation of a talking dog. On a split screen, the cartoon dog made facial expressions that mirrored the student’s own. Schultz had a flash of inspiration. He realized the software tools the student had used to take fine-grained me…
12 days ago · From Spectrum News
"Since we have got the dog he has settled a lot better and has fewer meltdowns now," his dad said.Source: The Autism Site
12 days ago · From The Autism Site
Autistic Author Interview Andy Buchan Andy Buchan was a police officer for nearly 30 years and during his time he saw many different aspects of life that made him better equipped to help people. His book, “Autism and the Police,” is a culmination of all of his experience woven into a guide to …
12 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
Low levels of the hormone vasopressin in early infancy may presage an autism diagnosis in childhood, according to a new study1. Although preliminary, the results suggest that testing vasopressin levels — particularly in infants with high odds of having autism — could flag the condition in the first …
13 days ago · From Spectrum News
14 young people on the autism spectrum live and work at Erik's Retreat.Source: The Autism Site
13 days ago · From The Autism Site
"He was so brave," his mom said. "He was running and yelling, 'Run Georgia, run!'"Source: The Autism Site
13 days ago · From The Autism Site
They expect that Mason and his new dog "Kevin" will be friends for a very long time.Source: The Autism Site
11.05.2020 · From The Autism Site
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