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Art therapy has been used for years as way to connect with individuals who think more visually or... The post How Art Therapy Can Help Children with Autism and Untreated Trauma appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
15 hours ago · From The Autism Site
The Navy letter cited "academic skills and developmental disorders," but Tory believes they were referring to his autism. The post Navy Retracts ROTC Scholarship Offer from Young Man on the Autism Spectrum appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
15 hours ago · From The Autism Site
By Nils Skudra This week I took the opportunity to watch The Theory of Everything, a 2014 biographical film about the renowned cosmologist and physicist Stephen Hawking who struggled with ALS (commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) throughout his life but achieved remarkable success and internation…
2 days ago · From The Art of Autism
By Ron Sandison Father’s Day is especially meaningful to me as a dad with autism, I try not to take the responsibility for granted with my hectic schedule of writing and speaking. When I was diagnosed with autism at age seven the experts informed my parents I would probably never get married and ha…
5 days ago · From The Art of Autism
For those not on the spectrum, a meltdown and the level of overwhelm it entails may be hard to comprehend. The post What Triggers Autism Meltdowns? appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
6 days ago · From The Autism Site
‘’I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay undiscovered before me.’’ -Issac Newton B…
7 days ago · From The Art of Autism
By Lyric Holmans, Neurodivergent Rebel There is a phrase I’ve seen used on multiple occasions in online Autism circles and spaces – “I am my child’s voice.” Often, mainly when we are younger, our parents do speak on our behalf, making sure our needs are met with the exp…
7 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
By Anton Spivack Recently I posted this article, calling out the musical Jagged Little Pill for its non-binary erasure, to a Facebook page for Mensans who are fans of Broadway. None of the commenters supported me, they just blasted me, accusing me of calling them transphobic and dismissing everythi…
8 days ago · From The Art of Autism
The van driver picked the boy up from school as scheduled but apparently forgot about him and drove home without dropping him off. The post Family Searches for Answers After 7-Year-Old with Autism Was Left Alone in School Van appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
8 days ago · From The Autism Site
A simple friendly conversation with an employee turned into a much bigger deal for this little family. The post Mom of Two Boys with Autism Grateful After Store Employee’s Kind Gesture for Her Sons appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
9 days ago · From The Autism Site