With such a growing number, there has been a lot of concern expressed regarding the possibility of independence in adulthood for persons affected by the disorder. Ohio State University hopes to come up with a solution.
When an autistic person becomes involved in an emergency situation, it can be confusing for both them and the people around them. The Winston-Salem Police Department hopes to educate their staff so as to increase awareness and learn productive methods to work with people with autism.
Since it has been shown that autistic children are up to twice as likely to run off as a typical child, keeping track of them can be stressful for their caregivers. A former news anchor and mother hopes to remedy parents’ fears through a new clothing line.
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Many traits of autistic employees make them a great fit for a career in engineering. Focusing on refining mathematical and visual skills can be a boon for those who excel in these areas.
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TLC (Temporary Lodging for Children) assists families in crisis, specifically as a result of psychiatric and developmental problems. Since 2013, TLC has concentrated new efforts into reaching families affected by autism.
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With the onslaught of attention that autism awareness gains daily, it is more important than ever for health care professionals and laypeople to learn amicable conversational patterns over what can be very controversial topics.
President Barack Obama signed into law the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act) on December 19, 2014. This is a tax-favored way for families and people with disabilities to save money for future expenses without being disqualified from federal benefits.
Director Jesse Cramer is not only opening the world to new perspectives on autism in his movie “Circles,” but also an incredible opportunity: professional acting for children with autism.
Sam Lawrence spent about half of his life with the developmental ability of a toddler. Now, the 23 year old holds two AA degrees and place on the Academic Team.
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Museum exhibits are some of the best teaching tools offered to children and families. Luckily, kids with ASD who are easily overwhelmed by the sights and sounds do not have to stay home.
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