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3D Imaging Opens Up New Dimension of Possibilities in Autism Treatments

autism facial imaging

Researchers at the University of Missouri have found a new use for 3D imaging as a possible avenue for better autism treatments and early screening tools.

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Everyday Heroes: The Haircut Edition

haircut for sensory processing disorder

The Flores family does not know exactly how Tineo is able to calm Michael so well while cutting his hair. He is the only person whom Michael feels comfortable enough with to receive a hair cut without spiraling into sensory-overload induced tantrums.

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Thinking About Sending Your Child with Autism to Summer Camp?

autistic children at summer camp

Don’t be discouraged! Now there are camps that cater to children with special needs. Whether you are interested in a day program or a sleep away camp, there are many options to consider.

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China’s Autistic Children Living in Silence

autism in china

The densely populated nation has a distinct lack of trained professionals who specialize in autism therapy. Assuming that autism rates in China are statistically similar to other countries, it is likely that millions of children have with ASD are never diagnosed.

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Tikko: The International Autism Ambassador

tiny tourist for autism

Eleven-year-old Dorian Poe has an ambitious goal – to spread autism awareness throughout the world. But at such a young age he isn’t able to travel as much as he would like- so he did the next best thing and sent one of his dearest friends on an adventure.

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Prepare Your Child for College, Since Their High School Probably Won’t

autistics in college

Once the child enters adulthood, and particularly if they attend college away from home, they may struggle with the independence required to succeed without direct supervision. Luckily, there are steps a parent can take to prepare their child with this important transition.

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The Odd Way Home: A Film That Gives An Intimate Look at Autism

the odd way home film about autism

There are a handful of films that provide audiences a look into the faces of autism spectrum disorder. The 2013 film The Odd Way Home is a compelling and visually stunning piece worth checking out.

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Nepal Survivors with Autism Seek Special Care

The Autism Care Nepal Society meets to help disaster victims

The Autism Care Nepal Society (ACNS) is on the ground in Katmandu working to provide relief for special needs Nepal citizens and their families. In light of the recent disaster, the special needs community in Nepal is particularly vulnerable during the state of emergency.

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An Ethiopian Mother’s Hope for Her Child

autism in africa

Autism resources, education, and awareness is not readily available in developing countries. Zemi Yenus, mother of two, was determined to give her son a better chance.

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5 Tips for Autistic Teenagers Transitioning to Adulthood

adulthood for autistics

With the rise in the number of children being diagnosed with ASD, we must also anticipate their transition to adulthood. A lot of stress can be alleviated with proper preparation.

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