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Israeli Students with Asperger’s Strive to Earn College Degree


Ono Academic College, a university located in a Tel-Aviv suburb, recently began an initiative helping adults with Asperger’s earn a college degree in business administration.

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Tickets are now **ON SALE** for our event November 14, 2013!

The event will include: *Celebrity VIP Guests * Live Jazz Trio * Book Signing by Lihi Lapid, Israeli author and wife of Israeli Minister of Finance, Yair Lapid * Surprise Celebrity Live Art Auctioneer * Gift Bags Tickets are limited and WILL SELL OUT QUICKLY. -Dietary Laws Observed- Click here to attend!

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Woman of Valor: A Must Read

We live in a society where appearance is everything and with expectations that are too high to manage. These expectations are placed by society, and by ourselves. Written by Lihi Lapid, Woman of Valor explores the lives of women in today’s society, and the struggles one may encounter. Wife of Yair Lapid, Israel’s Minister of […]

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Israeli Study Shows Link between Autism and Schizophrenia

As you may have learned from our previous posts, there are many links being discovered connecting autism with other disorders, including ADHD, epilepsy, and now schizophrenia. Dr. Mark Weiser, Sheba Medical Center Chief of Psychiatry, and his collaboration of elite team of researchers at the University of North Carolina, Karolinska Institute in Sweden, King College […]

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Cutting Edge Intervention For Autism, part 2

By Amy Cooperman, OTR/L THE MILLER METHOD At around the time I began working with autistic children, I stumbled upon a book which was to revolutionize my approach. The Miller Method: Developing the Capacities of Children on the Autism Spectrum by Dr. Arnold Miller, PhD was featured in my OT magazine. After ordering and reading […]

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