Category Archives: Autism Education

See how the efforts of the International Center for Autism Research have been put to use for the furthering of autism education

Michigan Mom Pushes to Extend Benefits for Applied Behavior Analysis

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Mother Lisa Mortimer has asked that the government provide funding for ABA past the age of 5. She believes that doing so will create extremely beneficial outcomes for both children affected by autism and their families.

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New Strategies for Job Seekers

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The authors of The Autism Job Club: The Neurodiverse Workforce in the New Normal of Employment have compiled a list of strategies useful jobseekers with autism.

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April is Autism Awareness Month!

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April 2 marks World Autism Awareness Day. By spreading autism awareness, even in such a short time, the world has become more accepting for people living with ASD.

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Big Fat Smile for Autism in China!

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Big Fat Smile, an Australian not-for-profit organization, is working with China officials to instill autism programs in the highly populated, underserved country.

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Dr. Temple Grandin: The Benefits of Expectation

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Grandin believes that the gentleness with which new therapies and programs approach autism may in fact be detrimental. In breaking down the stereotypes of neurotypicality, Grandin says she fears that parents are not pushing their children to socialize properly, or learn to adapt to their environments.

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Upcoming Film Documentary Focuses on Autism in Adulthood

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Film studies professor creates the documentary “Aging Out,” hoping that this film is able to show ways adults with Autism can lead meaningful, independent lives.

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Saliva Test for Autism: Nothing to spit at.

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By analyzing their saliva, it may be possible to know if your child has autism within a very short time.

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Picky Eating and Gluten Free Diets

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Recent studies have shown that children and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder are able to have a form of ‘control’ over their symptoms through their diets, especially when they do not eat anything that has gluten in it.

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Being Diagnosed is a Liberation, Not a Limitation

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By getting an assessment and proper diagnosis, a parent is opening doors and creating opportunities for their child.

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Little Professors

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The renowned psychologist Hans Asperger called his subjects the “little professors.” How much truth lies behind this assumption for those with Aspergers Syndrome?

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