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Top Ten Research Stories of 2014

Recently, a favorite organization of mine, Autism Speaks, posted an article that reviewed 2014’s “Top Ten” stories in autism research. These stories are so encouraging that I think it is important to share with my community as well, and to … Continue reading

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5 Things You Can Do To Help The Caregiver In Your Life

A tragedy! The mother of a 13 year old with severe autism attempted to kill herself and her daughter. We are quick to think “how could a mother ever do that?” However, I recall the saying “don’t judge until you … Continue reading

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Autism Research Embraces Technology

Autism Speaks recently announced that they are collaborating with Google to transform genomic research on ASD. This is a very complicated, scientific concept so I have been researching it further to ensure that I understand what this means.  What I’ve … Continue reading

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See Amazing In All Children – Sesame Street Style

On World Autism Day Sesame Workshop announced its latest initiative “See Amazing in All Children.” Partnering with Autism Speaks, this new venture will aim to increase understanding, reduce stigma and demonstrate the commonalities that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) … Continue reading

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Autism Research: 2 Studies You May Have Missed

Research reveals how new eye-tracking technology for infants and medication for teenagers makes a difference in the diagnosis and treatment of autism A new study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, asked the question “Does how long an infant spend … Continue reading

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UPDATE: All About Autism Introduces Revised Resources

Fall brings a change in season. It’s often a time to clean, organize the garage and reorganize our wardrobe as we prepare for the winter season.  In the same spirit, I decided to revisit and update important resources for those … Continue reading

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Are Robots an Answer to Social Skills?

All of us have struggled when our children plateau in ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) therapy. We ask ourselves “what else can we do?” Dr. Diehl, of Notre Dame turned to technology to investigate this answer.  Below are highlights of his … Continue reading

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