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Hoppy Easter!

This blog may seem a little familiar.  It was one of my first blogs posted on April 5, 2012 yet it is still relavent today so I wanted to share it again. While holidays are filled with joyful memories, they can … Continue reading

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There’s Nothin’ Better Than A Good Old Fashion’ Friend

The latest report released by the CDC indicating one in 68 8-year- olds has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has everyone talking. This 30% increase since 2012 tells me that every elementary classroom probably has one child on the spectrum.  Looking … 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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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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Effects of Autism on Development

Dr. Joseph Barber presented a great seminar last evening on “Regulation, Reactivity, and Flexibility in Autism Spectrum Disorder,” where he discussed the effects of autism on a child’s developmental stages and progression. He provided information that would be most helpful … Continue reading

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