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Robot Therapy Research Begins

Over the past several years, more than $100 million has been spend trying to find the cause of autism. While this research is very important, I believe that we also have to invest in trying to find more effective treatment … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Week of the Young Child

April 22nd-28th is the annual celebration for the Week of the Young Child. Its purpose is to focus attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize early childhood programs and services which lay the future … Continue reading

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Finding the Right App for your Child

We have talked about the value and uses of touch screen mobile devices and what to think about in making your selection. Now that you’ve made your purchase, your next step is to search for fun and educational apps! This may … Continue reading

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iPad: Knowing when it is right for your child

The ability to purchase a more consumer-friendly and less expensive mobile device continues to create excitement in the autism community. With the hype surrounding the recent release of the iPad 3, you may find yourself wondering if you should purchase … Continue reading

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Overcoming Communication Barriers with Technology

Communication continues to serve as a devastating barrier for many children on the autism spectrum.  Not being able to express their needs and wants to others, as well as struggling to make sense of communication cues from peers, often results … Continue reading

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