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Autism Awareness Month: Sensory Issues and Social Awareness

April as Autism Awareness Month! To support this campaign and help raise awareness, we’re dedicating our blogs this month to issues in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 289 more words

Communication Issues in Autism: How Therapy Can Help

Did you know that based on the most recent reports, an estimated 1 to 1.2 million children have been diagnosed with autism in the United States alone? 417 more words

Early Intervention Counts! Early Signs and Symptoms of Autism

Did you know that April is Autism Awareness month? As increasing numbers of children are diagnosed with autism each year, the need to improve awareness grows. 288 more words

Autism Awareness Month Will Be Kicked off on April 2 with the 8th Annual World Autism Day!

Did you know that autism is currently estimated to affect 1 in 68 children? When looking only at boys, that number rises to 1 in 42! 315 more words

Encouraging Communication with a Non-Verbal Child

Developing speech and language is a significant milestone in a child’s development. But what about children who never develop these skills? Many children with special needs are… 340 more words

An Adolescent Who Began Speaking Late, a Child with Autism


Last month, as I’d gone to an elder’s home to wish them a happy New Year, I’d bumped into the elder’s subordinate who took his wife and three kids along, to visit, as I’d entered into the house, I saw two of the kids, with their heads, lowered, focused on the cell phones next to the parents, and the older boy, he’d had a grin, paced back and forth, talking in sounds that I couldn’t comprehend, and by the way he looked, we knew, that he was a special needs child; his parents kept apologizing to us, said that he was a special needs child, that they’d hoped, that I wouldn’t mind him at all. 678 more words

The Consequences Of Life

School...What is it good for?

I stole this meme off of one of my Facebook groups the other day. I think it pretty much summarizes how I feel about schools… 87 more words

Special Needs Child