Tag Archives: Autism: Expressions of a non-verbal child
The Harvard Review of Psychiatry has a “special issue” currently available with topics concentrating on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Lots of information here!http://journals.lww.com/hrpjournal/Pages/default.aspx
Hello Burlingtonians! Just thought I’d share this information about an upcoming Autism Conference in June…The University of Vermont will host the 17th annual Summer Institute on Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Wow, the National Autism Network is a great find. They have a wealth of resources! Check it out here … National Autism Network
This article makes some valid points while using the humor from the movie The Princess Bride.It’s well worth the read… http://www.snagglebox.com/article/autism-parenting-princess-bride
Great ideas in this article from Autism Daily News!http://www.autismdailynewscast.com/organizing-for-autism-change-your-space-to-increase-functional-communication/7133/alixstrickland/
If you have been contemplating a GPS tracking devise for your child, on the spectrum, but have found the cost to be too excessive, there is some good news.Many news sites have been posting that the Government will now cover … Continue reading
Saw this information on the Autism Speaks site… Good to know!http://www.autismspeaks.org/science/science-news/revised-m-chat-improves-autism-screening-toddlers
From news right here in my own backyard (Raleigh)… An invention that could help students/adults refocus on the task at hand. Interesting!http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/blog/2013/12/fokuslabs-wristband-aims-to-help-you.html
I know people have varying opinions on “tracking” kids with ASD. My family has decided a tracker for my non-verbal grandson could be beneficial. The local police station provides a few, free of charge. Connor is on the waiting list. He … Continue reading
Great post on the Autism Awareness Page!This young man has overcome his fears. He’s breaking barriers, tearing down stereotypes, and teaching others!http://autismawarenesspage.com/x-factor-contestant-breaks-barriers-for-aspies/?utm_source=social&utm_medium=autaware&utm_campaign=x-factor-contestant-breaks-barriers-for-as&utm_term=20131206
“You might be an autism parent if” was tweeted this morning by @JenCluff.It is a funny look at the truth. Laughter IS the best medicine.http://mom-ology.ca/wordpress/you-might-be-an-autism-parent-if-2/
This article (from Huffington Post) mirrors our story, in the book. We have only started to begin reaching for Connor’s best education. Is this family’s story how our family’s story is going to be? God bless them… God bless us all.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/24/public-schools-special-education_n_4261145.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmaing15%7Cdl18%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D410894
Okay, this is not news. It’s an absolutely adorable picture of my grandson (and my oldest son).He may be non-verbal, but I think he has communicated his joy in this picture!
Here’s an interesting idea, from the Autism Society of North Carolina’s web site…http://autismsocietyofnc.wordpress.com/2013/11/14/holiday-letter-helping-friends-and-family-understand-your-child-with-asd/
Check out the Autism Speaks to Washington Summit.Click this link and follow it LIVE!http://www.autismspeaks.org/events/autism-speaks-washington-livestream
Yikes! This article, from Forbes, is downright scary. Be aware/Be informed/See things differently – but use common sense…http://www.forbes.com/sites/emilywillingham/2013/10/29/the-5-scariest-autism-treatments/
A new school is in the works, slated to open in August 2014!http://www.wral.com/news/education/video/13013060/#/vid13013060
We have not tried this, but it certainly is an interesting site…http://autismate.com/Home/Comprehensive-App-For-Autism-With-Visual-Supports/
Great tips in this article from Autism Speaks!http://www.autismspeaks.org/news/news-item/7-steps-you-can-take-prevent-wandering-your-child%E2%80%99s-schoolThere is also a program in, Roanoke VA, to give wandering children tracking anklets, free of charge. I can’t locate the link at the moment, but when I do I will share it.
OH! I’m going to have to check this out!http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/267028.php
Think of the potential for personal growth and relational growth, when we decide to see things differently!
A new article from Autism Speaks talks about sleep (or the lack thereof). There are many outside links – I highly suggest clicking on them and gathering as much information as you can!http://www.autismspeaks.org/science/science-news/largest-study-date-confirms-autism%E2%80%99s-link-disordered-sleep
I scanned this article from my husband’s Penn State Alumni magazine. Great info!“ABA is the way to go.”
Autism Speaks recently posted this article…http://www.autismspeaks.org/news/news-item/autism-study-advances-understanding-gene-environment-interactions