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Autism: Occupational Therapy & Shaving

It wasn't until Kathy had noticed that her 17-year-old son Will started growing a beard, that she found a new obstacle they had to conquer. Click to learn about their therapy!

Autism Awareness Month

I was born with Asperger's, but I wasn't diagnosed until I was almost 17.

It was still very hard to communicate with people but when I started frequenting an online psychology discussion forum, I met someone who changed my life...

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Why Is Teaching Eye Contact So Important?Why Is Teaching Eye Contact So Important?

Why is teaching eye contact so important? Because it directly relates to social skills. We use our eyes as a means of communication.

I Am Not A NumberI Am Not A Number

At Pickerington North High School in Ohio, a gifted student on the autism spectrum got a low score on a test — and two teachers in the special ed department decided to make a statement about it.

April Smarty Activity – Emotions BookletApril Smarty Activity – Emotions Booklet

This month's Smarty activity revolves around identifying and labeling emotions.

An Extraordinary Opportunity for Adults with AutismAn Extraordinary Opportunity for Adults with Autism

A non-profit out of Chapel Hill called Extraordinary Ventures is giving a unique opportunity to people with autism and other developmental disabilities: EV creates small businesses for the purpose of employing people with ASD. Some of the businesses they currently run include a laundry facility, a scented product manufacturing company, an event center, and an […]

Jo Redman, World Championship KickboxerJo Redman, World Championship Kickboxer

Jo Redman, World Championship Kickboxer, wasn't diagnosed with Asperger's until she was an adult.


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Better Medical Care for Children with Autism
If you have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, or know a family affected by Autism, you know that obtaining proper medical care for associated physical health concerns can be another challenge in a life already filled with challenges. Donations through this Gift That Gives More™ will help develop a web-based system for providing technical assistance to primary care providers who are diagnosing and treating children with autism spectrum disorders. Thank you!
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