Day: July 29, 2017

Video:Autism Research Institute- Strategies for Teaching Pill Swallowing

Video:Autism Research Institute- Strategies for Teaching Pill Swallowing

Many children with autism appear to have difficulty swallowing pills. Listen to Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh’s presentation offering strategies for teaching pill swallowing to individuals with developmental disabilities. The talk features specific tips for using applied behavioral analysis (ABA) procedures, including modeling, differential reinforcement of alternative behavior, stimulus fading, extinction, and prompt fading.

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Nation.co.ke: HART: Coping with autistic disorders

Nation.co.ke: HART: Coping with autistic disorders

Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are a range of conditions that affect social interactions, communication and empathy, causing difficulties in forming friendships and relationships.

Everyone feels some slight ASD symptoms from time to time — like maybe not understanding a social situation, or perhaps resenting a change to your routine.

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Suttoncoldfieldobserver.co.uk: Living in a box stunt at Tesco New Oscott shelved by Caudwell Children after campaigner backlash

Suttoncoldfieldobserver.co.uk: Living in a box stunt at Tesco New Oscott shelved by Caudwell Children after campaigner backlash

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A CHARITY challenge to have a volunteer spend time in a glass box for TWO DAYS in the middle of a Sutton Coldfield supermarket has been shelved after a backlash from campaigners.

Caudwell Children had asked for an extrovert volunteer to come forward to spend 50 hours in

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Croydonadvertiser.co.uk: Provider is being sought for a new school for children with autism in New Addington

Croydonadvertiser.co.uk: Provider is being sought for a new school for children with autism in New Addington

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Croydon Council has launched a competition to find a provider for a new school in New Addington to meet demand for places for children with autism and learning difficulties.

The borough, which has the largest youth population of any London borough, has seen the number of young people

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Blog:The Silent Wave- Echoes

Blog:The Silent Wave- Echoes

So many autistic people have spoken.  Spoken up, spoken out, spoken like a boss.  Spoken as though they know what they’re talking about–because they DO.

In the beginning, they gave me a gift: the window to my Within, the login and password to my operating system.

Now that I’ve leveled out my learning curve (for the most part, anyway), these people–and others–come forth and speak for me, too.   They’re not meaning to.  They’re intending

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Independent.ie: Gardai hunting teen girl over attack on autistic man believe she has fled Ireland

Independent.ie: Gardai hunting teen girl over attack on autistic man believe she has fled Ireland

Gardaí hunting teen girl over attack on autistic man believe she has fled Ireland

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Gardai are seeking to extradite a teenage girl who fled Ireland after the sickening assault and robbery of a young autistic man at a Dart station.

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/garda-hunting-teen-girl-over-attack-on-autistic-man-believe-she-has-fled-ireland-35980107.html

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Gardai are seeking to

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