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Patienttalk.org: Tips for Building Social Skills – Real Life Tips for Kids With Autism

Patienttalk.org: Tips for Building Social Skills – Real Life Tips for Kids With Autism

Tips for Building Social Skills – Real Life Tips for Kids With Autism

Social skills don’t come naturally for many children with autism spectrum disorder. Learn strategies to help a child with autism build social skills from Lauren Whitmore, MSW, LSW a social worker at Children’s Specialized Hospital and parent

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Patienttalk.org: Janssen's Autism Research Study – How Biometrics Provide New Insights

Patienttalk.org: Janssen's Autism Research Study – How Biometrics Provide New Insights

Janssen’s Autism Research Study – How Biometrics Provide New Insights

“Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects more than 3.5 million people in the United States alone. Approaching better treatments is a principal goal of medicine and neuroscience, so that the potential burden from this disorder can

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Patienttalk.org: Experimental Watercolor – Help a teacher support her students on the autism spectrum

Patienttalk.org: Experimental Watercolor – Help a teacher support her students on the autism spectrum

Experimental Watercolor 1

I am a teacher of students with special needs.  Throughout the day I teach approximately 30 students with diverse needs, and six of my students have IEPs that indicate that they are on the Autism spectrum.  I am trying to fund a project through Blick Art Materials

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Patienttalk.org: 'My children teach me the art of patience' an autism mom tells her story

Patienttalk.org: 'My children teach me the art of patience' an autism mom tells her story

Autism Family Deborah French has four children, two of whom have special educational needs. In this interview, she explains how she supports them day to day and describes the help she receives from others. Henry, 10, has ASD

Deborah’s son Henry is 10 years old and has autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Henry’s main difficulties are social

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Patienttalk.org: Autism – Tips for Educating Employers and Colleagues about Autism

Patienttalk.org: Autism – Tips for Educating Employers and Colleagues about Autism

Autism and work

Whitney Ham and Alissa Molinelli talk about employees with autism spectrum disorders and tips for educating employers and colleagues. Alissa and Whitney have both worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorders for several years. They have found when introducing these individuals to the workplace, that oftentimes, they

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Patienttalk.org: Top 14 Apps for Autism

Patienttalk.org: Top 14 Apps for Autism

Apps for Autism

In the past few years, there has been an explosion in the number of mobile apps for kids with autism. Numerous studies have shown the iPad’s impact as a supplement to specialized therapy when it comes to learning and communication for kids with autism.

Still, there is

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Patienttalk.org: Autism – so what is the history of the autism spectrum diagnosis? Find out here

Patienttalk.org: Autism – so what is the history of the autism spectrum diagnosis? Find out here

Autism has growing awareness, but do you really know what Autism is? This is an infographic that defines the condition, shows some symptoms of the condition and how it has progressed through out history. Whether you have a child with special needs or work with children with special needs,

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Patienttalk.org: Tag: autism and travel

Patienttalk.org: Tag: autism and travel

Autism Travel

Families with special needs now have customized vacation and travel options at their fingertips through AutismTravel.com. Created through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), AutismTravel.com is the first comprehensive online resource to help parents understand their options for travel with special needs in mind.

“Our

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Patienttalk.org: Some great tips for NTs to help them communicate with people on the autism spectrum!

Patienttalk.org: Some great tips for NTs to help them communicate with people on the autism spectrum!

More than 3.5 million Americans live within an autism spectrum and autism is considered by the CDC to be the fastest growing developmental disability. And just as all of us wish to be treated with kindness and respect, adults and children living with autism wish for the same. That’s why

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Patienttalk.org: Triggers for Anxiety on the Autism Spectrum

Patienttalk.org: Triggers for Anxiety on the Autism Spectrum

Autism and Anxiety

Anxiety is a frequent co-occurring (comorbid) problem for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Although prevalence rates vary from 11% to 84%, most studies indicate that approximately one-half of children with ASD meet criteria for at least one anxiety disorder. Moreover, rates of anxiety

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Patienttalk.org: Autism and Aggression: Strategies for Success

Patienttalk.org: Autism and Aggression: Strategies for Success

Autism and Aggression: Strategies for Success

Steven Gonzalez, PhD, BCBA-D, LCDC-I, Clinical Director for the South Texas Behavioral Institute, Lead Faculty Psychology Chair for the University of Phoenix, San Antonio campus and graduate school professor for Kaplan University’s Applied Behavior Analysis graduate program presents “Autism and Aggression: Strategies for Success.”

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Patienttalk.org: Here's the Latest Research on Autism Spectrum Disorder and Depression

Patienttalk.org: Here's the Latest Research on Autism Spectrum Disorder and Depression

Depression and chronic pain

A man got very excited when he came upon the poster detailing Heather Garman’s study at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington, D.C. That’s because he had autism spectrum disorder and co-occurring depression – the type of patient Garman, a PhD candidate in the

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Patienttalk.org: Therapies for Autism – what to do and what NOT to do!

Patienttalk.org: Therapies for Autism – what to do and what NOT to do!

10 Types of Autism Therapy

There’s no ‘cure’ for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), but there are a range of specialist interventions that aim to improve communication skills and help with educational and social development.

It can be difficult to know which intervention will work best for your child, because each

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