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Themighty.com: Asda Introduces Visual Shopping List for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Themighty.com: Asda Introduces Visual Shopping List for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Asda, a U.K. based supermarket chain, has introduced an interactive shopping list for children on the autism spectrum to use while their parents shop. The list, titled “Happy Little Helpers,” lets kids help out during shopping trips in a visually engaging way. 

The shopping list is made up of pictures

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Themighty.com: Examining Why Autism Is Under-Diagnosed in the Hispanic Community

Themighty.com: Examining Why Autism Is Under-Diagnosed in the Hispanic Community

The quickest growing population in the United States has the lowest autism diagnosis rates, according to several studies, and the big question on everyone’s mind is: Why?

Well, according to pediatricians across the country, the primary reason for low diagnosis rates in Hispanics is due to the confusion of the questions on the screening questionnaire.

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Themighty.com: 'Addy and Uno,' New Off-Broadway Play, Features Characters With Disabilities

Themighty.com: 'Addy and Uno,' New Off-Broadway Play, Features Characters With Disabilities

A new family musical, “Addy and Uno,” will feature a cast of characters with disabilities. With concept and book by Nava Silton, PhD., a developmental psychologist, and music and lyrics by Bonnie Gleicher, the project is helmed by two women who want those with disabilities to see themselves on the stage. Emmy-nominated Donna

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Themighty.com: To the Teacher Who Will Be Working With My Son on the Autism Spectrum

Themighty.com: To the Teacher Who Will Be Working With My Son on the Autism Spectrum

Dear Teacher,

I realize you’re busy getting ready for the upcoming school year. You are probably spending many unpaid hours unpacking and organizing your classroom with little help. I know you’re spending your own hard earned money buying school supplies and your nights might consist of preparing lesson plans and schedules. As a

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