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How Raising an Autistic Child Has Strengthened My Marriage
21st Feb

2020

This month, my husband and I will celebrate our twentieth wedding anniversary. Twenty years ago, I wasn’t concerned with the latest autism research, inclusive education or fighting for disability rights. I was worried about my weight. My wedding dress ...

Cooking in Special Education Classroom
21st Feb

2020

Cooking is one of the lessons that we all look forward to each week in the classroom. And today, I just wanted to share some information about why it’s important to be cooking in your classroom, as well as my best tips for cooking in special education ...

Autism Eye – Brain cells failing to communicate effectively may be a cause of autism
20th Feb

2020

Faulty brain cells failing to communicate effectively may be an underlying cause of autism, new research suggests. Researchers found people with autism suffer malfunctions in a cell producing a special coating. The coating is myelin, a fatty substance ...

How ARIS Supports Social Emotional Learning
20th Feb

2020

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and whole child development, often used synonymously, have huge implications for children of all ages. Described as the process of developing the knowledge, mindsets, and behaviors needed to manage and express emotions, ...

TV Evangelist Dr. Jack Van Impe was my Mentor
20th Feb

2020

“Talent attracts mentors,” Temple Grandin By Ron Sandison My autistic special interests have developed over the years. My first special interest was squirrels and other furry creatures (age 3-5); then art and prairie dogs (age 5-15); followed by track ...

How do ADHD Coaches help? | ADDA
19th Feb

2020

Q: I’ve been hearing a lot recently about ADD Coaches and redirecting the stigma of having to change our habits to be more neurotypical. How do ADD Coaches help someone with ADD use the tools that they’re already programmed with to their benefit? I ...

Know your rights – World autism awareness month
19th Feb

2020

02 Apr Know your rights – World autism awareness month Posted at 07:36h in News and updates by Alliance   Autistic people make up about 1% of the population. Autism affects the way that people communicate and interact with the world. Autism is a ...

Getting ready for WAAD? Take part in our competition on employment! – Autism Europe
18th Feb

2020

As part of its awareness campaign 2020-2021, Autism-Europe has just launched the online competition “I can work” to celebrate and share positive initiatives for the employment of people on the autism spectrum. The initiative that will get the most ...

The Role of Neurotransmitters in GI Disorders Related to Autism
18th Feb

2020

About the speaker: Kara Gross Margolis, MD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and a pediatric gastroenterologist with a clinical expertise in brain-gut axis disorders, and particularly autism spectrum disorders (ASD). She has published highly novel ...

10 Practical Tips on How to Raise a Child With Autism
17th Feb

2020

Raising a child with autism is a reality for many parents, and it presents a number of regular challenges. Yet there are a number of practical approaches which can assist on the journey of bringing up a child who is on the autism spectrum, although it ...