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2011-12-02 12:00:00

Special Learning, Inc. launches their newest product, the Autism Educator Teaching Series, a set of downloadable eBook for educators, parents, practitioners and other individuals involved in the care and education of children with Autism or other developmental disabilities. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Special Learning, Inc., an online comprehensive Autism solutions company, today announced the launch of their newest product, the Autism Educator Teaching Series, a set of...

2011-11-25 09:00:00

Step By Step Academy, Inc. (SBSA), Special Learningâs partner, has been awarded the 2011 Nonprofit IT Creativity Award for Training & Education by Groundwork Group. Chicaco, IL (PRWEB) November 25, 2011 Special Learning, Inc., an online autism solutions company that provides educational materials and services to individuals concerned with Autism, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and other special learning needs, extends its congratulations to Step By Step Academy, Inc...

2011-11-20 11:00:00

THE ELIJA School Offers Five Tips for Holiday Traveling to Parents of Children with Autism - A list of five tips for creating a memorable holiday experience for children with Autism (PRWEB) November 20, 2011 â˜Tis almost the season! The time for holidays, traveling, family get-togethers and gift giving is right around the corner. Though the holidays are a hectic time for everyone, they are especially stressful for family and friends of children with Autism. The...

2011-11-07 06:42:04

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It is time to learn a whole new way to approach autism. As research reveals, the brain structure of autistic individuals reveals qualities and abilities that may exceed those of people who do not have the condition. "Recent data and my own personal experience suggest it´s time to start thinking of autism as an advantage in some spheres, not a cross to bear," Laurent Mottron, MD, PhD, professor at the University of Montreal's Department of Psychiatry and the...

2011-11-02 21:32:36

Scientists must stop emphasizing autistics´ shortcomings We must stop considering the different brain structure of autistic individuals to be a deficiency, as research reveals that many autistics — not just "savants" — have qualities and abilities that may exceed those of people who do not have the condition, according to a provocative article published today in Nature by Dr. Laurent Mottron at the University of Montreal's Centre for Excellence in Pervasive Development...

2011-10-21 07:00:00

The Seattle-Tacoma region is home to a dedicated & passionate, but underserved autism support community. Julie Benoit, a former AST therapist, moved to Seattle in early 2010. Subsequent to her move Julie began working as an independent Applied Behavior Analyst in the Seattle Metro region. She quickly discovered a lack of resources and qualified therapists available to individuals suffering from autism spectrum disorders. Initial research into ABA related resources showed some...


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