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A Promise Kept – Marianne Russo

A Promise Kept Some promises are like pinky swears, little whims of a deed or intention to be kept.  They started when we were children on the playground, in the school yard at pajama parties and created light hearted bonds

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Generalizing The Specifics – by Elise (Aspergers)

One of the main issues that children on the autism spectrum face is the ability to take what they learn from one situation and apply it in a totally different scenario. In fact the scenarios may not even be all

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Behavioral Plans for Children with Autism Mae Wilkinson

Do you remember getting presents or special privileges for making good grades in school? If so, do you remember how proud you were when your hard work paid off?  Me, too, which is why I was so excited when Connor’s

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7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Childs Language Skills

By Karen Emigh from Autism Aspergers Digest Excerpted from the article,”Breaking the Language Barrier” by Karen Emigh that appears in the March/April 2011 issue of Autism Asperger’s Digest, magazine. Reprinted with permission. The Autism Asperger’s Digest is offering a subscription special during

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Must A Child With “High Functioning” Autism Have an IEP?

As a special education advocate in Connecticut, I can’t tell you how many times I have sat in IEP Team Meetings and heard this from the school district: “just because your doctor says he has autism doesn’t mean he needs

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