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What is Autism? We find out what teens think.

Alexandra Jackman has created “A Teen’s Guide to Understanding and Communicating with People with Autism,” which encourages teenagers to understand and accept peers who have autism spectrum disorder. The film focuses on the positive aspects of autism and includes individuals

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The Most Informative Autism Interviews ANYWHERE

THE COFFEE KLATCH SPECIAL NEEDS TALK RADIO – AUTISM AND ASPERGER’S INTERVIEWS Dr Temple Grandin – Different Not Less Temple Grandin – Thinking In Pictures Temple Grandin – Rebecca Banks – Diane Kennedy The DSMV Changes and your child/teen with

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“Mom, will I outgrow autism?”

“Son, I don’t know. Some doctors say autism lasts a lifetime; others say some kids do outgrow it. I hope both are correct. I hope you learn how to handle the things that are difficult for you, but I also

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Two Steps Forward One Step – The Setbacks

You know what I am talking about.  Any parent raising a special needs child knows about the setbacks.  The kick in the stomach, racing heart, internal restlessness,  sleepless nights re-evaluating and reassessing the situation until you can’t think straight.  That

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The Art of Conversation

  It is interesting how we as parents can lull ourselves into believing whatever we want to about our children. I had thought I had learned the lesson to not take everything the school or the paras say about progress

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