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Apr 19, 2019

Autism is a group of developmental brain disorders, collectively called autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The term “spectrum” refers to the wide range of symptoms, skills, and levels of impairment, or disability, that children with ASD can have. Some children are mildly impaired by their symptoms, but others are...


Apr 18, 2019

The International Institute of Therapeutic Intervention and Learning is a great resource for those utilizing brain entrainment and neurofeedback. Their soundscapes specifically target areas where a client may be having trouble. For those unfamiliar with Brain Entrainment, it refers to the capacity of the brain...


Apr 17, 2019

This guide describes research about the possible benefits and negative side effects of therapies for children who are 0 to 12 years old and have ASD. It was created to help you talk with your doctor, school administrator, social worker, or health insurance representative about programs and therapies.
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Apr 17, 2019

In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, here is a great FREE course to increase your expertise in Autism. With greater understanding comes better therapists, clinicians, and care professionals. When we know better....we do better. Take this opportunity to enhance yourself.
 
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Apr 16, 2019

There are several approaches and treatments for those on the Autism spectrum.  Here are a few you may or may not know about. Perhaps there are some you can recommend for you clients or students.  Finding a diverse approach is always a positive key.