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Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder

The DSM-5, released in May 2013, included significant changes to the diagnostic criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Below you will find the …

411autism

<b>Catalogue of Flipboard Magazines</b><p>Magazine 1. ASD ~ The Changing Face of Autism<p><i>An introduction to autism and how thinking around autism has …

AUTISM: ASSESSMENT & INTERVENTION

<b>Catalogue of Flipboard Magazines</b><p>Magazine 1. ASD ~ The Changing Face of Autism<p><i>An introduction to autism and how thinking around autism has …

As many as one in 68 U.S. kids may have autism: CDC | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - As many as one in 68 U.S. children have autism, a 30 percent increase in just two years, U.S. health officials said on Thursday, but experts think the rise may simply reflect that parents and doctors are getting better at recognizing and diagnosing the disorder.<p>Experts were …

Autism

Topic Overview<p>What is autism?<p>Autism is a brain disorder that often makes it hard to communicate with and relate to others. With autism, the different …

Alberta Government Logo

It is important for educational practices to be flexible and responsive to the strengths, needs and learning preferences of individual students. This …

Library of Parliament

the Committee is encouraged by recent steps taken by the federal government to address autism concerns. However, it also heard the frustration …

Ontario Autism Program

My child is currently receivingOAPor IBI services through the Direct Service Option. What can I expect from theOAP?<p>If your child is currently …

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

The information you provide through this survey is collected under the authority of the <i>Department of Employment and Social Development Act (DESDA)</i> …

Autistic teen: How I navigate the so-called nightmare of high school

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>April is</i> <i>Autism Awareness Month</i><i>.</i><p>High school: the terrifying, turbulent world of teenagers when we become vessels of chaos due to the pressures of school, interactions with others, attempts to explore individuality and, of course, raging hormones. In the process, we want to emerge with …

Second Life with Autism

Second Life

Dating on the Autism Spectrum

What it's like to look for romance when "a big smile can be frightening"<p>The way to Paulette's heart is through her Outlook calendar. “Honestly, if you want to be romantic with me, send an email through Outlook and give me all the possible dates, locations, and times, so that I can prepare,” she …

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Here are some possible reasons why:<p><b>We moved a Leader article that you have bookmarked or that another site links to.</b> The ASHA Leader is now available …

Andy using PECS Part 2

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Andy using PECS Part 1

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The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

What is PECS?<p>The Picture Exchange Communication System, or PECS, allows people with little or no communication abilities to communicate using …

Autism and Peer Relationships

More of the draft text I am composing. As always, comments are appreciated.<p><b>Colleagues and Peers</b><p>For some people with autism spectrum disorders, …

Concerns About and Arguments Against Inclusion and/or Full Inclusion

<b>From regular education</b>.<br>Not everyone is excited about bringing students with disabilities into the mainstream classroom setting. Tornillo (1994), …

Education

Tips to Consider When Including a Student with ASD in Art, Music, or Physical Education

It is no surprise that when planning classes for students with ASD that art, music, and physical education are always listed. In a way it is …

Lesson Plan Template

I have had many requests for my lesson plan template. It can be a scheduling NIGHTMARE to figure out how to incorporate a class full of different IEP …

Teaching

Special Needs

5 - 11<p>Not really a resource for use in the classroom, this file is a Powerpoint presentation which gives information about dyspraxia.<p>5 - 11<p>Find free …

Science Activities for the Autistic Child

Some science activities can be over-stimulating for children with autism. Science involves a lot of noises, textures, messy experiment and group …

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Free Lesson Plans for Kids With Autism

In many cases, teaching children with autism requires a different approach than teaching neuro-typical children. Lesson plans need to focus on …

Understanding Autism: A Guide for Secondary School Teachers (Part 4)

Autism