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New technologies for autism
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New technologies for autism

Using technology is not a new concept for many autistic children. Apps on smart phones, voice recognition software, books on tape, and special pencil grips are all used widely today by autistic children and adults. Now there are several new developments in bot...
Accidental Ableism
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Accidental Ableism

I had never heard the word abelism before 2014. Even after my daughter was diagnosed over 10 years ago I was not aware of it. When I first saw it used, I actually had to look it up; ableism is the discrimination in favor of able-bodied people. It was not som...
Autism, Legislation and Insurance
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Autism, Legislation and Insurance

Autism is expensive. Children diagnosed often require multiple therapies for years. ABA therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social skills therapy, psychiatric care and any medications required are all extra expenses not covered by insurance in every...