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Girls with Autism face unique challenges during adolescence
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Girls with Autism face unique challenges during adolescence

Raising a child with autism is not easy, and the challenges that arise during the teen years are well documented. Continuing our series on autism and females we look at the issues surrounding adolescence. Changing bodies, hormone levels, and new social expecta...
Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Shows Rapid Advances Since the 1980s
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Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Shows Rapid Advances Since the 1980s

Children with autism currently have a variety of assistive technology devices available to them to help them with communication, executive functions, and organizing their daily routines. Devices utilize all levels of technology, from simple picture schedul...
Cryptocurrency millionaire from New York donates Ripple, worth over $400K to a charity for Autism
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Cryptocurrency millionaire from New York donates Ripple, worth over $400K to a charity for Autism

A cryptocurrency millionaire from NYC, according to sources close to this man, Igor Berezner, who is a Hunter College Psychology Graduate, decided to donate the private key to his Ripple wallet that is believed to be worth over $400K. Berezner mailed the “pap...
Press Release – Aspergers Duo Creates Entertaining, Educational Webisodes for Autistic Kids and their Peers
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Press Release – Aspergers Duo Creates Entertaining, Educational Webisodes for Autistic Kids and their Peers

Kayle Concepts announces their innovative ‘Bluebee TeeVee’ autism education initiative in partnership with Geek Club Books autism storytelling nonprofit and QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community). NEW YORK - Schools are entering into the era of th...
Autism Academy for Education & Development provides special education for individuals with autism in Phoenix area
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Autism Academy for Education & Development provides special education for individuals with autism in Phoenix area

Phoenix --- In many places, finding a school that fits the needs of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) still remains a challenge. Public schools are often still not properly equipped with the tools necessary to help educate individuals on the spec...
House of Blooms Gives Students with Special-Needs Job Training
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House of Blooms Gives Students with Special-Needs Job Training

The holidays are here, and the students enrolled in the transition program at Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, Illinois are working hard. They started growing poinsettias from rooted cuttings back in August. The students were involved in all aspects ...
New autism school for South Australia set to open in 2015
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New autism school for South Australia set to open in 2015

South Australia - There is no school for children diagnosed with autism in South Australia, but plans set in motion this week aim to provide one for the state by 2015. The school which plans to house 45 fee paying pupils will give parents in the state more ...
G.R.O.W.E.R.S.  Inc. Offers Training, Employment, to Adults with Disabilities
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G.R.O.W.E.R.S. Inc. Offers Training, Employment, to Adults with Disabilities

G.R.O.W.E.R.S., Inc. is a horticultural center in Wallingford, Connecticut, that provides education, employment opportunities, and therapy for adults with physical and developmental disabilities. Their name stands for Growing Real Opportunities With Education ...