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Aquatic Therapy Enhances Quality of Life for Children with Autism
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Aquatic Therapy Enhances Quality of Life for Children with Autism

With the broad spectrum of special needs associated with autism, it is good that the spectrum is also receptive to a wide range of intervention methods. Children diagnosed with autism enter life with serious challenges. Learning can be difficult. Communication...
Anna Kennedy OBE, Autism Campaigner awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Professional Studies from Teesside University
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Anna Kennedy OBE, Autism Campaigner awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Professional Studies from Teesside University

Anna Kennedy OBE is a prominent autism campaigner, Tesco Mum of the Year, founder of two ASD specialist schools in the UK, author and mother of two young men on the autistic spectrum. Anna provides help, support and information through her various social media...
The TEACCH Program Provides a Customized Learning Environment for People with ASD
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The TEACCH Program Provides a Customized Learning Environment for People with ASD

Even as the challenges associated with autism are persistent and far-reaching, there seems to be a growing number of evidence-based methods to undergird and strengthen autistic people to overcome the obstacles to a fulfilling life. The University of North Caro...
Autistic children better at maths according to new study
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Autistic children better at maths according to new study

A small-scale study published in the Journal of Biological Psychiatry suggests that children with High Functioning ASDs,  are more proficient than their peers at Mathematics. Research conducted by Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Ch...
Hackathon aimed at all those on the Autism Spectrum a Success
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Hackathon aimed at all those on the Autism Spectrum a Success

This past weekend a major Autism Hackathon took place in San Francisco, CA.  At least 135 developers, as well as designers and experts of autism came together to focus on programming applications that would help autistic adults who are verging on exciting ...
The Spectrum – Part 5 – How useful is the term On the Spectrum?
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The Spectrum – Part 5 – How useful is the term On the Spectrum?

The first few articles in this series looked at the use of the word spectrum, and where the term spectrum orginates from. But what are some of the pros and cons of the use of this word? Can it be helpful for people to use? Or is it something that should be avo...
The wonderfully neurodiverse spectrum – by  Emma Dalmayne
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The wonderfully neurodiverse spectrum – by Emma Dalmayne

As an individual with Asperger's Syndrome and children on the wonderfully neurodiverse spectrum, I feel I must speak out on the subject of combating autism. Why is it when I inform people of the fact my children have autism I am immediately offered unwanted...