The Marin Autism Population…
Occupational Therapy students at Dominican University recently completed a project for the Marin Autism Collaborative reporting some of the most recent statistics and trends regarding the Autism Spectrum population at the county, state and national levels. Data was compiled from sources such as the California Department of Education, the Pacific Autism Center for Education, and Golden Gate Regional Center, among others, and are represented in this document in brief talking points and visual aids. Read the document here.
Bay Area School Demonstrates that a Functional Based Program Can Be a Great Beginning to a Positive Quality of Life
The functional based program at Wings Learning Center, a school for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Redwood City, CA, demonstrates how functional based programming can incorporate all critical educational areas into effective and engaging, meaningful activities. Read more in this article written by Karen Kaplan, Executive Director at Wings Learning Center. She is also founder and coordinator of The Marin Autism Lecture Series and the Annual Marin Autism Information and Resource Fair.
Attention California Parents!
Several significant changes are taking place involving funding from regional centers and health insurance to help families pay for their child’s autism treatment.
California Autism Insurance Takes Effect July 1. Is your family ready? Click here to find out about free workshops or to submit a free insurance benefits review form.
Marin Independent Journal Article:
“Autism in Marin” written by
Nancy Dow Moody, Lifehouse President/CEO
Read the article here!
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