In case you haven’t seen it, it’s worth viewing the many great interviews and news clips from PBS this month!
Do2Learn.com offers a new service for individuals with autism, JobTIPS, provides real world examples, videos, and interactive materials to help people with autism learn how to be successful in the workplace.
Autism Society has lots of great information about the latest efforts in advocacy to protect services for individuals with autism and other disabilities. See the latest newsletter for great information and get involved!
Statement by Secretary Sebelius on National Autism Awareness Month Every April we recognize National Autism Awareness Month and the special challenges faced by those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). CDC estimates that an average of 1 in 110 children in … Continued
A new documentary file, “Wretches and Jabberers,” follows two Vermont men who have become global ambassadors for autism. It is showing April 9th in Santa Clara, CA. Visit the film’s website to see the trailer and screening information!
How do children with autism process sound & touch? Dr. Marco and the UCSF Autism and Neurodevelopment center are recruiting boys between the ages of 8-11 years old who have autism, sensory processing differences, ADHD, or healthy controls to participate … Continued
Diane Hunter has a great website that offers ways for parents to help themselves help their children. As a mother of a nine-year-old, pre-verbal boy with autism, Diane has a lot of experience to offer.
Here is the link to a great podcast on state budget cuts that Matt Tarver-Wahlquist, from Opportunity for Independence, and Rocio Smith, from Area Board 5, did for the radio. Be sure to listen!
Social Skills for Teenagers with Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders The PEERS Treatment Manual • By Elizabeth A. Laugeson, and Fred Frankel. Published May 2010 This book is essential reading for any clinician or researcher working with teens with autism … Continued
January 11, 2011 The Marin Autism Youth Sub-Committee met and discussed the project ideas that had been developed in earlier meetings and the next steps. 1. Working with the Schools to support social thinking. Karen will schedule time with Penny … Continued