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ID cards helping police interact with drivers with autism - Drivers in Alabama who have been diagnosed with autism can now carry around a special identification card to communicate with police and others, says an article in the local NBC news affiliate

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Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have figured out how to measure an infant’s risk of developing autism by looking for abnormalities in his/her placenta at birth, allowing for earlier diagnosis and treatment for the developmental disorder.

Autism Classroom News: 5 Ways to Integrate Physical Activity into an Autism Classroom

5 Ways to Integrate Physical Activity into an Autism Classroom

A New Business Model For Autism | Autism News | Scoop.it

With the unemployment rate for adults on the autism spectrum approaching innovative employment programs are needed that let businesses tap into the potential of this unique population segment.

Brain scans may aid in diagnosis of autism

Brain scans may aid in diagnosis of autism

article - Brain scans could one day help diagnose autism earlier Researchers say MRI scans show very specific brain activity that could help diagnose autism and aid people in determining early treatment options.

I was observing a little guy in preschool who had just entered school the other day.  He was still working on basic skills like following directions and had limited things that he could do to engage himself independently.  The teacher was working on having him do a simple put-in task of putting cards in a …

Put-In Tasks: The Beginning of Independent Work Systems

Autism Classroom News: The Incredible 5-Point Scale: Review and Tools

Have You Tried the 5-Point Scale for Behavior Regulation?

Cozy cove for children that want to be in their own space. Photo taken by Ray Chavez. Project created by Ray Chavez and children.

As we are talking about prompts, I thought it important to define prompts before we talk about how to use them and fade them.  First, a prompt is anything you add to instruction to help the student get to the right response.  This means that it includes pretty much anything that is done after the …

5 Main Types of Prompts: An Infographic

5 Main Types of Prompts: An Infographic - Autism Classroom Resources. I need to print this to put on the back of data sheets for para pros so everyone is on the same page!

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Enhanced motion perception in autism may point to an underlying cause of the disorder

5 Ways Dogs Can Benefit Children With Autism | News, Facts & Other Information You Love - UncoverDiscover.com

a mans best friend indeed. The only creature on Earth who loves you more than himself a mans best friend indeed The only creature on Earth who loves you more than himself

Wow, the Autism Society conference was great!  I always love seeing colleagues that I see once or twice a year, collaborating with our NATTAP group, meeting people during my presentations and getting great information from others’ presentations.  I got to hear Temple Grandin again and her talks are always fascinating.  I saw a good friend …

Echolalia: 7 Tips from One Session During the Autism Society Conference

Some of these will be familiar, but these 20 ways to change up how students respond during discrete trials (ABA strategy) will help make instruction more interesting for both students and teachers.

20 Ways to Change Up How Students Respond in Discrete Trials

Some of these will be familiar, but these 20 ways to change up how students respond during discrete trials (ABA strategy) will help make instruction more interesting for both students and teachers.

ID cards helping police interact with drivers with autism | News | Autism Speaks

ID cards helping police interact with drivers with autism | News | Autism Speaks

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