Friday, March 23, 2012

NICHCY - Camps for Children with Special Needs

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Yes, it's springtime!
Now is the time to think about Summertime activities.
Our family enjoys car traveling, libraries, National Parks, accessible playgrounds, nature walks, IMAX and AMC Sensory-friendly theaters, family restaurants, bounce centers, Embassy Suites, Sensory Star hotels and resorts, water fun games, indoor rock climbing,  inclusion camps.


NICHCY shares Camps for Children with Special Needs
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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Are you an Autism Mom who earns less than your friend with typically developing kids?

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A new study published in the journal Pediatrics "show that mothers of children with autism earn 56 percentl less on average than moms with typicallly developing kids, but the reason why might come as a surprise." 
"Overall, the toll was significant, with families that included a child with autism taking in 28 percent less income on average than families with typically developing kids."


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Monday, March 19, 2012

My Aspergers Child: How to Calm an Aspergers Child: 50 Tips for Parent...





My Aspergers Child: How to Calm an Aspergers Child: 50 Tips for Parent...: Unfortunately there’s no such thing as anger-management classes specifically for Aspergers children – and you may find that not a week goes ...

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Take Action: Help Save Employment Programs for People with Disabilities! - Advocacy Center


Take Action: Help Save Employment Programs for People with Disabilities! - Advocacy Center

Contact your Congressman to re-authorize WIPA and PABSS: Work Incentives Planning Assistance (WIPA) and Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS) Programs

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Federal Education Policy | Alliance For Excellent Education


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WEBINAR REGISTRATION March 21: Federal Education Policy | Alliance For Excellent Education Media

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8 Steps to Better IEP Meetings: Play Hearts, Not Poker - Wrightslaw

Continuing with the 'I am the "I" in the IEP' series:
Advice for Parent IEP Team Member during the Students Individualized Education Program Meeting from Wrightslaw



8 Steps to Better IEP Meetings: Play Hearts, Not Poker - Wrightslaw

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

AUTISM-The PARADIGM by Autistic People | Blog Talk Radio

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Naturally Autistic ANCA Radio
May 15, 2012 @4pm/5pm PST:  Lenora Speaks with...
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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

National PTA's Legislative Conference Begins - K-12 Parents & the Public - Education Week

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Are you involved in your child's school PTA?
Have you attended a National PTA Conference?
What is your favorite activity of your school's PTA?
Do you support the NTPA Public Policy Agenda?
Hear Keynote Speaker : U. S. Secretary Arne Duncan.
Learn about who will receive the Advocacy Award!

National PTA's Legislative Conference Begins - K-12 Parents & the Public - Education Week
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Sunday, March 4, 2012

Holding a mirror to brain changes in autism

Major brain structures implicated in autism.
Why is Socialization and Social Skills affected in individuals with Autistic Disorder on the Autism Spectrum?

Understanding the affects often leads to ways to counterattack the effects of Autism Spectrum.
Holding a mirror to brain changes in autism
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