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    • Digital Resources for Students with Autismby Various Ages: 18+The digital age brings good news for teachers and parents dealing with students with autism. Today, there are more technologies than ever before to help students with speech, interaction, participation, and communication, making for more integrated classrooms and innovative therapies that help these students learn.Subjects: resource, links, technology, autism, recovery, video game treatment, Building Robota, support, evidence based

    • 20 Tips For Keeping Your Child With Special Needs Safe In Your Homeby Brenda Kosky Deskin Ages: 18+Many individuals with Autism and other special needs, including my 18-year-old son, Michael, might not be aware of the numerous potential dangers that exist in our homes. That is why we, as parents of kids with special needs, often need to be extra vigilant when it comes to household safety, remembering that "child-proofing" our homes is sometimes necessary for our adult offspring as well as our young children.Subjects: article, autism, gas shut off, potential dangers, Appliances with special safety features, Key locks on medicine cabinets, Toxic houseplants, Radiation covers

    • An Experimental Intervention for Autismby Lisa S. Lewis, Ph.D.  Ages: 18+Understanding and Implementing a Gluten & Casein Free Diet - Three years ago, I began a dietary experiment that has helped my son enormously. So, I decided to share it with other parents and professionals. I hope you will find this packet useful.Subjects: article, gluten, Goldstein diet, symptoms, autism, coeliac disease, children, anxiety, treatment, opioid peptides, PST deficiency

    • How to Help Your Child with Autism Overcome Picky Eating Ages: 18+Picky Eaters can eat a lot. What they constrict mainly are the types of food they'll eat, or the conditions under which they will eat. The most common type is the kid that prefers the "all brown" diet, as one father put it, and that consists of fried, starchy, sweet and salty foods that have great appeal for children.Subjects: resource, picky eater, diet, symptoms, variation, children, rules, recommendation

    • What is the Feingold Program?by Feingold Association Ages: 18+It is an elimination diet that helps you find out if certain foods or artificial additives are triggering the problems you are seeing. If you see positive results once you have gotten rid of those chemicals then you simply continue to eat the foods you enjoy that are free of them.Subjects: Feingold, ADHD, diet, allergy, asthma, chemicals, foods, food dyes, flavoring, preservatives, artificial, salicylates

    • The Ultimate Guide to Improving Sleep in Autistic Childrenby Alescia Ford-Lanza MS OTR/L, ATP Ages: 18+The National Sleep Foundation reports that only 35% of American adults qualify their night's sleep as "good." When sleep issues manifest for a sustained period of time, a more clinically diagnosed sleep disorder may be to blame. While the most common sleep issues reported are related to falling and staying asleep, there are a number of ways to characterize a sleep problem:Subjects: resource, sleep, sleep deprivation, recommendation, sleep disorders, Hypersomnia: excessive sleepiness, Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Cycle Disorders, Parasomnia - excessive movement during sleep cycles, Rem, dysregulation of melatonin levels

    • Homeschooling Autistic Children Ages: 18+Homeschooling Autistic Children - Homeschooling a child with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome shows they can make remarkable growth with a method and structure to meet their needs.Subjects: article, support, homeschool, children, autism, gluten-free, casein-free, diet, New Jersey, CNS, research, peptides, enzymes, treatment, wheat, protein, stomach, disorder

    • Autism Increaseby Department of Education Ages: 18+In round terms, for every two children registered through IDEA with autism in 1992-93, there were almost eleven by 1999-2000. From the DoE annual reports to the US Congress (Children with a diagnosis of autism aged 6-21] served by IDEA.Subjects: resource, autism, numbers, state data, IDEA, program

    • Autism Information - How many people have autismby Ontario Adult Autism Ages: 18+As well as the 5 per 10,000 with classic autism or Kanner's syndrome, it is estimated that 15 in every 10,000 have what are called, in North America, other pervasive developmental disorders. In addition, perhaps 71 in every 10,000 have a milder form...Subjects: autism, kanners syndrome, disorders, aspergers, increases

    • Autism Information - What causes autismby Ontario Adult Autism Ages: 18+During the 1990s, there has been a major push to promote research into the causes of autism. Much of the impetus for this came from parents' support and advocacy groups. In the United States, for example, the Cure Autism Now Foundation (CAN)...Subjects: causes, autism, biological, observations, neurological symptoms, epileptic seizures

    • Autism Society of America Autism Society of America Ages: 18+Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and affects a person's ability to communicate and interact with others. Autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a "spectrum disorder".Subjects: articles, autism, support, education, research, advocacy, legislation, Maryland, neurotoxic, chemicals, studies, programs, disability

    • Autism Network for Dietary Intervention (ANDI)by Lisa S. Lewis, Ph.D. & Karyn Seroussi Ages: 18+Current research shows that many cases of autism result from an immune-system dysfunction that affects the body's ability to break down certain proteins and combat yeasts and bacteria. Many parents are convinced of the validity of dietary intervention...Subjects: research, autism, immune-system, proteins, bacteria, diet

    • Autism Research Unitby ESPA Research Ages: 18+Committed to continuing and expanding research into various aspects of autism spectrum and related conditions for public benefit. This includes the use of gluten or casein-free diets for people with autism, alongisde the discovery of biological entities.Subjects: resource, research, gluten, casin free, diet, metabolic condition, medical research, children, symptom, relief

    • National Autism Association (NAA) Ages: 18+The National Autism Association educates and empowers families affected by autism and other neurological disorders, while advocating on behalf of those who cannot fight for their own rights. We educate society that autism is not a lifelong incurable ...Subjects: resource, free, membership, newsletter, legislation, education, support

    • Autism Research Institute (ARI) Ages: 18+For more than 50 years, we've helped advance the biological understanding of autism by pursuing research on its cause and potential treatments. Whether you're an individual with autism looking for information, a professional seeking evidence-based advice, or a researcher looking for funding, we're here to provide information you need.Subjects: resource, newsletter, biomedical, educational, research, FAQ

    • Autism Speaks Ages: 18+Autism Speaks was founded in Febuary 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism. Since then, Autism Speaks has grown into the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization...Subjects: autism, children, awareness, fundraising, news, science, advocacy efforts

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