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Tips to Help Your Child on the Spectrum Enjoy Vacation

It’s World Autism Month! You may have seen communities and individuals around the globe “lighting it up blue” for autism this month to help raise awareness. In support of this campaign, we’ve dedicated our blogs this month to topics in … Continue reading

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World Autism Month: How Speech Therapy Can Help

It’s World Autism Month! You may have seen communities and individuals around the globe “lighting it up blue” for autism this month to help raise awareness. In support of this campaign, we’ve dedicated our blogs this month to topics in … Continue reading

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April is World Autism Month! Learn the Signs

  Diagnoses of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) have risen steadily since the 1960s to the current rate of 1 in 68 children in the United States. As diagnoses continue to rise, awareness of early signs and symptoms more important than … Continue reading

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World Autism Day is April 2: Light It Up Blue!

Each April, organizations around the world recognize Autism Awareness Month, to help raise public awareness and increase understanding of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD). The campaign is kicked off each year on World Autism Day, April 2. Organizations and individuals around … Continue reading

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3 Tips to Keep Lines of Communication Open with a Non-Verbal Child

Did you know that nearly twenty-five percent of people with an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) are non-verbal? A person who is non-verbal doesn’t use speech to communicate at all.  However, talking isn’t the only route for meaningful communication! Take a … Continue reading

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The Topical Monologue: How to help a child on the spectrum navigate conversational dynamics

If you have or work with a child on the autistic spectrum, you’ve probably had the following dilemma: Your child starts talking about a topic they’re interested in, let’s say airplanes. The conversation may start with one or two interesting … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving! 3 Tips for Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Big family gatherings can be fun, but they can also be a source of stress. This is even more true for children on the autistic spectrum and their families. Large groups of people, changes … Continue reading

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