Artist With Autism Receives Up To $25K For Sculptures People all over the world are actively working to change the narrative around autism and advocate for neurodiversity. For some, they refer to their autism diagnosis as a unique superpower that allows them to see the world in exciting and unique ways. From political activism to
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Technically Fall is here, but here in SoCal we know it can remain pretty hot! Especially with these Santa Ana winds! So, we thought we would share some of our best water balloon activities in the Fall. Have Fun! Obstacle Course Water Slide Grab a water slide, water balloons, cones (or items that act
Blue Buckets assist kids who are nonverbal on Halloween. Many parents that have children with autism may feel that participating in Halloween can be a challenge. Although some obstacles may arise, all hope is not lost! Omairis Taylor, a staff sergeant stationed in Honolulu, raised awareness and hope by sharing with others through Facebook
Yvonne Bruinsma PH.D will be speaking at the NDBI Summit on October 21st, 2019! Yvonne Bruinsma Ph.D founded In STEPPS in 2010. She has more than 25 years of experience in the field. Yvonne previously gained extensive experience as the clinical director and clinical manager at several agencies and brought PRT to the Netherlands.
Mendy Minjarez, PhD is the Clinical Director at the Seattle Children’s Autism Center, the Program Director of their Applied Behavior Analysis Early Intervention Program, and an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. Her career as a licensed psychologist has focused on assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children with ASD.
Dr. Gail G. McGee served on the faculty at Emory University School of Medicine for 26 years, where she was Director of the Emory Autism Center. As Director, she developed and supervised the diagnostic clinic, the MONARCH programs for inclusion of school-aged students, the Choices programs for adults with autism and Asperger disorder, and the
Sally J. Rogers, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the MIND Institute, University of California Davis is a licensed psychologist and sees families and children regularly. She has been the principal investigator of many NIH funded programs of autism research involving the early development and early treatment of infants and toddlers with ASD.
Have you ever struggled to figure out how to best prepare your child for going to a new place? We found a cool new online resource! Pal Places offers unique support for families and individuals impacted by autism and related intellectual and developmental differences. Their goal is to build a an online site called “Pal
Toys are expensive and many a parent has overrun their budget when going to Target! But there are many ways old things can be re-used and re-purposed for fun activities for all ages and functioning levels. Here are 5 ways to make things you already have into fun new games: Socks: Grab your old
Connie Kasari, Ph.D. is a Professor of Human Development & Psychology in Education with a joint appointment in Psychiatry at UCLA. She is the Principal Investigator for several multi-site research programs and a founding member of the Center for Autism Research and Treatment at UCLA. She has been actively involved in autism research for the past