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Artist With Autism Receives Up To $25k For Sculptures

2019-12-10T18:52:48-08:00

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

Artist With Autism Receives Up To $25k For Sculptures2019-12-10T18:52:48-08:00

The Best Water Balloon Activities In The Fall!

2019-11-19T18:52:09-08:00

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

The Best Water Balloon Activities In The Fall!2019-11-19T18:52:09-08:00

Blue Buckets Assist Kids Who Are Nonverbal On Halloween

2019-10-29T17:42:19-07:00

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

Blue Buckets Assist Kids Who Are Nonverbal On Halloween2019-10-29T17:42:19-07:00

Yvonne Bruinsma Ph.D will be speaking at the NDBI Summit!

2019-10-17T17:35:08-07:00

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.

Yvonne Bruinsma Ph.D will be speaking at the NDBI Summit!2019-10-17T17:35:08-07:00

Meet Mendy Minjarez Ph.D! She’ll be speaking at the NDBI Summit!

2019-10-14T16:27:37-07:00

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.

Meet Mendy Minjarez Ph.D! She’ll be speaking at the NDBI Summit!2019-10-14T16:27:37-07:00

The wonderful Dr. Gail G. McGee will be speaking at the NDBI Summit!

2019-10-10T17:59:39-07:00

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

The wonderful Dr. Gail G. McGee will be speaking at the NDBI Summit!2019-10-10T17:59:39-07:00

Meet Sally Rogers! She will be speaking at the NDBI Summit!

2019-10-07T18:25:32-07:00

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. 

Meet Sally Rogers! She will be speaking at the NDBI Summit!2019-10-07T18:25:32-07:00

Let’s go to Pal Places!

2019-09-30T18:09:46-07:00

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

Let’s go to Pal Places!2019-09-30T18:09:46-07:00

5 Creative Ways to Play With Your Children!

2019-09-26T17:15:28-07:00

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

5 Creative Ways to Play With Your Children!2019-09-26T17:15:28-07:00

Get to know Connie Kasari Ph.D! She’ll be speaking at the NDBI Summit!

2019-09-24T17:01:17-07:00

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

Get to know Connie Kasari Ph.D! She’ll be speaking at the NDBI Summit!2019-09-24T17:01:17-07:00