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Assistive Technological Aids for Autism

Assistive Technological Aids for Autism

Technology is changing us and everything around us. It's an integral part of our daily lives. Not a day goes by when we do not rely on technology. From the simple act of ringing the doorbell to developing complex technological systems, our lifestyles depend on various assistive devices. Technology has improved countless aspects of our lives, and it has also made vast contributions to the field of communication. Many of these technologies have proven to be very useful in aiding individuals with autism. Assistive Technological Aids for Autism There are numerous technological aids for individuals with autism. They can range…
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Autism Around the World | Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

Autism Around the World | Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

Ever wondered how different cultures and nationalities from varied regions, deal with children on the autism spectrum? Just what is Autism Around the World like? Let's jump in to see what resources are available for autistic individuals based on country. Autism Around the World Autism spectrum disorder is a broad range of conditions; characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, and nonverbal communication. There is no known single cause for autism spectrum disorder. Research suggests that these delays develop from a combination of genetic, nongenetic, and environmental influences. With it being the kickoff of World Autism Awareness Month, our friends at Meditourz would like…
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Unstoppable, a Song for Autism | The Viral Song for #autismacceptance

Unstoppable, a Song for Autism | The Viral Song for #autismacceptance

Have you heard that viral song about Autism, Unstoppable: A Song for Autism, yet?! As parents of autistic children, we can all use a little inspiration from time to time to remind us your how incredible our journey is! Even more, we need the world to not only share autism awareness but truly begin to change to autism acceptance. So when a story comes along that does that, we need to not only embrace it but share it with everyone.   https://www.facebook.com/UnstoppableSong/videos/162005387848623/ What is Autism? Autism is a developmental disorder. It affects individuals’ behaviors and communication skills. These symptoms can range from…
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Jade & Trubs: The Story of the Unadoptable Cat & an Autistic Child

Jade & Trubs: The Story of the Unadoptable Cat & an Autistic Child

Jade & Trubs - Mutual Rescue When it comes to animals, we all know they can offer a special bond with you like none other.  When it comes to disabilities, animals have been helping people in massive ways.  Whether a Seeing Eye dog for the blind, mobility assistance dogs or emotional support animals, people are understanding this bond more and more.  For autistic individuals, a bond with an animal can do wonders.  Such is the case with Jade & Trubs: The Story of the Unadoptable Cat & an Autistic Child “Adopting a pet can greatly benefit the lives of people…
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Great Wolf Lodge going ‘blue’ for World Autism Month in April

Great Wolf Lodge going ‘blue’ for World Autism Month in April

#GreatWolfCares Ears- Credit Fox 5 Wisconsin Great Wolf Lodge going 'blue' for World Autism Month in April As you guys know, April is World Autism Month. Great Wolf Lodge is teaming up with Autism Speaks by pledging to “go blue” in support of a more inclusive world for people with autism and their families through a month-long Blue Wolf Ears fundraising campaign. Throughout April, the family-friendly indoor water park resort will offer a blue version of the brand’s signature wolfears. These are available to guests for a minimum $5 donation to Autism Speaks. A limited-edition collection of 10,000 bluewolf ears were made for…
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