In Memorium: Nancy Baughman

In Memorium It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Laura Poorman’s mother Nancy Baughman on Friday, May 26, 2017. In addition to Laura, she is survived by her husband David, her children Mike Baughman and Lisa Beck, grandchildren Mark, Bethany, Morgan, Natalie, Chelsea, Amanda, great grandchild Patrick, brothers Hershel Sandlin, David Sandlin,…

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Major Autism Research Study with a Focus on Non-Verbals Published

In March of 2015, Frontiers, a community-rooted, open-access academic publisher released a new research study, Autism: The Movement Perspective, that takes an in-depth look at Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) as cognitive and social disorders that, until now, have been characterized as a disruption in social interactions. In this research paper, the editors, Elizabeth B Torres…

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2016 Midwest Autism Summer Institute Coming to Des Moines June 27 – 28

We want to remind everyone that the 2016 Midwest Summer Institute is rapidly approaching. This year’s Institute, the theme of which is “Advocating for Access: the Right to Inclusion, the Right to Communication” will take place at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Des Moines, Iowa on June 27 and 28.  The event is hosted by…

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