Posts Tagged ‘autism resources’

Autism Workshop Series Offers Training and Summer Fun at Put-in-Bay

This Summer, adventure awaits you and your family when you join other autistics, their support persons, and families from across the United States for Typing to Speak, a series of small group, interactive, summer communication gatherings in the village of Put-In-Bay, Ohio on lovely South Bass Island in the Western Basin of Lake Erie. Meet…

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2016 Midwest Autism Summer Institute Information Update

As we reported in January, the University of Northern Iowa, in partnership with the Institute for Inclusion and Communication at Syracuse University, Inclusion Connection, and Disability Studies in Education, will host the 2016 Midwest Summer Institute – Advocating for Access: the Right to Inclusion, the Right to Communication in Des Moines, Iowa on June 27…

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Video: Dashiell, A Journey Through Autism

This video shows another example of the fact that, despite all the criticism and vilification of Facilitated Communication, for some autistics that have trouble communicating, FC works!   Dashiell A Journey Through Autism Thank you for all the wonderful comments about this Film. Please continue to share! Posted on Facebook by Shelley Pack on Tuesday,…

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2016 Midwest Autism Summer Institute Announced

The University of Northern Iowa, in partnership with the Institute for Inclusion and Communication at Syracuse University, Inclusion Connection, and Disability Studies in Education, will host the 2016 Midwest Summer Institute – Advocating for Access: the Right to Inclusion, the Right to Communication on June 27 and 28. The event will take place at the…

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Praxis and Autism: A Report by the Hussman Institute for Autism

The Hussman Institute for Autism recently published an interesting and insightful article about why people with autism may know exactly what they want to say, but may be unable to say it. Or why, even though they may know how to play a game, they sit motionless, or simply rock back and forth, when their…

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Dr. Temple Grandin to Speak at Two Day Ohio Event on Autism

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Beginning November 12, 2015, the Autism Society of Greater Akron will host two days of events focused on developmental disability. The first event is a public lecture by world-famous expert on autism Dr. Temple Grandin. The talk is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Akron Civic Theatre (about a 5 hour…

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Autism Speaks Does NOT Speak for All Autistic People

Autism Speaks Does Not Speak For Me

Autism Speaks is the largest, most powerful, Autism Advocacy group in in the country. It raises more than $120 million in donations a year to support their efforts. However, according to their own audited financial statements, in 2014 less than 4% of Autism Speaks’ expenditures actually support autistic people and their families. Salaries/benefits and associated…

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