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Now You Can Make a Difference Just By E-mailing

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Imagine a world where millions of people are helping others simply by doing something we do every day – use e-mail. GiveBackMail is a new free e-mail service that donates to charity for every e-mail that its users send through its site. Registration is very easy and donations don’t cost GiveBackMail site users a . . . → Read More: Now You Can Make a Difference Just By E-mailing

BY YOUR SIDE Opens a Second Autism Center

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I would like to let you all know about an autism speech and language therapy center called BY YOUR SIDE. Due to the success of their Burr Ridge, IL facility, BY YOUR SIDE is opening a second location in Schaumburg, IL. BY YOUR SIDE has a unique design that creates a comfortable home-like environment . . . → Read More: BY YOUR SIDE Opens a Second Autism Center

I Am in Here, a book by 13 Year Old Elizabeth Bonker

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I Am in Here is by Elizabeth Bonker and Virginia Breen. This is the true story of Elizabeth, a thirteen year old girl with autism, who breaks through her silence, thanks to the relentless efforts of her mother Virginia. By keyboarding poetry, Elizabeth is now able to reveal her inner thoughts and observations in . . . → Read More: I Am in Here, a book by 13 Year Old Elizabeth Bonker

How to Communicate With Your Children About Traumatic Events

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As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 rapidly approaches, it is important to remember how to communicate with your children about traumatic events they are exposed to and will eventually learn about.

Jacob Ham, Ph.D., an expert in the treatment of child traumatic stress, directs the program for Healing Emotions and Achieving Resilience to Traumatic . . . → Read More: How to Communicate With Your Children About Traumatic Events

Point to Happy – Book

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I mentioned yesterday that while I’ll be slowly transitioning Autism Learning Felt over to a general education blog, I would still keep autism at the forefront of it. So here is the first of what I hope is many more articles that I put up for you for kids on the autism spectrum.

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Understanding Autism and Communication

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Dr. David Matsumoto led a study to examine the body language of winners and losers of a recent Olympic competition. He discovered that the individuals in each category summarily responded with similar body language, gestures and facial expressions. Which isn’t all together terribly fascinating…except when you consider that some of his subjects were blind.

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A Special Plea From My Son To Holly Robinson Peete

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Things have been crazy around here this week. The kids came down sick. Lizzie is home sick today, but Dean was able to go to school. Yesterday, the kids were home because of the snow and ice. It wasn’t that bad around here, but better for the schools to be safe.

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Using Penny Stones To Help Children Communicate

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I was sent Penny Stones, The Slumber Party Edition, to review for inclusion in my Holiday Gift Guide this year. I have been sent several products to check out, from different companies. Some will make it into my Holiday Gift Guide, and some won’t. This is one of the items that will make it . . . → Read More: Using Penny Stones To Help Children Communicate

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