Mom says school district changes autistic daughter’s IEP, balks at letting service dog come to school | www.WHEC.com. I saw this reported on this morning, and wanted to share. I’ve seen an increase in families having to fight to allow service dogs to accompany their child at school. It’s a new way . . . → Read More: School District Changes Autistic Child’s IEP To No Service Dog
There are several different Autism assessment tools available for doctors and other professionals. I have put together a list of autism assessment tools and an explanation for each one.
Autism Assessment Tools
Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised
The Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) is a structured interview conducted with the parents of individuals who have . . . → Read More: Autism Assessment and Resources to Diagnose Autism
There are a lot of learning toys for teaching autistic children. There are companies that sell products specifically designed for special needs children. I’ve listed below just a few toys for teaching autistic children that are designed for a specific developmental area. They are each linked to a different company. You can visit each . . . → Read More: Learning Toys and Teaching Autistic Children Different Skills
The increase in free autism apps that benefit autistic children is increasing everyday. Some cost money to download, and some don’t. I’ve put together a list of some free Autism apps for iPad. Unfortunately, I don’t have an iPad. I have a Colby Android tablet, and I have not been able to . . . → Read More: Free Autism Apps for iPad to Use With Children
School is out and summer is finally here, which means more time outdoors with the family! Although popular outdoor summertime activities are wonderful family-bonding experiences, they also come with risks we need to be aware of. On behalf of the National Weather Service (NWS) and their lightning expert, John Jensenius, here are some invaluable . . . → Read More: Keep Your Family Safe This Summer
KIWI COLLEGE’S FREE WEBINAR
Keep Your Family Safe from Toxins With Philip Landrigan, M.D., director of the Children’s Environmental Health Center at Mount Sinai.
The incidence of childhood diseases—such as autism, allergies, asthma, ADHD, learning disabilities, childhood cancer, diabetes, and obesity—is increasing, and research suggests that toxic chemicals found in our homes, . . . → Read More: KIWI College: Keep Your Family Safe from Toxins
If your child has dyslexia, a change is taking place that could affect you personally. Please read the following blog post on All About Learning to find out what is happening this week—and what you can do about it.