Autism, Sensory Regulation and Movement Fluidity

2016-11-10T10:11:26-04:00By |Categories: Author, blog, General, Judy Endow|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Many any individuals with classic autism seem to have neurological

Autistic Meltdown or Temper Tantrum?

2016-11-10T10:11:30-04:00By |Categories: Author, Autism, blog, General, Judy Endow, Neurodiversity, Search Categories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Autistic meltdowns and temper tantrums are not the same thing. Autistic meltdowns typically occur as a response to being overwhelmed.

Sesame Street, This is an Autistic Speaking

2016-11-10T10:11:36-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, Author, blog, Entertainment, General, Media Representation, Search Categories, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sesame Street knew nobody was missing, or lacking, anything. I was perfect! Everyone is perfect! But in real life, as I grew older, doctors and teachers convinced everyone that I was too broken to be worthy of any effort toward education and a future. Nobody saw me the way I was seen by my friends at Sesame Street.

Senator’s Call for Transition Action Plan An Excellent Idea

2016-11-10T10:11:47-04:00By |Categories: Author, blog, General, Lifestyle, Politics, Sarah Levis, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Democrat Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey has introduced a

Use Your Words: Non-Verbal, Speech, and AAC

2015-02-14T16:59:02-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I see a little girl every week at events that

CHOP presents new findings on pediatric cardiovascular disease at AHA 2012

2012-11-10T21:52:38-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Medical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Physician-researchers from the Cardiac Center at The Children's Hospital of

Presume My Competence

2016-11-10T10:12:06-04:00By |Categories: AAC, Ableism, Advocacy, Author, blog, Cross Disability, Editor's Picks, General, Henry, Henry Frost, Ollibean Family|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Really, this is number one. Please presume my competence.

Focus on My Strengths

2016-11-10T10:12:06-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Author, blog, General, Henry, Henry Frost, Neurodiversity, Ollibean Family|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

#4 Please focus on My Strengths. I have many. We all do.

Top 10 Things Autistic Self Advocate Needs Teachers to Know : # 3

2016-11-10T10:12:06-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, Featured (Homepage), General, Henry, Inclusive Education, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Top ten things I want you to know. Number 3: Please talk directly to me, not to my support person.

Autistic Student’s Top 10 List for Teachers of Students with Special Needs #2

2015-10-28T20:27:11-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Author, blog, General, Henry, Henry Frost|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Top ten things Autistic student wants teachers, therapists and friends to know about students with special needs... they may be shocking to some of you, but hopefully to most they are exactly what you expect. Here's number 2.

A Sister Stands with Her Brother: I Am Heard, I Am Important, and I Am Included

2016-11-10T10:12:06-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, Editor's Picks, Featured (Homepage), General, Inclusive Education, Lifestyle, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

No one wants to be the excluded one, the one to stand alone in silence, the one left out of the conversation. No one wants to be forgotten. So why are some individuals treated this way? Luckily it just takes one person to stand up and include, and the rest will follow. Be that person, take a stand, make a difference.

Videos games as therapy?

2016-11-10T10:12:12-04:00By |Categories: blog, Cody Lawson, Editor's Picks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Video games may not be as bad for us as our mothers told us. The latest foray into the virtual realm stems from the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, citing that targeted rehabilitation of patients with Cerebral Palsy can be achieved through the use of active video games (Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360 Kinect, Playstation Move, etc.).

Facebook blocks NC mom’s pictures of Special Olympics event

2016-11-10T10:12:12-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Parenting, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Diane Cornwell said her seven year old, Cole, who happens to have Down Syndrome had a great time at his first Special Olympics event last Friday. She uploaded an album of 40 pictures to share and says Facebook blocked it for inappropriate content and locked her account.