Month: June 2021

What you need to know Many children on the spectrum have difficulty with language development and understanding. Beyond speaking and grammar, language difficulties can include trouble with communicative hand gestures, eye contact, and facial expressions.1 Because these language barriers exist for autistic individuals, multilingual parents are often wary of teaching multiple languages to their child(ren) …

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By Yolande Loftus, BA, LLB | June 7, 2021 Empathy asks us to put ourselves in the shoes of someone else. In the autistic child’s shoes, what would it feel like to type the word “autism” into a search engine and see how you are defined in terms of deficits, impairments, and challenges…? The first words …

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The grants will fund studies that focus on using telehealth to improve care management and access for families of children with autism. Source: Think StockShare on Twitter  By Victoria Bailey June 08, 2021 – The Autism Science Foundation’s (ASF) recently announced fourth round of COVID-19 Research Grants will fund projects that focus on telehealth use during the coronavirus …

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