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10 Things Autism Parents Worry About

When you’re the parent of a child with autism, it can be difficult at times to prevent your mind from overthinking. When you get a moment of quiet, or a chance to slow down, you start worrying about all the challenges the future could bring. Usually, these thoughts like to pop into my head when I’m on the train home …

‘Atypical’ Season 2, Episode 3 Recap: ‘Little Dude and the Lion’

  EDITOR’S NOTE The following is a review of the third episode of the second season of “Atypical,” and contains spoilers. Episode three opens with Casey (Brigette Lundy-Paine) jogging alongside her boyfriend Evan (Graham Rogers). They flirt and Casey suggests that maybe they’re taking things too fast. Evan says that they can go slower for their “second first time.” The …

Sesame Place Is Now the World’s First Certified Autism Center Theme Park

Sesame Place, the only theme park that’s dedicated solely to the popular children’s series “Sesame Street,” is now also the world’s first theme park to be designated a certified autism center. The Langhorn, Pennsylvania, amusement park received the designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), which provides international autism certifications and works with travel destinations to create safe …

14 Amazing Women With Autism

Renowned animal behavior expert Temple Grandin does not let her autism define her. “Autism’s a very important part of who I am. I like the logical way I think, and I wouldn’t want to change that,” she says in her MAKERS interview. “But my primary identity is being a scientist, animal behavior specialist.” Grandin, who revolutionized the livestock industry with her focus …

What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art

Excerpt from You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education by Sir Ken Robinson, Ph. D and Lou Aronica, published on March 13, 2018 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright by Ken Robinson, 2018. Room to Maneuver There’s more room to make changes within the current education system than …