Monday , January 22 2018

Autism: Maybe It’s Not What We’ve Been Told

  I felt a tear beginning to well up. As we sat on the floor, my 3-year-old little boy with autism was looking directly into my eyes, something he hadn’t done in almost a year. What’s more, he was smiling and calm. He seemed to be enjoying the moment. He …

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A Young Woman With Autism Interviewed Channing Tatum, And It Was Magic

Carly Fleischmann has autism and is unable to speak. She also happens to be one helluva an interviewer. Fleischmann chatted with Hollywood star Channing Tatum in the first episode of“Speechless With Carly Fleischmann,” Fleischmann’s new YouTube series. From her introduction alone, it’s apparent that Fleischmann, who types with one finger, is going …

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How Minecraft is helping children with autism make new friends

Playing video games online can be antisocial – but the Autcraft community is helping children with autism learn social skills and build relationships My, what blue wool you have Veryan Dale/Alamy Stock Photo By Aviva Rutkin LIKE many constructions, it started small. But now thousands of children with autism are …

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How a Cheap Trick Rocker’s Music Is Helping Kids With Autism

Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson and his wife Alison founded the Rock Your Speech Project to help autistic kids through music. My 8-year-old son is a smart, kind, non-verbal autistic child who struggles mightily to express what he’s thinking. It hurts my heart to see him grow increasingly frustrated as he …

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