#ResearchMonday Role of Vitamin D in Children with ASD (study published November 21, 2016)

#ResearchMonday Role of Vitamin D in Children with ASD (study published November 21, 2016)

A study recently published in PubMed.Gov (the US National Library of Medicine, managed by the National Institutes of Health) discusses the outcomes of clinical trials where Vitamin D as an oral supplement provided to trial participants appeared to lead to positive outcomes after 4 months of Vitamin administration. While such studies are to be carefully

Looking to the Future, take 1: Cybersecurity jobs and the Autism Community

Looking to the Future, take 1: Cybersecurity jobs and the Autism Community

Via The Atlantic—“ The common prejudice is that people with ASD have limited skills and are difficult to work with. To the extent that’s true, it’s a measure of our failure as a society. Almost half of those diagnosed with ASD are of average or above-average intellectual ability. And we have clear evidence that job-focused training and support services, especially in the transition to adulthood, can make a huge difference, leading to higher levels of employment, more independence, and better quality of life.”

#goodnews via WCVB US: Master of music born with autism uses talent to benefit children

#goodnews via WCVB US: Master of music born with autism uses talent to benefit children

In a troubled world and in tough times, it’s important for all of us to partake in #goodnews—This month’s installment is brought to you by an ABC news affiliate, and covers the story of Tony DeBlois, a native of Randolph, MA who brings autism outreach through music and education to communities around the world. Tony

For families and parents of toddlers: What is Early Intervention? How can it help my child?

For families and parents of toddlers: What is Early Intervention? How can it help my child?

For most parents who are anxious about their child’s development, seeking help can be the hardest thing to do. The Early Intervention Program offered by Prince William County Community Services Board (CSB) is built specifically to help mothers, fathers, guardians, and/or extended families with supporting and nurturing each individual toddler. Early Intervention is provided in the comfort and security of your own home. To learn more about the Early Intervention Program offered by PWC, please watch the youtube video linked below:

VTCC at PEATC’s Resource Night/Noche de Los Recursos:

VTCC at PEATC’s Resource Night/Noche de Los Recursos:

In this video, Angela West, Director of the ABA Program at VTCC, introduces herself and speaks about the importance given to proper supervision at our agency. She reiterates the level of support and guidance that parents and behavior technicians of VTCC clients receive from VTCC Clinical Staff. Leticia Basauri then provides the translated version of the same.