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Here is a fascinating profile on the successes and challenges faced by the first generation of college students with an autism diagnosis who live on campus at Western Kentucky University http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/20/health/autism-spectrum-college.html?_r=0
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.”
Now that the cold weather is here, it is important to still stay active as a family outside the school and home. Below is a list of family-friendly activities that can be enjoyed even with younger children. Happy Holidays!
Recognizing and Preventing Domestic Abuse—Guest post via Open Educators* Recognizing and Preventing Domestic Abuse—Guest post via Open Educators*
Although domestic abuse has seen a decline in recent years, there are still millions — millions — of Americans who endure it each year. Not only is it a terrible way to live — domestic violence victims never deserve to be abused, period — it’s behavior that should never be tolerated.
On 12/4/2016 (this Sunday), the Friends of the Alexandria Commission for Women will sponsor its 19th Annual Holiday Art Market at the Charles Houston Center, 901 Wythe St, from 1PM to 5PM.
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
Arlington County: Arlington County Community Service Board (CSB) has provided the following human services resource list https://departments.arlingtonva.us/dhs/
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: