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Researchers are developing a hearing test that may be able to predict autism in children who have not yet exhibited symptoms.

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How to Make and Use Object Schedules

Do you have students who might benefit from using object schedules or using objects to communicate? I'm sharing different types of object schedules including how to help students make the shift to visual schedules. Ideas for individuals with autism, intellectual disabilities, and a few about those with visual impairments. via @drchrisreeve

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Focusing on Initiation of Communication for Learners with Autism

I mentioned in my previous post that one of the most important components of expanding expressive language and communication for individuals with autism is explicitly addressing initiation of communication.  This take a variety of functions, but includes initiating requests, initiating protests, asking for assistance, and initiating conversation.  Initiating communication is a lifelong skill that is …

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Medical Marijuana Is Being Used To Successfully Treat Symptoms of Autism in Patients As Autism becomes more prevalent in the United States, there is a growing need for alternative treatments. Currently prescribed drugs simply do not work for some, and more parents have been turning to medical marijuana to ease their children’s symptoms

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Autism Classroom News: The Incredible 5-Point Scale: Review and Tools

A lanyard with visual supports to use in a classroom or therapy room as a management tool.--repinned by @Christine Reeve-Autism Classroom News--picture only

Awesome FREE website to help you make visuals for your students with #Autism!