Tag Archives: ASD

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a service provider that would like to assist Latinx/Hispanic people with disabilities to live independently in the … Continue reading

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Fundación Orange, People with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Technology

Since its inception in France in 1987, the Fundación Orange is made up of 16 foundations that develop and support projects in 30 countries across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Fundación Orange coordinates activities and projects within this … Continue reading

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What supports and resources are available for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder?

According to estimates from the Autism and Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 59 children has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD is reported to occur in all … Continue reading

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If You Liked … A Brief History of Autism

Usually in the top 10 posts among our Spanish readers, “A Brief History of Autism” discusses the history of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and provides resources and research from the NIDILRR community and elsewhere. Since we first published “A Brief … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What are physical barriers? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that define physical barriers; describe the research and … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

April is Autism Awareness Month, sponsored by the Autism Society, and Autism Acceptance Month, sponsored by the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN). The two campaigns have common messages of inclusion and self-determination across the lifespan. Inclusion means having the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Autism Spectrum Disorder and DOMUS

DOMUS is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in Mexico by providing information and services to people with ASD, their families, students, and professionals. Their main program, the Inclusive Education Program, … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 30 to Friday, June 3

Employment: Ford eyes workers with autism (Disability Scoop) Ford Motor Company is launching a pilot program this week designed to improve recruitment and retention of employees with autism. Through an initiative called FordInclusiveWorks, the company intends to establish five new … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 16 to Friday, May 20

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Rehabilitation: This nonspeaking teenager wrote an incredibly profound letter explaining autism (The Washington Post) For the first 14 and a half years of Gordy’s life, his parents had no reason to think their … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, November 30 to Friday, December 4

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: Peyton’s Awesome Virtual Self, a robot that allows girl with cancer to attend school (The Washington Post) The robot has a little girl’s face and her soft voice. It comes to life … Continue reading

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