Tag Archives: ASD

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

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: Schools learn about new program for autistic students (The Franklin News-Post, Rocky Mount, VA) Franklin County School Board members learned details about a new inclusive program for students with autism spectrum disorder … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 24 – Friday, August 28

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: Amazon e-book deal with NYC public schools postponed as Blind advocates say it would leave out visually impaired students (New York Daily News) New York City education officials have shelved a $30 … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 3 – Friday, August 7

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: This man ran the Boston Marathon and is about to climb Mount Kilimanjaro – and he’s blind (Men’s Health) Randy Pierce’s life changed in 1989 when a neurological disorder rendered him … Continue reading

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