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Autism and Technology for Independence – A Quick Look at the Research

For Autism Acceptance Month, we’re highlighting current and recent projects developing and testing technology to support the independence of people with autism at school, at work, and in the community. Continue reading

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Autism Research In Focus

Throughout April, several organizations are drawing attention to autism to encourage understanding and awareness of the disorder and acceptance of individuals who live, learn, and work on the autism spectrum. For some people, exploring the research in autism can add … Continue reading

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If you liked … A Brief History of Autism, Part II

Popular with our Spanish readers, “A Brief History of Autism” discusses when children first began being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), how ASD is currently defined, and about studies on ASD. Although we updated the original post at the … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month, Latinxs/Hispanics with Disabilities, and Disability-Related Research

Hispanic Heritage Month begins today and the theme for this year is “Hispanic Americans: A History of Serving Our Nation.” Hispanic and Latinx Americans have served and contributed to the history of the US since the beginning.  In honor of … 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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Understanding Autism Through Research

Throughout April, several organizations coordinate national campaigns to bring awareness and understanding of autism and acceptance of people who have autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. Autism is a developmental disability which can affect language and communication, sensory processing, … 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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