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Here are some news stories that were published this past week.
Autistic quadruplets and their parents work to overcome problems
ABOUT THE SERIES
TODAY: The Mann boys are diagnosed with autism and the family researches therapy to find the best treatment.
MONDAY: Teachers and therapists say early intervention has helped the boys adjust to school.
TUESDAY: The Manns ensure the boys get to interact with other children in sports and other activities outside the home.
Meet the Manns - http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/051108/met_198424.shtml
Vaccine case draws attention to autism
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Robert Hughes wrote the book, Running with Walker, which I have and read many years ago. I never got aroud to reviewing it, but think that will be in the near future. Robert wrote an article today in the Chicago Tribune.
What autism means to a Father
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This article is not pleasant, but a reality we need to be aware of. This is out of Orlando, Florida. Teachers' Aides Accused Of Kicking, Choking Autistic Students In Class:
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Tub Safety Handle too risky for Child with Autism
This is a product that is marketed to parents to assist with toddlers in the tub, as well as to the autism community and for elderly patients.
Extended School Year (ESY)
Year end Teacher and Therapist Gifts:
Grads with Autism
I am glad that the Stanley Greenspan Online Course was extended through May 24th and I registered for the post conference on Sensory Processing Disorders since my son Matt is a sensory seeking kid. I really enjoyed watching the case examples from the first conference and seeing the difference once the parents are coached from Dr. Greenspan. You can still register until May 17th. I recommend it.
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