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Focus on Successful Transitions at ASNC Conference

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Focus on Successful Transitions at ASNC Conference

The Autism Society of North Carolina held its annual conference March 11-12 in Charlotte. We will be sharing information from conference presentations in upcoming blog posts. Dr. Laura Klinger, Executive Director of the UNC TEACCH Autism Program in Chapel Hill, opened the second day of ASNC’s 2016 conference with a presentation titled “Autism Grown Up:…

“Autism…What Does It Mean to Me?” Brings Understanding

This article was contributed by Jade McWilliams, autistic self-advocate. I first came across “Autism…What Does It Mean to Me?” when I was officially diagnosed with autism, about 4 years ago at the local TEACCH Center. At this time, Catherine Faherty was still working for TEACCH. (I knew I was autistic before that, but being a…

DSM-5 and Its Impact on Autism Spectrum Disorder

This article was contributed by Dr. Aleck Myers, the Clinical Director at the Autism Society of North Carolina. The American Psychiatric Association released its long-awaited DSM-5 on May 22, 2013. There has been considerable discussion over the new definition of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and how it might affect diagnosis and services for people and…

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month During the month of April, the Autism Society of North Carolina encourages the public to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the resources available to individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. Autism affects 1 out of every 110 children born today, making it the second most…

Birds, Bees, ASDs

Teaching my children about sexuality, struggling with Inclusion. List of resources and strategies.

Using Visual Structure in Reading Test Practice

In the world of education, tests are unavoidable.  Last week’s post was about using a social story and a teaching aid/study organizer to help with Math word problems in multiple choice tests.  This week I use a visual work system with a practice Reading test. An End-of-Grade Reading test is an assessment used to measure…

Math Word Problems! Taking Tests!

Using social stories and visual supports to teach academic skills.

LeFreak?

Article on multiplex autism in families and how no one is tracking the numbers.