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Suicide Risk Amongst Children and Youths on the Autism Spectrum


Research has examined the frequency of suicide ideation and attempts, as well as risk factors in children and teens with autism. The percentage of children with autism who had suicidal ideation or attempts was found to be significantly greater than … Continue reading

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Leyden High Schools Implements An E-Learning Day In Lieu of A Traditional Snow Day


Leyden High School District 212 is implementing the E-Learning Day program tomorrow, Friday, February 9, that allows the District to provide electronic instruction for students when Illinois schools are closed because of inclement weather such as snow tomorrow. The e-learning … Continue reading

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The Importance of Transition for Adolescents with Disabilities And the Role That Your High School District Plays in that Transition


Congress has designated March as a time that businesses recognize the talents that people with disabilities contribute to their communities. As companies such as AMC Theatres, Walgreens and Microsoft can attest, disabled workers can be a great asset.  But only … Continue reading

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Light It Up Blue


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Tracking devices for children with autism and other special needs


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The Magic 30: Representations of Autism in Contemporary Literature (Part Two)


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Give a Pat on the Back to Parents of Kids who are Autistic!


Originally posted on Raising 5 Kids With Disabilities and Remaining Sane Blog:
Parents of children with autism will never tell you that raising their child is easy…it’s not! I joke around, look for the silver lining, take things in stride, and…

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Representations of Autism in Contemporary Literature (Part One)


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out of the shadows


Originally posted on a diary of a mom:
– Yesterday, I wrote a post about how a dear friend of mine told her son for the first time that there was a name for the constellation of gifts and challenges…

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How the Disney disability card works: 9 tips for parents of kids with special needs


How the Disney disability card works: 9 tips for parents of kids with special needs.

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