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We Should Learn From History


My fellow Americans and friends around the world: We do not fully understand how or why the ancient civilizations destroyed each other. Upon the testimony of the ancients, corroborated by history and modern discoveries we know that there was only … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Watching The Progress of SB 2344


UPDATE as of May 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM:   Please show your support of SB 2344 in the Illinois House committee by going to this link and filing as a proponent: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183 When the House Amendment 1 is discharged … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Norridge SD 80 Parents Fight for Special Education Education at Enger———Status of SB 2344 Amend 1 Sponsored by Senator Mulroe


The Amendment to SB 2344 to guarantee access for Special Education Students for an education at Enger School is scheduled for Hearing, today, April 24, 2018, at 4 pm in front of the Illinois Senate Education Committee in 212 Capitol, … Continue reading

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Retaliatory Conduct By Area Superintendents Threatens SD 80 Special Education Students; Thank you Senator Mulroe for Caring


When the Norridge School District 80 Board of Education approved the withdrawl of SD 80 from Leyden Area Special Education CoOp upon the recommendation of the SD 80 administration, this initiated a process which is now also being contemplated by … Continue reading

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World Autism Awareness Day


The eleventh annual World Autism Awareness Day is just 47 days away on Monday, April 2, 2018! Please tell us how you are going to celebrate by posting to our wall. We look forward to celebrating the day and Autism … Continue reading

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School Attendance Struggles ?


NEW GUIDES for PARENTS & SCHOOLS: When A Child Struggles with School Attendance NEW GUIDES for PARENTS & SCHOOLS: When A Child Struggles with School Attendance https://t.co/RZbQPOA7xf — Surviving Special Ed (@Surviving_SpEd) March 5, 2018

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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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Watch “Thinking in Pictures – Temple Grandin” on YouTube


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Death of autistic boy shines light on national problem


From the Independent by Sarah Cassidy A coroner warned yesterday that the “gross failure” of mental health services to help an autistic boy, who was bullied and committed suicide, could be a national problem affecting others with similar behavioural needs. … Continue reading

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The Autism Crisis


Autism Society of Illinois shared a link.   The Autism Crisis – April, 2012 How Many Children’s Lives Will Be Stolen Before America Acts? The Centers for Disease Control just released the latest autism numbers from their ADDM network for … Continue reading

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