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Learning New Skills Through Applied Behavior Analysis

Michael J. Cameron, Ph.D., BCBA-D | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael J. Cameron, Ph.D., BCBA-D

For a child with autism spectrum disorder, developing a new skill can manifest a significant level of stress, uncertainties and disinterest, resulting...

Scott Lentine: A Millennial With Autism

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

In October 2013, a young man named Scott Lentine reached out to me to share his poetry, which examines his life with autism. At the beginning of 2014, I put Scott's story on my to-do list. With April as the official National Autism Awareness Month, I made a date to reconnect with him.

8 Questions Every Parent Should Ask Their Autism Service Provider

Sara Gershfeld | Posted 03.24.2014 | Education
Sara Gershfeld

These are just a few suggestions about what information parents should gather to evaluate their providers before making a decision. If possible, be sure to visit and evaluate several places before you make a final decision on which provider will work with your child.

Being a Good Manager: Overcoming 5 Common Myths

Sara Gershfeld | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Sara Gershfeld

Especially for individuals who have started a business and end up hiring employees and becoming managers, here are five simple myths of managing that will help you turn around the way that you supervise your employees.

A Grateful Nation

Blair Hughes | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Blair Hughes

A Wounded Warrior's autistic child could have been receiving years of proven therapy while the service member was on active duty, only to have the rug pulled out from under them at a time when they need stability and therapy most. Is this how we treat our nation's heroes? We can and must do better.

The Day the World Changed for Military Families Impacted by Autism

Jeremy Hilton | Posted 10.07.2012 | Impact
Jeremy Hilton

For tens of thousands of military families impacted by autism, Thursday, July 26, was a day when everything changed.

Effective Consulting: What Teachers Have Taught Me

Jessica Minahan | Posted 08.19.2012 | Education
Jessica Minahan

I've found the more closely I work with teachers, the better equipped I am to help them handle the classroom. I translate the lessons I learn from one teacher into new ways to help another who's handling a similar situation.

The One-Two Punch of Autism

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liane Kupferberg Carter

Last month both the Assembly and state Senate unanimously passed groundbreaking bipartisan legislation that will put New York at the forefront of a nationwide effort to provide health insurance coverage for people with autism.

The Autism Treatment Acceleration Act and the Autism Sandbox

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

For families all over the country, the ability to find quality care and services for their child, much less the ability to pay for them if they are found is a daunting task.