Please forward to our group and your friends if you like.
While these Concepts sound easy to practice, I assure you, they’re not! I still catch myself when I’m not doing the best job at being a good listener, and I’m 60 years old!
Practice every day and you’ll soon find that your relationships take on deeper meaning. And who couldn’t use a few more friends?!
The Stanford Autism Center at Packard Children’s Hospital is dedicated to providing specialized clinical services and advancing research in Autism Spectrum Disorder.
READ this interesting article that investigates the breakthroughs and gaps in autism. Social Motion is doing our part by providing services for all ages. From transition to driving to young adult social groups to cooking, we have you in mind!
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Sesame Street, a world famous children’s television programme, recently introduced its first autistic character, 4-year-old Julia.1 The decades-old programme, in a 10 min video, has shown its young target audience some characteristics and behaviours of an autistic child, demonstrated how to be receptive towards someone with autism, and how to make her feel comfortable and accepted. This video was applauded globally for its sensitive and accurate depiction of a child with autism.
The Autism Research Centre, in Rawalpindi, was established by two mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder who, unable to find any resources in Pakistan to assist and treat their children, set up this venture to extend autism-focused facilities and support to other families having children with autism spectrum disorder.5 Other non-governmental organisations have been created in the large cities of Pakistan, with services aimed at rehabilitation and inclusion of children and adults with autism spectrum disorder in society, such as the Ma-Ayesha Memorial Centre, PEGHAM, and the RAMAQ Centre for Autism. An online conversation was set up in 2003 to build a supportive community of parents, researchers, and educators, and to facilitate discussions, through the free online portal of the Pakistan Autism Meetup group.
Since this is the beginning of the month, I’ve compiled recent (within 30 days) search results I found for Autism Adult Services at my Autism Blog.
I hope you’ll take a look and see if they could be helpful to those on the Spectrum.
Autism Work is just one of the search results I found, but certainly important if you want to live as independently as possible.
AlienBeing.org is a resource for highly functioning adults having Autism Spectrum Disorders such as Asperger’s or High Functioning Autism. The objective is to help adults to live as independently as possible, to be able to work and to fit within the social world.
’I not only wanted it for my son but for the other families in the school because we know how hard it is.This fundraising event answers the call of families who need help.’
– Mike Maron, founder of DOORS Golf Challenge
Sleep is a major issue for many adults and children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This article discusses why this is so, and results of current studies on the issue. Tuck Sleep Foundation is a non-profit organization that focuses on sleep and sleep-related issues.