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5 preschool activities

During preschool, kids experience structured time together that is both fun and educational.  They learn how to bond with their peers, follow directions and stick to a schedule; all skills that prepare them for school.  For children with special needs, there are certain pre-school activities that work particularly well to keep them engaged, focused and […]

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Autistic Muppet

This is a NYT’s article posted October 27th 2015. Jennie Baird Last week’s news that Sesame Street was introducing the first autistic Muppet was met in my house with a resounding, “Huh?” “But there already is an autistic Muppet,” my high-functioning 14-year-old said. “Fozzie Bear.” I had never thought of Fozzie that way, but my […]

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How is Autism Treated?

Each child or adult with autism is unique and, so, each autism intervention plan should be tailored to address specific needs. Intervention can involve behavioral treatments, medicines or both. Many persons with autism have additional medical conditions such as sleep disturbance, seizures and gastrointestinal (GI) distress. Addressing these conditions can improve attention, learning and related […]

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SEIT Services

  SEIT services will be ending for all students entering Kindergarten next year.  If you want SEIT services at home please consult me or an attorney.   When you have your turning 5 or transfer from CPSE to CSE they will take your SEIT away.  I’m able to file a pendency motion to keep SEIT for the following […]

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Universal Screening

Expert panel finds early identification is essential to ensure appropriate access to specialized evidence-based interventions aimed at optimizing long-term outcomes October, 2015 This is an excellent article for young parents to review.  Remember 1 in 68 children in the US will have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. A new report from a multidisciplinary panel of clinical […]