What is autism?

April is Autism Acceptance Month. During Autism Acceptance Month, we focus on sharing positive, respectful, and accurate information about autism and autistic people. Continue reading

Autism is a developmental disability that affects how an autistic person thinks, learns, uses their senses, moves their body, communicates, and relates to other people. Between 1 and 2% of people in the United States are thought to have an autism-spectrum diagnosis. As we learn more about autism, more people are diagnosed. Experts suspect that the real number of autistic people is a little bit higher. Continue reading

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    Just how bad is toe-walking? Would 15 minutes per day, every day, add up to any long-term damage or problems?
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    Guest Blog by Christopher Finnes
    Christopher and his "Nan"Today's post was written by 16 year old Christopher Finnes from the UK.  He and his mother […]
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    Classmate's Question on Types of Autism
    How many different types of autism are there?I think there are different autisms. People call it a spectrum.  Teachers make […]
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    [Image description: An acrostic poem spelling out ACCEPTANCE IS with a word for each letter: Assistance Compassion Communication Empathy Patience Trust Accommodation Nuance Cooperation Equality Inclusion Support] [Image description: An acrostic poem spelling out AUTISM with a word for each … Continue reading

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    Awakening Our Power by Meg Evans Today’s world is far busier than at any time in the past. Everywhere we look, we’re faced with many choices to make and complicated details to track and organize. It’s no wonder that so … Continue reading

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