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April 21, 2015


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Autism: It Defined My Family

The video for this week focuses on Siblings. USAAA started the Sibling Panel Discussion in 2006 and each year has presented this extraordinary group of people at the annual conference. Excerpts are from the 2011 Conference in Seattle. Be sure to register for the 2015 USAAA World Conference July 30 - August 1 in Tucson, Arizona as we will once again bring you another one of our favorite panels - The Sibling Panel Discussion. REGISTER NOW to get the early bird rate which is good through April 30th...

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At Manila's Autism-Friendly Cafe, It's A-OK to Be Different

Guided by a therapist and cue cards, Jose Canoy carefully removed a waffle from the griddle, turned off the waffle maker and asked for a serving plate from the kitchen staff at Manila's brightly-decorated Puzzle Cafe. Each of Canoy's next moves were similarly laid out in index cards with pictures: A script for greeting customers, offering them the menu, serving the food and finally handing out the bill.. read THE ARTICLE...
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Anti-inflammatory mechanism of dieting and fasting revealed

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have found that a compound produced by the body when dieting or fasting can block a part of the immune system involved in several inflammatory disorders such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, and Alzheimer's disease. read THE ARTICLE...
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Theme Park Issue

Summer is on the horizon. Many special needs families are making vacation travel plans and I know there are concerns over disability services available at the major theme parks. I recently took a family trip to both Disney and Universal to learn more. Here's what you need to know. . read THE ARTICLE...
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Advice for a parent who hears those words, "Your Child Has Autism"
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