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March 7, 2017


This week in USAAA WeeklyNews

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-Why Therapy Shouldn't Always Lead to Medication
- Dare to Try or Dare to Fail
- Teaching to learning styles in people on the autism spectrum

- USAAA Bookstore - 32 books featured


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Why Therapy Shouldn't Always Lead to Medication

In this episode, Harold Reitman, M.D. speaks with returning guest Dr. Lauren Gerber, author and psychologist. Dr. Gerber talks about the importance of trying all therapeutic options before prescribing medication, her experience providing therapy for client with autism and ADHD, the challenges of helping someone in a crisis, and a special four-legged friend that assists her in her sessions.
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Dr. ReitmanDr. Harold "Hackie" Reitman will be presenting at the USAAA 12th Annual World Conference and Expo in Portland, Oregon, August 25-27, 2017

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Dare to Try or Dare to Fail

Watch the USAAA SoundBites video from a previous presentation at a USAAA conference. Watch THE VIDEO, plus all USAAA SoundBites videos...
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Teaching to learning styles in people on the autism spectrum

by Stephen M. Shore, EdD

"I do better when I hear information", said Juanita, a student in my introduction to Autism course at Adelphi University. Miao Miao piped in saying that she needs to see material before she can make sense of it - and that she was grateful for the pictorial nature of the Chinese language as a result. Then George chimed in indicating his need to really do something with his hands in order to experience the material. These comments served as a great prelude to introducing learning styles as it applies to educating students on the autism spectrum.
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USAAA Bookstore - 32 books featured

The US Autism & Asperger Association online bookstore is a collection of books from individuals who have presented at USAAA conferences as well as a few other recommended books and DVD's/CDs by our advisory board.

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to US Autism & Asperger Association whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. When you are on Amazon Smile, all your purchases benefit US Autism & Asperger Association. Make sure you designate us as your charitable organization.
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Interventions and Therapies

"Our goal should be to help persons with autism understand and use their strengths to work around any presenting challenges so they, just like everyone else, has an equal chance at living a fulfilling and productive life".
- Stephen M. Shore, EdD (USAAA Advisory Board Member)

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