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Friday, July 7, 2017




This week in USAAA WeeklyNews

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- TEMPLE GRANDIN on Learning To Drive
- Pinning Down a Strength
- Living With a Sibling That Has Asperger's Syndrome
- Register Now for the 12th Annual World Conference & Expo
- USAAA Bookstore - 32 books featured


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TEMPLE GRANDIN on Learning To Drive

Watch the video of an excerpt from a previous "One on One" with Temple Grandin at a USAAA conference.

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grandinTemple Grandin, PhD, will be the Keynote Speaker at the USAAA 12th Annual World Conference and Expo in Portland, Oregon, August 24-27, 2017.

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Pinning Down a Strength

Watch the video of an excerpt from a previous presentation with Dr. Stephen M. Shore at a USAAA conference in 2014. watch THE VIDEO, plus all USAAA SoundBites videos...


Dr. Shore will be presenting and also participating on the Self-Advocacy Panel at the USAAA 12th Annual World Conference and Expo in Portland, Oregon, August 24-27, 2017.

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Living With a Sibling That Has Asperger's Syndrome

Blog by By Brooke Segal

Hi my name is Brooke Segal. I am 16 years old. I live in a loving home with two very loving parents and an older sister who I adore and is my best friend. Growing up we always knew my sister was different. She was unlike most of the extroverted kids who surrounded her.

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On Sunday, August 27, at the USAAA 12th Annual World Conference and Expo in Portland, Oregon, August 24-27, 2017, USAAA, there will be a Sibling Panel for the 12th consecutive year. The siblings of individuals on the autism spectrum will share their experiences and answer questions. Siblings of children with autism carry the burden of extra responsibility and worry about their future. They also develop compassion and family love. Autism creates an enormous responsibility on siblings, according to educators, therapists and a dozen scientific studies. Children affected by autism can have raging tantrums, which can be frightening or embarrassing to siblings.

"I'm not going to sugar coat it, my life having a sister with Asperger's has not been easy."

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"If I could give someone reading this any advice it would be learn to let go."


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The US Autism & Asperger Association 12th Annual World Conference & Expo is presented in part by The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc., New Beginnings Nutritionals, Vivint Gives Back, & Autism Hope Alliance

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Register Now for the USAAA 12th Annual World Conference & Expo in Portland, Oregon, August 24-27, 2017

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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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US Autism & Asperger Association WeeklyNews is an email newsletter that addresses a range of topics on Autism Spectrum Disorders including Asperger Syndrome and related disorders. The e-newsletter is complimentary. After you sign up, be sure to visit the Newsletter Archive that started in 2005.
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Newsletter Archive

In this section, you will find the USAAA WeeklyNews e-mail newsletter archive. Over ten years of information is available.
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