iPads and Autism: A Tool For Success

This presentation will provide a comprehensive insight into how to use an iPad with an individual with autism spectrum disorder. Mark will discuss various apps that are used to address specific skill domains. He will also provide instructions on how to create and develop original content on iPads that can be used in school, home, and the community. He will also briefly discuss relevant research on iPads, selectinal and implementation of iPad applications across various educational settings.


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Parenting Older Adolescents with ASD: How to Balance Support While Letting Go

Parenting any adolescent is a challenge in today’s world. Parenting roles must change as older teens move into adulthood. The unique concerns of older teen with ASD add a layer of complexity that requires greater forethought and guidance for both teens and their parents. The stakes are high for parents to feel comfortable with a young adult’s developmental readiness to move on. Lisa will discuss specific issues involved in parenting older teens with ASD, and explore a necessary balance required between supporting, protecting and letting go appropriately.


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Is there a reason for seemingly purposeless behavior? HANDLE says Yes

Many children and adults on the autism spectrum have repetitive , specific behaviors including hand-flapping, rocking back and forth, jumping, and switching the lights on and off. These behaviors have often been termed “slimming” (suggesting that their purpose is to self-stimulate), considered disruptive and disturbing, and responded to as such. HANDLE recognizes that these behaviors are a form of non-verbal communication and view these behaviors from a perspective that involves acceptance, compassion and curiosity, and assumes that each of these behaviors actually has a reason or purpose that can open the door to learning a lot about the swimming person’s sensory processing and neurodevelopment.


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Social Entrepreneurism in the Community

How a group of parents were able to tap social entrepreneurs to create an organization to employ 40 individuals with developmental disabilities.


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DIR/Floortime: Developmentally Appropriate Treatment for Developmental Problems

Dr. Tippy is the clinical director of the Rebecca School in NYC, which is the only exclusively DIR school in NY for the autistic, ages 5-21. He has worked extensively with the creator of DIR/Floortime Dr. Stanley Greenspan in developing the school, and has co-written a book with the late Dr Greenspan titled “Respecting Autism”; a revised edition is coming out soon.


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Casein and Gluten Free Diets

Casein and Gluten Free Diet. In this webinar , Betsy Hicks discusses the many aspects of the casein and gluten free diet, healthy eating, gluten-free flours, healthy oils to cook with, buying organic meat directly from farmers, casein free milks, how the diets help children on the spectrum, how to find the healthy products to cook with, where to find easy and appetizing recipes.


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Autism and Insurance, What you need to know

Autism and Insurance : What You Need to Know In this webinar, moderator and autism author Chantal Sicile-Kira discusses the issues surrounding autism and insurance companies with speaker Lorri Unumb. Lori drafted a groundbreaking bill, “Ryan’s Law” which allowed greater access to insurance for autistic children. Issues such as types of coverage, how to make claims, how to appeal denials and how to change existing laws are discussed.


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Sensory Integration Therapy

Sensory Integration Therapy In this webinar, Chantal Sicile-Kira discusses sensory integration problems which effect people on the autistic spectrum. The speaker, Chantal Sicile-Kira, offers advice and solutions for how to deal with a variety of sensory-related problems, as well as general tips on effectively dealing with children with autism and teenagers. Topics covered include sensory therapies, legal issues and how to get more help.


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