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    Taking Help of Technology with Autism App

    There are several ways by which a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder can be helped to learn. Using technology, especially apps like “Make Sentences” and “Just Match”, is one of them. It’s a fact that teaching an autistic child is a big challenge. However, the advent of autism apps and other technologies have made…

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    Impact of Autism on Family

    Social impairments among people suffering from autism spectrum disorder usually lead to a difficulty in understanding what’s happening around them. They are also often unable to predict what may happen in the near future. This leads to considerable anxiety and insecurity almost on a daily basis, which is often expressed through several stress-reducing obsessive behaviors…

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    Special Education and Importance of Collaboration

    Collaboration means working with an individual or a group of individuals to achieve a common goal. Its importance is most visible in education. Every day, teachers work together with their peers, school counselors, and other staff for the success of each student. And when it comes to special education, collaboration becomes the single most important…

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    Job Hunting for People with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome

    Asperger’s Syndrome and high-functioning autism are two of the least severe types of autism spectrum disorder. They are usually characterized by the difficulty to communicate and interact with others. People with Asperger’s Syndrome and high-functioning autism, find it challenging to understand the abstract use of language, and have an obsessive interest in some particular items…

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    Autism Spectrum Disorder and Employment Challenges

    The neurological difference that’s labeled as autism spectrum disorder these days has always been a part of human condition. While there has been a lot of hue and cry over the rise in the numbers of people with autism, it’s most likely because of more sensitive diagnosis, rather than genetic or environment factors. But it’s…

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    Autism in Employment: Things Looking Up

    While it’s true that people with autism spectrum disorder often find it difficult to adjust themselves in a workplace, it’s heartening to note that some of the leading multinational companies across the world have changed their human resource (HR) policies. These companies are trying on their part to forge a conducive environment for autistic people…

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    Technology and Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a newly popularized term that includes a wide range of social impairments, communication deficits, and repetitive behaviors. The spectrum is flexible which means that it can be applied to children from both ends. It includes high functioning autism at one end, to those who lack communication abilities and can’t even…

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    Employment for People With Autism Spectrum Disorder

    An increasing concern for people with autism spectrum disorder is employment. Many of them don’t have the skills to live independently. According to national data in the US, most of the adults with autism are either underemployed or unemployed. This is because most of them lack in proper communication. They often can’t convey their wants….

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    Volunteering Opportunities for Individuals with Autism

    Volunteering is important to make well-rounded adults. Volunteering activities not only impart key skills and keep a person engaged, it also benefits the community, spreads awareness about autism spectrum disorder, and helps to make new friends.  Many organizations offer volunteering opportunities to people with autism. Many nonprofit organizations in your area may seek help from…

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    Recognizing Autism Signs in Children

    Autism is among the fastest growing neurological disorders. According to conservative estimates, one in every 95 children has the disorder. While the autism signs usually vary among individuals, there are a few common characteristics. These include problem in communicating, doing the same thing repeatedly, avoiding eye contact, and difficulty in communicating and social interaction. First…

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