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Adult Autism Apps for those on the Spectrum

Technology, today, is part of our everyday life. It can be a great asset for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who lack communication skills, are nonverbal, or need improvement in their motor skills. The advent of adult autism apps have been a major step forward in this context. Adult autism apps for those on…

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    Adults with Autism: Adding Diversity to Hiring

    Autism spectrum disorder, in popular culture, has come a long way since Rain Man. Autism, today, is nearer to adorable geniuses like Jim Parson in The Big Bang Theory, Or Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role of Sherlock. Changing perception about adults with autism is implying an intellectual benefit. But will the perception manage to…

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    5 Ways to Encourage Communication with Nonverbal Autistic Children

    There are a seemingly endless number of children who can’t communicate their wants by speaking. These nonverbal autistic children have to struggle all through their lives to communicate properly. It’s often a mounting challenge for parents and educators to teach communication skills to these children. Communicating with nonverbal autistic children If you have an autistic…

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  • Sunrise swimmers to swim for autism awareness

    The Sunrise Swim Team is all set to hold the maiden “Autism Swims” event at the Sunrise Civic Center Aquatics Complex on March 29, just ahead of the Autism Awareness Month. Led by Diego Avellaneda, a member of the Team since 2008, the event is expected to raise awareness about the benefits of swimming for…

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  • An enigmatic blend: Autism associated with synesthesia

    Perhaps we now know the answer with a wee bit of certainty as to why some individuals with autism have prodigal talents in offbeat areas of interest. A recent study suggests that people with autism are more likely to be synesthetic than those without. Synesthesia is a neurological singularity in which multiple senses merge into…

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    Opening Up Autism Employment Opportunities

    When it comes to employment, people with autism spectrum disorder cut a sorry figure. It is estimated that only 16% of those with autism are employed in any full-time work. While not all autistic people will be able to find work because of obvious reasons, they are many who sincerely want a job that reflects…

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  • A toast to the good work for autism

    In a recent dinner party at the Pind Restaurant in Kingston, NJ, mobile application development firm WebTeam Corporation recognized the cream of the crop from the local autism community and thanked them for their outstanding contribution to the society. Winner of the Verizon Powerful Answers Award, WebTeam Corporation develops various educational apps for children and…

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