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Supporting Executive Function in Children With Autism (Part 2)

As was outlined in the last post, executive function disorder affects many of those with autism in ways that can make tasks that most of us find quite simple, very challenging. Laura Munoz, an occupational therapist in Nelson BC, supports many children on the spectrum to develop executive function (EF) skills. When asked what she thinks is the biggest learning…

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What in the World is Going On in Autism – October 2014 Edition

In this month’s blog: Eliot Borenstein, father of a son with autism, debates the merits of inclusive education. What is the difference between an intellectual disability and a learning disability? A new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology found that by the time infants turn one, infants who are later diagnosed with autism smile less often than those who do not develop the disorder. It’s hard for parents to address the topic of sexuality and personal safety with their child on the spectrum. Autism Daddy features the anonymous writings of a 44 year old father of a severely autistic son.

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