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How a Social Network Helps Families Coping With Autism

This is a great article I found on Mashable.

How A Social Network Helps Families Coping With Autism, by Matt Petronzio6

 

Parents with child on laptop

Autism Awareness Month may be coming to a close, but by using the social network MyAutismTeam, parents of children with autism spectrum disorder can spread awareness and find support throughout the year.

MyAutismTeam is a part of the MyHealthTeams network, online communities for people living with or caring for those with chronic health conditions. On the network, users share information about the members of their support teams — parents, specialists, businesses — with other users looking for the same.
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Online Therapy Program to Help Fight Autism

I came across this article via Mashable and thought I’d share…

Online Therapy Program to Help Fight Autism

by Samantha Murphy

Skills for Autism

Research shows that nearly half of kids with autism can make improvements toward recovery by undergoing therapy in the early stages of their development.

But one-on-one therapy can be extremely costly and go on for years, and access to good treatment can sometimes to be limited to certain cities and regions.

To help kids fight autism, the Tarzana, Calif.-based Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) has put its intensive therapy program online to train parents and educators worldwide on how to best teach kids autistic children the skills they need. Read the rest of this entry »

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