All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘self advocacy’

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Hey, Neurotypicals: THINK Before Doing These Things

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We all have things that seem to annoy us to no end. Traffic, a never-ending conversation, or hearing someone loudly […]

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You Aut to Know: Meaningful, Paid Employment is Possible for Adults with Autism

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When it comes to jobs and adults with autism, we already know the facts: their employment rate is low, their […]

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Autism Gurus | Stephen Shore, Ed.D. Talks Self-Advocacy, Ability, and Inclusion

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Nonverbal until age four, Dr. Stephen Shore was diagnosed with “atypical development” and “strong autistic tendencies.” Labeled “too sick” for […]

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Autism Gurus | Dena Gassner: You Are Not a Failure for Utilizing Public Supports

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Dena Gassner is a powerhouse. Not only does she serve on the national board for The Arc US, she is […]

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You Aut to Know: Misconceptions About Autism and Empathy

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Feelings: This, in layman’s terms, describes empathy. More specifically, empathy involves the feelings that we have for others; that is, […]

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You Aut to Know: Autism and Sleep Troubles

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Ever have trouble falling asleep? Autism and sleep challenges often go hand-in-hand. Reaching adulthood has many implications for individuals with […]

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Autistic Adults: Socially Impaired or Socially Different?

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          Many of us almost take it for granted that individuals with autism have fewer and poorer friendships […]

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