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The Autism Self-Advocacy Network

The Autism Self-Advocacy Network

It is good to know of other organizations empowering people with autism to create societal change. One such organization is the nonprofit, Autism Self-Advocacy Network, also known as ASAN. The Autism Self-Advocacy Network “seeks to advance the principles of the disability rights movement with regard to autism. ASAN believes that the goal of autism advocacy …

Dream A Big Dream

Dream A Big Dream

A goal is termed as an aim, an end, or a target to an innate desire.   However, to set personal goals sends a message to self that a desired end is awaiting. It also sets a certain level of motivation for whatever the aspiration.  We feel that goal setting and motivation work hand in hand …

Nutrition & Diet for Autism – Supporting Kids on the Spectrum Naturally

Nutrition & Diet for Autism – Supporting Kids on the Spectrum Naturally

Like any parent, you want your child to be as healthy as possible. Unfortunately, picky eaters often shy away from healthy foods and gravitate more toward foods with less nutritional value.  Like many conditions, autism has many facets; when it comes to diet, many individuals with autism experience food aversions and sensitivities.  Enriching Foods for …

Learning to Share Is Important

Learning to Share Is Important

All young children struggle on some level with sharing. This is a common developmental milestone for children. For the students in the Little Dreamers Early Childhood Education program, sharing is sometimes a challenge, and it is an important area of focus for our social workers and instructors.  Why Sharing Is Important Sharing toys, learning tools, …