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How Autism Manifests Differently in Girls: What Families Need to Know

…Should Know About the Pre-teen and Teenage Years” by Shana Nichols   Lauren Agoratus is the parent of a child with autism/kidney disease. She is the NJ Coordinator of Family…

Helpful Financial Resources for Parents of Children with Autism

…the services they need. By planning financially, they can help their child reach their best potential, without sacrificing their family’s financial stability.   Lauren Agoratus is the parent of a…

How Supported Decision-Making Can Help Family Caregivers

…Center on Supported Decision-Making: Supported Decision-Making Brainstorming Guide: http://supporteddecisionmaking.org/node/388 Supported Decision-Making: What, Why and How: http://supporteddecisionmaking.org/node/399 Winning the Case for Supported Decision-Making: http://supporteddecisionmaking.org/events/representing-clients-guardianship-actions-winning-case-supported-decision-making Lauren Agoratus is the parent of a…

Early Intervention Resources for Families with Young Children

…intervention will allow their child with a developmental disability to reach their personal best potential. For more information, go to http://www.spannj.org/cyshcn/index.html.   Lauren Agoratus is the parent of a child…

College Supports for Students with ASD: Now and Looking Forward

…not) reaped the benefits of these programs. For more information on programs cited, please contact: Lauren Greiner, SUNY Purchase, lauren.greiner@purchase.edu; Lauren Merritt, College Steps, lauren@collegesteps.org; Samantha Feinman, New Frontiers in…

Post-Secondary Employment for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

…individuals with autism. Sean T. Miller, MA Lauren E. Andersen, MA Individuals with autism spectrum disorder face a variety of challenges in gaining and maintaining paid employment, despite their willingness…

Literacy Supports for Learners with Autism

…her mind. This type of thinking takes time to process, often making abstract thoughts challenging. Lauren Tucker, EdD Mary Kate Ross, MS, SYC Grandin’s explanation correlates with research towards the…

Next Stop, Adulthood: A Framework for Effective Transition Planning for Students with Severe Disabilities

…key personnel, students with severe disabilities should have a high-quality transition plan that will enable them to access services and learn from new and unprecedented opportunities.   Lauren Andersen is…

The ASD Nest: A Successful Inclusion Model in the NYC Public School System

…asdnest.web@nyu.edu . Shirley Cohen, PhD, is Professor Emerita at Hunter College, City University of New York. Dorothy Siegel, MPH, is Project Director and Lauren Hough, MSEd, is a Coach/Consultant at…

Twin Study Suggests Girls are Protected From Autism Risk

…really hasn’t had much strong evidence behind it,” says Lauren Weiss, assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. “I think this study provides some very good…