Friday, September 19, 2014

Kids With Autism See Big Gains With Tablets


Even with intervention, many children with autism continue to struggle with communication, but new research suggests that using iPads and other tablets can help maximize language skills.  http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2014/09/04/kids-autism-tablets/19644/

Thursday, September 18, 2014

People With Disabilities Held For Years Without Trial


Whether or not they committed a crime, defendants with intellectual disabilities can spend years -- and in some cases, decades -- locked up with no opportunity to argue their innocence.   http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2014/09/03/people-disabilities-held/19640/

7 Steps You can Take to Prevent Wandering at Your Child’s School


Autism Speaks has put together a list of steps you can take to prevent wandering incidents and keep your child safe at school.   http://www.autismspeaks.org/news/news-item/7-steps-you-can-take-prevent-wandering-your-childs-school?utm_source=social-media&utm_medium=text-link&utm_campaign=espeaks