Why I advocate for Direct Support Professionals

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I'm glad 'Atypical' Season 2 addressed this crucial autism topic

I'm glad 'Atypical' Season 2 addressed this crucial autism topic "Police and other members of the law enforcement community certainly need to understand the common presentations of autism as well as how to safely interact with autistic individuals, but, we parents need to do our part too." This blog post was written by Kathy Hooven,

ATN/AIR-P Strategies to Improve Sleep in Children with Autism

ATN/AIR-P Strategies to Improve Sleep in Children with Autism ATN/AIR-P Strategies to Improve Sleep in Children with Autism alexandra.watters Fri, 08/17/2018 - 21:23 On Many children with autism have difficulty with sleep. This can be stressful for children and their families. This informational booklet is designed to provide parents with strategies to improve sleep in

ATN/AIR-P Having an Electroencephalogram (EEG): A Guide for Providers

ATN/AIR-P Having an Electroencephalogram (EEG): A Guide for Providers ATN/AIR-P Having an Electroencephalogram (EEG): A Guide for Providers alexandra.watters Fri, 08/17/2018 - 20:13 On EEGs can be difficult for all people, but especially for children and adults with autism. This guide will help providers make the EEG process easier and more comfortable for patients on

ATN/AIR-P Guide to Providing Feedback to Families Affected by Autism

ATN/AIR-P Guide to Providing Feedback to Families Affected by Autism ATN/AIR-P Guide to Providing Feedback to Families Affected by Autism alexandra.watters Fri, 08/17/2018 - 20:07 On For parents, receiving an autism diagnosis for their child can be an overwhelming experience. Healthcare professionals can play a significant role in making this process more comfortable and positive.

ATN/AIR-P Guide to Managing Constipation in Children

ATN/AIR-P Guide to Managing Constipation in Children ATN/AIR-P Guide to Managing Constipation in Children alexandra.watters Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:37 On Many children have constipation. Children with autism might have more problems with constipation than other children. Difficulty with things like sitting on the toilet and eating different foods can make treating constipation challenging. Many children

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