What constitutes an emergency?

By Lisa Ackerman We are all too aware April is autism awareness month. With the release of the new stats/figures/numbers of 1 in 88 U.S. children diagnosed with autism (1) just days before April kicked off, another announcement was shared: the new IACC appointees (2). Sadly with exception of one, it appears to be the […]

Helping Children with ASD Adjust to the Major Fires

By Sandy Shaw, PhD Applied Interventions & Methodologies Dear Parents: This is a stressful time for all of us, includes our children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), with the fires raging across Southern California.  No matter if children with ASD understand or are aware of what is happening around us, they sense that the adults […]