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5 Tips on making schools more Autism friendly

Author: Posted on: Wednesday, 28 January 2015 01:23 640 Category: Latest News
With the increased number of families impacted by autism, it is important to integrate a sensory-friendly environment for autistic children.

Martial arts classes help autistic kids gain confidence, strength

Author: Posted on: Sunday, 18 January 2015 22:22 753 Category: Latest News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Martial arts classes aren't for everyone -- the classes are loud, energetic and filled to capacity. But there's a new program being offered for children with autism, and other learning differences aimed at making them confident and strong.

 

Angel Stadium, Rose Bowl host autism awareness event

Author: Steven Giangaspro Posted on: Friday, 16 January 2015 05:38 598 Category: Latest News

Anaheim — Recently I visited the Angel Stadium in Anaheim for the first time. I wasn’t there for a baseball game, or even SoCal Harvest. That day, the Big A stood for Autism Awareness.
Walk Now for Autism Speaks: Orange County is a large annual event that hosts thousands of people united in fighting against autism.
Normally my travel choices have nothing to do with good causes, but at an autism walk you can have a great time at popular landmark and help others as well. Originally I was only going to go to the event as a volunteer photographer, but I thought it would be a good idea to bring the whole family. My son was diagnosed with autism years ago, and while his didn’t seem like other types of autism I have seen, I thought he could benefit a lot from it.

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