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    The Autism Helper

    Resources, tips, and materials to help you, help children with autism

  • To Address DSP Shortage, Lawmakers Want Nationwide Head Count...

    Disability Scoop

    The federal government would track the number of direct support professionals for the first time ever under a new proposal designed to help address a shortage of these workers.

  • Family Says Church Tried To Deny Boy With Autism His First Communion...

    Disability Scoop

    After the parents of a boy with autism said they were told their son could not receive his First Holy Communion, Catholic Church officials apologized and said it was a "misunderstanding."

  • Program Gives Law Enforcement Training To Those With Special Needs...

    Disability Scoop

    A program that places adults with special needs at internships with law enforcement agencies is boosting job skills while helping officers learn about interacting with people with disabilities.

  • Writing the IEP Goal Mastery Criteria...

    The Autism Helper

    Resources, tips, and materials to help you, help children with autism

  • A Third Of Pediatricians Still Don't Do Developmental Screenings...

    Disability Scoop

    Pediatricians are far more likely to screen children for developmental delays than they were in the early 2000s, but many still fail to follow guidelines recommending that all kids be checked.

  • Inclusion for the Self-Contained Teacher/Classroom...

    The Autism Helper

    Resources, tips, and materials to help you, help children with autism

  • As Diagnoses Rise, More Colleges Add Services For Students With Autism...

    Disability Scoop

    Colleges have created special programs because other campus disability services that students with autism are often referred to don't always meet their needs, advocates and parents say.

  • Boy Was Fidgeting, So Special Ed Teacher Cut His Hair, Suit Says...

    Disability Scoop

    A special education teacher forcibly cut an elementary school student's hair after he would not sit still in class, court paperwork alleges.

  • The Why’s of my Routine...

    The Autism Helper

    Resources, tips, and materials to help you, help children with autism