Archive for March 2018

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The Autism Blogcast – March Edition

News Flash: Raphe Bernier, PhD and James Mancini, SLP were invited to visit the Vinmec Hospital in Vietnam to provide trainings and metrics on the diagnosis and treatment of autism as well as discussions about scientific research on the exploration about the possible causes of autism.

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Ask Dr. Emily – Augmentative Communication, Autism and OCD

Welcome to the March edition of Ask Dr. Emily!

We often receive questions that we want to share with all our readers. To help with this,  Dr. Emily Rastall, a clinical psychologist at Seattle Children’s Autism Center, will share insights in a question and answer format.

We welcome you to send us your questions and Dr. Rastall will do her best to answer them each month. Send your questions to theautismblog@seattlechildrens.org.

Q: I am a teacher, and I have an 8th grade student who has autism, does not speak, and uses an augmentative speech device to communicate at school. Read full post »

Summer Camp Registration

Summer is just around the corner, and now is the time to start registering for camps! Camps fill up quickly so it is best to begin the registration process early. There are a variety of summer camps available for children of all ages, ability levels and interests. Read full post »

Social Inclusion through Person Centered Planning- This Month’s Autism 200 Class

  

This month’s Autism 200 Series class  “Social Inclusion through Person Centered Planning” will be held Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Wright Auditorium from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Person Centered Planning is strength based discovery process used to help people with disabilities identify their desires, hopes and dreams so they can make goals and Read full post »

Autism Advice – The Best & Worst

Helping providers to better understand what families of children with autism live with is one of the best aspects of my job at Seattle Children’s. Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to talk with many teams in a number of departments at Children’s and the University of Washington.

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