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Ask Dr. Emily – Strong Interests and Reading Difficulties

Welcome to the July edition of Ask Dr. Emily!

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

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Autism 207: Behavioral Supports for Adults with Autism

This month’s Autism 200 Series class is Behavioral Support for Adults with Autism.

A proportion of individuals with ASD display some form of challenging or disruptive behaviors such as aggression, self-injurious behavior, or property destruction.

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Free class this Thursday, July 26th – Autism 101

Please join us this Thursday, July 26th, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Seattle Children’s Hospital for our free quarterly lecture, Autism 101. Autism 101 is intended for parents and families of children recently diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In this free lecture, participants will learn about:

 

  • Up-to-date, evidence-based information regarding the core deficits of ASD
  • Variability and presentation of behaviors associated with autism
  • Prevalence and etiology (study of the cause of the disorder)
  • Treatments available
  •  Resources for families

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Mike Bikes for Autism: A Father’s Inspiring Cycling Trek Across the Country, Raising Autism Awareness and Funds One Mile at a Time

Mike Tapogna is a father to a 9 year old with autism spectrum disorder, Luca. He is also an avid cyclist, a courageous father, and an inspiring advocate.  In a thoughtful attempt to honor his love for his son, and raise awareness Read full post »

Autism 206: Transition to Adulthood: Housing Options – A Panel Discussion

This month’s Autism 200 Series class is Transition to Adulthood: Housing Options – A Panel Discussion.

The housing crisis continues to negatively impact families and individuals with ASD, and it is expected to worsen, with an estimated 500,000 Read full post »