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Today is World Autism Awareness Day


To increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism, thousands of landmarks, homes, and businesses in more than 150 countries will ‘Light It Up Blue’ on Monday, April 2, 2018, which marks the start of World Autism Month and Autism Speaks month-long Light It Up Blue campaign.

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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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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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