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Gluten-Free Recipes

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The Food Network featured their Gluten-Free recipes on Monday, April 2nd  in honor of World Autism Awareness Day. Many people believe that a gluten-free diet can significantly reduce the severity of autism if a child is diagnosed. A quick search for “gluten-free autism” yielded the following inconclusive results on the first page of google: Notice the dates [...]

The Autism Christmas Guide: What to Get a Child With Autism on Your Christmas List

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With roughly 1 in 110 children diagnosed with autism, the chances of you knowing someone with autism are pretty high. If you are struggling to find the right toys to buy for that child with autism, there are many things to consider. But don’t worry, there are some great ideas that we hope to provide [...]

CBS – 60 Minutes – Apps for Autism

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Another way technology is giving people with autism a voice We’ll let CBS tell this story

Know the Signs of Autism

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Being educated about the signs of autism is the first step in combating the disease and learning how to treat it. While the very definition of autism, a spectrum disorder, suggests that the signs will vary from person to person, there are certain common characteristics that if caught early enough, can reduce the impact and [...]

A Day in the Life Of

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Autism Central is piloting a new series called “A Day in the Life Of…”. We are looking for you: moms, dads, grandparents, caregivers, educators and the like to share with us a typical day (is there such a thing?) as someone who lives or works directly with a child on the Autism Spectrum. We can [...]

iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Apps for Autism

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The iDevices are great for people with autism. The touch screens are easy to use and the app store offers a great selection of what we like to call “autism friendly apps” that really benefit people with autism and caretakers of people with autism. There are great apps for creativity out there like: Virtuoso Piano [...]