There was an interesting essay published recently in the New Yorker magazine which reads almost as a history of autism. The author details the somewhat turbulent and painful past of the diagnosis and treatment of autism. As the “mom of,” I found myself alternating between jeers and cheers as I was reminded how far the autism community has come.Read More
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By Jessy McCulloch, Events & Social Media Marketing Coordinator, AHSS
We’ve spoken a lot about the dangers of wandering and elopement in our loved ones with autism. And yet with statistics showing that roughly half (48%) of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder attempt to elope from a safe environment, it’s a subject that really can’t be talked about enough. Recently the parents of two autistic boys (10 and 8 years old) on Long Island won the right for their kids to wear GPS tracking devices to class.