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Join us for a fun-filled, memory-making day as we come together to learn, support, and inspire one another! Autism has touched many of our lives, and we welcome those families to enjoy a day of full inclusion for the child, siblings, and parents. Let’s come together as a community and have an amazing time as we absorb information and experiences that we can apply to our journeys.
Our goal is for each person to have an incredible time and leave with comfort and new friends.
Systematic training is provided through listening to psychoacoustically modified classical music which trains the brain to process sound more efficiently. Children, teens, adults and seniors can use the program in the home, classroom or workplace.
Completely portable and easy to use, The Listening Program fits easily into anyone’s schedule and only requires 15 to 30 minutes of daily listening. The Listening Program is a fusion of beautiful art and sound science. The masterful performances of the award-winning players of the Arcangelos Chamber Ensemble are skillfully crafted using advanced audio technologies to provide an unrivaled listening experience.
Autism Housing Network (AHN)
The Autism Housing Network Blurb (below and link to use for AHA Virtual Tour Housing and Support Options.
The Autism Housing Network is a hub of housing resources and brings together the best ideas in housing and support options. Our AHN Virtual Tour of Housing and Support OptionsÂ is a video series, which outlines 18 different residential models from around the country! http://www.autismhousingnetwork.org/education/virtual-tour-housing-options/
A Dance Class For Me! by Autism Movement Therapy® in Orange County is a dance class taught by Elizabeth Rose Chacon, Certified Autism Movement Therapy® Provider for students who are autistic or have special needs that prevent them from participating in typical dance classes. Perhaps a student’s behavior interferes with the class or the student cannot wear leotard type dance clothes or tolerate the music. In this class the student’s behavior is not an issue, they can wear whatever they can move in, and they will learn tolerate the music and other stimuli.
The mission of Autism International Association, Inc (aka AutismOne) is to lead the effort in educating parents, professionals, and the public about the care, treatment, recovery and prevention of autism and related disorders by making critical information available through new channels as well as traditional ones. AutismOne is a nonprofit, charity organization.
The Autism Research Institute’s mission is to meet the needs of the global autism community through research, networking, education, and support for families and people of all ages on the autism spectrum.
Provides information, education, supporting research, programs, and services for the autism community. More than 50,000 members and supporters are connected through a working network of nearly 200 chapters nationwide.
Innovative training programs for parents and professionals caring for children challenged by Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) and other developmental difficulties. AHA scholarship recipients are eligible for this program.
Here at BestSchools.com we recently published our 2016 College Resources for Students with Disabilities. In the course of our research we found that most student with disabilities were not aware of all the grants, scholarships and education resources that are available to them. So we decided to create a user-friendly guide that explores rights and protection provided by law, the many different education opportunities as well as in-depth grants and scholarship programs designed specifically to support higher education. We hope our guide will not only answer common questions, but make it easier for those living with disabilities to leverage the educational benefits they have earned.
Imagine if you could see life from a place of peace and love. Imagine a life filled with joy and vitality, where your access to your inner guidance empowers your every step. It is my honor to support you so that you unfold into your truest self.
One of the world’s largest and most experienced organizations effectively treating children with autism and related disorders. Following ABA treatment, CARD develops individualized plans.
The Cleaner Indoor Air Campaign was launched by the Invisible Disabilities Association (IDA) in 2006. IDA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that reaches around the world to people touched by chronic illness, pain, injury and disabilities.
When your child is disabled, whether because of the way they were born or after an accident or injury, you instantly turn from simply a parent to an advocate. It’s your job to give your child the best possible start in life, embracing the different abilities so your child can thrive. However, sometimes this is difficult to do in a traditional home layout.
Children thrive when they play. Playing is an integral part of development and it helps promote the emotional, cognitive, physical and social well-being of kids.
Disability Resources from the Department of Labor
Disaster Safety & Assistive Technology: Protection for Seniors & the Disabled
Promotes awareness and supports families affected by autism spectrum disorders through direct services, family support grants, education, advocacy and recreational opportunities, with the purpose of improving the quality of life for individuals with autism and their families.
This independent site is for education and information about digestive enzymes. There is a large need to provide practical and general information on enzyme therapy for a wide range of uses.
With the right resources, you can create a plan of care that will ensure your loved one’s needs.
An international movement of scientists, physicians and parent-volunteers researching the causes and treatments for autism, helping more than 20,000 children begin biomedical treatment.
Collaboration offers the most valuable autism answer search facility available: The A+ Recovery Search Engine. The A+ Recovery Search Engine cuts through the confusion, providing the information, resources, and options you need to make the best decisions and most informed choices. Combining over 75 years of successfully providing answers that make a difference, we take your search for recovery as seriously as you do.
This guide was designed to provide a thorough understanding of the latest smart home technology, and suggestions for specific software and devices that can be incorporated into a home to accommodate each of seven of the most common types of disabilities.
Those who are older and those who have mobility or sensory disabilities sometimes need home modifications to help them navigate their homes independently. From assisting with navigating stairs to ensuring someone with visual concerns can safely move around a home, sometimes these modifications require an actual change to the house, its structure or its features.
At the Integrative Hyperbaric Centers, patients come from all over the world for the improvement of autism, traumatic brain injury, mitochondrial disorders,
rheumatoid arthritis and many other diseases. HBOT may improve symptoms in patients with autism and other disorders: Reduction of neurological inflammation, reduction of gut inflammation issues, sleeping through the night, calming of behavior, better focus and concentration, normalizing sensory reactions, improved attention or connection to family.
A pioneer in treatment and training of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. Programs are rooted in principles of applied behavior analysis within a social exchange framework.
Keeping Seniors and Special Needs Individuals Safe Around Construction
The Kids & Dreams Foundation will provide support to children of all ages and their families dealing with autism, bullying and other challenges faced by today’s children. The foundation will do this through resources, assistance, educational conferences and financial support. The Kids & Dreams Foundation wants to provide options to those families dealing with these issues.
Legal Resources and Considerations for Seniors and Persons with Special Needs.
The Low Vision Gateway was created to be your starting point to access information on the World Wide Web related to the fields of low vision rehabilitation and blindness.
Inspired by the late Bernard Rimland, PhD., a leader in the biomedical movement, MAPS embodies his vision and direction of physician education and development in the field of ASD care.
A common concern that many parents have when seeking biomedical interventions for their child is that the therapies and protocols their physician is recommending may be based on the provider’s private choice. Parents may feel that their child is not receiving a full measureâ€ of care. Previous programs teaching biomedical interventions typically focused on attending a minimum number of prescribed courses, and were never able to look beyond to the practitione’s actual implementation. MAPS combines education with mentoring to help physicians implement the MAPS philosophy into their practice. This is the MAPS difference.
Family based training program addressing all elements of dynamic intelligence for your child on the Autism Spectrum or other developmental delays. There are two complete programs in Relationship Development intervention. It begins with promoting restoration of the guiding relationship, resilience and competence, then continues with the revolutionary Dynamic intelligence curriculum.This two fold process streamlines your childs progress in mastering their developmental milestones for a strong foundation in engagement, relationships and learning.
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Mosaic Music Therapy is a provider of a unique collaboration of Music Therapy and Rehabilitation Services, utilizing the therapeutic qualities of music to assist individuals in reaching physical, psychological, neurological, and emotional health and well being.
Moving can bring logistical challenges, the financial burden of unexpected costs, and sentimental sadness associated with saying goodbye the place you’ve called home for years. For seniors and individuals living with a disability, the stress of moving can be complicated by the physical challenges of packing heavy boxes and moving furniture and learning to adapt to a new, unfamiliar environment.
The mission of the National Autism Association is to educate and empower families affected by autism and other neurological disorders, while advocating on behalf of those who cannot fight for their own rights.
Nourishing Hope is an autism nutrition practice dedicated to the health and healing of children with autism through diet and nutrition intervention. We partner with parents and caregivers to help them successfully apply autism diets, nutrition fundamentals, enzymes and supplements as a complement to physician recommended treatments.
Under federal law, disabled tenants and prospective tenants with a disability have the right to apply for and live in a rental unit regardless of their impairment. When a landlord rejects disabled tenants based on the use of a discriminatory housing practice, they have violated the law.
A site devoted to spreading awareness of sleep health and wellness. We’ve created a resource specifically for helping children and adults with autism to get better sleep.
Special Eats aims to assist others on the healthy path toward embracing gluten and dairy free living. The site is designed to help educate and enable people to find delicious recipes.
Keeping Seniors and Special Needs Individuals Safe Around Construction
Beginning in 2000, TACA began providing support services to Californians. In 2007, TACA expanded its services throughout the United States. 95% of what TACA offers to families affected by autism is free.
Inform yourself about curriculum strategies and classroom management for students with different learning needs. We have resources on everything you need to know about teaching special needs students effectively.
The Body Ecology Diet shows you how to restore and maintain the important inner ecology your body needs to function properly and to eliminate or control the symptoms that rob you of the joy of living. The cornerstone to the BED is fermentation which allows food’s natural bacterial reproduce so it becomes soft, delicious, and easier to digest.
Provide grants to programs that enrich the lives of adolescents and adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Also provides community outreach and education regarding the life-span issues associated with ASD.
The Gluten Free Casein Free (GFCF) Diet is one of the very first recommendations for children diagnosed with autism. This is because many of the children lack the [dpp4] enzyme that allows them to break down gluten (proteins in wheat) and casein (proteins in dairy). This can cause poor attention, odd behavior, a deficit in socialization skills and poor speech. Consequently, when gluten- and casein-based foods are removed improved behavior, better attention, at times improved speech and an increase in socialization skills can follow.
The HANDLE (Holistic Approach to NeuroDevelopment & Learning Efficiency) Institute provides effective non-drug evaluation and treatment for individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. Just as no two fingerprints are alike, so also no two people have the same arrangement of pathways that carry messages to, within, and from their brains. HANDLE utilizes a holistic perspective, assessing numerous interdependent body-mind influences within each individual as they respond to a vast array of elements within their environment which has been shown to improve the bilateral and crossing the midline issues.
A private, nonprofit organization serving children with autism and other related disabilities, providing a full range of educational, residential and treatment programs designed to help children with autism.
Research shows that fungi and bacteria in the GI tract cause gastrointestinal problems and neurological problems such as autism. Studies also indicate that starches and certain sugars feed these fungi and bacteria. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) eliminates the foods that feed these microorganisms, starving the pathogens so that they leave the body. The child is no longer a hostage to billions of pathogenic invaders that poison the gut and brain.
USA provides education, research, support, and solutions through conferences, newsletters, and resources. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life of individuals and their families touched by autism spectrum disorders.
Are you feeling wired (high alert state), running out of steam (low alert state), or feeling focused, zeroed in on the task right now (just right state)? The Alert Program® teaches you and your kiddo how simple it is to change gears (self-regulation) and that makes life easier with less stress and less meltdowns! For the past 30+ years, countless parents, teachers, and therapists in over 40 countries worldwide have implemented the Alert Program® with great success for those who are verbal or non-verbal. They found the program to be a practical,
low-budget, family-friendly, evidence-based approach to support self-regulation for all ages and all types of challenges, including autism, sensory processing, and ADHD. It’s not hard! Small adjustments to your child’s daily routine can bring about big results. Learn how you can make home and school easier at AlertProgram.com (receive 10% off by using coupon code AHA).
Tips to Declutter and Organize Your Home for Seniors and Individuals with Special Needs
Tuck Sleep is community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources. They recently published a comprehensive guide to autism and sleep that covers everything from expert tips and coverage of all of the relevant scientific research done on the subject.
Accredited and Affordable K-12 Private School
Serving Homeschooling and Unschooling Families for Over 23 Years.
West River Academy was founded in 1993 by Peggy Webb, a mom who was looking for an umbrella school that would give her the legal status she needed, while allowing her the freedom to work with her children as she saw fit. She couldn’t find what she was looking for, so she decided to create one! She was sure there would be others looking for the same type of program, and the next decades of growth proved her to be correct.