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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).