August 20, 2014
by Editorial Team
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MN Autism Benefit Update

The public comment time on the MN Autism Early Intensive Intervention Benefit is completed. The benefit was submitted for federal approval on July 18, 2014. You can see the summary of public comments here: ASD Public Comments Response

July 31, 2014
by Shannon
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Travel Tips

Surprises are in store. It’s the promise of vacation, going somewhere new, resetting your routine. But when you’re living with autism those surprises aren’t necessary nice or welcome. In order to reduce your surprises and transform some of them into delightful, … Continue reading

May 2, 2014
by Tammy
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Grief and Autism

As a young child, I attended an extraordinary number of funerals for family, parent’s friends and pets. Each experience was very concrete for me. I recall standing up on the kneeler with tiptoes to see the body in the coffin. … Continue reading

May 2, 2014
by Tammy
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Social Stories

A quick “cheat sheet” for Social Story construction A Social Story has four sentence types: descriptive: the setting and what people normally do directive: to give appropriate response perspective: reactions of others control: written by the individual to remember the context … Continue reading