April 24, 2019
by Editorial Team
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Oxygen Mask Podcast: Take a breath with us!

During this month of autism awareness and acceptance, we are excited to announce our freshest new endeavor: The Oxygen Mask Podcast. A collaboration between CEA’s Executive Director, Beth Dierker, and Tera Girardin, author & photographer of “Faces of Autism,” the … Continue reading

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February 5, 2019
by Beth
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Research on Mindfulness

Tonight is the start of our Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course for parents of children with special needs. We use a MBSR curriculum designed and researched by Vanderbilt University and based on the foundational work of Jon Kabat-Zinn. In this post, … Continue reading

July 30, 2015
by Editorial Team
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Medicaid Coverage for Autism, Part 2

Let’s look further at the new Medicaid coverage for intensive intervention. The approved plan provides insight into what policy makers and Minnesota’s government (Department of Human Services) support as treatment for children with autism. As of July 1, 2015, Medicaid will pay for … Continue reading