Empowering the Special Needs Community
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It’s estimated that as many as 50 percent of those with autism are non-verbal. This can make the challenges of parenting seem that much more daunting. When faced with this dilemma many desperate parents go in search of tools or strategies which they hope will give their special child a voice.
Autism needs no introduction. It’s no longer a condition that elicits blank stares and empty looks. After all most of us know of someone, even if it’s just that child from TV, with autism.
April can be a trying month for people with autism. It’s a time when some of the biggest monuments “Light It Up Blue” and people are encouraged to walk, donate and just show up in support of autism. April is the time when people stop to raise awareness for a condition that, according to recent estimates, affects 1 in 68 children. And that’s just the problem.
The prevalence of wandering among children with autism has raised the discussion of utilizing GPS to address safety skills in a student’s IEP. Get the complete guide to documenting GPS in the IEP.
It might show up as nervousness, anxiety or a full-blown meltdown. For children and adults on the autism spectrum, anxiety can exacerbate the stress of day-to-day living. Fortunately, there are strategies and tools to help keep the monster at bay.
Medicaid can help fund assistive technology like GPS Trackers. The process is challenging, but could make a real difference for your child’s well-being.
Updated: Prevent Wandering Related Tragedies – Support Kevin & Avonte’s Law for the Autism Community
Every year the number of tragic, preventable wandering deaths rises. We need to do all we can to make sure Kevin and Avonte’s bill is voted into law.
President Trump, we urgently need your help! We are very concerned about how we as a nation will continue to support kids with special needs, including proper education and health care.