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Parent shares video demonstration #dirfloortime and journals her thoughts. Read more here http://affectautism.com/2016/04/12/using-self-reflection-as-a-tool-in-floortime/ #autism
The last few blogs have covered how we can stay attuned to our children by accepting and respecting their emotional experiences. Another very important practice that often gets overlooked when we talk about working with children is self reflecting on our own experience.
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Teen with #Autism, uses his passion, to become a chef
Chase Bailey was diagnosed with autism when he was 2-years-old.
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New Findings May Revolutionize Approach to Autism #Education Read More. #autism #specialneeds

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Upcoming #conference Embracing Individual Differences for ICDL, you can register at http://www.icdl.com/2015. #autism 
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Dirfloortime Conference April 15 Learning Through Relationships

For Registration and Information click here : http://www.myloreg.com/orderbooking/v2/initiateBooking.action?eventId=A352512

Keynote Speakers Dr Gil Tippy PsyD Clinical Director Rebecca School

Dave Nelson, MS, MBA, LPC Executive Director of the Community School

#autism #conference #dirfloortime 
Conference Description: What are the essential components to promote a student’s thinking, relating, and communicating? During this one day conference, participants will understand how Floortime™ and the DIR® model can be used with students across all ages to foster engagement and higher level thinking. Interdisciplinary breakout sessions will target areas such as attunement, sensory processing, communication, and relationships both within the sc...
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Advocacy news California has recently passed a bill to increase funding for Developmental Services for the Disabled. Read more here

#Autism #legislation #advocacy #disabilities #specialneeds
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#Autism #News Google Partners with Autism Speaks in DNA research project to unlock the secrets of autism.

www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/search-engine-help-unlock-autisms-secrets/
Scientists have long known that genetics play a role in autism, but now they may be able to actually pinpoint the specific gene variants, which could help doctors diagnose and treat the neurodevelopmental disorder from birth. Special correspondent Jackie Judd explores a project from Autism Speaks and Google that harnesses a powerful search engine to find new answers.
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Social Network DirFloortime Model For Autism, Specialneeds Advocacy and support.
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For Parents and Professionals to share resources, advocacy and support for Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders