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How remote learning has influenced my autistic child: “I didn’t like second grade...I only like Mom school” New Post
How remote learning has influenced my autistic child: “I didn’t like second grade...I only like Mom school”

Since the start of the Coronavirus quarantine several months ago, remote learning has proven to be extremely challenging for many children with autism and their parents.

Thu Jul 09 09:25 AM

Synesthesia, a sensory processing disorder that results in mixed sensory perceptions (i.e. “seeing” colors or “tasting” music), affects up to 20% of people with autism
Autism and Synesthesia. Can you hear colors and taste certain music too?

Synesthesia, a sensory processing disorder that results in mixed sensory perceptions (i.e. “seeing” colors or “tasting” music), affects up to 20% of people with autism.

Thu Jul 02 03:26 PM

06/26/2020
Student from Flushing wins a $2,500 prize for essay on inclusion and diversity in annual competition

Isabella Sicilian, a 10th-grade student from Queens, won $2,500 for her essay promoting understanding and inclusion of students on the autism spectrum.

Fri Jun 26 09:42 AM

06/25/2020
The “New Normal” after Lockdown

Many young adults with autism in the U.K. are anxious about the ending of the Coronavirus lockdown.

Thu Jun 25 08:56 AM

06/24/2020
Teen With Autism Describes Challenges of Communicating With Parents

Isabel Quinn, a young adult with autism, describes what she wishes her mother understood about being on the spectrum.

Wed Jun 24 08:55 AM