Science, the ARI Way
A new editorial by Dr. Steve Edelson titled "Science, the ARI Way" was
recently uploaded to ARI’s website, Autism.com.
The editorial covers topics related to science, including research
design and assessment. The editorial is located on ARI’s home page.
Available on ARI’s website, Autism.com
Several new videos that were
produced by the
Autism Research Institute have been uploaded to ARI’s website, Autism.com. The video titles include:
- "ASD Safety and Law Enforcement": Dennis
Debbaudt, a leading voice on law enforcement training, and other
emergency responders discuss how to deal firsthand with individuals on
the autism spectrum in situations of wandering, search and rescue, and
- "Model for Medical Advocacy: An Adult with ASD
Shares her Strategies": Sondra Williams talks about developing an
informative document about herself to share with physicians. This
includes her communication style and sensory processing issues as well
as her social and physical limitations.
- "Preparing Young Adults with Asperger’s for
the Job Market": Dr. June Groden, Dr. Patricia A. Wisocki, and
Elizabeth Stratis discuss various issues related to employment in
addition to some of their pilot data.
- "Transition: Stacking the Deck in Your Favor":
Dena Gassner presents an excellent talk concerning various issues,
including social security, vocational rehabilitation, employment, and
Links to all of these videos can be found on ARI’s home page. ______________________________________________________
GAA Co-sponsors Screening Camps throughout Kerala,
This month the Global Autism Alliance (GAA), along with Akhil Autism
Foundation, will begin co-sponsoring "detection and examination"
screenings in 30 areas throughout Kerala, India. The state of Kerala is
located in southwest India. The clinical team includes a medical
doctor, psychologists, and counselors.
The GAA consists of over a dozen founding member organizations from
around the world, including Australia, Barbados, Canada, Chile, France,
Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, and many more. To learn more about the
GAA, visit GlobalAutismAlliance.com
or download the free app on iTunes or the Android Marketplace.
Dr. Margaret Creedon Joins ARI
researcher and clinical psychologist, recently began working alongside
Dr. Steve Edelson and the staff at ARI. Dr. Creedon has been active in
the field of autism for over 40 years; she has worked in the areas of
ABA, total communication, hearing and visual impairments, sensory
processing, memory and safety and sexual/physical abuse. She oversees The Autism Network
for Individuals with Hearing and Visual Impairments, which is
currently housed at ARI. She has consulted internationally to
individuals and schools including in Ireland and Ukraine. Dr. Creedon
has participated in all components of Early Intervention and continues
to teach in the School of Education, DePaul University, Chicago.
Dr. Creedon will be presenting a talk on "Sensory Processing
Differences and Options" at ARI’s Fall conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
See ARIConference.com for
eBook: Movement in Confined Spaces
An ePub titled "Movement in Confined Spaces" was recently made
available on Kindle, iBooks (iPad), and Barnes & Noble’s Nook. The
book consists of poetry by Dr. Steve Edelson along with commentary by
Dr. Bill Long. A portion of the proceeds are donated to the Autistic
Global Initiative, Global Autism Alliance, the Global Autism
Collaboration, ACT! Today, and TACA. To learn more about the book,
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