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The Silent Epidemic

08/25/2011

A SILENT EPIDEMIC  There is a silent epidemic spreading throughout the United States and if affects all of us.  Twenty-five years ago, 1 child in 10,000 was diagnosed with autism.  Today, 1 child in 110.  Learn more about this developmental challenge, and how we can care for individuals and families with autism.  Also see additional […]

When Caring For A Person With Autism

Remember the person with autism is first of all a real person. Treat the person the way you would like to be treated.
◾Remember that non-verbal people can hear.
◾Please accept that we are doing our best.
◾We enormously need support and encouragement. The most helpful expression communicates, “You are doing a great job. This is not easy, and we see that. How can we be helpful?”