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World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day 2012

World Autism Awareness Day is April 2nd, part of April’s Autism Awareness Month — an official declaration by the United Nations in 2007. This day encourages individuals across the globe to take measures to raise awareness about the prevalence and rate of autism in our society as well as encourages early diagnosis and early intervention. […]

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Learning: Is There an App For That? – A New Report on Mobile Learning and Young Children

“Learning: Is There an App for That?, a new report by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center (sponsored by the Sesame Workshop), and funded by the US Department of Education presents some interesting findings for the future of mobile devices and educational apps for young children. The report is in three parts: Part one: new trends in smart […]

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When Kids With Special Needs Change Schools

For parents: The article “When Kids With Special Needs Change Schools“ provides some tips for children transitioning from elementary to high school or for children changing schools. Changing schools is the normal progression throughout school. With the transition often comes nervousness and legitimate concerns about the new school setting. Parents, teachers, and caregivers of kids and […]

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