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Archive for September, 2011

“Dad’s in Heaven with Nixon”, An Amazing Movie!!!

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

This movie is a true story about Chris Murray the autistic boy who turned out to be a talented artist. I have just watched this movie on Netflix and was shocked by the autistic artist who was hiding his talent for so long before he let it emerge. It is a movie about an autistic

“Adam” A Great Movie! Very Inspiring!

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

I have watched this movie twice and I was really touched by the potential that everyone of us posesses to live a happy and successful life, even individuals with ASD. I would love for people with Asperger’s Syndrome themseves to watch it too. Parents of children with Asperger’s Syndrome and educators in special education would

iPad and Android tablet Applications

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

Technology is invading our lives whether we like or not. We might as well use it to our advantage. It is not an exception anymore to see Ipads in schools and SDC (special day classes). Children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) are facinated with this new technology and are very comfortable using it either for