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Temple Grandin to Appear in A Show March 4

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Temple Grandin, the most famous and accomplished autistic adult of our time, will appear in the interactive show: autism-live.com on March 4 th. Please mark the date. To find more details about the show click here: news.yahoo.com/celebrated-author-temple-grandin-appear-autism-live-com-231631419.html Also read my article: autism-tips.com/?p=257 nadia shanab

What Are Students with Autism Favorite Majors?

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

A study published by the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders found that students with ASD are interested in enrolling in the following majors: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Likewise, the director of the Autism Research Center in the University of Cambridge U.K. said: “It may be that people with autism naturally think like

The Good Thing about Autism

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Unlike “regular”, off-the-spectrum people, students with autism in high school know very well what they want to do after they leave high school. Whether it’s doing further studies or finding a certain kind of job, the picture is clear in their mind. Since everybody on the spectrum got at least a strength in one area

A Tip for Easier Transitions

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

Rigidity and intolerance is one of the autism most common traits. Sometimes it is hard for children with autism to switch from one activity to another. Children with autism usually have OCD’s (Obssessive Compulsive Disorders) that are very hard to fight or eleminate. So, while they are so focused and “obsessed” with a task at