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Verbal Beginnings To Present Seminar on Mealtime Issues and Feeding Disorder Treatment Program focuses on caring for children on the autism spectrum

Verbal Beginnings is presenting a free webinar “Mealtime Issues and Feeding Disorder Treatment for Children on the Autism Spectrum” on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 5 p.m. This informational webinar presented by Ben Sarcia, MA, BCBA, LBA, BSL, clinical director of the Healthy Beginnings Program at Verbal Beginnings, will discuss how …

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A Parent’s Guide to Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the nation and affects approximately one in 54 children. Early intervention for children diagnosed with autism is pivotal in helping them learn, cope and discover new possibilities. Knowing the key indicators of ASD and the first steps in getting screened …

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Breakthroughs With Human-Horse Bonds Rose of Sharon Equestrian School promotes possibilities for children with special needs

There is magic in the moment when something reaches and teaches a child in ways typical school settings can’t. For some children with special needs, this breakthrough is found with horses. For almost 20 years, the nonprofit Rose of Sharon Equestrian School (ROSES) has provided equine-facilitated learning services that draw …

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Autism Myths & Truths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as “a developmental disability that is caused by differences in how the brain functions. People with ASD may communicate, interact, behave and learn in different ways.” About one in 59 children have been diagnosed with autism spectrum …

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