Tag Archives: autism

First Up: What’s Happening in Baltimore in April

Students inspire new police tool for non-verbal communication A Cockeysville Middle School teacher’s students informed a new Baltimore Police Department (BPD) tool to better communicate with non-speaking members of the community. Designed with the Autism Society Baltimore-Chesapeake, the tool, a communication booklet, features pictures and text—with text available in English …

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Autism Myths & Truths

Autistic child girl holding ribbon symbol of colorful pieces of jigsaw together for day of raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the world.

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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Baltimore’s Child Camp Directory: Day, specialty and social skills development

Children's science experiements

Explore day camps, specialty camps for your little scientist and social skills development in the programs below, and find more camps in our January summer camp directory. An online summer camp guide is also available at www.baltimoreschild.com/campsummer-programs.   Your nature-loving child can cultivate an interest in the outdoors at camps …

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