Autism Spectrum Quarterly! Woo Hoo!!
I cannot believe how grown up he is now - time moves by faster than we think. :)
Take a minute to check out the new issue of ASQ. An amazing and informative magazine that truly covers all aspects of Autism.
"Gabriel's" issue includes....
When Your Child with Autism Wanders: Preventing a Parent's Worst Nightmare
Mike Frandsen delivers a timely and critically important article about the all-too-common phenomenon of wandering by individuals with ASD. Told against the backdrop of the tragic death of five-year-old Mason Medlam, Mike highlights the tireless efforts of Mason's mother to protect other children from a similar fate, and he discusses ways for families to keep their children safe.
Co-Regulation: The Basis for All Social Interaction
Linda Murphy, M.S., CCC-SLP, brings her speech-language pathology background and RDI® training to bear on the important subject of establishing a strong social-interactive framework for language learning.
STeP: Structured and experience-based Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Clinical psychologist and BCBA, Dr. Vera Bernard-Opitz, discusses an innovative intervention program that is tailored to the specific needs of each individual child.
Getting the Most Out of an Orlando and Disney Theme Park Experience
Journalist and dad to a daughter with autism, Ken Black has well-researched and important advice for families who are planning a Disney adventure.
Quirks and Perks: Perspectives on ASD — Running with a "Torch"
The QUIRKS are not quite as challenging when viewed alongside the PERKS!
In Memoriam: A Tribute to Adriana Loes Schuler, Ph.D.
Doctors Barry M. Prizant, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, and Pamela Wolfberg, Ph.D., pay tribute to this true pioneer in the field of autism spectrum disorders.
A big thank you to Diane and the entire staff at ASQ - you are all doing such great work and I am thrilled to be a part of ASQ!