October 17, 2012

This is What Autism Looks Like

Who would have thought that popular rapper 50 Cent would teach us a lesson this summer? Unfortunately, this learning opportunity…

Andria Casey
October 2, 2012

You Can’t Define a Spectrum

One of the most frustrating aspects of autism is the inability to explicitly define the disorder. With every case unique,…

Andria Casey
September 25, 2012

Autism Spectrum Disorder

In researching for an ongoing project, we spent the last couple of months researching autism. The fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S., autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects the development of social and communication skills. Typically, autism begins affecting a child before the age of three, and while the condition can improve with various treatments and therapies, autism cannot be cured.

Andria Casey
September 11, 2012

Parenthood: A Window into the World of Asperger’s Syndrome

The NBC television series Parenthood premiered March 2, 2010, and will return for a fourth season tonight at 9 p.m….

Andria Casey
September 4, 2012

Back-to-School with Autism

Back-to-school marks a time of adjusting to new teachers in a new classroom setting, meeting new friends, and sharpening those brand new pencils into a perfect point. For children on the autism spectrum, who tend to struggle with change, this transition is much more complex. The following is a summary of challenges they face and ways to ease the transition into the school year.

Andria Casey
April 27, 2010

Congratulations to the 2010 BESSIE Winners

This is the 16th year of the Annual Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIES), sponsored by  the ComputED Learning Center, San…

Charlene Blohm