The DAC gallery is a Los Angeles based art gallery currently displaying an exhibit titled Horizon Lines which features artworks from ECF Art Centers, an adult program of the Exceptional Children’s Foundation (ECF) that mentors, empowers and represents adult artists with special needs. Horizon Lines showcases the work of approximately 100 ECF artists and pushes the …
“http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2013/08/16/study-different-brain/18533/”>http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2013/08/16/study-different-brain/18533/“>”“> In a new study, the first of its kind, “Stanford researchers have unearthed clues about the formidable brains of some children with autism, suggesting that the diagnosis may signal a different cognitive style, not disability.”
Educational advisor Ken Robinson says “creativity is as important in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status.” I agree and I’ve found an easy way to boost each child’s natural creativity, every day, in the classroom. What It Is: A table in the classroom for exploring and experimenting that I …
These ideas are so helpful in preparing kids for routine doctor visits as well! 10 Ways To Help Prepare Your Special Needs Child For A Hospital Emergency Visit
http://video.pbs.org/video/2365051047/ Excellent documentary about Exploring Autism, from the point of view of Autistic people themselves. This stood out to me: “My tantrums gave my parents insights into how to help me, what things I was having trouble with.”
This 8 minute talk is a vehicle for 40 years of wisdom. “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.”
Good News Software giant in Germany not only hiring adults with Autism in order to benefit from their unique skills, but partnering with a Danish organization that specializes in helping people with autism apply their talents to work in the technology field.