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For Justin Osborne, It’s Mission Possible
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March 29th, 2011 | (0)

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“Nearly three years ago I did not know a thing about autism,” says Navy Petty Officer First Class Justin Osborne. That was the day the doctor diagnosed his son, Jacob, ...


Learning Priorities: Do Parents Focus on Strengths or Deficits?
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March 22nd, 2011 | (0)

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Do parents focus on areas of deficits or areas of strengths when prioritizing what their child needs to learn?  A recent study investigated the areas parents view as learning priorities ...


New OAR Funded Research: Emotion Recognition Skills
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March 14th, 2011 | (0)

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Study: Randomized Clinical Trial of Mind Reading and In Vivo Rehearsal for Children with HFASDs Researchers: Marcus Thomeer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Co-Director, Institute for Autism Research; Canisius College, Buffalo, NY...


What to Look for in a Social Skills Training Group
Organization for Autism Research

Social skills training groups (SSTG) are programs used to address deficits in social skills often experienced by youth with autism.  These groups are particularly popular ...


Anxiety across the Lifespan in People with ASD
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March 2nd, 2011 | (0)

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The January-March 2011 issue of Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders contains an article by researchers from Louisiana State University investigating symptoms of anxiety across the lifespan in people diagnosed with ...