August Special Needs Article Links

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Welcome to the August links. These are articles that I tweeted and or received from viewers during the month of August on special needs and developmental disability topics. Enjoy!

5 ways to help your child with autism be more spontaneous (The Suburban)

9 things people with autism want bullies to know (Autism Speaks)

Avonte settlement won’t heal the pain (Queens Gazette)

Care for Children with epilepsy should be aware of accompany disorders (Epilepsy Research UK)

Children with autism may benefit from weighted backpacks at school (Consumer Affairs)

Finally ADHD is recognized as a disability (West)

Florida Tech program to teach police about autism (WFTV9)

Helping students with autism make the back-to-school transition (Autism Speaks)

How to tell a skeptical souse your child has a sensory processing disorder (Integrated Learning Strategies)

Resources for creating sensory-diets (Growing Hands on Kids)

This non-speaking teenager wrote an incredibly profound letter explaining autism (The Sydney Morning Herald)

Tips for flying with children with autism (Autism Cruises)

Understanding the history and pervasive myths around autism (Mind/Shift)

What are the signs of sensory processing disorder? (The Sensory Spectrum)

Why we are proud to have autism (Independent)