Build Me A Bridge: Successful Transitions Through the Educational Years for Students with Autism/AS
By Sheila Wagner, M.Ed.
The key is planning ahead to assure smooth transitions and reduce anxiety and fear.

Autism and Dating
By Thomas A. McKean
Pointers on what to do and not to do on that all important first date.

There Goes My Body, There Goes His Brain!: Using Play-Dough People to Teach Social Relatedness
By Michelle G. Winner, M.A., S.L.P., C.C.C.
A creative new way to help students establish and maintain social relationships.

You DO NOT Have the Right To Remain Silent!: A Report on Advocacy Efforts for Law Enforcement Professionals’ Awareness of Autism
By Dennis Dabbaudt
Information on educating law enforcement professionals about individuals with Autism.

An Interview with Tennyson & Teresina Sieunarine
The World of Autism–Trinidad & Tobago

An International Plea for Autism
The World of Autism

The Autism Epidemic Fact or Fiction? Part 2
Contributors: Paul Shattock & Bernard Rimland, Ph.D.
Authors discuss environmental factors and the differing concepts on diagnosis.

Shopping with an Autistic Child
By Perle Treweek
The World of Autism–Australia

DO-WATCH-LISTEN-SAY:Social and Communication Intervention for Children with Autism
By Kathleen Ann Quill, Ed.D.
A state-of-the-art assessment tool along with hundreds of creative ideas to promote learning.

Excerpts provided courtesy of Brookes Publishing



Teaching Old Logs New Tricks: More Absurdities and Realities of Education
Cartoons by Michael F. Giangreco Illustrations by Kevin Ruelle
A lighter look at the ever-changing field of special education.



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Upfront –
Managing Editor, Veronica Palmer on Autism

Ask the Experts – noted professionals from various disciplines answer your questions about behavior, medications, social skills, sensory processing and more. Every now and then, we’ll have them debate a controversial topic so you learn all sides of a new issue.
This Month: The Sex Talk

Special Education Law Find the latest information about special education programs around the country and the laws that effect them.

Conference Calendar – Find out about all of the upcoming conferences sponsored by Future Horizons.

Research Update – Check out what’s new in Autism, Asperger’s, and PDD research.

Temple Grandin’s Column – Insight and advice from someone who knows what it’s like to have Autism

NetNews – What’s new and best on the Internet for autism information.

Find It – Find out more information about articles, reviews, and stories.

Coming Attractions – March Issue


Top 10 Reasons Medication Isn’t Working with your Child with Autism

Durable Pets: Jerry Newport’s Lifelong Love of Animals

Jesus Will be Pleased with Dat One, Won’t He Mum?: A Parent Talks About Asperger’s and Faith

Build Me A Bridge: Successful Transitions Through the Educational Years Part 2

Featured Books

Dear Charlie: A Grandfather’s Love Letter

Inside Out: What Makes a Person with Social Cognitive Deficits Tick?


Temple Grandin’s column

Reseach Update

Special Education Law


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