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Thomas Jefferson have Asperger’s Syndrome?
Interview with Norm Ledgin
author of Diagnosing Jefferson talks about why he
wrote the book, and how it may change our opinions
about people with Asperger’s Syndrome.
Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome: Why the Controversy?
By Gary Mesibov, Ph.D.
Are they just different labels for the same group
of individuals or entirely separate diagnostic categories?
Learn the history and reasoning behind the latest
– and growing -debate within the autism community.
Autism Epidemic: Fact or Fiction?
Contributors: BJ Freeman Ph.D,
Pegeen Cronin Ph.D, Tony Attwood Ph.D, Paul Shattock,
Bernard Rimland, Ph.D.
The number of individuals being diagnosed with autism
spectrum disorders is increasing at an alarming rate.
Is autism truly on the rise? Part one of a two part
The International Summit on
By Raun Melmed, Ph.D. & others
Highlights and findings from the recent autism conference
in Phoenix, AZ
Designing a Vaccination Program
for Your Child
By Kelly Dorfman, M.S.
As disturbing evidence mounts about the possible consequences
of mandated vaccinations, parents of children with
autism are concerned about adhering to the prescribed
schedule. Learn ways to individualize an immunization
program for your child.
at Future Horizons!
of a Condition that Guided His Belief, Behavior, and
By Norm Ledgin
In this exceptionally humanizing portrait, Ledgin
assembles clues that indicate that Thomas Jefferson,
third President of the U.S. was, indeed, on the Asperger’s
with Autism: A Parents’ Guide (Second Edition)
Edited by Michael D. Powers,
Are you a parent or professional new to autism? Or
know a family whose child has just been diagnosed?
If so, this completely revised and updated book will
guide you through all the “need to know” information
Huh? A Child’s Perspective
at Future Horizons!
G. Schnurr, Ph.D.
A wonderfully simple and insightful view into the
world of a child with Asperger’s Disorder. Share it
with your child, but don’t forget the rest of the
Around the World
KINGDOM: A Minimal Speech Approach for Children with
Autism with Little or No Speech
By Carol Potter MEd & Chris Whittaker, MEd
Strategies for enhancing the spontaneous
communication of children with autism who have little
or no speech.
An Autism Checklist
Upfront – Managing Editor, Veronica Palmer on
Grandin’s Column – Insight and advice from someone
who knows what it’s like to have 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
Month: Social Skills on the IEP
Conference Calendar – Find out about all of the upcoming
conferences sponsored by Future Horizons.
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 – January Issue
Build Me a Bridge Successful Transitions for Students
The Unwritten Social Rules of Dating
There Goes My Body, There Goes His Brain!
Using visual tools to teach social &
relationship skills to students with autism
The Autism Epidemic: Part Two
You DO NOT Have the Right to Remain
Silent Educating Law Enforcement Personnel
about Autism Spectrum Disorders
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