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Peer-Teachers

Using Peers to Teach Children with Autism and Other Developmental Difficulties written by Joe McCleery, Ph.D. Autism is characterized by pervasive difficulties with social, communication, and language skills, as well as restricted interests and repetitive behaviors. Although assessments have been … Continue reading

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Genetic Syndromes

  Rare Genetic Syndromes and Autism Education and Practice Written by Joe McCleery, PhD Since Autism was first identified by Leo Kanner in 1943 (1), extensive research has been conducted and shown that autism is caused by a complex set … Continue reading

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PECS Toddler Study

Federally Funded Study Reports that Intervention with PECS Leads to Rapid Gains in Speech and Communication Skills in Toddlers with Autism The results of a high quality, well-controlled, federally funded study have shown that less than six months of intervention … Continue reading

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