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Learning Center Experience
April is Autism Awareness Month
and World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated on April 2. To help raise autism awareness, the Center for
Public Service is featuring a variety of articles, events,
organizations, and spotlights highlighting Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Below is a listing of articles and
stories that offer information and resources related to autism. Kaplan University faculty members share their
expertise and experience in working with children or adults with autism. Explore the articles below to learn about
autism therapies, research, resources, and people who have dedicated themselves
to helping individuals struggling with autism.
By Elizabeth G. Donnellan, MEd, ABD, Faculty Member, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Learn about finding the key into an autistic child’s
world during therapy from Elizabeth G. Donnellan and her experience
helping a young boy with autism
communicate with the world.
By Judith Carroll, EdD, Adjunct Faculty for Kaplan University's Public Safety Program
Adjunct faculty member Judith Caroll, EdD discusses
the benefits of online education to children or individuals with Asperger
Syndrome and offers tips to teachers with students who have Asperger Syndrome.
The prevalence of autism is increasing, though it is still unclear whether the increase is due to greater numbers of children being affected by the disorder or better methods of detecting it.
By Tara Romanowski, MS in ED, CCC-SLP, Adjunct Faculty
faculty Tara Romanowski explores the benefits for autistic children when
utilizing visual supports in the classroom environment.
By Lori Becker, Social and Behavioral Sciences
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences faculty Lori Becker examines how to better understand and recognize the signs and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder in children.
As a speech-language pathologist (SLP) working with young children with autism, I use a variety of therapy tools, activities, and strategies to address my students’ language weaknesses.
By Sarah O'Leary, MS in Ed, Adjunct Faculty, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Sarah O’Leary, adjunct faculty for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, examines how much the perception of autism has changed and how educators can embrace this change.
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