Posted on 08/24/18 by Milestones
Jenna Newman of Mentor knew that if her young son with autism ever needed help or had an emergency, the Mentor Fire Department would be the first ones contacted. Concerned that first responders may not... read more
Posted on 08/24/18 in Transition to Adulthood
Recent studies indicate that adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have significantly higher risk of developing a substance use diagnosis (SUD) than the general population (Butwicka, et al, 2017). With its sensory complications, social deficits,... read more
Posted on 08/23/18 in School by Milestones
Ron Sandison interviews Dr. Paula Kluth, consultant, author, advocate and independent consultant
What inspired you to study special education in college?
My high school started welcoming students with more complex needs when I was a senior. I... read more
Posted on 08/21/18 in School by Milestones
Recent body cam footage out of Denton, Texas, has shown a 10-year-old boy with autism being held to the ground by his neck, handcuffed, and dragged by a school resource officer. What can be seen... read more
Posted on 07/27/18 in Social and Recreation by Milestones
How can one practice better face-to-face communication?
In today's world of communication technologies, that question is something we should all be asking ourselves, whether we are on the autism spectrum or not. As the world continues... read more