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Helpdesk - How Do I Protect My Wandering Loved One?

Posted on 08/30/18 in Transition to Adulthood by Milestones

Wandering and elopement behaviors can pose unique safety risks for children and adults on the autism spectrum. Luckily, there are many accessible tools to help keep these individuals safe. Below, Milestones Program Director Beth Thompson... read more

Ask the Expert - Mary Lombardo, CCBDD Travel Training Program

Posted on 08/28/18 in Transition to Adulthood by Milestones

Driving is a huge factor of every-day life: we drive to shop, to get to work or school, to visit loved ones, and to access healthcare, among many other things. Now imagine if you were... read more

Substance Abuse and ASD: Ties, Treatment, and How to Address the Problem

Posted on 08/24/18 in Transition to Adulthood by Milestones

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

My Milestones - Jenna Newman: Helping First Responders Communicate With Individuals With Special Needs

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

Educational Consultant Dr. Paula Kluth Gives Advice To Parents And Teachers

Posted on 08/23/18 in School by Milestones

Ron Sandison interviews Dr. Paula Kluth, consultant, author, advocate and independent consultantWhat 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

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