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By Leslie Ann Bross, Special Education PhD Candidate at the University of Kansas

Approximately 50,000 transition-age youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) turn 18 each year and exit the K-12 school system.1 These individuals will seek to participate in a variety of adult outcomes, such as...

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If you have spent any time at all in an educational role, you almost certainly have firsthand experience with a fundamental truth about teaching: Every student is different. It is readily observable that different students have different learning styles, that some students retain information easil...

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Are you considering becoming a teacher? Teaching is a noble profession and one that can have a positive lasting effect on individuals, families and communities. Think about your own educational journey: Who was your favorite teacher? Why did they make an impression on you? How did they help you th...

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world autism awareness month

Did you know that April 2, 2019 is the 12th annual World Autism Awareness Day?

In fact, April is World Autism Month! This international effort is designed to promote autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all, and assure that each person with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is p...

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In 2000, only one in 150 children was diagnosed with autism. By 2010, that number had nearly doubled. Today, according to estimates from CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network, about 1 in 59 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and many exp...

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