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Sesame introduces new puppet with autism

Meet NEW Muppet Julia expands Sesame's autism initiative SESAME WORKSHOP EXPANDS COMMITMENT TO AUTISTIC CHILDREN & THEIR FAMILIES WITH NEW MUPPET, A SPECIAL EPISODE, ADDITIONAL CONTENT AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES New Bilingual Sesame Street and Autism Materials Created to Increase Acceptance and Provide More Tools for Families Impacted by Autism “Meet Julia” Episode Debuting Sesame Street’s Newest…
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Bringing the Topic of Autism into the Classroom

Bringing the Topic of Autism into the Classroom By Jodi Murphy, Geek Club Books I am sure that most of you by now have heard the term “autism awareness” and you probably know that there is a national autism awareness month every April. It was so declared by the Autism Society in April of 1970…
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11 BRIGHT Blogs & Resources for Autism

  Geek Club Books powered by JodiMurphy is focused on providing innovative and entertaining autism education. Geek Club Books tells the stories of autism through apps, curriculum, digital media, and webisodes to change perceptions and end stigmas surrounding autism. Jodi is a mom to an adult son on the autism spectrum, she has a talented team…
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4th Annual Apps for Autism Event to Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day

The United Nations has declared April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day and Technology in Education and AppyMall cordially invite you to honor it with us. The team has put together some fabulous deals, freebies and giveaways focused on apps useful for Autism. In addition, our blog will be featuring an amazing list of guest posts by reviewers, advocates, autistics and developers throughout the month. Participants are encouraged to RSVP to our event and mark your calendars.
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Aspergers Duo Creates Entertaining, Educational Webisodes for Autistic Kids and their Peers

For more information: Jodi Murphy Geek Club Books geekclubbooks@gmail.com Images available upon request Aspergers Duo Creates Entertaining, Educational Webisodes for Autistic Kids and their Peers Kayle Concepts announces their innovative ‘Bluebee TeeVee’ autism education initiative in partnership with Geek Club Books autism storytelling non-profit and QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community). NEW YORK -…
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How to Become a Better Autism Teacher

Trisha Katkin is a special educator who has seen how the influx of students with autism has changed the responsibilities of educators. She says that so many teachers are put into positions they are not ready for when it comes to teaching students with autism. She’s using her 15 years of experience working with autistic…
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Children with Autism Reaching Developmental Milestones with ‘Aiko and Egor’

Gerin Gaskin’s older brother is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which has motivated her to make giving back to the autism community her life’s work. Her fellow co-founders are also just as passionate about making a difference in the lives of autistic children. Together, and with the help of 50 volunteers, they have created Aiko…
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4 Essential Tips for Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum

4 Essential Tips for Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum Parenting is rarely easy and parents of children on the autism spectrum face a whole different set of challenges. Your child’s specific needs depend on her age and where she lies on the spectrum, of course–but there are a few essential tips for which…
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