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February 7, 2010

You Aut to Know Digest - Episode 2.1 - Resources

Back in the saddle again!  Join me next Sunday for more Autism News, Views, and Resources only on You Aut To Know!










2/7/2010 Show Recap and Resources

Review of Temple Grandin movie


Dr. Andrew Wakefield
http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jan/29/world/la-fg-britain-autism29-2010jan29


RiteCare Language Program (from website)

In the early 1950s in Colorado, the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States initiated a program to help children with speech and language disorders. The results obtained from this program led to the establishment of RiteCare clinics to provide diagnostic evaluation and treatment of speech and language disorders, as well as learning disabilities.
Today, there are 178 RiteCare® clinics, centers, and special programs operating or planned for children and therapists located throughout the United States. Each facility is staffed by speech-language pathologists or other trained personnel. Through the support of Scottish Rite members, these clinics, centers, and programs continue to increase. The value of this philanthropy has long been apparent. Tens of thousands of youngsters across the United States have been helped significantly. With the good work of dedicated clinicians and parents, the Scottish Rite has achieved successes that could only be imagined a few years back. Children who might have remained educationally behind for a lifetime can now talk, read, and lead productive lives.

http://www.scottishrite.org/what/phil/ritecare.html


Autism A-Z
Animal Assisted Therapy - Using animals to help people with disabilities
http://www.articlesbase.com/health-articles/the-benefits-of-animal-therapy-for-autism-511378.html


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Brains of people with autism recall letters of the alphabet in brain areas dealing with shapes




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