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Celebrating Passion


Turning Obsession into Passion   On a beautiful summer day in Chicago last year, my family and I were enjoying the view on a water taxi. As we were reaching the Navy Pier, a man who has been sitting close to us struck up a conversation about getting on a train. It went something like […]

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Connecting the Dots


Connecting the Dots How the RDI Program Brought it All Together My work in the field of Autism began 23 years ago, when I was assigned to work as an aide in a preschool classroom full of young children with Autism in Los Angeles, California. I was fortunate enough to work under an inspiring teacher, Gloria, […]

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How sensory disorders affects the family of the autistic ?


How sensory disorders affects the family of the autistic (2012) ? We used a grounded theory approach to data analysis to discover what effect, if any, children’s sensory experiences have on family occupations. We chose this approach because the existing literature does not provide a theory to account for the effect of children’s sensory experiences […]

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What is a Psychological Assessment?


A psychological assessment is usually a confidential investigation to determine underlying diagnosis, if any, or to conceptualize symptoms, difficulties faced by a child. Essentially, it is a process of trying to understand the child, barriers in learning or delays in development. It highlights strengths and difficulties, so that the child can be better supported or […]

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Early Detection of Communication Disorders


“My child is almost 3 and he is still not talking. My aunty told me not to worry because her brother started talking at 4 and now he’s fine.”

Comments like the one above are one of the most frequent we come across. We often receive enquiries from concerned parents with children age 18 months or older expressing concerns about their children “not talking”.

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