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Father of Autistic Twins Speaks Out

Browsing Posts published in October, 2011

All those beautiful autistic children have certain common facial features, a very curious trait indeed.

As seen last night on 60 Minutes.  Not particularly iluminiating, although there are some nice communication software options mentioned.

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7385686n&tag=contentMain;contentAux

Nice tribute to Steve Jobs for both the impact the iPad has had for kids on the spectum (My son Michael basically is attached at the hip to his iPad) and the idea of welcoming those who think differently.

Here’s an article that quite frankly I don’t understand beyond the fact it’s a total pain in the ass to recoup any money spent for ABA services.  And when you have twin boys getting the same treatment, you might as well forget it because that totally confused the insurance company.

Catch 22:  Autism Therapy & Insurance Coverage

Author: Joel  Manzer
Published: October  09, 2011 at 8:29 pm

Read more:  http://technorati.com/women/article/catch-22-autism-therapy-insurance-coverage/#ixzz1aPFGHwcc