Late last Fall, when my Early Intervention private practice suddenly took on a life of its own, I found myself in need of a website. Having ... read more
Hi Families & Friends, While shifting from high school to college can be exciting, it can also be an overwhelming process for students and their families. It is important for everyone to be informed about this process in order to start preparing for the transition as early as possible. Sheptin Tutoring Group has partnered with New Frontiers in Learning’s Director,… Read More
The SCTL focuses on understanding the process of how kids and teens connect to one another and make friends. We have a particular focus on researching this process in children, teens, and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Using a variety of lab and community-based methods, we study how children and teens develop effective social competence. Then we use this… Read More
In what’s being billed as a national day of action, dozens of advocacy groups are joining members of Congress to sound alarm bells about proposed cuts to Medicaid, which they say will have severe consequences for people with disabilities. With rallies on Capitol Hill and across the nation on Tuesday, disability advocates plan to speak out against the American Health… Read More
State-provided disability services often fail to meet the needs of adults with autism, according to a new report finding many with access to supports don’t have any regular daytime activities. Only 14 percent of adults with autism who receive state supports have a paying job in the community. Meanwhile, 1 in 4 people in this population have no structured activities… Read More
As a researcher focusing on autism spectrum disorder (ASD), I have spent many years talking to families about participating in research studies. I try to express the importance of research, why it matters, how it can help us to support children and families, and how much progress we’ve made because of it. But 3 years ago – when I had… Read More
Free Webinar in June: “BRAVELY Talking with Complex Kids about Sex” with Anya Manes Replays available for those who register. Please Share with your community and on social media.