What can employers provide to better serve employees with autism? Dr. Temple Grandin says:
- A quiet place to work.
- Clear instruction about tasks. Vagueness does not work.
- No sudden surprises at the work place.
- Written instructions for work that requires a sequence of tasks.
- Correct social mistakes in a clear, calm, direct manner. Hints do not work.
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Aiden and his family have been cherished members of our community since 2013. It is with deep sadness we share the news of his sudden and tragic passing. Aiden was a delightfully sweet boy who brought his family immense amounts of joy. We were honored to know him, and he will continue to inspire us for years to come.
Please visit the family's gofundme.com page (link below).
Alternatively, donations can be made directly to the Aiden Pio Fund (#5381809010) at any Wells Fargo Bank. ... See MoreSee Less
Hello, my name is Debbie, on Wednesday, July 8 my Nephew Aiden Kristoffer Delacruz Pio was taken from us in a tragic accident. Aiden passed away at Oakland Children's Hospital in the loving arms of his mother (Eden) and his father (Ed). He was 6 years old and looking forward to starting the 1st...
Long-term planning for children with disabilities may get a little easier. The ABLE accounts are similar to 529 college savings plans, and beneficiaries will be able to save money without risking their government benefits.
Please come and join us for this very informative workshop to help families navigate through the system when your child with special needs turns 3. Learn what to expect, benefits and services your children have the rights to continuously receive, all resources available to you and much more. Turning 3 is another crucial milestone and we are here to help you navigate . Childcare assistance available with advanced notice and booking.
This is a free informative workshop we are hosting in joint collaborative partnership with Family Resource Network as part of our community outreach. As special needs parents, we know first hand what it is like not knowing everything we need to know at every stage our children reaches.
Can you believe summer is right around the corner? Well, we can! It means we get to spend another fun summer with your kiddos :) We have been busily preparing for our SUMMER CAMP and are super excited.
If you are interested in attending, please visit our website and complete a registration form AND Contact your case manager - This program is vendorized as OUT OF HOME RESPITE
DATES: July 20 through August 21, 2015 - That's FIVE full weeks
TIME: 9 am – 3 pm
LOCATION: 4347 Cowell Road, Concord, CA (Wood Rose Academy)
AGES: Typically 5 – 15, however slightly older or younger may be admitted on a case by case basis during an intake interview. Camper to staff is a 4:1 ratio.
Private pay is available for families who do not qualify for out of home respite, $550 per week. Sibling and multiple week discounts are available!!
Registration is now open!! You can access the registration packet here:
If you'd like your child to increase social skills, friendship skills, turn taking, sharing, game playing, enjoy arts and crafts, music, dance and especially water play, please attend this super-fun camp! All camp staff is trained in applied behavior analysis (ABA) and have experience working with challenging behaviors and special needs.
Join Autism Speaks at Oakland Zoo on April 25, from 10:00am to 4:00pm for our “Zoo Go Blue” austism awareness day. Visit the Autism Speaks awareness table to learn more about how Autism Speaks is dedicated to improving the lives of those who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. Learn more about…
Many companies make AAC and autism apps discounted or free on World Autism Awareness Day April 2nd. Here are some of the discounts we've been told will be happening for 2015! If you know of more, let us know and we'll add them...