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<br /> AUTISMAdvocate<br /> FOURTH EDITION 2007, Volume 49<br /> R4<br /> In This Issue:<br /> Positive Behavioral Supports—Creating<br /> Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD<br /> Teaching Inclusion in Russian Classrooms<br /> Raising a Bilingual Child with ASD<br /> Bringing Autism Education and Training to Guatemala<br /> Challenges Faced by Hispanic Families<br /> Living with ASD<br /> www.autism-society.org<br /> ADVERTISEMENT<br /> ManydiscusstheAUTISMproblem<br /> ComelearnaSOLUTION<br /> “John was non-verbal before the program – I stopped counting when his vocabulary hit 300<br /> words! He understands numbers and can do simple addition and subtraction. One of his<br /> therapists from school couldn’t believe how much he had changed in just the last three months.”<br /> Chris F., Washington, Child: John 3<br /> “After trying so many other methods of working with<a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=1"> AUTISMAdvocate FOURTH EDITION 2007, Volume 49 R4</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=2"> </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=3"> CONTENTS </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=4"> A LETTER FROM ASA “My child has been diagnosed</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=5"> ADVERTISEMENT She’ll have more th</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=6"> MESSAGE FROM THE ASA PANEL OF PROFESSIONAL ADVI</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=7"> ADVERTISEMENT </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=8"> SPOTLIGHT BY LEE GROSSMAN AND PAULO BARROZO </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=9"> Background Identified by Leo Kanner in 1942, au</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=10"> SPOTLIGHT per year. In countries such as Ind</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=11"> c e — abuses suffered by peopl</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=12"> SPOTLIGHT of nations in this declaration and</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=13"> ADVERTISEMENTS Become a leader in the fight again</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=14"> FEATURE Addressing Autism Issues at the Global</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=15"> enormity of the issues facing </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=16"> Photos courtesy of Kim Newgass FEATURE You Neve</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=17"> clinic facility for medical mis- </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=18"> FEATURE was prepared to present to her </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=19"> ADVERTISEMENT Êȓ«iʎiÞÃÌÀœŽiÊVœÕ`Ê …i«Ê>ÊV…ˆ</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=20"> Photos courtesy of Tracy Parent FEATURE Inclusi</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=21"> strives to promote independence and an improved</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=22"> however, Parent told Misha's mother to take his</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=23"> You can change your ch …In Th Parent Training Pro</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=24"> limited accessibility; a dearth of money; insuf</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=25"> “words to say” with the pictures so that he get</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=26"> Photos courtesy of Emily Iland FEATURE Half a C</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=27"> many of us are able to seek out the information</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=28"> When a mother is worried about her child, she</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=29"> The combined effects of responsibilit</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=30"> Images used in this feature are for illustration </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=31"> We decided to stop Spanish la we saw improvemen</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=32"> FEATURE the difference it would have made in</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=33"> How is Autism Viewed in Other Spanish-speaking </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=34"> FEATURE language. Beyond that, think of ways</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=35"> Photo for illustration purposes only. Model does </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=36"> Photo for illustration purposes only. Model does </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=37"> The Problem When families first receive a diagn</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=38"> FEATURE Photos by Brian Kirst School begins i</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=39"> ADVERTISEMENT TheMiller Method ® Developing</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=40"> FEATURE employment-related task, he/she is l</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=41"> ability to carry out the tough job of helping t</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=42"> FEATURE Photo by Brian Kirst Teacher working </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=43"> beyond those achieved by using either approach </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=44"> Personal Perspectives Image used for illustration</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=45"> Image used for illustration purposes only. Mode</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=46"> Personal Perspectives Image used for illustration</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=47"> Personal Perspectives Image used for illustratio</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=48"> Personal Perspectives Image used for illustration</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=49"> ADVERTISEMENT </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=50"> ADVERTISEMENTS </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=51"> ADVERTISEMENTS “Be a Voice for Autism in Washi</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=52"> 52 IN 2008, VOTE 4AUTISM! 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The majority of support services provided to </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=54"> CREATIVE CORNER My Disease BY RYAN O'CONNELL </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=55"> With Autism BY HEAT</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=56"> CREATIVE CORNER He Danced BY THOMA</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=57"> ADVERTISEMENT Stepping Stones Center for Autisti</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=58"> 2008 </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=59"> ASA National Board of Directors E. </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=60"> Autism Society of America | CALL FOR 2008The Au</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=61"> AWARD NOMINATIONS Corporate Recognition Awards </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=62"> WHAT'S NEW AT ASA NEWS nfere ith So</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=63"> ADVERTISEMENTS </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=64"> WHAT'S NEW AT ASA NEWS vices Center Ser f Au</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=65"> ASA NEWS & CONFERENCES million. Donations for t</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=66"> WHAT'S NEW AT CONFERENCES & ADVOCACY ing a se</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=67"> ADVERTISEMENTS </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=68"> 68 WHAT'S NEW AT ADVOCACY & CHAPTER NEWS prote</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=69"> ADVERTISEMENT </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=70"> WHAT'S NEW AT CHAPTER NEWS Hoch, executive d</a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=71"> add a little JOY TO YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON WITH ASA </a> <a title="ASA_4th-edition-07-final-2-14.indd page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/380221a7?page=72"> Our Children Deserve Better Than Labels Aut</a>