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<br /> AUTISMAdvocate<br /> FALL/WINTER 2011 • Vol. 61, No. 3 • www.autism-society.org<br /> We advocate, inform…<br /> and share the journey<br /> Autism Society<br /> Now is the time to<br /> change the conversation about autism.<br /> Attainment Company, Inc., Verona, WI www.AttainmentFamily.com<br /> A AttainmentFamily.com<br /> Attainment Company’s new website with learning and communication tools<br /> to support children and adults with special needs.<br /> GoTalk® NOW<br /> New App!<br /> Turn your iPad<br /> into a GoTalk!<br /> Create an unlimited number of communicati<br /> ®<br /> on pages with an<br /> easy-to-use editor. Use images from your iPad camera, photo<br /> library, or the built-in internet image search—then crop, scale, and<br /> rotate using your fingers! Customize backgro<a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=1"> AUTISMAdvocate FALL/WINTER 2011 • Vol. 61, No. 3 </a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=2"> Attainment Company, Inc., Verona, WI </a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=3"> "We advocate, inform… and share the journey" deve</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=4"> Message from the Board Chair I I am proud</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=5"> Your child trusts you. Who are you going t</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=6"> Message from the President F From my vari</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=7"> Feature | Autism Society History Where W</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=8"> Feature | Autism Society History </a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=9"> Feature | Autism Society History 1973: Section 50</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=10"> Feature | Autism Society History 1990: The Auti</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=11"> 2010: AMC Theatres and the Autism Society pilot F</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=12"> Feature | Strategic Plan A Map to a Bright Futu</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=13"> Awareness. 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Our highest prio</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=14"> Feature | Strategic Plan The Need for Trans</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=15"> Feature | Strategic Plan SUCCESS Long-Term</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=16"> Feature | Quality of Life Quality of Life In</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=17"> Village Glen School Bridgeport School Sunrise S</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=18"> Feature | Quality of Life believe that “quality </a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=19"> The Right Furniture Can Make All</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=20"> Feature | Quality of Life on the spectrum to ach</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=21"> We Celebrate Children With AUTISM BOSTON HIGASHI </a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=22"> Feature | Quality of Life development and studen</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=23"> Feature | Area of Emphasis Making Conne</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=24"> Feature | Area of Emphasis to for help, guidance</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=25"> Innovations in Policy and Practice to Achieve Int</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=26"> Options Policy The Autism Society promotes </a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=27"> Feature | Ways to Engage Get Involved and M</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=28"> Feature | Ways to Engage E-Newsletter Our </a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=29"> Feature | Transition Planning a Key Mental ices </a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=30"> Feature | Transition Planning Association and in</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=31"> FONTS WERE NOT EMBEDDED— WAITING FOR CORRECTED AD</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=32"> Feature | Self-Advocacy and Disclosure Learnin</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=33"> </a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=34"> Feature | Self-Advocacy and Disclosure demonstra</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=35"> Feature | Self-Advocacy and Disclosure Domain </a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=36"> Feature | Rising Palence of Autism Rising Preva</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=37"> Feature | Rising Prevalence of Autism </a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=38"> Feature | Rising Prevalence of Autism So, What D</a> <a title="FINAL-2011 3rd edition page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dde0bbfc?page=39"> References US Census Data 1. 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