To All Our Friends and Families, a Very Happy New Year!

Thank you for reading our blog and for your support! We certainly take pride in bringing you noteworthy news and articles in all areas of living with a disability, or caring for people with all disabilities. So here’s our final roundup of noteworthy pieces for 2015.

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Disability in the news (mostly in New Jersey, the population we serve):
FY 2016 Omnibus: Increases Proposed for Special and Gifted Education

 

 

Inspirational and Informative (or Both!):
These parents, adopting children from China with Down syndrome, are inspiring – and will likely be inspired by their children!

 

Disability awareness:
Artist with autism illustrates “invisible disability” with graphics.

 

 

Assistive technology:
Travis Diller is succeeding in college, with the help of assistive technology from Advancing Opportunities.

The revolution in assistive technology that is helping blind people see.

 

Medical news – research:
According to a new study, autistic traits do not – as previously thought – stop the individual from “reading” social cues, but instead affect how social information is used in making decisions.
Depression changes gray matter in young brains, according to new research study.

Spectrum News selects 10 notable papers of 2015 in the field of autism research.

Research in autism: What’s the hardest part of your job?

Having a loved one on the spectrum has given some autism researchers a unique outlook on their work.

 

Happy New Year 2016!

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