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Autism Spectrum Disorder

PresenceLearning with a Purpose: Autism Acceptance

Background Today, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is said to affect 1 in 54 children in according to the Center

PresenceLearning with a Purpose: Autism Acceptance

April 12, 2021

Sheila Spraggins, MS, CCC-SLP, reflects upon the person who inspires her every day. “I am Marc’s legacy,” she said of her younger cousin. “He lives on because I can help kids like him.” This story is dedicated to Marc and Autism Acceptance Month.

National Autism Awareness Month is Evolving

April 2, 2021

This year, the Autism Society, along with leading disability organizations in the U.S., have announced that they are making a shift in official designation from Autism Awareness Month to Autism Acceptance Month.

Sharing a Different Point of View on Autism

April 1, 2021

D.J. Svoboda was diagnosed at the age of three with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with psychomotor retardation, which included speech delays and issues with his fine motor skills. Today D.J. is a dynamic, motivational public speaker, accomplished artist, and author with three books to his credit. Recently we sat down with D.J. to discuss Autism Awareness month and his greatest hopes for children living with autism—and for the world around them.

Congrats, Dr. Grandin!

This month, Dr. Temple Grandin, Colorado State University professor of animal sciences, esteemed author and world-renowned autism spokesperson –

Grateful Parent Shares Son’s Story

One of the best parts about working with kids who have special needs is seeing their progress and hearing

Helping Different Kinds of Minds Solve Problems: Dr. Grandin at SXSWedu 2016

World-renowned autism expert Dr. Temple Grandin is no stranger to public speaking as she tours the world talking to

People You Should Know in the World of Autism

Last month, the PresenceLearning team had the distinct pleasure of hosting one of the world’s leading authorities on autism

Dear Colleague: Students with Autism May Need More than ABA

When it comes to determining which therapy services a student with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may benefit from, specialists

Dr. Barry Prizant in Conversation with Clay Whitehead

Our fifth and final Special Agents of Change webinar “Uniquely Human: A Different Way to See Autism and Create

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