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Children with Autism and Their Special Interests

Autism Parenting Magazine have released another great - and free - guide for parents of children on the autism spectrum. In the article, author Yolande Loftus BA LLB, says: "Special interest…even the name is contentious. Some autistic people feel it’s an almost patronizing term, to them special interest misses the mark completely when describing something they’re so deeply invested in. Hobby falls short by miles. So maybe obsession, fascination, or even specialized interest is more apt? Not quite, some alternatives are actually offensive; so while a more acceptable term is found, special interest is what I’ll be using (as the most widely recognized term) for this article." You can read the entire article here You can downlead the free guide from...

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51 Critical Cyberbullying Statistics in 2020

Bullying has been a part of life since people started living in sedentary communities. For some reason, people have always found it comforting to put other people down, even if the comments are mean and hurtful This can help explain why, in 2020, 73% of students feel they have been bullied in their lifetime and why 44% say it has happened in the past 30 days. This article from Broadband Search provides some great insights into this pernicious problem. Linked with permission from Broadband Search

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