Neurodevelopmental or Intellectual Disabilities

ASD Info Pack (English)
Autism

Autism Info Packet

Autism Info Packet Support for Families has produced the following information resource to assist families and professionals with their search for essential information and access to resources.  We hope that

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Autism

Learning about ASD from Elemy

These resources come to us from Elemy, (formerly known as Sprout Therapy) an innovative, tech-forward provider of in-home and online applied behavior analysis (ABA) to help children on the autism

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Accessibility

Achieving College Success with ASD or LD

Achieving Success in College:Strategies for Students with Autism and Learning Differences When students with autism and learning differences start college, they are considered adults for everything except residency and tuition.

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Mental Health and Emotional Regulation

Therapy Dogs: Providing Comfort for Children With Disabilities 

Research shows that people with pets have decreased blood pressure, lower blood pressure levels, increased happiness, and increased opportunities for exercise and socialization(1).

Animal-assisted therapy, a field that uses animals, like dogs, to help individuals recover from or cope with health problems, is gaining public interest in health care.

Therapy dogs have also been a source of comfort for those suffering from illnesses and disabilities. They have helped out at schools, hospitals, disaster sites, providing support to people with learning difficulties and ​developmental disabilities.

Even simple activities, such as positively interacting with a dog, petting, and engaging in fun activities like doga (yoga sessions with dogs), can be beneficial for both humans and animals.

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Accessibility

Inclusion: 10 Essential Articles

http://www.thinkinclusive.us Educating students with and without disabilities together is strongly preferred under IDEA, and this is what we are referring to when we talk about inclusion in the following articles.

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Adult Day Programs, Resource List

June 2021 Easterseals Programs for Young Adults: https://www.easterseals.com/our-programs/adult-services/services-for-younger-adults.html San Francisco Human Services https://www.sfhsa.org/search?search_api_multi_fulltext=Young+Adult+Day+Programs+SF and https://www.sfhsa.org/services/connection-community/adult-day-program Camps and Respite Services for Young Adults, SF Autism Society: https://www.sfautismsociety.org/camps-and-respite.html San Mateo MENTOR: https://www.thementornetwork.com/program/day-programs/

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