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Purim, Passover, and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Recognizing and Dealing with the Challenges

The Jewish holiday of Purim starts next week; a month later, Passover will arrive. These holidays can be very stressful for children and adolescents who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and for the...

How to Keep Students with Disabilities Safe in Lockdowns, Evacuations, and Other School Crises

With lockdowns and evacuation drills becoming a regular occurrence in schools, students with disabilities are often faced with disruptions of routine, unrealistic behavior expectations, accessibility ...

10 Things You Can Do to Help “Spread the Word to End the Word”

Every year since 2009, March 1 has been a special day to "Spread the Word to End the Word" — that is, participate in the Special Olympics campaign to abolish the R-word from everyday speech. Of co...