autism

AutismUp's Facebook group provides support to caregivers

When Leilani McDonald was 2 years old, her mom became concerned about some of her behaviors. Jennifer McDonald said her daughter wasn’t talking and...
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Fri, 04/23/2021 - 1:44pm
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Autism Nature Trail under construction at Letchworth State Park; completion by fall possible

A mile-long Autism Nature Trail at Letchworth State Park is expected to open to the public later this year. It’s a project that has been over a half...
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Mon, 03/01/2021 - 12:58am
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Connections: Discussing updates related to autism screening, support, and advocacy

We have a conversation about a number of subjects related to autism. Our guests help us understand a new screening process, how to help families...
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Fri, 01/29/2021 - 10:40am
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As coronavirus cases rise, parents of students with disabilities see risk of educational gaps

When most of Monroe County was designated a yellow zone on Monday over rising coronavirus cases, preschool classes for students with disabilities at CP...
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 11:47am
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Connections: Discussing challenges faced by people with autism during the pandemic

As we've explored in recent conversations, the pandemic has posed unique challenges for people with disabilities. For adults and children with autism,...
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Fri, 07/24/2020 - 10:12am
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Connections: Discussing new guidelines for autism screenings

New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend specific autism screenings during well visits when children are 18 month and 24 months...
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Mon, 03/23/2020 - 10:29am
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New autism center promises ‘one-stop hub’ for services

A new center for people with autism and their families has opened in Rochester. The Golisano Autism Center is a “one-stop hub” for services and support...
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 6:42am
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Connections: How to help young adults with intellectual disabilities transition into the adult world

What do young adults with intellectual disabilities and their caregivers need to know as they prepare to exit the school system? It's a question that...
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Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:18am
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Connections: New York State's optional ID cards for people with intellectual disabilities

New York State has launched new, optional ID cards for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The goal is to help law enforcement and...
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Fri, 03/01/2019 - 9:47am
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Connections: The film, "The Limits of My World"

A film called "The Limits of My World" tells the story of a nonverbal young man with autism as he transitions from high school to adulthood. It will be...
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Fri, 11/09/2018 - 9:43am
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