After Jerry Seinfeld’s revelation, Roberta Hill of Autism Daily Newscast conducted an interview via Skype with Dr. Michael Cameron of Pacific Child and Associates. The interview discusses Jerry Seinfeld’s statement about being on the autism spectrum and what this means to the autism community, self diagnosis, autism research including brain activity, and the broadness of the spectrum.
Read the article and see Dr. Cameron’s interview here: http://www.autismdailynewscast.com/jerry-seinfeld-im-on-the-autism-spectrum-interview-with-dr-cameron/18636/robertahill/
Pacific Child & Family Associates shared their exclusive infographic, which shows a timeline of autism spectrum disorder, with Parents.com.
See it here.
The documented history of autism is relatively short, with the term “autism” first being used just over a century ago in 1911. Within the past 100 years, what scientists and society knows and understands about autism have come a long way. During this time, unique and sometimes disturbing theories and treatments have been tested. In a recent article for Savvy Auntie, Dr. Michael J. Cameron presents four facts regarding autism that include the most surprising and unknown pieces of autism history.
Visit Savvy Auntie and read the article here.
The documented history of autism is relatively short, with the term “autism” first being used just over a century ago in 1911. Within the past 100 years, what scientists and society knows and understands about autism have come a long way. During this time, unique and sometimes disturbing theories and treatments have been tested. In a recent article for Grand, the Digital Magazine for Grandparents and their Families, Dr. Michael J. Cameron presents four facts regarding autism that include the most surprising and unknown pieces of autism history.
Visit Grand and read the article here.
In his latest blog post for The Huffington Post, Dr. Michael J. Cameron shares tips on communication, visiting family and friends, religious services, and traveling to help families prepare a child with ASD for a season full of holiday cheer:
Read the post here.
In the Fall 2014 issue of AUTISM SPECTRUM NEWS, Dr. Michael Cameron explains how modern technology interferes with relationship-building for kids with ASD. According to Dr. Cameron, “the more a person with ASD interacts with technology, the more likely they will be to build barriers to real life conversations and become dependent upon their fabricated ‘friend.'”
Read the full article here.
Writer Judy Koutsky speaks with Dr. Michael Cameron, PhD., about what we can do to make Halloween safe and fun for kids on the spectrum. Dr. Cameron provides tips on choosing a costume, navigating the neighborhood, eating the candy, trick or treat etiquette, and ending the evening.
Read Ms. Koutsky’s article for P&G Everyday here: http://www.pgeveryday.com/family-life/parenting/article/autism-and-halloween-5-tips-for-parents
For some useful tips for preparing a child in the spectrum for participation in the festivities of Halloween, read Dr. Cameron’s latest article with Huffington Post:
Huffington Post [Your Child With Autism and the Ghosts, Goblins & Witches Among Him] (10-9-14)
In an interview with Autism Parenting Magazine, Susan Tirella, M.Ed, BCBA, the Executive Director at Autism Continuum Therapies (a Pacific Child and Family Associates Company), shares her insights regarding recent changes made to US policy that will potentially affect thousands of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
Autism Parenting Magazine
For a child with autism spectrum disorder, developing a new skill can manifest a significant level of stress, uncertainties and disinterest, resulting in fear of failure. Successful instruction requires much more generic task sequences. There are multiple variables to consider, including the child’s personal interests, skills, weaknesses, aversions and motivators.
Read the full article here:
Huffington Post [Learning New Skills Through Applied Behavior Analysis] (9-22-14)