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Resource Topic: Autism Spectrum Disorder


Autism Acceptance Month: Words Matter

April 13, 2021  |  Pediatric Therapy  |  By Lindsey Cooper, MA, CCC-SLP

April is Autism Acceptance Month. You may have previously heard this month referred to as Autism Awareness Month. Acceptance versus awareness. What’s the difference between these two terms, and does it really matter which we use? What’s the difference? Autism Awareness Month originated in April 1970 by the Autism Society. At that time, 1 in […]

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Words Matter: Breaking down the term “red flags”

September 14, 2020  |  Uncategorized  |  By Encompass

Words Matter:  Breaking down the term “red flags” [1]  Maya Angelou said, “When you know better, you do better.” This is a guiding principle for us at Encompass Pediatric Therapy- as we learn new information from research, societal development, and current events, we are dedicated to doing better. In an effort to do better, it’s […]

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Profectum Parent Toolbox

July 29, 2019  |   |  By Encompass

A free online webcast series and workbook for parents. The goal of the Profectum Parent Toolbox is to encourage and empower you to build a strong relationship with your child while fostering his or her development.

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Autism Speaks First Concern to Action Tool Kit

April 15, 2019  |   |  By Encompass

This “First Concern to Action Tool Kit” from Autism Speaks provides specific resources and tools to help guide you on the journey from your first concern regarding your child’s development to action.

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