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• Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew – https://docs.google.com/document/d/1C5lqLimIAEr5Ap-XYM0JNtzL-feCFZlSXndDkFmm0Nw/mobilebasic?pli=1 • 5 companies that leverage the unique talents of people on the autism spectrum – http://blog.sfgate.com/lshumaker/2013/05/24/5-companies-that-leverage-the-unique-talents-of-people-on-the-autism-spectrum/  • Understanding and Treating Self-Injurious Behavior – http://www.autism.com/symptoms_self-injury  • Controlling self-injurious and assaultive behavior in autism – http://www.autism.com/treating_self-injurious • Autism and Probiotics – http://www.customprobiotics.com/autism.htm  • Why use …

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TRIUMPH IN ADVERSITY

My name is Nneka Obiagwu, and this is the story of my journey overcoming obstacles and adversity ranging from fibroid complications, infertility, miraculous delivery of two exceptional boys and sailing on through a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder. I was born and bred in the eastern part of Nigeria in the 70’s and all …

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HOW TO BODY BRUSH AN AUTISTIC KID

Most autistic children also have a condition called sensory integration disorder. This neurological condition results from the brain’s inability to integrate certain information from the five basic sensory systems in the body. Body brushing replicates movements or stimulus and stimulates the immature primitive reflexes and calms and soothes the nervous system in an autistic child. …

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AUTISM RELATED WANDERING

Last year, the Lagos autism community experienced its biggest wandering related scare when one of our kids on the spectrum wandered away from his home in Ikorodu. His family quickly sprang into action releasing pictures and comprehensive information about him. The community helped spread the word via radio, print and social media because we all …

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A CLARION CALL

2011 It goes without saying that having a child diagnosed with a disability inadvertently places a huge strain on a family’s finances especially as in most cases you find that the mothers make the decision to resign from their jobs to assume primary care of the child thereby reducing the family’s earning power. In Nigeria …

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