Autism ATRIUM

An educational initiative for individuals and families affected by autism.

Recognizing Autism: Arizona Case Illustrates Need for Training

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Autism ATRIUM, Featured | 0 comments

A bodycam video was released by Buckeye Police Department that showed an encounter between one of its officers and a 14-year-old boy with autism.

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Autism & Wandering: A Heartbreaking Start to July

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Autism ATRIUM, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Autism & Wandering: A Heartbreaking Start to July

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Is Your Child Safe on the School Bus?

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Autism ATRIUM, Featured | 0 comments

Is Your Child Safe on the School Bus?

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Autism & Wandering: A Guide for First Responders

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Autism ATRIUM, Featured | 0 comments

Autism & Wandering: A Guide for First Responders

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Autism & Sound Sensitivity: More Than Just a Mild Issue

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Autism ATRIUM, Featured | 0 comments

It could be a certain song, word, or inflection that causes a strong reaction.

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Six Steps to Getting the Best Medical Care For Your Child with Autism

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Autism ATRIUM, Featured | 0 comments

by Leslie Phillips One of the most challenging aspects of being a caregiver of a person with autism is finding proper medical care. Some people with autism are nonverbal and unable to communicate pain or discomfort in traditional ways. Others may have strong verbal skills but still are not reliable reporters of health issues. This problem is greatly compounded by physicians who, too hastily, attribute changes in behavior or bowel habits, staring spells and any number of symptoms to “it’s just the autism.” In fact, there is overwhelming evidence that certain medical conditions occur at a...

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