What is Autism?

Posted on April 22, 2016


你听说过吗?它的Autism Awareness Month– the Cairo Tower in Egypt, the Empire State Building in the US, City Hall in Tel Aviv, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, and many other buildings around the world were bathed in the color blue on April 2 to raise global awareness of Autism.

So what do you know about this disorder? Are you up on the latest medical developments? No? Then grab that mouse and start looking in our Gale products for the answers!

Here are a few bits to pique your interest:

  • Did you know that Autism was apparent in people prior to the Civil War (but not diagnosed as such)? See 2016Smithsonianmagazine in一般一个文件
  • 你可能听说过的动物行为学家和作家,寺格朗丹的,但你知道她的畜牧业广泛的影响?看到简历在上下文
  • From ourGale eBooks(GVRL)collection,自闭症的手册和广泛性发育障碍提供大量的权威信息
  • Not sure how to approach the topic with younger kids? Try ourKids InfoBitsarticle, “Autism Spectrum Disorder,” (Diseases and Conditions, Gale, 2016) – it offers clear facts at an appropriate reading and comprehension level.

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10 Ways Your Child With Special Needs Can Benefit From a Trip To The Library

children's nonfiction

By Karen Wang, via The Friendship Circle Special Needs Resources

每天,有420万名美国人参观图书馆. Are you one of them?

Almost every town in America has a public library, but many families of children with special needs shy away from libraries, often for behavioral reasons. These are the families who could benefit the most from the library!

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