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APRIL 2014 Issue

Autism Awareness Month

FEATURES

EPILEPSY SERIES PART 3: ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS (AED'S) USED IN THOSE WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES: FOR BETTER OR WORSE? By Seth M. Keller, MD

HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS By Desiree Kameka and Tamie Hopp

GENETIC ALLIANCE: GENETIC ADVANCES IN AUTISM: LEADING THE WAY TO ADVANCED CARE By Silvia De Rubeis, PHD and Joseph D Buxbaum, PHD

BOND OF BROTHERS By Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty

SKILLS ASSESSMENT FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM By Angela Persicke, MA, BCBA and Jonathan Tarbox, PHD, BCBA-D

A JOURNEY TO MUSIC THERAPY By Toby Williams, MA, MT-BC, LCAT

HOW FAMILIES CAN MAXIMIZE INSURANCE: COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SERVICES By Lauren Agoratus. M.A.

BODY MINISTRY AT THE OXFORD VINYARD By Kathleen Deyer Bolduc

SUGGESTIONS TO HELP YOUR CHILD WITH AUTISM EAT BETTER By Pamela Young Perry OTR/L

FINDING THE BEST EMPLOYERS FOR YOUNG ADULTS ON THE SPECTRUM By Terri White, M.P.S.

HELPING STUDENTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM NAVIGATE THE COLLEGE SEARCH AND APPLICATION PROCESS By Kelly Imperial, MSW Candidate '14

ARE THERE BENEFITS OF ONLINE LEARNING FOR STUDENTS WITH HIGHFUNCTIONING AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS? By Laura Sabella, M.ED. and Jennifer Hart, M.ED.

HOPES AND DREAMS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM: WILL THEY COME TRUE? By Amy Goodman

DEPARTMENTS

ANCORA IMPARO: SPELL BOUND By Rick Rader, MD

NEW PRODUCTS

FROM THE COACH'S CORNER: COACHING IN THE "BIG TIME!" By Tom Curry

MASSMUTUAL SPECIAL CARE: WHAT TO TELL LOVED ONES ABOUT YOUR FAMILY'S FINANCIAL STRATEGY

WHAT'S HAPPENING

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DEVELOPMENTALMEDICINE AND DENTISTRY: RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH ID/DD By H. Barry Waldman, DDS, MPH, PHD, Steven M. Eidelman, MSW, MBA Kristin Compton, DMD, Steven P. Perlman, DDS, MSCH, DHL (Hon)

ERIC'S MOM: THE POWER OF COLOR By Rosalie LaRocco

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

MILITARY

2014 AUTISM AWARENESS AND SPECIAL NEEDS AREA EVENTS FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

MEDICARE, MEDICAID AND TITLE V PROGRAMS FOR FAMILES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

PUZZLES & CAMO: COURAGE TO MAKE THE SACRIFICE By Shelly L. Huhtanen