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  • Autism-friendly performances make Broadway musicals accesible

    The Theatre Development Fund has announced a new autism-friendly production of Matilda The Musical at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway. The performance will take place as a matinee at 1:30 pm on Feb. 1. The Theatre Development Fund began its Autism Theatre Initiative in 2011 with a production of The Lion King. The event proved Continue Reading

  • iPad Apps and Children with Autism

    By Jennifer Nairne “Autism Spectrum Disorders” is a phrase used to describe a range of complex developmental disabilities, usually “classic” autism, Asperger syndrome, and “atypical autism”. Although different people may exhibit symptoms with similar features, for reasons not yet understood, the degree of severity can vary drastically. Behavioral problems and repetitive actions are typical to Continue Reading