Autism

Autism Awareness Month
April is National Autism Awareness Month. Autism spectrum disorder, refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication, as well as by unique strengths and differences.
Special Kids Get Special Abilities Night
Kids with special needs or those on the autism spectrum often have difficulty in crowded, noisy situations with bright lights.  Now, Storybookland, a local amusement park is offering special needs kids an opportunity to enjoy the park in a much more subdued way.
Autism More Prevalent in New Jersey
One in 68 kids is diagnosed with autism in our country, but it affects one in 45 kids in New Jersey.  Boys are five times more likely than in girls to have autism and it is likely that there is at least one autistic boy in on every classroom in New Jersey...

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