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ABA Basics for Autism and Beyond: Consequence Power

ABA Basics for Autism and Beyond: Consequence Power

The science behind ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) is the science of learning and behaviour. With a little understanding of the principles, there’s nothing we can’t teach. In fact, every teacher […]

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Getting personal : In the beginning

Getting personal : In the beginning

We all are multidimensional beings. Each of us has different focus, strengths and interests.  Overly simplified the human dimensions are animal, intellectual, spiritual and social. I lived my life predominantly […]

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Introducing: ALS Unlimited

Introducing: ALS Unlimited

“Honestly Tommy, we’re not getting out of this one alive.” – Don Manns (a friend) One of the first things people learn about ALS is that there is no known […]

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Autism Skill Building: 7 simple iPad games

Autism Skill Building: 7 simple iPad games

It’s a common issue: there are environments where it’s not appropriate to be loud or in constant motion, and while people might be willing to make some exception for children, they […]

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Autism Awareness: 5 Events to Keep it Blue in The 6ix

Autism Awareness: 5 Events to Keep it Blue in The 6ix

  Autism awareness month is great, but just because April is over, it doesn’t mean we have to turn off that blue light. Here are five ways you can extend autism awareness […]

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Autism at all Ages: Tips for Teaching Personal Care

Autism at all Ages: Tips for Teaching Personal Care

Independence in personal care skills is arguably one of the most important skills to teach at any time, but even more so for older people on the spectrum. Often, when it […]

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The Changes to Autism Funding in Ontario

Big changes to autism funding in Ontario hit the news last week, and while it doesn’t really affect the teens or adults, I think it’s worth discussing. The Changes: $333 million […]

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Introducing: Perspiration and Butterscotch

Introducing: Perspiration and Butterscotch

Hello! I’m joining the ranks here on Different is Cool to bring a little flavour from the land of autism and Behaviour Science. I want to connect to those who […]

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Is High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome Associated with High Functioning Brilliance?

Is High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome Associated with High Functioning Brilliance?

Many people known to be diagnosed in the spectrum of autism are brilliant scientists, anthropologists, physicists, mathematicians, and economists. Albert Einstein and Newton were both considered to be “consistent” in […]

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DisC Proudly Supports: RASP Books & An Anthology of Dyslexic Writing

DisC Proudly Supports: RASP Books & An Anthology of Dyslexic Writing

[Image: Famous People with Dyslexia]   Different Is Cool is very excited that our original Patron of Cool, Margaret Atwood, has turned us on to a most worthwhile cause, RASP Books, […]

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