April Rain Song
Let the rain kiss you
Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops
Let the rain sing you a lullaby
The rain makes still pools on the sidewalk
The rain makes running pools in the gutter
The rain plays a little sleep song on our roof at night
And I love the rain.
The Month of April is;
Autism Society of America
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 3oo
Bethesda, MD 20814-3067
Autism is a spectrum disorder, and although it is defined by a certain set of behaviors, children and adults with autism can exhibit any combination of these behaviors in any degree of severity. Two children, both with the same diagnosis, can act completely different from one another and have varying capabilities.
Every person with autism is an individual, and like all individuals, has a unique personality and combination of characteristics. Some individuals mildly affected may exhibit only slight delays in language and greater challenges with social interactions. They may have difficulty initiating and/or maintaining a conversation. Their communication is often described as talking at others instead of to them. (For example, monologue on a favorite subject that continues despite attempts by others to interject comments).
People with autism also process and respond to information in unique ways. In some cases, aggressive and/or self-injurious behavior may be present. Persons with autism may also exhibit some of the following traits:
Want to know more? Take a Free online course.
The online course will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. The course covers the following areas:
Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder
Transition to Adulthood
More Information and Resources
At the end of the course you will be able to download a certificate of completion. The certificate is in PDF format and you will need Adobe Reader to open and/or print it.
Come on out and join us in San Diego, CA on;
Saturday April 14, 2007
SDASA invites you to go All Out for Autism! Join us for a special evening of delicious food, creative cocktails and lively entertainment. Our 7th annual fundraiser is slated to be the best event yet. You’ll certainly get in the mood with Coronado Big Band’s 16-piece ensemble playing Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Glen Miller and more. Professional swing dancers will dazzle you with their moves, incredible door prizes, food by French Gourmet, all to benefit SDASA’s program, CAMP I CAN.
Have a safe and fun April Fools Day, everyone!
N Posted by Rain at 4/01/2007 08:46:00 AM