Tag: Actuality

Mind, Emotion, and the Spectrum of Autism

  Daniel J. Siegel M.D.Last month was Autism Awareness month and I’m writing today to remind us that autism continues to be a compelling global issue that consumes the tireless efforts of families and professionals throughout the year. In our human family, there are many ways the now seven billion (and rising) of us live

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NSU’s College of Dental Medicine Receives $3.4 Million Grant to Enhance Dental Care and Access for People with Autism

HHS Grant Will Fund Curriculum Development and Resident Training    FT. LAUDERDALE–DAVIE, Fla., July 30, 2015 Dentists and other health care providers who treat patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) require special training to understand the skills and techniques needed to care for this growing population. Romer Ocanto, D.D.S., M.S., CAGS, chair of the Department of

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Governor Scott Signs Historic Law to Provide Attorneys for Dependent Children with Special Needs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 25, 2014 /  — Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a measure that will provide attorneys to protect dependent children with special needs who are in the legal custody of the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)—Florida’s most vulnerable. The Florida Legislature also appropriated $4.5 million to fund attorneys to

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