CCSN is an interdisciplinary clinic specializing in the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with complex developmental disabilities, in particular those with:
As is almost always the case, it started out with a child. In 1973 there were few opportunities for children with Autism. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and its Federal predecessor PL: 94-142 were several years away from passage, and the notion that a child’s Autism was caused by his or her mother’s emotional rejection was still accepted in many parts of the professional community.
Reading for Meaning: 8 Strategies to Help Your Child Become a More Advanced Reader
Reading only matters if you can understand what you read. For some children with developmental disabilities, they may be able to read the words and sentences accurately and fluently, but without actually understanding what they have read. Understanding what you read leads to enjoyment of books and success across academic areas. It is also essential in our advanced world where the written word opens doors.