Commissioner of Education’s visit

October 31, 2019

Massachusetts' Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jeff Riley, made a special appearance at the Milestones Day School, an accredited and approved Chapter 766 private therapeutic school in Waltham serving students with challenges in executive functioning, sensory integration, and social pragmatics, to gain a deeper understanding of the school's mission, classroom facilities, and premier comprehensive programming that serves out-of-district special…

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Online Safety

October 11, 2016

The internet can be a wonderful tool for research, socializing and learning about everything you can ever imagine. For children and adults, the internet or social media can be an easier place to communicate and...

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Famous People with Autism

October 4, 2016

While autism spectrum disorders have gained recent notoriety and been the subject of much scientific research, it is not a new disorder. Men and women from across the world and throughout history have shown evidence...

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Depression and Autism

September 20, 2016

According to Autism Speaks, children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a higher rate of psychiatric disorders than that of the general population. Research suggests that autism shares a genetic basis with several...

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Autism and Tourette Syndrome

September 13, 2016

Tourette syndrome is an inherited neurological disorder with onset in childhood, characterized by the presence of multiple physical (motor) tics and at least one vocal tic; these tics characteristically come and go. It is a...

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Spotting the Early Signs of Autism

September 6, 2016

As a parent, you don’t want to think about struggles your child may have. You really want to protect them from the harsh world around them and make everything better, easier. But, like many things...

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