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18415
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Schopler discusses treatment and education of autistic and related communication-handicapped children, and how the idea that the children's behavior shapes the parent's behavior has made its way into the clinical procedures in North Carolina's state agency structure, the psychiatry department of UNC Chapel Hill's Medical school.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 51 Issue 4, Spring 1986, p23-32, map
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29881
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Full Spectrum Farms is a revolutionary therapy center in Cullowhee, North Carolina. This nonprofit group assists those with autism spectrum disorder in learning useful trades, developing social skills and building personal relationships within a natural setting. Clients learn how to garden, harvest vegetables, and sell their products at the local farmer’s market.
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36570
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Inspired by the Peanuts comic strip’s character and his trademark blanket, a nonprofit organization started in Denver in 1998 to offer blankets for children experiencing critical illnesses, accidents, homelessness, abuse, neglect, school shootings, and natural disasters. Known as “blanketeers,” Asheville’s local chapter of Linus creates blankets for children with autism, as well as children experiencing anxiety, stress, and insomnia.
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36477
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Illustrating the research-based positive emotional and psychological impact of pet ownership is pet therapy. Involving trained animals contributing to stress reduction in humans, pet therapy takes place in in facilities such as hospitals, correctional institutions, and homeless shelters. Examples of facilities offering pet therapy mentioned are Reuter Children’s Outpatient Hospital and UNC Asheville’s Peers Educating Peers and Advancing Health Program (PEPAH).