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Shannon Des Roches Rosa

Is autistic behavior always communication?

Senior editor of Thinking Person's Guide to Autism and mother of an autistic teenaged son, Shannon Des Roches Rosa, questions the mantra "behavior is communication". When are autistic behaviors communication, and when are they not?

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Join the Angelman Revolution!

There's a revolution going on! A revolution by and for people with Angelman syndrome. Angelman syndrome is a genetic syndrome that occurs in about 1 in 15,000 children.