Program helps autistic children learn, grow

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Saul Duenas, left, tries to get ENMRSH autism interventionist Steffany Garcia to guess a clue during a charades portion of a board game Thursday afternoon at the Duenas residence. Garcia sets up a program to reinforce the importance of following instructions, and said board games are one of many components. […]

Living with autism

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Courtesy photo Brenden Webb, 5, relaxes in a swing. Brenden has autism, and though he is able to participate in many activities typical for a child of his age, his condition presents challenges as well. By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Brenden Webb just celebrated his fifth birthday. The curly-haired bundle of energy likes finding […]

Understanding autism: One mother's story

Courtesy Photo Brenden Webb, 5, relaxes in a swing. Brenden has autism, and though he is able to particpate in many activities typical for a child of his age, his condition presents challenges as well. Tonya Fennell: Cannon Connections Brenden Webb just celebrated his fifth birthday. The curly-haired bundle of energy likes finding rocks, playing […]