international issues

International Issues Committee Newsletter

The following is a newsletter from the TASH International Issues Committee. If you’d like additional information about the TASH International Issues Committee or contributing an article to this newsletter, please send an e-mail to Julia White at… read more

Inclusion in Our Schools: Why?

Inclusion means that students are in one class where each participates and comes together to make up the whole. Thus, the argument is not whether we should have special needs students in our classes but rather that we must have them present because they are an integral component of a class. Simply stated,… read more

Korean Parents’ Accounts of Behavioral Intervention Services

Every year, increasing numbers of children in Korea are diagnosed as having autism spectrum disorder. With more children diagnosed with autism, there are more demands for behavioral therapy. I had opportunities to interview several Korean parents who have children with autism and received behavioral intervention services. Interestingly, it seems that Korean parents did not like… read more

Autism Training in China

The Five Project, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is committed to strengthening the capacity of families and educational programs in China to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities, with a focus on developmental disabilities such as autism. The author began volunteering with children with autism in China in 1992, and after… read more