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Welcome Spectrums readers! We are excited to announce that the Spring 2017 issue has arrived. We have 10,000 print copies of the Spring 2017 issue of Spectrums Magazine to be distributed by mail to subscribers and to over 390 locations in the Portland metro and Southwest Washington area during April 2017. 

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Featured articles include:

A Journey of Music & Magic • The Big Deal about Small Talk • Autism Does Not Define Me • Consumer Advocacy in Autism Research • Swindells Resource Center • Choose Your Battles • Understanding Neurodiversity • A Parent/Teacher’s Guide to an IEP Meeting • Autism Service Animals in the IEP? • Autistic Burnout and Aging • A Spectrum of Support • Family Navigators • Parents, Precision Medicine, Autism and Genetics • Provider Partner Directory • Autism Empowerment Events