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How to Interact with the Autistic child in Your Family Over the Holidays

With most neuro-diverse children, like Autistic children, the Christmas season can be very overwhelming. This overwhelm can be hard for any neuro-typical child or adult to understand. There are many different ways during the holidays to make sure the Autistic child in your family is not completely left out and ignored due to their differences. […]

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Discipline Methods That Do Not Work For Us

Every child is different and every child with Autism Spectrum Disorder is no exception to the rule. There are many different discipline methods out there. You’ll hear all kinds of advice, solicited or not, about what to do to discipline and change certain behaviors in your child. Those people, however, no matter if they are […]

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Show Me One Person Cured of Autism…. I’ll Wait!

As I was growing up I have always had experience working with kids and adults with disabilities. Admittedly not as much experience with Autism as I did with Downs Syndrome but I still did know and work with, generally adults, with Autism. Even with this experience I only knew about the stereotypical behaviors of Autism […]

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Vaccines Did Not Cause My Daughter’s Autism

I would be lying if I said, before becoming a mother, I never feared having a child with Autism or any other developmental delay. I knew no matter what I would love my child, but I did not know how I could handle raising a child with special needs. As my child was born, I […]

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Our Autism Diagnosis Story

Three weeks ago, my three and a half year old daughter, Gwenie, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is a bright, intelligent yet non-verbal, active and happy little girl. When did we start suspecting? When Gwenie was just shy of two years old she hadn’t really started talking. She would say a couple random […]

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Tully Movie Review: Losing Yourself in Motherhood

*spoilers* Over the weekend, the night before Mother’s Day, I went and saw Tully. I am a typical mother. I stay at home/work at home with my two wonderful kids. I can get very lonely. I can get very deprived of some sort of adult interaction. I finally got a chance to get out with […]

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