Yearly Archive: 2010

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Only the beginning!

To give a timeline, April 2010, iPad + Wifi was unleashed upon the world; Daniel turned 6 yrs old; and what was to come was still unknown. In June, Shannon Rosa wrote on BlogHer about...

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iHelp for Special Needs

As you all know, I’ve been working hard to get Daniel an iPad, hopefully by Christmas. Since starting, we have raised over $300 to this end. There are other people who have said they will...

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iPad for Daniel Campaign

In my last blog, I spoke of our accident, our move, and how thankful I am for what I have. But the grim reality is setting in. We have next to no money for Christmas...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s been nearly a month since I last posted, and I do apologize for that. A couple of weeks ago we were in a car accident. While none of us had to be in the...

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Autism and Who I Am

When I was first diagnosed with my many Anxiety Disorders, I felt like I was wrong, that I was crazy. I felt crazy because I couldn’t shake the anxiety feelings. I knew that anxiety was...

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ASD: Autistics Speaking Day

When I heard about Communication Shutdown, which is a simulation for those without Autism Spectrum Disorders to understand the isolation felt by those who are, I slightly chuckled inside. Autism is a difficult condition to...

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The Way I Am

My last post was about disagreements with NTs that leave me feeling inadequate. Today, I had a great conversation with a wonderful set of moms who I don’t always agree with and who sometimes don’t...

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The Vicious Cycle

I had an argument on a parent list that I’ve been a part of for just over a year. I love the organization’s leader as she’s also Aspie and great to bounce ideas on. But...