Category: Education

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DSM V Under Attack

BEFORE YOU READ ANYTHING ELSE: Dr. Lord said that the study numbers are probably exaggerated because the research team relied on old data, collected by doctors who were not aware of what kinds of behaviors...

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Blogaround: The Loud Hands Project

If you haven’t heard of The Loud Hands Project, then I apologize for not telling you of this wonderful project that is part of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network‘s new programming for 2012. Loud Hands...

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Self-fulfilling Prophecies

We are getting ready to move to the DC metro area in a couple of months. The move talk has been exciting and I will miss the people I have come to know in the...

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Are You Standing In Their Way?

Sorry to my Autistic audience… this post is meant for the non-autistic parents in my audience. ——- This is a conglomeration of thought based on several things I have read and conversations I’ve had recently, and quite...

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ASDay: 1 Year Later

There is something to be said about inspiring, upbeat blogging. It creates a sense of worth in all who read it. Last year, what I wrote, I felt was inspiring and upbeat looking at all...

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New year. New school. New problems.

In case you can’t tell, the theme for today is “NEW”! You may recall that last year we moved out of my mom’s house and into an apartment. By doing so, we moved out of...

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iPad-Daniel Update and Classroom Education

As many of you know from my chronicling, Daniel has settled in nicely with his iPad and uses it at home, at school and in the community. He does a great job of everything but...

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To Old Friends and Family

When I speak of Autism, please know I love your support and understanding. When I speak of my Autistic children, please know I understand them very well because I’ve been diagnosed myself. When I speak...

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The Wandering Code

It’s like dueling banjos over at Change.org and on Twitter. On the one side, you have the National Autism Association sending out regular tweets and getting “their side” to sign their petition. Their petition states...