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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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A Neurodiversity Organization for Non-Autistics?

My deepest apologies for the lack of updates. A lot of what I’ve wanted to talk about is part of my Autreat presentation (separate links for those looking at the pages). As I’m unsure who...

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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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Inspiration? Really?

Lots of things have brought about this post. It is a culmination of events over the past few years. When we moved to Dallas, I found most everyone was biomed. Those that weren’t became so....

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Awareness? Acceptance! Accommodation…

Today is Autism Acceptance Day. Tomorrow is Autism Awareness Day. Next week the boys have their birthdays. This month is supposed to be devoted to Autism. After today, I realize more than ever the need...

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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...

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iReward App Review

Daniel has been really enjoying his iPad this past week and a half. Being home and iced in, it’s been nice for him to have some familiarity to his day. We just bought Stories2Learn this...

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Ice Days, Power Outage and More

We are in day 2 of ice/weather days. The Super Bowl is in 5 days. And the power has gone out twice this morning. The boys are handling school being out relatively fine. I taught...