Category: Self Help

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Mistakes, Correcting them, Moving on…

Home » Archive by category: “Self Help” (Page 3) When I first left for college, I thought things would be great. Then I moved in with my first roommate who scared and intimidated me beyond...

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Back to School, Focus on Life

Home » Archive by category: “Self Help” (Page 3) We’re quickly approaching the first day of school. My 6 yr old is very excited as he gets his favorite 1st grade teacher. My 5 yr...

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On Being Disabled

Home » Archive by category: “Self Help” (Page 3) This is an emotional subject for me. I don’t typically like to think about it as it hurts. In my nearly 28 yrs living, or the...

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Sensory, Special Needs Catalogs

Home » Archive by category: “Self Help” (Page 3) My good friend at the Dallas Morning News Mom Blog created a post today about a set of Special Needs catalogs. It got me thinking about...

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Hodge Podge #1

Home » Archive by category: “Self Help” (Page 3) Three things have happened in the Autism world. Parenthoodstarted airing on NBC last week. Last night was the second episode. The episodes are also available to...

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Support Groups, Meetups, and Social Gatherings

Home » Archive by category: “Self Help” (Page 3) Last night, I decided to go to an Asperger’s support group. It’s for both adults with and parents of. I was 5 minutes late because we...

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Now We’re Cooking…

Home » Archive by category: “Self Help” (Page 3) Until about 18 months ago,  I never cooked.  My repertoire consisted of breakfast foods & I was lovingly dubbed “The Frozen Food Queen” by my family. ...

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Understanding Grief

Home » Archive by category: “Self Help” (Page 3) I’m thinking about this because of a discussion that started on a listserv I’m a member. What does it mean to grieve? Should we not grieve...

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The Floortime Approach

Home » Archive by category: “Self Help” (Page 3) We are looking into starting a floortime/DIR approach with both of our boys. I have been thinking about it and feel this is the best way...