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Jennifer Bricker! Never Say Can’t!

Apr 29, 2015 | No Comments
Jennifer Bricker! Never Say Can’t!

I can’t help thinking about how many times I have’t pushed one of the kid’s into something because I thought, “they can’t.” Warning – grab tissues before you watch this. #autism #anythingispossible

Off the Page: Age-Appropriate eBooks for Readers with Obstacles

Apr 23, 2015 | No Comments

http://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/off-the-page-age-appropriate-ebooks-for-readers-with-obstacles Having been a teacher of at-risk high school students, I’m going to go out on a limb and declare a recent innovation by two teachers from New Zealand to be the

3 Things I Want Others to Know About Living with Autism

Apr 9, 2015 | No Comments
3 Things I Want Others to Know About Living with Autism

Read and see more posts from Autism Speaks great series called, “In their Own Words.” https://www.autismspeaks.org/wordpress-tags/our-own-words

Autism Art

Feb 1, 2015 | No Comments
Autism Art

There is a confirmed link autism and art, so much so that there is actually a subcategory of autism art. We spoke at an autism conference with Temple Grandin recently and she told us how she got jobs as a teenager and a young adult. She liked art and to embroider western shirts.  She effectively was wearing a […]

2015 Autism New Year’s Resolutions

Dec 30, 2014 | No Comments
2015 Autism New Year’s Resolutions

Autism parents – what will be your New Year’s Resolution for 2015? Is there such a thing as a “new year” for parent’s of kid’s on the spectrum?  Or are we all locked into a, “survive one more day” mentality where the same 24-hours just repeats itself day-after-countess-day until the delineation of weekday, weekend, month, […]

Autism increase due to paperwork?

Dec 5, 2014 | No Comments

Many speculated that the diagnosis rates for autism would increase when DSM 5 came out. It would be safe to assume that a large portion of the 60% the author refers to would be attributed to a simple change in the paperwork. One of the biggest changes was that Aspergers was folded into the autism spectrum. […]