Tag Archives: Autism

Ease the transition of back to school with these tips

For most parents, the anticipation of back to school begins when the summer dismissal bell rings at the end of the year.  For parents of children with special needs, summertime is the time to regroup and just the thought of … Continue reading

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Review of “aquamarine blue 5: Personal Stories of College Students with Autism”

Consider what would happen if you were in unfamiliar surroundings among strangers who understood more about the world they lived in than you do.  Think about living your entire life in a world that does not understand you.  Such is … Continue reading

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Aspie fighting for independence-is she ready?

My daughter is 18 years old, a rising senior, and as far as I can tell unable to handle the responsibilities of an adult.  Part of this is my fault, and I take full responsibility for it.  I failed in … Continue reading

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William Stillman redefines the autistic experience in “Autism and the God Connection”

In his introduction, William Stillman asks his readers who are unfamiliar with autism and autism-spectrum disorders to always presume intellect when meeting someone who is autistic.  For a long time, autistic children and adults have been labeled mentally retarded or … Continue reading

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