• Understanding Autism from the Inside

    “Academics came easily to me. The rest of life—not so much.”

Do you know what happens to autistic children?

They become autistic adults; adults who grow-up, work (many jobs sometimes), get married, and have children of their own. Yes—you read correctly. We GET MARRIED, and often HAVE CHILDREN. Do not misunderstand me; I do not presume to say that every single autistic child will marry, have children, and have …

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What if the whole world had Asperger’s?

Some random musing for this morning… Last week I was poking around the internet as I usually do and I came across a headline that said, Does our brains need protection from the modern world? It was an article on the autism speaks website. The article talked about a psychologist …

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Surfer’s for Autism Guest Post by Robbie Cox

Yesterday I told you all that I met some great people, many authors, this past weekend.  Robbie Cox, from The Mess That is Me, blog is one of those awesome people. We met at the book awards, and when he gave me his card, the name of his blog stood …

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So Many People are Touched by Autism

I owe you all many blog posts about our weekend in Miami at the Reader’s Favorites awards—interesting little tid bits that I learned along the way. I met many wonderful people, and incredible authors.  I know I have said this before, but EVERYWHERE I GO, I MEET SOMEONE WHO HAS …

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Air Travel with ASD Children

Aspie Teen and I traveled to Miami this past weekend.  This was the first time that he has traveled by air since he was two years old. A Two-year-old Aspie Teen (obviously not a teen then) was an interesting child to fly with. Luckily, he remained impressed with watching cartoons …

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Face Blindness: I’m Prepared This Time

   Do you recognize this guy?  I wouldn’t have! I was reviewing my emails, and event schedule from Reader’s Favorites this morning. The email listed the names and titles of some of the people who will be guest speakers at the awards ceremony this weekend. It says, “Our guest speakers …

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Preparing to Travel: Packing Day Jitters

I am a planner; I over plan. Today Aspie Teen and I need to pack for our trip to Miami. We fly out tomorrow morning for our weekend attending the Reader’s Favorite Awards Ceremony, and to attend the Miami International Book Fair. I am sure we are going to have …

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Asperger’s: Grab a Copy of “Grace Figures Out School”

I am always exciting to see new books published that will help the world understand more about Asperger’s Syndrome.  Grace Figures Out School is written by Leslie Burby. Leslie is the editor of Autism Parenting Magazine (a wonderful publication that I encourage you to check out). Although, the book’s release date is …

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When the Hot Water Just Isn’t Hot Enough

Ever have one of those days? When you are so out of sorts that even your super sensitiveness shuts down on you.  You go from being hyper-sensitive, to being hypo-sensitive—today has been one of those days. Hubby has been home for hours, and I am only now relaxed enough to …

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ASD/Adderall Observation

Long before I was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, I carried an ADD diagnosis. Adderall was prescribed for me in 2007 and I have been taking it fairly regularly ever since. Of course, I cannot take Adderall while pregnant so there have been some breaks. I have missed my Adderall during …

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    Twirling Naked in the Streets and No One Noticed by Jeannie Davide-Rivera

    Twirling Naked in the Streets and No One Noticed

    by Jeannie Davide-Rivera

    Giveaway ends January 07, 2016.

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