• Understanding Autism from the Inside

    “Academics came easily to me. The rest of life—not so much.”
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Ten Facebook Pages for Autism Parents

Parents of special needs children often express feelings of isolation, and need for interaction with others who understand. When there is a lack of support in the community, or in addition to that support many turn to online “friends” for support.   Feeling like someone truly understands, and knows what …

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IEP—Challenges that Impact Ability to Access Curriculum

Here I wrote a little narrative of the biggest (not the only) challenges little man is facing. I’m hoping setting up my justifications for my accommodation/modification requests. I am also asking that all my input be attached to the IEP or filed with it (whatever the procedure is) since I …

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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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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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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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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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Rudy Simone’s 22 Things a Woman with Asperger’s Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know

22 Things a Woman with Asperger’s Wants Her Partner to Know— The first book of Simone’s I read was Aspergirls.http://amzn.to/UU1pEh  It was the book that really made me say, “Yes, this diagnosis fits—finally!” It all came together and finally made sense.  Directly following my reading of Aspergirls: Empowering Females with …

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