• Understanding Autism from the Inside

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Why School Recess is Important for Autistic Children

When my 9-year-old ASD child returns home from school in the afternoon, I always ask the same question, “How was your day?” The only thing of interest that he ever talks about is what happened during recess. He discusses who he played with, what they did, and how he wished …

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How Can Autism Affect Your Child’s Ability to Learn in the Classroom?

Children with autism spectrum disorders can struggle in a traditional classroom setting. Schools are designed to teach one type of learner, and not geared towards children with learning differences. The following are three core deficits (disabilities) of individuals with autism spectrum disorders that can interfere with their ability to succeed …

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What does "take the rag off the bush" mean?

Idiom Idiocy: What does “take the rag off the bush” mean? This idiom takes the rag off the bush!       I must admit this is a new one for me.  I never heard this phrase before.  I’ve been thinking about it this morning and without research I cannot even begin …

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Learning American Idioms

Don’t Tell me the sky is the limit when we have left footprints on the moon! American Idioms Drive Me up the Hall What is an idiom? English is a very hard language to learn. This is why so many parents teach their little children English (or 小さい 子供 英語) …

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Marketing: Long Game Discoverability Article by Randy Ingermanson

Hello everyone; I am republishing an article from one of my favorite e-zines Advanced Fiction Writing. (Author’s permission statement is published at the end of the post.) The subject of marketing in the world of new media is timely and appropriate, and hopefully of particular interest to my New Media …

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