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Struggles and Successes on the Spectrum
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September 28th, 2016 | (0)

Sometimes it can be difficult to understand what your child is thinking or feeling. When they learn to identify and express their emotions, finding the right balance that will lead ...


How sending a simple “Thank You” turned into the best night ever.
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September 21st, 2016 | (0)

Sometimes people can come to our rescue in many different ways. In Heather Nelson’s post, she tells the story of how some strangers gave her son with autism ...


An Autistic Woman Addresses 9 Common Misconceptions About Autism
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September 14th, 2016 | (0)

From an outsider's perspective, it is hard to understand what it's like to have autism -- and that unfortunately can result in stereotypes and misconceptions. Self-advocate Jeanette Purkis writes from ...


“But She’s Too Social To Be Autistic” – WRONG!
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September 7th, 2016 | (0)

Autism looks different for each person. Although social deficits are common, there are no defining factors of autism.  In a post from her blog, Girl Tribe, ...