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Being bullied is a lifelong affliction. But is it possible to be born vulnerable? And is there anything actually that can be done about it?

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Two pieces of news struck me this morning. Both, reported in the Daily Heil (so I’m not going to add to their click through rate by including the links here) seemed to me to be apropos of the same phenomenon. 1,075 more words

Reprobate Mum

Awareness versus Acceptance

 

Many people argue about whether awareness or acceptance are what people with autism want from society.  Lots of people will say that an awareness of autism is fine, but people can be aware and still not accepting.  520 more words

Still Dealing

I have an appointment next Thursday with my general practitioner to get me on some anxiety meds.  It seriously can’t come soon enough.  I am feeling really anxious right now because I had some caffeinated pop with my meal at Red Robin and that always makes me on edge.   235 more words

Digital Storytelling

Creating & Editing…

This week I took a stab at digital storytelling.

This was sort of a culmination of my ed tech studies over the past few months, and I was able to utilize tools discovered and talked about in this blog. 285 more words

Educational Technology

Understanding Each Others Worlds

In order to assist Mollie navigate the ‘Neurotypical World’ as successfully as possible we have decided to try to fathom out the mysteries of neurotypical social interaction.  2,185 more words

New legislation brings hope to families affected by autism

By Ashleigh Tidwell

Every morning is a struggle.

It starts with an early alarm at 5:30 a.m., more than two hours before they need to leave.  1,004 more words

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