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rosita runs away

Brooke is putting on a play with her friends this Sunday.

A play that she wrote.

Brooke, the child who entered school with no imaginary play. 320 more words


Recently I’ve been thinking about my academic future. I started a distance-learning degree in October, and I quite quickly decided to switch from part-time to full-time. 379 more words


War on Vaccines

I’ve tried to tackle this post a number of times. I started with a rather aggressive approach, but it was too obnoxious. Another in a very restrained way, but it didn’t get the point across. 437 more words

Opinions And Rambles

Infant Detection Could be Key in Reversing Autism Symptoms


In many cases autism is not diagnosed in a child until they are somewhere between the ages of three or four years old.

Intervention treatment is always an option regardless of age at diagnosis, but new research by the UC Davis Mind Institute in Sacramento is showing evidence that infant detection and intervention might be a key to reversing autism symptoms. 400 more words

Local News

Naturopathy and "biomedical" treatments for autism

For the past several months I’ve been contrasting the advice from naturopaths against the scientific evidence, in a series I’ve been calling “naturopathy versus science” 2,314 more words


Special Ed Teachers Have Special Needs Too!

How does a teacher manage a student with special needs?
How does a teacher stabilize student with emotional and behavioral needs?
How does a teacher nurture a centered-focus for a student with attention difficulties? 1,244 more words