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Our Own Disney World

I have to admit something – I rarely read autism articles. It’s not that I don’t care (I do) or I’m not interested (I am), but there’s something about those pieces that strike me funny. 447 more words

My own kind of Disney breakthrough

Still giddy with excitement from the Ron Suskind piece, I may be wishing this into existence but nevertheless, it was a connection.

I was with my little one headed home after music therapy last week when he made a connection( of sorts) with a little girl. 177 more words

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Ron Suskind's "Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney"

Here’s a wonderful little story about the power of finding a shared connection. The New York Times contributor and author of “Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney,” Mr. 385 more words

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Review: ‘3500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White'

About a week ago, my boyfriend came and threw The New York Times Magazine at me (after already finishing the crossword, naturally). “There’s something in here you should read,” he said. 809 more words

Fantasy

Jump into the (March Madness) pool! I tell you the upsets to pick. And a gorgeous story about a boy with autism, helped by Disney

The Madness is here!
Yeah, as usual on the Sunday night of Selection Sunday, the day me and millions of other college basketball fanatics look forward to every year, I’m a little overcaffeinated tonight. 673 more words

The New York Times published some excerpts from Ron Suskind’s “Life, Animated.” This is an amazing piece about Suskind’s son Owen, who suffers from autism and how Owen found language and emotional connection through Disney.  

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Meet Owen

Many parents bond and communicate with their children in special ways.  For the parents’ of an autistic child, finding any way to communicate with one’s child is an ongoing challenge.  128 more words

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