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Dr. Francis Collins of NIH posted this today on their blog. My wife works with ASD children and what with the challenges around diagnosis and early treatment, I found it very interesting. 119 more words


Nobody's Problem

These are the children that have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum condition, often following an assessment initiated by parents asking for help.  They lurch from one day to the next, barely coping, just about surviving – but not living,  not really.   716 more words

Blog: Reflections

dealing with denial sometimes divorce...

because of autism/special needs.

Dealing with denial is a phase that everyone and every family will experience and decide to work through or not.  When you have a child with special needs there are definitely phases that you experience in finding  your path to advocating for your child.   489 more words


We won’t Treat your Child’s Mental Health Problems – 'they are normal in autism'

Oh….. so that makes it ok then?

Of course not.  Yet it happens often and, it seems to me, with increasing frequency.

No one is born with an anxiety disorder. 1,536 more words

Blog: Reflections

The Real Walk in the Park

The truth about the walk in the park

At the weekend I wrote about a walk in the park with my son, it sounded nice right? 541 more words


How the psych ward gave me structure

I’ve been hospitalized 12 times, mostly for depression or mania. Not only do I happen to have Autism Spectrum Disorder, but I also have a mental illness, Bipolar Disorder. 186 more words


Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts

You are not your thoughts! In this powerful book, two anxiety experts offer proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) skills to help you get unstuck from disturbing thoughts, overcome the shame these thoughts can bring, and reduce your anxiety. 235 more words

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