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He ate what?

Many kids on the autism spectrum also have sensory integration dysfunction.  This is something I’ll spend more time on, but I’d like to speak about eating difficulties. 335 more words

Meeting Temple Grandin

This past week I was fortunate enough to attend a conference where the speakers included none other than Dr. Temple Grandin, as well as Britt Collins (an amazing OT) and Joanne Lara, executive director of the organization Autism Works Now. 1,201 more words


Today Colin and I went to McDonald’s. We were going to go through the drive-thru, but he asked to go in. We ordered, and then he ate some of his chicken nuggets and went to play. 422 more words


Cutting the Input (Aspergers)

This is a Flare Audio Isolate earplug.

It has worked brilliantly for me in reducing the noise. The metal is aluminium and its combined with a soft earplug. 79 more words


Suramin: the sleeping sickness drug tested in autism

There has been considerable media interest in a study that examined the impact of an African sleeping sickness drug, suramin, on children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 688 more words


We need to talk about bras

I want to talk to you about bras. Not in a titillating, coquettish way, but in an autistic, sensory way.

I remember when my life changed. 486 more words


I Mean, I Just, It’s—Well, It’s a Lot

You may have noticed I just took a couple months off from Finding My Kid.

I mean, I’ve still been finding my kid. I just haven’t been blogging about the process. 626 more words