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Autism Awareness Month: Before You Light It Up Blue

It’s almost April, and you know what that means. “Autism” is the word of the day. Speaking of words, many of us were told:

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” 537 more words

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Small Miracles

Here’s the flip side to my last post. Here’s what makes this job worthwhile.

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Yesterday, an autistic child whose average attention span is about 30 seconds curled up next to me on the couch and let me read almost 30 pages of “The Reason I Jump” out loud. 261 more words

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Restless Hands: Acceptance, Love, and Self-care: #AutismPositivity2015

ScatteredĀ memories:

…He meets me at the door, eyes wide. Takes my hand, looks into my face intently, bouncesĀ up and down in place. I give him my biggest smile and squeeze his hand. 736 more words

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A Quiet Week Celebrates #AutismPositivity2015

One year ago to the day, I put my mother in a nursing home. I feared she would not last the month, let alone recover and look forward to resuming her life at home. 70 more words

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#AutismPositivity2015: Are you in???

Announcing The Fourth Annual Autism Positivity Flashblog

May 15 th, 2015
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April 2015 has been a busy month. There are so many people creating new projects and participating in posAutive events, expressing or amplifying the important perspectives of Autistic people, and celebrating Autistic pride and culture. 579 more words

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