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Autism in Girls

Autism in Girls

An article from the Times Educational Supplement reporting the National Conference organised by the Girls with Autism Forum (NAHT) January 27th, 2017. 10 more words


"Scorn Not His Simplicity"

Nick loves to sing.  At an Irish sing song, if you are willing, people will ask you to sing your party piece.  Nick has two favorite songs that he loves to sing at the parties.   444 more words

Raising A Child With Disabilities

+LITTLE MATTERS (of the day)


Monday, February 20, 2017.

A movie my friend recommended –about kindness — I have not yet watched this — but I will — 435 more words

Trauma And Its Consequences

What Alexithymia Feels Like for This Autistic

Tears stream down my face. My body heaves with the sobs. He asks me “What’s wrong?” My answer, in all honesty, is “I don’t know.” “Well, what are you feeling?” Again, I respond, “I don’t know.” 458 more words


Applied Behavior Analysis: Making a Difference One Heart at a Time

Until a few days ago, I thought I knew what my daughter Rachael does for a living. Then she shared an article on Facebook. Since anything about my daughter is important to me, I read it. 2,404 more words

Godly Living

Continally Learning

Nick, like the rest of us, learns best from watching others.  When all of our kids were little, we noticed that often as his younger siblings were growing up and working on a specific developmental skill, Nick would make great progress in that area.   355 more words


Choosing the better part.

Nick doesn’t feel obligated to do things just because it is expected.  He carves out his own path in most social settings.

Our oldest son Ryan was getting married to Tiffany in May of 2001.   414 more words