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Can’t Forgive Herself for Trying to Kill Her Violent, Autistic Daughter. Can You?

Even though this is quite a long, emotionally charged and saddening story, it is very informative and I believe to understand Autism, you have to look at it from all angles. 7,850 more words

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Hashimoto’s and autoimmunity linked to autism

Managing your hypothyroidism isn’t just about losing weight and having warm hands and feet. If you’re a woman who could get pregnant, it could play a role in whether you have a child with autism. 584 more words

Hashimoto’s and autoimmunity linked to autism

Managing your hypothyroidism isn’t just about losing weight and having warm hands and feet. If you’re a woman who could get pregnant, it could play a role in whether you have a child with autism. 584 more words

How I Became Brendan's Ride or Die

I’ve been asked so many times how I became a foster parent, so it’s about time I finally write it down. I never grew up planning to be a foster parent, I never even thought about it until the day I got asked by Brendan’s case worker if I would consider taking Brendan into my home. 1,499 more words

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The Gift of the Diagnosis

Today we had our second IEP meeting with Jake’s school.  I have read such heartbreaking stories of others’ anxiety about these meetings.  How things can go so poorly, misunderstandings can happen, people don’t see eye to eye, and stress rules.  607 more words

Work Task Wednesday: Positional Color Matching 

Got a pizza box? Got shapes? Got colored paper? You’re ready!

Before we begin, here’s a quick back history…

Last week, the teacher hoarder in me retrieved 7 lovely pizza boxes that were headed into my school’s recycling bin. 413 more words

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Any Food Ideas For Autism?

When the food is soooo good, you just can’t get close enough to breath it down!!!

I’m sure most parents with kids on the spectrum have heard lots of tales about the importance of food choice.   390 more words

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