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THIS is ALD #15 -- Kayden and Braxton

ALD is a horrible disease that can take on many different forms. This family’s story is fascinating because it has clearly been present in their family for some time without symptoms that you might expect. 834 more words

Special Needs Family

Leaving Work: Part 3 - This time it's personal

The title of this post might be a little misleading.  I know my post being made redundant is not personal. It’s a cost cutting exercise, nothing more, nothing less. 461 more words


Meet My Pups

If I had one word of advice for parents of High-Functioning Autistic children…it would literally be one word: FOLLOW. (I specify high functioning here because all four of my children are high-functioning–so this is what I know) It is absolutely imperative that you have a willingness to follow your child’s lead, to put yourself (at times) in the passenger seat and simply, not only let them BE, but BE with them–even if being with them means sitting two foot apart playing with two separate piles of colored blocks and not looking at each other. 995 more words


The Home Sanctuary...

A home is made to shelter–to shelter is to provide a safe space; this is exactly what Autistics need–how can we meet the challenges of the world around us if our own homes aren’t conducive to our mental, emotional, and physical health? 3,406 more words


No matter how long

Friday 23rd February

No matter how long

As memories replay

It will always feel

Like yesterday

Missing my Angel

Love you son

You’ll always be… 14 more words


Special Restaurant Employing Some Extraordinary People

A Chicago restaurant is standing out not just for what’s on the menu

The Lighter Side

The Devil is a Liar!

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10 NIV…

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