Please, Tell Me!

When Declan lost his language there was a huge communication gap between us that led to a lot of frustrating moments. Until one day when we had a break through…

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Special Needs Family Outings – Updated!

I love organizations that think of individuals with special needs and their families by providing a time for the special needs family to participate in a fun family activity. Here are some more fun organizations that work to include the special needs family in their environment!

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The Challenges of High Functioning Autism

A person with high-functioning autism is high-functioning. But autism is still autism, and there are many challenges to be faced. Read about our experience here!

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Different, Not Less

Temple Grandin has said autism is different, not less. Read how those meaningful words helped me on my journey as an autism parent.

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Resetting Expectations

When I was younger, I had a list of things I was NEVER going to let my kids do. Having children, and children with autism, my list completely changed. Read about it here!

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One Big Emotion, One Small Cue

Whenever Declan is really mad, he does this one small thing. The perfect cue for me to reach out and spend some time with him. Read about the small cue, here!

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A Different Kind of Play

Play time has looked a little different in this house. But it continues to evolve!

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What are School Vouchers?

What are school vouchers? What do they mean for kids with disabilities? Find out here –

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The Tale of Declan and Sammie

A fun poem describing the tale of Declan and Sammie’s relationship at preschool.

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“He Doesn’t Look Autistic”

“He doesn’t look autistic” is a statement we have heard often. Here is what we have learned about that statement through the years.

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