Socializing is Confusing

Catelyn faces many challenges with High Functioning Autism. Including challenges in social skills. Read more about it, here!

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It’s Just a Wiggly Tooth!

Things were always different for Declan. Or really, things always had to be done differently for Declan. Now he has a loose tooth. What does that mean for us? Find out here!

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Eye Contact and Autism

There are a few things that people associate with autism – difficulty with eye contact being one of them. Read more about eye contact and the bigger picture, social defecits, here!

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“The Label”

I’ve said it before, hearing “The Label” to describe autism really gets on my nerves. Autism is a diagnosis given by professionals to help individuals affected to proper support and different therapies. Read more about the differences, here!

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day! Read about the special dad’s in my life, here!

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They Focused on What he COULD DO. Not What he Couldn’t

Declan graduated from preschool yesterday. And although he is excited for the road ahead, I am terrified to leave behind the teachers and therapists that continued to focus on what Declan could do, not what he couldn’t! Read more, here!

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Another First!

I was ready, Declan was ready, my parents were ready – it was time for a first for all of us! Read about it here!

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Autism Siblings

Having two younger siblings on the autism spectrum, Bobby has had to grow up pretty fast. And at times, I am concerned that Bobby feels his needs are less important. Read more about our autism journey and that of an awesome autism sibling, here!

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Support Granted! Smooth Transition Ahead!

The meeting I have dreaded and feared for months finally happened. What supports and services will Declan’s new school provide him when he transitions? Read about the meeting here!

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“Again! Again!” The Repetitive Toys of Autism

For years, Declan never played with toys. So I was THRILLED when we went to the store and Declan wanted a toy. But why did he want the SAME toy EVERY TIME we went? Read more here!

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