Monthly Archives: March 2012

Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness

Countries from every continent will come together on Monday, April 2 to mark World Autism Awareness Day.  In spite of their many differences in size, culture and economics, these countries share a concern about what has become the world’s fastest growing disability.  … Continue reading

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iPad: Knowing when it is right for your child

The ability to purchase a more consumer-friendly and less expensive mobile device continues to create excitement in the autism community. With the hype surrounding the recent release of the iPad 3, you may find yourself wondering if you should purchase … Continue reading

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Overcoming Communication Barriers with Technology

Communication continues to serve as a devastating barrier for many children on the autism spectrum.  Not being able to express their needs and wants to others, as well as struggling to make sense of communication cues from peers, often results … Continue reading

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My Journey

As I look back over the last 18 years, I begin to see life parenting a child with autism as a journey.  At times, you move along smoothly, barely noticing how far you have gone.  At other times, you seem to encounter … Continue reading

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