Monthly Archives: March 2013

8 Tips for Successful Holidays or Events for Kids on the Spectrum

Holidays and family events are a joy and a stress in many families for both parents and children. If you have a child with special needs, these celebrations can become challenging. In a previous blog I offered some tips to … Continue reading

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Autism: Questions and Answers

Last Saturday, we hosted an “Autism Awareness Day” at the Millcreek Mall in Erie, PA. I had the opportunity to talk with a number of people who asked questions about some of the latest research findings. The most frequently asked … Continue reading

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Real Choices, Real Jobs

What happens after your child graduates from high school? Will he or she be able to get a job? Will he or she be able to live independently? These are questions that parents of children with disabilities ask themselves, often … Continue reading

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Hare Care: Here comes the Easter Bunny!

Sunday was St. Patrick’s day, spring begins tomorrow (even though snow is falling outside my window), and Easter is right around the corner. Isn’t time flying by? As the days roll onward, I am making a concerted effort to take … Continue reading

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What I learned from blogging

One year, 100+ blog posts and 12,000 views ago, I began blogging. I must admit that I didn’t know much about how to get started except that I would have to do a lot of writing, put up photos and … Continue reading

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What’s happening in three weeks?

How do you focus international attention on Autism? The Light It Up Blue campaign, sponsored by Autism Speaks, shines an international spotlight on the importance of autism education, research and support. On Tuesday, April 2, communities, schools, businesses and supporters … Continue reading

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Read Across America & the Importance of Reading

Mayor Joe Sinnott, lifelong resident of Erie, made a visit to the Elizabeth Lee Black School today. He joins 40+ other community members who have come to our school this week as volunteer readers to our students. We are so … Continue reading

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