Monthly Archives: May 2013

Ready, Set, Ride!

Summer is the season of bike rides! Riding a bike is one of the summertime joys of living in Erie.  We have more than our fair share of great paths and trails around Lake Erie and the northeast region. Riding … Continue reading

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Anxieties

Do you have a child who struggles with anxiety? Many of us have anxieties. For some it is flying in an airplane. For others, it is heights (that’s me), public speaking, or doing “new” things. Many children with autism spectrum … Continue reading

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Coming Soon! Katie Couric Talking Autism on Twitter

Technology has drastically changed the conversation of autism, hasn’t it?  Social media outlets such as blogs, Facebook and Twitter provide and instant connection and communication within the vast ASD community.  I must admit, I’m still learning how to keep up … Continue reading

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DSM 5: What’s the Big Deal?

It’s May 2013 and my copy of the DSM 5 is arriving this week. I remember the feeling of apprehension begin to circulate in conversations regarding the proposed revision to Autistic Disorder.  Questions swirled: “How would the change impact children … Continue reading

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Meet two of our Go-To Sources for Speech-Language Pathology

Communication difficulties affect the most vulnerable in our society – children and adults with disabilities.  And, without communication, we are separated from people ultimately missing life’s most vital element: the human connection. May is designated as Better Hearing and Speech … Continue reading

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Inside the World of a Communication: The Human Connection

Helen Keller once noted that of all of her impairments, she was perhaps troubled most by her lack of speech and hearing.  She elaborated that while blindness separated her from things, her lack of speech and hearing separated her from … Continue reading

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Why every woman is celebrated on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day celebrates moms, but I believe that it’s a day we can celebrate the women in our lives. She may be your aunt, sister, friend, mentor, guardian or co-worker. She may be a fabulous woman that you admire or … Continue reading

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