Monthly Archives: February 2016

The First Person

In Tuesday’s blog, I shared my thoughts about In A Different Key: The Story of Autism. Today, I wanted to take a moment to dig deeper into one of the most remarkable stories from the book. Do you know who … Continue reading

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History of Autism

Sunday afternoon typically finds me perusing the New York Times book reviews. In A Different Key: The Story of Autism, of course, caught my attention. Reading the review, I knew it was a book I wanted to purchase and ordered it. … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Day

Did you know that this Wednesday was Digital Learning Day? This day is a nationwide celebration that encourages the use of technological devices to improve children’s learning experience in schools. The goal is that all students will have access to … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness Week!

Ryan and I have been talking about how we are going to participate in the #RAK16. We decided that every day, each of us will do a special act of kindness and at the end of the day share with … Continue reading

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Every Student Succeeds Act: What Does It Mean?

Last year, I reflected on some of the Presidents who played a significant role in improving the lives of children with disabilities (read the blog here). I thought this year I would share some information on the Every Student Succeeds … Continue reading

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Monthly Research Updates

Scientists and researchers are constantly uncovering more information related to autism, offering insights into the origins, possible causes and even at times potential cures. I come across dozens of articles on a weekly basis, some of which seem more important … Continue reading

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Being *That* Parent

I recently read the article “How School Systems Create *That* Parent for Children in Special Education.” I’m sure that some would have considered me *that* parent at one time. What does *that* parent look like? Here she is: a parent … Continue reading

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