Author Archives: all about autism

Looking to the Future

This past Monday, the sun was shining on our students who graduated from the Elizabeth Lee Black School. Some of these children, such as Eric, I have known since they began as infants in our Early Intervention program. Others came … Continue reading

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Below the Surface: Exploring Trauma & Mental Health

Each May as we recognize Mental Health Awareness Month, I pause to consider the many ways that mental health can be influenced and impacted, starting in childhood and continuing through adulthood. Of course, one of the areas that has received … Continue reading

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Honoring Memorial Day

Last night, Ryan and I were talking about our plans for the upcoming three-day weekend of Memorial Day. Ryan asked, “Why do we celebrate Memorial Day?” so naturally, I turned to Google for some information! Of course, I knew that … Continue reading

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Honoring School Nurses

Recently, we celebrated School Nurse Day. Naturally, as this day came about I paused to reflect on the ways nurses have played and continue to play an important role in my life. Nursing, in my family, was considered a noble … Continue reading

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Why I Celebrated All of the Women at BNI on Sunday

Yesterday, we celebrated Mother’s Day. Traditionally, we spend this day celebrating our mom, but I believe that it’s a day we can celebrate all of the women in our lives. Whether she is an aunt or a sister, a friend … Continue reading

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Making a Meaningful Life

I recently spoke at a dinner on the theme “Meeting Life’s Challenges” and I wanted to share a few of my thoughts. Seeking a meaningful life is the challenge each of us faces. Figuring this out takes time, thought and … 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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