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New Year’s Resolutions

Last week, I decided to tackle the four boxes of paperwork that had been relegated to a corner of my office since my file cabinet fell apart. I, like many moms, saved Ryan’s papers, reports, classroom assignments, and report cards … Continue reading

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There’s Nothin’ Better Than A Good Old Fashion’ Friend

The latest report released by the CDC indicating one in 68 8-year- olds has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has everyone talking. This 30% increase since 2012 tells me that every elementary classroom probably has one child on the spectrum.  Looking … Continue reading

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The 1 Action You Must Take!

Voting is the one action essential to your future and the future of your child and all children, especially those children and adults with disabilities. Ryan and I were at the polls this morning ready to cast our vote. We … Continue reading

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UPDATE: All About Autism Introduces Revised Resources

Fall brings a change in season. It’s often a time to clean, organize the garage and reorganize our wardrobe as we prepare for the winter season.  In the same spirit, I decided to revisit and update important resources for those … Continue reading

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Robots & Autism: What’s the impact? What’s the future?

A few years ago I was relaxing at home reading the latest edition of the Notre Dame Alumni magazine.  I came across an article written by Dr. Joshua Diehl, Assistant Professor of Psychology, on his robot research and I was … 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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Highlights of 2012

As the curtain closes on the year, I want to take a moment to reflect on the exciting events and achievements of the Barber National Institute (BNI) and the Elizabeth Lee Black School (ELBS) and extend my gratitude to the … Continue reading

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