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- Autism PipedreamNOTE: Thanks to our loyal commenter and now contributor Linda1 for this unique take on the autism epidemic. By Linda1 Once upon a time in America, houses did not have indoor plumbing. Later, when plumbing was installed into homes, early...
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In a small condo outside Disneyland, an Indian man I’d just met urged my son, my husband and I to eat the yogurt, lentils and hot naan bread his wife had prepared. Her long skirts swished as she served us, … Continue reading
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Creating Successful Opportunities in School and at Home for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders − the Smallest Details Make the Biggest Difference
Probably the biggest change we experienced as a family with a special needs son was puberty. With puberty and adolescence came more passive-aggressive behaviors. With age came strength. Now, put the two together, and you have more aggression, whether shown … Continue reading