Tag Archives: autism

Tips for an Inclusive Halloween

My latest blog for Born Dancing:   For most children who live with one disability or another, Halloween is, and can be, as much fun as for anyone else. There is no reason why your child couldn’t participate in the … Continue reading

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10 Things I Learned as the Parent of Autistic Boys

My latest blog at Born Dancing. *********** 1. Laughter is very important. Yes, you can find your child’s faux pas funny. The trick is not to let them see, or hear, you laugh. 2. Pokemon is forever, and ever, and … Continue reading

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AngelSense GPS Tracker- keeping special needs children safe

I was a guest on a facebook live event for AngelSense. This is a GPS tracker created for families with special needs children. Here is the video:

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It’s that time of year…thinking about the past to make a better future…

The powers that be decided I needed therapy. To be completely politically incorrect-I needed my head shrunk.It’s not that I didn’t care that I had cancer. I did. I was having it taken care of. But in the scheme of … Continue reading

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On Words: Death, Mourning

This week marks the second year anniversary of my mother’s death. Well actually she died on the 26th of April, but this was the week that we sat vigil over her hospice bed. I was struck by this fact the … Continue reading

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On Words: Revamp

I suppose it’s because spring has sprung and I decided to clean out my attic. In that respect it came to me in the middle of the night, the word “revamp.” Actually, I removed boxes of books that I used … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exploring Depression and Beating the Blues by Tony Attwood and Michelle Garnett

Twenty years ago when I was trying to understand my son’s autism diagnosis one of the first places I turned was to the books written by Tony Attwood. He had a clear, concise and useable approach to DSM defunct term … Continue reading

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