Monthly Archives: February 2010

Snowicane, Autism, Crap the Dishwasher’s Electric

The following blog was written the old fashioned way, by longhand, during the snowicane of 2010. As I sat in front of the fire and my head was spinning with what I would write about this adventure it dawned on … Continue reading

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From Hell to Help

Almost on a daily basis we read in the paper or hear on the television about a child with autism who has been abused or even killed when restraints have been applied. Then in the alternative you read or hear … Continue reading

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Kindergartener Day to Senior IEP: Bring Tissues

Monday is HSB’s IEP meeting. Before vacation his case manager called and asked me to think about some goals that I would want for him for next year. I talked to hubby about it and we basically came up with … Continue reading

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Come Dance With Me

I was just sent this video by a friend on twitter @countrysmiles43. It is an amazing discussion  on adversity not disabled  http://bit.ly/9YpTKH  tremendous food for thought.   Until next time,   Elise

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Advocacy: Your Present Job, Your Child’s Future Job

Today we had a terrific conversation on @thecoffeeklatch about being your child’s advocate and turning them into an advocate for themselves. The following is a summary of the discussion. It is a conglomeration of the wonderful thoughts and ideas produced … Continue reading

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Order Out of Chaos: Big Bang Success (Part II)

An update on the organization wars:  I think we have reached an apex of tumult in our offices that not even the boys can figure out where all their books, notes and study guides are. Highschoolboy reluctantly agreed to organize … Continue reading

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DSM Conundrum: Time to Get a Grip

I have decided to put my two-cents in on an issue that has arisen in the autism community. Now you know that I generally do not talk about controversial issues. I did discuss healthcare, and have mentioned the holocaust (here, … Continue reading

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