Category Archives: HELPING YOUR CHILD

It Takes a Village: Part Deux

You might remember that I hired a village to help collegeman with his foibles over this semester. It has worked out exceedingly well. All the reports that I get are very encouraging and show that collegeman is definitely paying attention … Continue reading

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The 3Ds and Your Special Needs Child-Redux

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, I am reposting this blog which originally appeared in January 2010. A note to my readers-The following is a political post. If you believe that it is permitted to walk into a pizza parlor … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness, Perspective Taking and Freedom

Many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our point of view.                                                             Obi-Won Kenobi, Return of the Jedi, LucasFilm,Ltd   OK, so what kind of blog about autism spectrum disorders would this be if every once in … Continue reading

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Unicorns, Butterflies and Daffodils

Spring has sprung. The air is warmer. The grass is green again. The birds are chirping. You can hear the crickets and the frogs at night. You can smell the fresh flowers and the trees as they bloom. The ancient … Continue reading

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Police and Aspies: No Answer

So here’s a subject I had never really thought about in great detail. I was on twitter and came across an issue tweeted by Sharon daVanport (blog-talk radio, twitter,  facebook) a director of the Autism Women’s Network (AWN). Someone in the … 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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