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Alyssa Gilliam

Alyssa Gilliam is married and the mother of two young boys, ages two and four. Both her husband and oldest son are on the spectrum, adding color to their lives. While she completes her degree in child psychology and special education, Alyssa is a stay-at-home parent and works on her blog, Life With Autism.

A Different Mind is a Beautiful Thing

It’s easy to talk about autism in a negative light. There are often days filled with meltdowns, screaming, and exhaustion. There is often a great disconnect in communication, understanding, or affection (maybe all of the above). But there are also so many days that are genuinely good, filled with life-changing, mind-boggling, wondrous, amazing moments. Autism […]

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