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A Special Life Bond – The Wind Beneath My Wings

A Special Life Bond - The Wind Beneath My Wings https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/a-bond-beneath-my-wings/

The unique bond between a parent and a special needs child is astounding. My son, Douglas, and I share a very close and wonderfully special relationship. I am a single mom, and he has both autism and childhood schizophrenia. A lot of people would think that this sounds very difficult to live with, and they […]

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My Voice: Why I Hide

My Voice: Why I Hide http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/why-i-hide/

In regards to better understanding autism, it will help if you think of the human mind as a delicate tuning fork.  Hit the fork with the right amount of tap and it will resonate in harmony, but bang it too loud and it will create dissonance inside the mind, especially for the person who dwells […]

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Valentine’s Day Date Ideas When It’s Hard to Go Out

Valentine's Day Date Ideas When It's Hard to Go Out http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/valentines-day-date-ideas/

My husband Gary and I have been together for longer than I care to remember, and those who know us well know that romance comes way down in our list of priorities.  He’s busy with his full time job, and his fitness regime and I’m busy holding the fort at home and – well being […]

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Cookies For iPads – One Mom’s Special Mission for Hope

Cookies For iPads – One Mom’s Special Mission for Hope http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/cookies-for-ipads/

When Melissa Satterfield’s son, Chase, was 2 ½, and still not speaking, she began to worry. She made an appointment with her pediatrician, who said it was probably just delayed early development. Melissa requested a referral to speech therapy, anyway, hoping that it would help. Around the age of three, Chase’s speech therapist said it […]

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