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On the Spectrum

On the Spectrum

  one awaying stoneheld distant one paced intention raging one hiding uneasy careful one scab-traced profile screaming one stepping hidden brave one sightless joyful smiling one listing dark becalmed one bespoken spell broke maging one veiling spirit woven one reservoir deep holding one keening foresaken foolish one rifting voice transposing one hopeful losting bright one… Continue Reading

A Sneak Peek… When Autism Comes to Roost : A Family’s Journey From Denial to Acceptance

A Sneak Peek… When Autism Comes to Roost : A Family’s Journey From Denial to Acceptance

  It was a typical middle class family with two professional parents and four kids when the parents began receiving notes from nursery school about their third child, Max. This set the family on an unexpected journey together as they struggled to accept and accommodate. An illuminating read for any family faced with an emerging… Continue Reading

Autism Expert Invents New Method to Help Kids Communicate Better

Autism Expert Invents New Method to Help Kids Communicate Better

If your child with autism is verbal, have you ever experienced these kinds of situations? Your son hasn’t been starting conversations with others about his recent summer vacation, so you instruct him, “Tell Grandma about your vacation.”  When he responds with unimportant or unexciting details, you find yourself guiding him, “Tell Grandma about the big… Continue Reading