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Poetry Corner: Shh to You And Shh to Me

Poetry Corner: Shh to You And Shh to Me https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/poetry-corner-shh-to-me/

As I walk down the street, the sound is unusual, and why it’s there, it is unclear. I hold my mother’s hand with fear. I need it to shush. The noise of the drill is loud and overwhelming. It’s too much for me, just like the neighbor’s dog, who sometimes is howling… Shh. I need […]

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Potentially Dangerous Friends: How They’re Made

Potentially Dangerous Friends: How They’re Made http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/potentially-dangerous-friends-autism

I am the mother of a child who is a little different. You probably wouldn’t notice. He speaks, eats, runs, and jumps. He cries when he’s sad and laughs when he’s happy. He looks like all the other kids in his class. Though they can see the difference, even if you can’t. In kindergarten, he […]

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