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Ways to Include Your ASD Child When You Head to Church

Ways to Include Your ASD Child When You Head to Church

Parents of children with special needs often fear being judged by others.  It is hoped that the church will be an accepting environment; however, the reality is that the majority of church members with children who have special needs do not attend church regularly.  Church holds great importance to many families, yet the thought of […]

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The Meltdown: When the World Becomes a Blur of Colors and Deafening Screams

Detailed feeling during meltdown

The clock ticks. It’s too hot. Everything is too warm. Sweat clings to your skin like a parasite, drenching your clothes and sticking your hair to your forehead. Your breath comes in short, sharp pants, chest heaving violently. Tears gather in your eyes and fall at an uncontrollable rate, streaming down your face without your […]

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The Pink Side of the Spectrum – Our Unexpected Turn in Life

Navigating as an autism parent can be challenging as no two children on the spectrum are alike. Raising a girl on the spectrum can be especially challenging.  Since girls account for much less of the total diagnoses, it’s much harder to find research studies or information exclusively about girls on the spectrum.  Primarily viewed as […]

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