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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Brian Tashima

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Brian Tashima https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/look-at-autism-with-tashima/

Encouragement speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM Interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Brian Tashima who is the author of the Joel Suzuki series, a set of science […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Nancy Wells

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Nancy Wells https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-autism-nancy-wells

Encouragement speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word “autism” to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Nancy Wells, a licensed professional counselor (LPC) who founded AbleTalks, a new approach to education, career development, […]

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A Unique Perspective: Autism, Concrete Thinking, and Flexibility

A Unique Perspective: Autism, Concrete Thinking, and Flexibility

Hi, my name is Leanne Strong, I’m 24 years old, and I have a very mild form of autism known as Asperger’s syndrome. Many people on the autism spectrum have a very concrete way of thinking. Many of us have difficulty understanding when someone is joking or being serious, or when certain “rules” don’t need […]

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A New Autism Perspective: The Other Side of the Table

A New Autism Perspective: The Other Side of the Table https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/new-autism-perspective-side

I’ve been on both sides of the table. I’ve been the professional telling you what your child can and cannot do. I’ve reviewed Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and have felt the hurt from parents when they review the results. I have watched parents sit in IEP meetings, crying as professionals discussed their child. My heart […]

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A Daddy’s Deepest Love

A Daddy's Deepest Love

In today’s society, what is the criterion for a guy to be considered a real man? Muscles? Toughness? Success? Intelligence? Athletic ability? I’ve learned that it’s actually much more. In January of 1989, I was living the uniquely exciting life of a young, single, stand-up comedian. From my home base of San Francisco, I would […]

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A Wish for ASD Recognition and Acceptance in this Unique World

Wishing ASD Recognition and Acceptance

Last Autism Awareness month found me woefully behind. The second was the official “Light It Up Blue” day. Everywhere on social media people had on their blue, from shirts to nail polish to even hair, sharing pictures and banners and discussions. Marches and mantras and mighty movements, oh, my! And what did I do as […]

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Grounded Gentry: In the Right and Honorable Name of Love

I’m way into country walks and my favorite rock star is John Rutter and I wish with all my heart gloves would come back in style, at least for Sundays. I’m down with Darjeeling, and I refer to England as the Motherland. But these things are not what makes me an aristocrat. I’m worthy of the family’s coat-of-arms when […]

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Never-Ending Love for Our Son with Autism: A Dad’s Perspective

autism dad's never ending love for asd child

There are a lot of articles floating around the Internet written by mothers raising an autistic child or two.  Some pieces are beautiful and full of joy, others, unfortunately, are heart wrenching and very sad.  I wanted to share a father’s view — how I felt when I realized my only child, a son, was […]

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