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Special Mom and Son Time: Talking Heroes and Muppets

Special Mom and Son Time: Talking Heroes and Muppets https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/spending-special-mom-and-son-time/

My son, Ryan, and I reside in a medium sized outdoors-driven town just a hop and a skip south of the Canadian border. Sandwiched between Vancouver, BC to the north and Seattle, Washington to the south, our community, trying to stave off too much growth, strives to be tight-knit, which has allowed Ry and I […]

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Helping Your Autistic Child Soar — An Exclusive Interview with Temple Grandin


Temple Grandin warmly recalls her days spent as a young girl growing up the youngest of three children.  As she affectionately describes the countless hours she spent outside experimenting with balsa wood toy gliders and reconfiguring kites for test runs behind her bicycle, Grandin paints a charming picture of life during simpler times. “I used […]

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Issue 32 – Striving for Independence

Dear Readers, When I think of April, my thoughts immediately go to the vast number of families celebrating National Autism Awareness Month (NAAM). It’s an excellent time to educate about autism, promote awareness and acceptance and reach out to families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With more than two million individuals diagnosed with ASD […]

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Issue 28 – Sharing the Love

Dear Readers, It’s February and love is in the air! As Valentine’s Day approaches one can’t help but envision lovely long-stemmed red roses, exquisite chocolates and maybe a cozy, candlelit dinner. It’s tradition, after all, to celebrate this day with romance. As with any commercialized holiday, however, it’s easy to get a little caught up […]

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