This is the seventh post in our series, “This is Autism,” which captures snapshots of our children’s lives across the entire spectrum. Violet was my favorite color as a child, and violets remain one of my favorite flowers. Growing up, … Continue reading →
This is the second post in our series, “This is Autism,” which captures snapshots of our children’s lives across the entire spectrum. Autism shines a mystifying color within my child’s spirit. His energy, enthusiasm, confusion, emotions, and personality reek of … Continue reading →
This is the first post in the series,“This is Autism,” which captures snapshots of our children’s lives across the entire spectrum. I struggle with the color Red. Perhaps it’s the boldness or its “Look at me!” demeanor, but I avoid … Continue reading →
As a parent of a young child we know you have a lot going on; your main concerns revolve around the day-to-day functions of your home – sleep, eating, dressing, etc. So we’re not here to add one more to-do … Continue reading →
If you know what DSM means, then you’re a lot more informed than I was when I first stepped into the world of autism. The debate about the proposed changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) may … Continue reading →
I’ll always remember the day in January when I betrayed my only child. I stood watching him eat his lunch, so innocent and completely unaware as I listed my concerns to the woman on the phone. I looked away as … Continue reading →
Literacy is one area where kids on the autism spectrum usually struggle. Even if they are wonderful readers, the other skills: comprehension, analysis and generalization of themes, rarely develop. The Center for Engaging Autism is dedicated to addressing this issue … Continue reading →
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