Monthly Archives: February 2012

I’m on Healthy Place TV!! A Guest Interview about Autism

I have had the amazing opportunity to be interviewed on  Healthy Place: America’s Mental Health Channel. The interview is in two parts… and… yes, of course it is on the topic of autism. I hope you enjoy it: Thank … Continue reading

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Autism, Star Wars in 3D, and A Parent’s Love of Special Interests

Tonight we are planning an outing to the theatre to view Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 3D. H is revving up (in a good way) and Star Wars is increasingly becoming the topic of conversation as the … Continue reading

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Autism and Empathy… Guest Post

Tonight I spent the evening giving an autism presentation to a group of  SFU graduate students (who also happen to be K-12 educators). It was titled Thinking about Perspectives: Developing Perspective Taking and Social Understanding… and the fact that there … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s just difficult… Anxiety, Autism and Brittle Balance

Tick, Tick, Tick… goes the time passing on the kitchen clock… Click, click, click… is quietly added, as my fingers fly over the keyboard of my computer. H is at a birthday party. It is for The Lovely S – … Continue reading

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