Category Archives: Play Therapy

Geek Mythology: You don’t know the power of… acceptance!

H wears his inner Jedi… on the outside! Ya… We’re cool with that! Cue theme music: ♪ Da dahhh dadada da dahhh… ♪ Related Posts: • Lego, Star Wars, and Duct Tape: A Rainy Day Collaboration • Autism, Star Wars in … Continue reading

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Looking back and next steps: the power of pause

It is critical sometimes to stop and observe where we are at and to notice how H is growing and developing. The changes are small and incremental (though at times these little things can seem HUGE to us) and might … Continue reading

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More perspectives on fitting in – or not!?! Supermom doesn’t live here

Sometimes I don’t fit in because my world is different from others – and this perhaps is not a choice. In discussions with other parents I occasionally feel the pang of difference and sometimes even envy, in that my child … Continue reading

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