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I am so NOT a Superhero: Autism, Holiday Stress, and Making Cookies with the Kids

Originally posted on Thirty Days of Autism:
I sometimes think I would like to be a superhero – well perhaps not actually – but I have previously admitted that I am coveting the cape!!  A cape would be cool –…

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Aaaack!! Are we Thankful? Autism and the Family Dinner Party

Originally posted on Thirty Days of Autism:
Navigating sensory issues, social stress and anxiety for children on the Autism spectrum can be a challenge at any time. However, I was recently asked by a parent for some tips or suggestions…

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Aspie Travel… And Were Off!!

We are on the plane… heading far, far south… to Mexico. Every few years Craig and I have been fortunate to be able to take some time away and do a bit of travelling. In fact, each summer my parents … Continue reading

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I am so NOT a Superhero: Autism, Holiday Stress, and Making Cookies with the Kids

I sometimes think I would like to be a superhero – well perhaps not actually – but I have previously admitted that I am coveting the cape!!  A cape would be cool – but I digress! Around this festive time … Continue reading

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Aaaack!! Are we Thankful? Autism and the Family Dinner Party

Navigating sensory issues, social stress and anxiety for children on the Autism spectrum can be a challenge at any time. However, I was recently asked by a parent for some tips or suggestions to help her Autistic child get through/handle … Continue reading

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Breakfast as an Autism Metaphor: gingerbread and expectations…

I had this wonderful idea – a plan. I would get up way earlier than Craig today and I would make him gingerbread pancakes as a surprise. I read a recipe or two – so I had an idea of … Continue reading

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