Monthly Archives: December 2011

Ladybugs: Autism, Empathy, and Processing Grief

Ladybugs: Autism, Empathy and Processing Grief As a parent of a child on the Autism spectrum and as a teacher I have a difficulty when others report that students with autism/Autistic children lack empathy. I try to correct this faulty … Continue reading

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Autism Haiku

Autism Haiku May not have the words to share my experience Understand me still _________________________________________________________ 30 Days of Autism is a project designed to promote social understanding and offer a glimpse into the perspectives of those whose lives are touched … 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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Aspie/NT Relationships: An adult perspective on conflict resolution & listening

I am neurotypical (NT)… H’s dad, the Amazing Craig, is not. We are learning so much about ourselves from our experiences with H. We are affected deep to our core – and we have learned amazing skills to use with … Continue reading

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