Monthly Archives: April 2011

Awareness does not end with April.

Day 30 of Autism Awareness Month.  Are you aware now?  Or will you forget until next April?  Silly question, since I know that nearly everyone who reads this blog lives with, loves someone, and/or works with autism every day of … Continue reading

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Speaking Up.

I remember back in law school there was a required class. You presented an argument in front of real live, Appellate Court Justices from the Court of Appeal.  These justices (3 or 4- I can’t remember now) would hear oral … Continue reading

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Wanted: Communication. No Experience Required.

I’m old.  Not that old.  I mean it in a way to convey experience.  Not intelligence – experience.  There is a difference.  Intelligence can be found at any age.  Experience comes only with the passage of time. Experience does not mean … Continue reading

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Participation

All week, my son looks forward to his gym class.  A time when he can run and jump with other kids his age.  A time, without consequences for throwing things in the air, for being free in open space.  “Wanna … Continue reading

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Unlawful Entry.

There is a risk whenever you put forth strong opinions, anywhere you go or even if you go nowhere and write them down in a blog post.  Whether you are a political figure or an unpopular mom at the local … Continue reading

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Spring.

In the still of morning, the sun joins us a little earlier each day.  Before we know it, spring has come into full bloom.  When looking around you can see the celebration of its beauty.  All things are new.  The … Continue reading

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