Monthly Archives: September 2011

Move Over Oprah – I’ve Got an Interview to Do…

It begins here.  Throw your rotten fruit my way.  Go ahead, I can take it!  I opened my big mouth over at Beyond the Dryer Vent.  You see, Karla took it upon herself to do a really cool interview of her daughter, … Continue reading

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Dotting the “i”s

I can remember the frustration of not being able to talk.  I knew what I wanted to say but I could not get the words out, so I would just scream.  Temple Grandin I can imagine how Temple Grandin  must … Continue reading

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The Prophesy.

When I was about 20 years old, my mom went to see a psychic.  She saw a psychic more than that one time.  All the other times she’d been, she would return to say how dumb it was and a … Continue reading

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Expectations.

As the mother of a child with delay in communication and, thus, socialization, I tend to try and avoid the other children my son’s age.  This is pretty easy since he’s my only child.  I only drop off and pick … Continue reading

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The Puzzle.

The symbol for autism is a puzzle piece.  The symbol’s meaning?  That’s subject to interpretation.  There are a lot of different views. Some are here and here. For me?  I look at that symbol and say, “I get it.”  Yep, I … Continue reading

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Finding Faith.

He who has faith has an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well – even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.   B.C. Forbes Faith … Continue reading

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Complaining to “The Man”…

I want to thank all of you for your strong support in a really awful couple of days. Your support made it so much easier to get through.  This community is AMAZING!! Because all of you have been through this with me, … Continue reading

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