Monthly Archives: April 2012

Solodialogue to “I Wish I Didn’t Have Asperger’s”: #AutismPositivity2012

[A couple of weeks ago, someone somewhere googled “I Wish I Didn’t Have Aspergers”.  The phrase popped up in a blogging dashboard and struck the blogger as being particularly sad.  She wished she could have answered. We don’t know who … Continue reading

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Past, Present, Future.

Study the past, if you would divine the future. Confucius How much of your daily life do you remember from when you were in kindergarten?  I can tell you that I don’t even remember my kindergarten teachers’ names.  I remember … Continue reading

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Bullying by the Teacher – An Inexcusable Oxymoron.

[Wednesday is usually Almost Wordless Wednesday here.  It will be again next week.  Almost Wordless Wednesday has been interrupted for this special post on an issue that is part of what I, personally want to kill, disintegrate, and annihilate with … Continue reading

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Top 10 Mistakes I Will Try Not to Repeat.

The school year is coming to an end, coinciding with my son’s upcoming sixth birthday at the end of May.  I’m thinking now is a good time to look back on my parenting skills and learn from my mistakes.   … Continue reading

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In Spontaneous Fish Painting: Autistic Child – 1 NT’s – 0

I have my share of days when I feel like parenting a special needs child is harder than just plain parenting.  One thing that make it hard is that my kid needs to know what will happen next.  Routine is important … Continue reading

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Lasting Impact.

I can’t remember when exactly, I made the decision to put blue in my hair, to raise awareness.  Regardless, I committed myself to it even though, I thought it was a bit silly.  After all, who am I?  I don’t … Continue reading

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Almost Wordless Wednesday… The Art of Eating an Oreo.

There was this old commercial for Tootsie Pops where the boy asked the wise old owl, “How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop?”  The wise old owl says, “Let’s find out,” and … Continue reading

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