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  • Sat 23 Sep 2017
  • Sat, September 23, 2017
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Dr. Google

I see some parents struggle with being too sheepish with their physicians. Or they are so eager and willing to just take their doctor’s word for something. Yet they walk out full of more questions than answers without daring to be too impolite to ask. Or maybe it buys them time emotionally because deep down they are simply not ready to accept the fact that something may indeed be wrong with their child.  They may feel relief and view the glossing over as…

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Just Say No… To Mommy Wars

  I’m not a huge fan of using videos made or sponsored by a brand since there could possibly be an underlying agenda. Having said that, though, I couldn’t resist the message being delivered here.  We’re all caregivers to our children. We are doing the best we can, with what we have, based on what we know. (I also love that they included the dads in this video too) Be kind to one another. View a personal take on this here….

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Educator, Parent & Student Resources – Bullying

PACER is a wonderful resource for anyone taking care of someone with disabilities.  Parents, Teachers and Advocates can find so many useful tools on their website.     PACER is also a leader in the fight against bullying individuals with disabilities or special needs and created the PACER National Bullying Prevention Center.  Visit their website for useful educational tools and ideas. TEACHERS/EDUCATORS: Templates, Charts, Videos, Posters, Classroom Education Models, Project Ideas and more can all be found there.  All age appropriate from…

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Fun Learning Tool for Pre-School Inclusion

Parents and Teachers: Let’s Collaborate to Advocate! Sesame Street has joined in to help our little ones understand themselves and their friends with autism. Check out some of the highlights below…     The ‘Amazing’ Song – Sesame Street and Autism As a parent, this seems like a great tool to start the conversation with the Pre-School crowd to make learning about each other’s differences fun and natural. What do you think, Pre-School, Inclusion, Teachers? Would your students watch this?  …

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Living And Succeeding With Autism, A Firsthand Account

This is a guest post on the Autism Speaks blog by Ann Kagarise. According to the site, Ann is a writer, self-advocate, photographer and assistant director at a school for children with autism. These Are the Things I Was Told I Would Never Do I believe I was born perseverating. Giving up was not an option. I know that perseverating has a negative tone, but there is a different side. I have autism. Getting stuck is something I do. My…