Silly Things Our Kids Say

My friend and I were sharing stories the other day about the nuances of autism that make our children interpret and talk about the world a bit differently. This can lead to some humorous exchanges.

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A Standing Ovation

As a speaker and teacher in the field of Special Education, I know firsthand how professionals and caregivers touch the lives of children with autism: Special education teachers, paraprofessionals, and general education teachers;

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The Other Mother’s Day

I declare today to be Other Mother’s Day: A day to recognize the Other Mothers in our children’s lives. Especially the Other Mothers like my colleagues and friends who may or may not have children of their own, but care for […]

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My Cinderella’s Story

I remember sitting in a hotel room in Ireland watching a major evening news program show the Jason McElway story. I literally cried like a baby.
As a former basketball coach I was stunned by the young man’s performance.

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The Bucket List – Lions and Tigers and Bears…

I have a very close group of friends from college, and no matter what is going on in our lives we always manage to get together every year or so for a “bucket list” trip. As avid sports fans, the trips usually centered around sporting events […]

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