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It's Almost Here

A week from today, April 2, is World Autism Awareness Day.  Around the world, houses, like ours, and landmarks will be bathed in blue to help raise awareness for autism.  460 more words

Every Piece Fits

Autism Awareness is almost upon us and we can expect to see the usual inundation of glaring shades of blue, clashing primary colours and of course, the puzzle piece. 170 more words


Parent volunteer desensitizing students, adults to doctor visits

By Shannon Carr, Communications  & Social Media Specialist
Visiting the doctor’s office can be scary for all young children. For a child with autism, that fear is often compounded by other developmental issues they inherit. 470 more words


It rests precariously on the edge of the countertop, the brightly colored flyer proclaiming “Transition!” in bold letters, urging me to read it and ignore the dinner I’m supposed to be preparing. 665 more words


The Winter Woods


Above is a painting done by my son Johnny that he calls, “The Winter Woods.”  He has painted the stark, barren trees reflecting in the water of the frozen pond.   314 more words


Son and Mum have a thing going on...

I took him to see my Ma last weekend.

We took a bus and then a train to Beaconsfield (it was a long journey but Sonny was so good the whole way.) I showed him a picture of my mum on my phone to show him who we were going to see. 404 more words


A-Z of Autism: Announcement and Background

April is autism awareness month in the United States, and there’s some autism awareness week in the Netherlands soometime in early April too. April is also the month for the… 307 more words