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Verbal Stimming

Jake loves to talk.  Seriously loves to talk.  This kid just will not stop talking.  I am thankful and blessed that he is verbal; when he was two, I wondered if or when he would start to talk.  1,410 more words

Grief, Acceptance and the Blame Game - 1b - Barriers

I didn’t tell the world at large that I was pregnant with Ben until I was into my second trimester. It wasn’t that I wasn’t over the moon about being pregnant, quite the opposite really. 1,020 more words


Let the Words Fall Out - 1a -Barriers

“I finally knew why I felt different, why I felt I was a freak, why I didn’t seem to fit in. Even better, it was not my fault!…Mum could have saved me a lot of years of worry because I always knew I was different.”  – Luke Jackson, 16 year old author of…

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Autism Posts


I admit, when it comes to Justin’s childhood, I tend to go overboard.

The truth is I never want him to miss out on anything, seeing as I’m not overwhelmed by the landscape of choices he’ll likely have as an autistic adult. 282 more words


No Rules, New Rules, One Rule

So last night, the Fourth of July, held a minor victory as our oldest kid did pretty well facing his fear of fireworks. All the kids did pretty well, in fact, with each one showing a little more improvement in the sensory processing realm. 568 more words


Blood-Oxytocin Levels and its Relation to Autism Disorders

Original post from icare4autism

‘…………..By ICare4Autism

Despite recent reports saying otherwise, a new study states that children with autism actually have normal levels of oxytocin in their blood system.  528 more words