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Making and Unmaking Beds

This April post was delayed a week.  My sincere apologies.

It is 5 am.  Because a thump noise or two woke me, I am stumbling down the dim-dark hall to see what’s up with Owen.  530 more words

"You Are Not Like My Child" #AtoZChallenge

Welcome to day 25 in the A to Z Challenge on autism. Wow, we’re almost done! Today, I discuss a statement often made by parents of “low-functioning” autistic children towards adults with autism: “You are not like my child.” 511 more words


This is not the mom you are looking for. Move along. (Baltimore Riots)


Monday afternoon/evening as most of the world knows, there was rioting in Baltimore. It was kicked off by a group of teenagers.   Police officers, journalists, business owners and other bystanders were attacked. 490 more words


Calling all vendors / sponsors wanted

Hello potential Vendors and Sponsors,

     We would first like to thank you for your interest in becoming a vendor or sponsor for our 2015 charity car show for Autism Speaks New England. 226 more words

Autistic Children And Their Families Participate In Scavenger Hunt At The Zoo

By John McDevitt

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Families of autistic children spent a fun day at the zoo with a scavenger hunt on Tuesday.

Autism Speaks and Hersha Hospitality Management, or HHM a hospitality investment firm, hosted area families of autistic children at the zoo. 90 more words


Fundraiser in Monroe County Benefits Autism Speaks

SWIFTWATER — Folks came out to help kids with autism in Monroe County.

The family-friendly fundraiser for autism awareness was held at the Pocono Brewing Company in Swiftwater. 91 more words



Brittany and I recently attended a fundraising event for Kyra’s school. Admittedly it was nice to get to go out and be just us for a few hours. 670 more words