Author Archives: Colleen McCready

Can You Make A Difference?

As many of you know, my son is autistic. And I have a heart for advocating for others with disabilities. I recently reconnected with an old friend and to learn what has been going on in his family has pulled … Continue reading

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Autism Revisited

I ran this post last year and as I was rereading it, I realized how much of it is still true.  So I’m going to recycle this post regarding Autism Awareness. It’s April and that brings with it Autism Awareness … Continue reading

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New Project

I know it’s been a little bit since I have posted a blog, but I have been busy.  As most of you know, I am a mom of an autistic child.  Although my son has been high functioning, there was … Continue reading

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Second Chances

Second Chances is now available for purchase.  This book is near and dear to my heart as Kira, a single mom of an autistic child, learns how to love again.  Right now until the end of April (Autism Awareness Month), … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness Month

It’s April and that brings with it Autism Awareness Month.  So many people are afraid of the word autism, or the people that are blessed to have it.  Yes, I said blessed.  I don’t see autism as a disability.  As … Continue reading

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A Journey Through Autism – Part V

Our journey continued as my son got ready to make the transition to the school system at age three from Early Intervention. I must say after hearing a number of horror stories, I was extremely nervous about having the IEP … Continue reading

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Journey Through Autism – Part IV

As my son progressed through Early Intervention, symptoms of Autism became more and more clear to the speech pathologist. She brought in a behavioral specialist to help us learn how to get him out of the corner or the closet … Continue reading

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