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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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Journey Through Autism – Part III

The journey continues with Early Intervention services. The speech pathologist that arrived was a bubbly, energetic person. Looking back, she became my son’s lifeline. Her first goal was to teach him sign language as a means to communicate. This isn’t … Continue reading

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Journey Through Autism – Part II

I sit here preparing to write this blog, allowing myself to go back in time to when my son was an infant and this journey began, and it is difficult. It was a lonely time for me, even though I … Continue reading

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A Journey Through Autism – Part I

Taking life for granted – how often do we do this? Over the past eighteen years, I have learned a lot about small victories and taking things for granted. Eighteen years ago my son was born. By the time he … Continue reading

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Is it really almost Christmas?

As I sit here this morning, having a little down time finally, it dawns on me that Christmas is just a mere 5 days away.  How did that happen? Christmas in my household is very different now than it used … Continue reading

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Not the Way to Start the Day

Mornings are my time alone, coffee in hand, catching up on facebook, blogs….in essence my quiet time.  Halfway through my cup of coffee this morning, my son is getting ready for school.  Now he has never been a fan of … Continue reading

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