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Switched On – John Robison

Imagine spending the first forty years of your life in darkness, blind to the emotions and social signals of other people. Then imagine that someone suddenly switches the lights on. It has long been assumed that people living with autism

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Ask The Pediatrician with Dr. Paul Dempsey

What topics or questions do you have for Dr. Dempsey? The Coffee Klatch Special Needs Talk Radio is connecting parents of special needs children with one of the most engaging and knowledgeable pediatricians we know! Dr. Dempsey will be bringing

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The emotions of getting the autism diagnosis from the Dad’s Perspective

Getting a diagnosis of autism for your child is a very emotional moment. Listen in to this weeks episodes to hear Joel and Rob discuss this important topic from the dad’s perspective “Joel Manzer is an autism father from Norfolk,

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The Micromanaging of Childhood – Dr. Richard Selznick

It’s an admirable goal that parents want to be kept informed of their child’s academic and behavioral progress. In the “Way-Back Machine” before modern technology (yes, that time did exist ), parents were periodically informed about how their child was

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Tongue Tie (ankyloglossia)

What do we know? The tongue is actually fused, or fully attached, to the floor of the mouth early in pregnancy. As the fetus develops, the tongue separates from the floor of the mouth. Only the frenulum is left. This

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Autistic, Autist, Aspie, Aspergers, On The Spectrum or With Autism: What Language Do You Use?

Language is very important to us at Squag. It’s personal, constantly evolving, and should always be respected. Whether people identify as “being on the spectrum” or “autistic” or choose not to use any label at all, what’s important to us

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