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The Tooth Fairy Study – Environmental Toxins – Autism

Tooth Fairy Study Indicates High Level of Environmental Toxins as Potential Biomarkers of Autism By L.Mae Wilkinson Although many parents accept the fact that genetics may play a role in autism spectrum disorders, they also believe that some environmental factors

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An Autism Mom Trying To Be A Typical Mom by Mae Wilkinson

Our dear son, age 11, went to a 3-day, 2-night camp with his sixth grade class. Much to our surprise, he did not get attacked by wild animals, wander off into the wilderness or ask to go home. He had

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Advocacy Training – A transformative experience for parents of special needs children

  Advocacy is good for our kids, but many of didn’t realize that it is good for parents, too. A new study completed by doctoral student Michelle Reynolds for the University of Missouri cites that parents who take advocacy courses

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Five things I’ve learned about parenting an autistic child

Autism is still a mystery to me, but I’ve learned a few things over the last ten years (and no doubt there will be more of these in the next ten years). Here’s a few of my lessons-learned. What are

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Cutting The Special Education Cord

Shortly after spring break this year, my husband and I revoked our consent to enroll my son in special education courses. What this means is that a) my son will no longer receive services from the special school district, which

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