May is Mental Health Month – Educate – Stomp the Stigma

The Isolation of Families With Mental Illness I can’t think of anything more painful or more heart wrenching than that of the day to day life of a parent of a child with a serious mental illness. This is not

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A Hero’s Journey – Autism and your child

I happen to love the movie Troy. Apart from the fact that I am an amateur ancient historian, well at least in my own mind, I love how the story is a play on Homer’s Iliad. In this film epic

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Autism Awareness Month – were you aware

This month of April has been Autism Awareness Month. For me it has been bitter sweet. On one hand, on a personal level it was a very productive and exciting month with amazing guests. We kicked off our Autism Awareness

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Guest Blog Post – Sharon daVanport Exec Director of Autism Womens Network

Dear Autism Parents/Neurodiversity Critics: Each time I am verbally bashed by critics of the autism/neurodiversity movement, I close my eyes & see my mother’s smiling face. My mother accepts me for who I am; she “gets me” & that means

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Middle School Confidential by Annie Fox “What’s Up With My Family”

Annie Fox has once again brought us into the minds, hearts and emotions of the middle school teen in her third book “What’s Up With My Family”. Her characters Jen, Jack, Abby, Mateo Michelle and Chris are back each with

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