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The Autism Healthcare Collaborative (S2E9)

I had the opportunity to speak with Sheri A. Marino, MA, CCC-SLP this past week. She’s the Executive Director of the Autism Healthcare Collaborative. The only way I can think to describe this organization is Dr. House meets Autism. The AHC basically provides families of medically complicated Autistic children with access to the top doctors from various specialities via teleconferencing.

I tell people I’m okay but I’m really not

Twice today, I’ve been called out for not being honest about how I’m doing. My amazing Mother was the first one, and a few hours later, my therapist became the second. I wanted to talk about this briefly and ask you to take a second, do a self-inventory and see if maybe this applies to …

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I’m overwhelmed, frustrated and exhausted but still kicking

It’s been a crazy long day. The kids have been driving me absolutely bonkers and I’m so grateful to at least have hope that they will be returning to school in the morning. I’m still really worried about Elliott but his pediatrician says he’s okay and it sounds much worse than it actually is. I …

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I got the kids into the pediatrician last night

The boys were at the doctor’s last night and the verdict is in, they’re absolutely sick. Emmett has a respiratory infection but no signs of strep throat. He’s dealing with a virus and can return to school on Thursday, assuming he doesn’t get worse. Elliott has a combo sinus infection and respiratory infection, with some …

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The Amazing Reason My Kids and I Were Just Invited to Orlando, Florida

This is really exciting and frankly, I’m still processing it. DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld has invited me and my kids to visit and experience their hotel, as well as their new, Autism-friendly accommodations. Apparently they reached out because of who I am and the work I’ve been doing in the Autism community. Frankly, …

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I could obviously be doing a better job

It’s like a fucking roller-coaster because my kids are really sick, then they seem to feel a little better and then go back to being sick again. I guess it’s kinda the nature of respiratory stuff but the ups and downs are rough because it’s difficult to know what to do. As of writing, both …

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