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#Autism and #SPD: Our struggle with clothes

Emmett is going to be 5 years old in the next few months and we are still struggling to keep him clothed. It’s one of those things that sorta make him who he is. He came home from my parents house yesterday and before I even saw him, I saw signs that he had been …

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What video games does your child with #Autism like to play?

Kids love video games. Kids with #Autism seem to really be drawn to them as well and even more so. That’s certainly the case with my kids anyways. Frankly, you can’t escape them. Practically every store, both online and brick-and-mortar, sell video games in brightly lit aisles that draw kids in like moths to flame. I thought …

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Tech4Autism: Review of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)

Editors Note: Some of this review is pulled from the previous Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus review from a few weeks ago. There are many similarities that justify this move, however, there are also some differences and this review will reflect the thoughts and opinions of the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, by Samsung, only. Has Samsung hit a home run with it’s new Galaxy …

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#Autism: Pet dogs and Pet names

You have all been introduced to Bella, our Boxer puppy.  She’s basically Emmett’s dog.  They have grown very close over that past few weeks. Anyway,  Emmett has changed her name a little bit.  Instead of Bella he now calls her,  Bella Welland. On occasion,  he even calls Princess. Wiggle Bottom. He really connects with her …

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When Autism Awareness truly fails….

When Autism Awareness Truly Fails…. I have been wanting to write this post for a few days but haven’t had the energy. However, despite my lack of energy, I feel it’s very important to write this because what has happened to my family and Elliott in particular, really does affect more then just us. In …

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Resentment,Grief and Guilt (A very honest post)

I want to talk about a very personal situation and share my feelings on this particular subject. Most of my posts revolve around Gavin, my 11 year old son. Honestly, that’s because Gavin’s behaviors are one of my single biggest source of stress. Please, notice I said “Gavin’s behaviors” and not “Gavin”.  Gavin is a …

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Ready to give up

Lizze just got back from taking Emmett to Dr. H to make sure Emmett John didn’t have an ear infection. He has been pulling on his ears and digging into them and we wanted to make sure everything is ok. His ears are clean and the tubes are clear. So it looks like Emmett John …

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