Autism Awareness

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Ideas for Throwing the Perfect #Autism Friendly Birthday Party

Being a parent in this day and age is tough enough, but it can be even more difficult with life as an autism parent. There is a lot of hard work, and it takes time to get into any kind of routine. It’s not the same as parenting a child who doesn’t have autism, and …

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3 tips guaranteed to make you a better #Autism parent

Are you new to Autism Parenting? Here are 3 tips that will help you become the best #Autism Parent you can be.

Our evening was interrupted by rounds of gunfire

We’re going into Sunday on an unpleasant note Lizze and I were watching Netflix tonight, trying to relax after another long day of being Autism parents. About halfway through the new movie Extinction, we heard several rounds of gunfire. Unfortunately, the gunfire wasn’t coming from our TV, it was coming from outside our window. This is always concerning …

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There’s only 1 thing on the agenda for this weekend but it’s causing stress

The boys are headed to the Zoo today with their grandparents. Lizze and I will have at least part of the day to ourselves. We don’t really have anything to do or anywhere to go besides the grocery store and that will be a pretty short trip. Regardless of how short that trip will be, …

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Are there times when you find being an #Autism parent harder than usual?

Being an Autism parent is rarely described as being easy. It’s many things but easy simply isn’t one of them. That doesn’t mean that there aren’t times that are easier than others. In that vein of thought, I thought I would pose a question to you all. Are there times you find being an Autism …

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The Life-Threatening Reason Gavin’s Surgery was canceled (video)

As you likely already know, Gavin was scheduled for surgery at Akron Children’s Hospital yesterday. Everything went as planned but we ran into a problem. I summed everything up in the video below because it was easier to talk about it than try to explain in writing. I’ll quickly explain what happened before leaving you …

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As an #Autism Parent: What’s one thing you will never do and one thing you will always do?

When someone becomes an Autism parent, everything and I mean everything changes. There are too many things to even begin to make a list and frankly, that list would be different for everyone. As an Autism Parent: What’s one thing you will never do and one thing you will always do? Please leave your answers in the …

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Understanding ADHD

This is a contributed post and therefore doesn’t necessarily reflect the views and opinions of this blog or its author.   Photo Source In the past, children with ADHD were simply classified as “naughty”, “reckless”, or “difficult”. However, thanks to improvements in our understanding of the mental disorder, we are now able to correctly diagnose …

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