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Feb03
Autism and Illness: Our Last Frontier?

Autism and Illness: Our Last Frontier?

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As my autistic son grows and matures, his awareness and coping skills grow, too. But I’m still grappling with his awareness (or lack thereof) when he’s sick.

Dec01
The Glass Is Exactly As Full As It Should Be

The Glass Is Exactly As Full As It Should Be

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While trying to balance helping my autistic son’s potential and limitations, I don’t always get it right. The good news is, he does, in spite of me.

Nov19
How To Help When Far-Away Family Is In Crisis

How To Help When Far-Away Family Is In Crisis

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Today’s query asks if being far away means a concerned aunt can’t help her nephew, and my answer is that she can help more than she thinks.

Nov19
The Poor Sensory Sport

The Poor Sensory Sport

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A mom needs advice on how to help her sensory-seeking child handle disappointment on the sports field as it’s now starting to affect his relationships at school and with family and friends.

Oct13
Dear Teacher: My Disabled Child Is Not Lazy

Dear Teacher: My Disabled Child Is Not Lazy

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Having an invisible disability is hard; having an invisible disability as a high school student and being scoffed at by a teacher is worse. Don’t be that teacher.

Sep19
Why Are Girls With Autism Different?

Why Are Girls With Autism Different?

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It’s often said that girls on the autism spectrum “present differently,” but what exactly does that mean? Today we’re looking at both generalities and a few hallmark specifics of how autistic girls are unlike their male counterparts.

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