Day: August 23, 2017

Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- I look too normal to have aspergers, huh?!

Blog:Aspie Rude Girl- I look too normal to have aspergers, huh?!

I often get told I am too normal to have autism or to be recognized as an aspie. However that is not the problem, the problem is I act too neurotypical to be identified as an aspie. I also think that people tell me this because they either don’t know what to say, or they think they are being nice, but this really offends me and I find it really ignorant that people assume to

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Itv.com: “They're amazing, I'm so proud of them”: Mother of six autistic children blogs about her life

Itv.com: “They're amazing, I'm so proud of them”: Mother of six autistic children blogs about her life

With seven children, six on the autistic spectrum, the seventh with severe dyslexia and the youngest two also with cerebral palsy, life was never going to be simple!

Rewarding, yes; straightforward, no. All of this hands-on experience has equipped me with an armoury of tools that I use. I

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Spectrumnews.org: For people with autism, unforeseen events come as no surprise

Spectrumnews.org: For people with autism, unforeseen events come as no surprise

Domino effect: People with autism may find it difficult to link cause and consequence.

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People with autism are less surprised by unexpected occurrences than are typical adults, according to a new study1. That may be because they see the world as highly changeable, and expect the unexpected.

The

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Newindianexpress.com: Fighting the trauma

Newindianexpress.com: Fighting the trauma

KOCHI: Many times we hear news about abuses that happen in society but those that take place in closed therapy rooms often go unnoticed. Failure in providing clear evidence often let those responsible go scot-free. Realising the seriousness of the situation,  Seema Lal, a Kochi-based special educator and psychologist,

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Huffingtonpost.ca: 5 Ways To Help Your Kid With Special Needs Make Friends

Huffingtonpost.ca: 5 Ways To Help Your Kid With Special Needs Make Friends

Touching or following other children on the playground is how five-year-old Kellen tries to make new friends.

“I have to intervene at that point,” says Kellen’s mom, Heather Atkinson-Rossi. “I tell the children his name and explain that he doesn’t have words but likes watching and running with others.”

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Cosmopolitan.com: Spencer Pratt Recaps Siesta Key: Are There Only 3 Guys to Hook Up With in This Town?

Cosmopolitan.com: Spencer Pratt Recaps Siesta Key: Are There Only 3 Guys to Hook Up With in This Town?

This week on Siesta Key: Alex’s family threw a Gatsby-themed fundraiser for autism awareness, everyone got mad at him for sleeping with Amanda, and Juliette continued her downward spiral into desperation, even as she tried to put on a brave front. Elsewhere, Chloe stirred up drama, Brandon asked out Madisson,

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