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At the Park with Ahmed by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 May 2012 12:00am Managing Editor's Note: Thank you to our friends at The Thinking Moms Revolution for sharing this post with us. Add their site to your favorites.  By L.J. Goes This week my children were on spring break.  As any autism parent will tell you, this is an incredibly stressful time for the entire family.  Routines are disrupted ... Read on »
Autism Understanding: Day 3 by Joeymom Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Apr 2013 9:53pm I can hear him scream My heart shatters, my feet run Please help keep him safe. Spring break sucks. I love my sons, and I love having them home. I love having them to cuddle late into the morning. I love listening to them play, and having their wild feet race through the house. What I don't love is Joey getting completely overwhelme ... Read on »
Autism Awareness Month - Day 11 by Julee Huy Patient Expert Posted Sun 12 Apr 2009 12:43am Ok, enough of these posts for me! They keep me up late and next week we are going out of town for spring break. Honestly, I don't like to write about autism everyday, it's not that fun. Here are some things I want to say though: RDI - Relationship Development Intervention. I think it is the best therapy to address the core deficits of auti ... Read on »
Plyometrics kicked my A and Autism Awareness by Barefoot Angie Bee Posted Sat 27 Mar 2010 5:55pm   I have some serious runners envy going on!  Its been 9 days since I last ran. Traveling for spring break and with the hubby out of town its been hard to fit it in.  The negative thoughts slip in and whisper in my ear that I could get up super early and run on the treadmill before the kids wake but then I remember that I am a sing ... Read on »
THE SANITY OF AUTISM... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 5:54pm I have often been asked how we keep sane in our house with so many children, let alone so many children with Autism.... The only thing I can remember was after I had Deirdre, our second child, I was overwhelmed. I thought, "what was I thinking...2 children are hard". Now, keep in mind, Caitlin was just newly diagnosed with Autism and had all ... Read on »
20 Autism Observations by Tera .. Posted Wed 12 May 2010 12:00am Kaeden has been home from school for 10 days now and we have 7 to go. He got an extra-long vacation with parent teacher conferences falling on the last two school days before Christmas vacation. As much as I enjoy having him home, it's very tiring having him here THIS much. He isn't the easiest of kids. Here are just a few observations I have ... Read on »
How Can you Mend a Broken Heart? by Andrea Moriarty Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 12:00am Are you participating this month in the Turning the Tide! Prayer Thrust? I've been praying the prompts that Children of Destiny has provided for each day. Have you printed out the calendar? Or are you using the pop-up windows online each morning? They do an awesome job leading us in corporate scriptural prayers that are relevant and specific ... Read on »
Autism Disorders and Intellectual Disability: Claim that 75-80% of Persons with Autistic Disorder are Intellectually Disabled i by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 03 May 2010 2:41am As I mentioned in my previous post Alan Griswold of Autistic Aphorisms is one of those comfortable with speculation that Jesus Christ may have been autistic but is not comfortable with the fact that many persons with Autistic Disorder are Intellectually Disabled.  Mr. Griswold and Astrid at at  Astrid's Journal disagree with my numerical referenc ... Read on »
Autism Diagnoses: DSM V Should Separate Autistic Disorder from Aspergers and HFA by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 May 2009 3:23pm 3 Comments There are two major problems with the current DSM categorisation of Pervasive Developmental, or Autism Spectrum, Disorders. One is the lack of any relevant distinction between Aspergers Disorder and those with higher functioning PDD -NOS and autistic disorders. The other DSM problem which generates much unnecessary conflict is the inclusio ... Read on »
Autism Twitter Day Should Include Severe, Low Functioning, Autistic Disorder Realities by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 08 Dec 2008 4:53am 1 Comment December 16, 2008 will be Autism Twitter Day, an excellent idea from Bonnie Sayers/autism family. I hope though that Autism Twitter Day, in an effort to be positive, does not exclude the severely autistic - those persons with Autistic Disorder who are low functioning and cognitively impaired. On Autism Twitter Day let us not forget those persons ... Read on »