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Maddy M.

A wry dry expat view of American family life, a gentle tease rather than a dig, ooo and a couple of autistic children too.

JohnL, PhD

Charlottesville, Virginia
I'm a professor at the University of Virginia where I teach and conduct research about the problems of students with Learning Disabilities and Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. My research has focused mostly on evidence-based methods for teaching these students academic skills and social-behavioral competence.

annhertel

Somewhere, Tennessee
The bipolar disorder diagnosis at the age of 23 was a relief to know I was not simply a bad person and there was a reason for the way I have felt. Yet I have been struggling to cope and understand this disorder... what does it mean? How do the brain imbalances affect my behavior and moods? Why do I rapid cycle? Why do I get obsessive thoughts? Is there a link between mania and memory? Is there...

Zurama ..

Rancho Cucamonga, California
I am mom to five wonderfull kids. The youngest, Mickie was diagnosed with Severe Autism, when he was 22 months old. He is 11 years old now.

Peggy Lou Morgan

LaPine, Oregon
I am Mom to Billy Ray, who became our son at 15 months of age, and is now 26 years old.  It has been quite a journey.  He is without a doubt my best teacher.  The things I have learned for and from him are shared in my blogs and websites and in Parenting Your Complex Child (AMACOM Books 2006) and Parenting An Adult with Disabilities or Special Needs (January 2009). For a...

autismfamily

Los Angeles, California
Single parenting two boys on opposite ends of the autism spectrum. They are now 14 and 16.  Youngest is transitioning into high school and gets ABA at home.  Never too old to start as we are in our 6th month.  I am a Zumba and bodybugg enthusiast.  Working out daily.  

TheGonzoGirl

Hamburg, Germany
Autistic self-advocate.