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Two Recommended Children’s Books on Autism, Inclusion, Friendship, and Facing Fears.

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I recently came into possession of two children’s books that are so delightful on so many levels, that I think they’re worth sharing. They are written by Bec Oakley (who is the well-respected author of the “Snagglebox” blog). Both books … Continue reading

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BeneFiction

My son does not enjoy reading fiction, which is hardly surprising to me, considering his autism. He struggles to understand social interaction and it’s only in the last couple of years that he’s started exhibiting and enjoying his imagination; both … Continue reading

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The day I told him he has “awesome.” Part One: The book that couldn’t be found.

Just two weeks ago I was publicly agonizing over the questions of when and how to tell my six-year-old son that he has autism. The great outcome of my public agonizing (the private agonizing had been going on for many … Continue reading

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Autism Immersion; Reading the WRite Stuff

I’ve often wondered about whether it’s healthy for me to be so immersed in my son’s autism, and in autism in general. I write and follow blog posts about it, read books and talk about it, and live it whenever … Continue reading

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