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Our autism journey with ASPECT

With April drawing to a close, I’m reflecting on our autism journey as autism awareness month also nears its end for another year. We have been officially living with autism now for 8 years,...

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New Challenges for Gilbert

For Gilbert, 2015 has started off with a bang so far. One week into the school year and we’ve already been advised of two camps that he’ll be able to attend this year – as...

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Advocacy 101

As a parent there is one job that comes with the gig that can sometimes be very daunting. And it can be even more daunting when you are dealing with children with additional needs....

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Then & Now

As we careen towards the end of the year I have found myself comparing where we are now to where we were at the same time last year. This time last year we were...

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Lessons Learned

image source  This term has been a big one for my school kids. There’s been so much on every week, culminating recently with their athletics carnival and education week concert. Both very important but inconveniently...

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Then the Bubble Burst…

I feel low today. Disappointed. Depressed. Gilbert was suspended from school yesterday until Monday morning and it feels like I’ve been dealt a heavy body blow. Things were going well. His first 4 weeks...

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Thankful for Acceptance

I am so very thankful today for acceptance. In this case, for the acceptance of my son by the staff and students at his new school which has literally made my year. Gilbert had...

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The Road to Mainstream – Part 2

Last week I wrote a post about my son’s imminent transition from a special education class to a mainstream classroom.  I focused on his experiences up until this point in a variety of education settings...