7 Easy Anxiety Help Tips

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. Charles Spurgeon Imagine a kidnapper holding you hostage. It happens daily, sometimes many times a day, sometimes once a day. Sometimes he comes to you at night. He holds a gun to your head, with only one bullet. He spins the […]

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4 Reasons You Need To Understand Sensory Processing Disorder

Plus Sensory Tips to Make Your Life Easier

Whitney Cummings, the writer and producer for the show, Two Broke Girls, realized she was in trouble when she came down with a rare sickness. At the time, she was writing and producing her own NBC sitcom, working on the Two Broke Girls, and hosting her own talk show! She was also in charge of […]

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Hand Flapping, Aspergers, and the Autism Spectrum

Stimming Defined and Discussed

A mom described taking her son to the see the Avengers. She glanced over halfway through and was amazed not to see him flapping his hands, kicking his feet, or arching his back. She described her emotions. My son does that [hand flapping] because he has autism/aspergers. At first during the movie I never noted […]

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Who Else Wants These Executive Function Skills?

Recently, I was struggling with my To Do list. Two co-workers were on vacation, and I had to cover their work plus my own. I sat down at the beginning of the day….and just stared at my computer screen: Paralyzed! I had so many things to accomplish, but I couldn’t figure out which tasks were […]

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Little Known Ways to Understand The Autism Spectrum

What if I told you that the Aspergers and the autism spectrum is a laughing matter? In this article, I’m going to share with you Ms. Garcia Winner’s I LAUGH model as a way as understanding key autism spectrum facts. I’ve written in detail about the positive aspects of the autism spectrum. However, we […]

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