Do You Underestimate Your Child’s Potential?

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TranslatorParenting children is a noble calling.  So is parenting children on the autism spectrum. “No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.” Helen Keller The following article was a guest post from Chantal Sicile-Kira. She originally wrote this article [...]

Top Ten Autism Spectrum Books: My Wish List

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TranslatorIt’s the holiday season, and I’ve been reflecting on what types of books I might want to include on my autism books reading list.  I’ll share my list with you and wait to hear what you may want to add. Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s Okay, I confess that I’ve already [...]

Have A Child You Can Be Proud Of (On the Autism Spectrum)

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TranslatorThere’s no question that every child is a child we are proud of just as s/he is.  Every single person on planet earth is worthy of intense parental pride.  But there are also breakthrough moments every child goes through that makes their teacher, parent, caregiver beam with pride. One very capable, generous, and innovative caregiver [...]

How to Navigate the School System

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TranslatorHave you ever tried to put a puzzle pieces together without having a picture of the entire assembled puzzle?  If not, I can assure you it would be a very frustrating experience. Let’s say that your child is smart, or at least of average intelligence.  But s/he struggles in school.  Every day is a tug [...]

3 Great Asperger’s Syndrome Finds!

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TranslatorI’d like to share with you some Aspergers Syndrome books, articles, and a video that I was very excited to find this last week. Autism Spectrum Books I’ve written about some of my favorite autism spectrum books.  Here are a couple more I found this week. First, I will be writing a lot more about [...]