Your child is diagnosed with autism. CONGRATULATIONS!

Apr 27, 18 Your child is diagnosed with autism. CONGRATULATIONS!

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Diagnosed with autism… CONGRATS!! Has this happened to you Seth’s Mom family? You share with a parent of an autistic child that your child was just diagnosed with autism and they say congratulations. Some of you will say YES this has happened to me. Saying congratulations, may seem like an unusual, maybe even cruel,...

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Autism symptoms. What do they look like?

Apr 18, 18 Autism symptoms. What do they look like?

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  What does autism look like Despite how frequently autism (or autism spectrum disorder) is discussed in classrooms and in the media, many are still not sure what autism symptoms looks like. 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with autism (National Institute of Mental Health, 2016). This means it's highly likely that either you have a...

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ActuallyAutistic. The new face of self advocacy

Nov 20, 17 ActuallyAutistic. The new face of self advocacy

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What does it mean to be ActuallyAutistic? We’ll give you a crash course. To be ActuallyAutistic would seem self-explanatory. It means to be an autistic person and self advocating for having a voice in self-determination and owning, but not being defined by, a diagnosis. Keep in mind, the hashtag is meant to signify that what...

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I’m totally ef’d!! Executive function disorder and language.

Nov 10, 17 I’m totally ef’d!! Executive function disorder and language.

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I’m totally ef’d!! Executive function disorder and language. Is it the way I talk that makes me confused or am I confused because of the way I talk? In a previous post we discussed executive function disorder (or executive function deficit) basics. EFD is one of many disorders associated with neurodevelopmental...

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