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Why “Self Care” Is A Bunch Of Bull For Special Needs Moms

Mamas, we’ve all heard it before. The concerns of friends and family that we’re running ourselves too thin. The suggestions of how to adjust our lives to get that much needed rest. And with each comment of care I can simultaneously laugh and scream. “You need to make time for you.” “Sleep when the baby … Continue reading Why “Self Care” Is A Bunch Of Bull For Special Needs Moms

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The Importance Of Eye Contact For Autistic Children

As parents of children on the spectrum, one of the questions that therapists and physicians constantly ask is if our children have “good eye contact.” This phrase is so very general and somewhat misleading as an important symptom and characteristic of Autism. Eye contact is important, but not the way most people understand. My son … Continue reading The Importance Of Eye Contact For Autistic Children