Tag Archives: autism

Autism is a 6 letter word

April is National Autism Awareness Month, so we thought we’d show this post one more time. Sometimes blog ideas come to me in the strangest ways. The other day an idea came in the middle of a complete belly laugh… Continue reading

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How do you plan for the possibility your child might not live an independent life?

As you heard in the video above, Lisa has a special needs child; her son Will, 11, has autism. We’re hearing more and more about autism these days, not just because celebrities like Toni Braxton and Jenny McCarthy are speaking … Continue reading

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The future of our autistic son

On March 29th The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report stating that 1 in 88 US children are affected with an autism spectrum disorder. This new estimate means autism is nearly twice as common as officials said… Continue reading

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Finances and special needs

The headlines of March 29 made me cringe. One out of every 88 children has an Autism Spectrum Disorder according to the Centers for Disease Control. How did the numbers rise so quickly, I wondered? Wasn’t it just last month… Continue reading

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