Category Archives: autism

Jubilee Project, Fireflies


According the the CDC: “March 29, 2012 — One in every 88 U.S. children — and one in 54 boys — has autism, the CDC now estimates.” Recognizing and diagnosing Autism spectrum disorders has come so far in the last twenty … Continue reading

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Going All Mom = Going Postal


The boys were very excited for me to post this little story, and were actually disappointed that I haven’t done it sooner.  Well, today is the day. One day last week during spring break while we were still trying to … Continue reading

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IEP Time…Again.


It’s IEP time again, and I cannot begin to describe my joy as I left the building this morning.  Right in time with Spring, like a breath of fresh air, all things new and beautiful have sprung from a desolate … Continue reading

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Same Song, Different Day


I know I’ve said this before, but yesterdays post got me thinking about it again.  One of the most difficult things about parenting is acceptance.  Acceptance for who they are, what they want to do, how they want their hair, … Continue reading

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Communication


Loquacious, garrulous, chatty or talkative.  These are the adjectives that describe Buzzard.  Considering where we started, this is something of a miracle. As I’ve said before, when Buzzard was 2, he was diagnosed with autism.  In addition to the autism, … Continue reading

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