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GETTING READY FOR SCHOOL

Summer vacation is almost over, and we’re once again at the beginning of a new school year. Your child may start school for the first time, move up a grade, or perhaps you’ve just moved, and your child will attend a new school. The first school experience, or going back to school, is rarely smooth …

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10 THINGS A GRANDMOTHER OF AN AUTISTIC CHILD WOULD LIKE YOU TO KNOW

It was late summer, 2012. My grandson Logan and I had just moved to the West Coast from North Carolina, and the transition to first grade in his new school had been rough. There were so many new people, situations, and things for him to adjust to and process. To counteract the stress of the …

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CUT YOURSELF SOME SLACK!

The importance of self-compassion I recently read a quote that resonated with me. It went, “There is no such thing as a perfect parent. The only requirement is to be one.” I smiled as I read it, remembering how I was when I was a new parent, caring for the first child in my care. …

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