Tag Archives: blogging

Autism, Written Output, and Voice-to-text Technology: Dragon Dictate

This post was created during my first attempt at using Dragon Dictate for Mac (voice-to-text software technology) Today I am learning to use Dragon Dictate for Mac. This is pretty darn exciting. I can see the benefits of this programming … Continue reading

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Who am I? This is far more complicated than anticipated…

So I have been challenged by a blogger friend of mine to write a theme post: Who Am I… and I love a challenge! But now I am sitting here wondering if this should include a question mark as punctuation, … Continue reading

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Michelle Garcia Winner and Amazing Social Thinking Strategies: I ❤ this stuff! (via Thirty Days of Autism)

Last fall I went to a conference on Preparing for Transitions to Adulthood and Beyond… with Michelle Garcia Winner. I just love the work she is doing with Social Thinking: I love the work this enables me to do with … Continue reading

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A wireless weekend and wanting what you have: The Mindfulness of Appreciation

I am just home from The Cabin. It is a long drive – about 4 hours – and it is a relief to be here and have that feeling of being back on familiar ground. I enjoyed getting away and … Continue reading

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Michelle Garcia Winner and Amazing Social Thinking Strategies: I ❤ this stuff!

Last fall I went to a conference on Preparing for Transitions to Adulthood and Beyond… with Michelle Garcia Winner. I just love the work she is doing with Social Thinking: I love the work this enables me to do with … Continue reading

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Moving on… and letting go: Summer Camp, University, and the Twitterscene

I have been using Twitter lately. If you follow my blog – you likely already know this. However, I feel like I have been sort of sucked into the twittering away of my time. The lure is so strong. I … Continue reading

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Lessons from the blogosphere: Thirty Days (and then some) of Interacting

When I began this project I was hoping to touch a few hearts, spread a few new perspectives, and get myself writing. I was uncertain if anyone would be reading my posts aside from my friends and family, and I … Continue reading

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Skeleton of Hope: building the diversity mosaic

This little blog of mine wasn’t really a planned venture. I had no idea what I was doing and no experience with blogging, but on the evening of March 29th, 2011, I decided I would take the leap and write … Continue reading

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Transition woes: a quote and a note and possibilities…

Today a quote: And a note: So… it is April 28 and I am almost at the end of my 30-day-blog-adventure. There have been a couple of times when I have regretted that I began 3 days early and posted … Continue reading

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