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Perspectives on friendship and other-ability: Country Mouse and City Mouse (via Thirty Days of Autism)

I have been considering the way in which my son, H the Country Mouse, relates to his friend, City Mouse. They have known each other for almost seven years… since they were both diagnosed on the Autism spectrum. They are … Continue reading

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Treasures I found at the Thrift Shop: Autism and Understanding (via Thirty Days of Autism)

Today my boy and I were skulking in a thrift store – hunting for treasures. It is one of our favourite pass-times: something we can do together, an adventure of sorts, and always there is the promise of finding something … Continue reading

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Treasures I found at the Thrift Shop: Autism and Understanding

Today my boy and I were skulking in a thrift store – hunting for treasures. It is one of our favourite pass-times: something we can do together, an adventure of sorts, and always there is the promise of finding something … Continue reading

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Perspectives on friendship and other-ability: Country Mouse and City Mouse

I have been considering the way in which my son, H the Country Mouse, relates to his friend, City Mouse. They have known each other for almost seven years… since they were both diagnosed on the Autism spectrum. They are … Continue reading

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Efforts in increasing Autism Awareness: an AA intervention…

When H was first diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum, I remember my own parents expressing concern about the potential limitations that a label like this would put on my child. There was a time when a label was considered such … Continue reading

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