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Tag Archives: autism

Stabbed in the Back

Just a few weeks ago, my children and I had the opportunity to present at a press conference with Senator Patty Murray (WA).  The purpose was to publicly support and … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 5 Comments

A Season of Hope

We PCS’d this past summer. I’m still unpacking. Mainly the master bedroom. Pretty much everything else is done and put away, or at least shuffled into an inconspicuous spot. This … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

23andMe Under Attack

This affordable genetic testing company has recently come under attack in the media as the FDA has warned them to stop marketing the test. Their reasoning is that it could … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

2013 MSNN Holiday Guide

Military Special Needs Network (MSNN) is proud to announce the release of its first publication.  The 2013 MSNN Holiday Guide, an online Magazine, is filled with helpful articles, supportive advice, … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Paying the Price for a Plateau

Last week, Addie got dumped.  At our weekly visit to OT and Speech, the therapists informed me that, “due to slow progress” (plateau), they would be discharging us.  The provider … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Crash is Imminent

Our son has autism. He has extenuating circumstances from exposure to noxious substances pre-and-postnatally. He was neglected and allowed to languish in the foster care system. There are genetics and … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Special Ed: I Don’t Get It

I’m really confused. Shocking, I know, but it does happen. Ted is in a special autism classroom. He is six, functioning somewhere around a four year old in most cognitive … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 5 Comments