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7 Things That Epitomized Your Awkward Childhood Phase

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Growing up is hard, and unfortunately, you mostly just have to wait out the “awkward” phase. There’s no good way to predict how puberty will …

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28 THINGS PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM WANT YOU TO KNOW

As a Parent, I get frustrated, feel pain, disappointment and anger when people label my children or think/speak before really understanding who they are. 28 THINGS PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM WANT YOU TO KNOW *So many people have the wrong idea or a misconception about children with Autism. I …

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Britain's largest sperm bank bans men with dyslexia, autism and ADHD from donating, triggering outrage over 'eugenics'

Britain’s largest sperm bank is under investigation for banning men with dyslexia. Campaigners accused the clinic of ‘eugenics’ – attempting to genetically improve the human race. The London Sperm Bank has produced leaflets stating it will not accept men who are dyslexic, have ADHD, autism or certain other conditions. But …

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How to Calm an Aspergers Child: 50 Tips for Parents

If you have an Aspergers youngster who has an “anger-control” problem, use these tips to (a) prevent anger outbursts and (b) help calm him down once he has launched into a rage or meltdown: 1. Allow the Aspergers youngster to use his energy in a fun way through jumping, spinning, …

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Mom with Asperger's Syndrome explains how to Love & Understand a Child on the Autism Spectrum

Sometimes I don’t know if I want to tell the world that I have a mild form of Autism.  I think it scares people.  I am afraid that people will make assumptions, judge me, and stay away from me because they don’t know what to expect from me. After 37 …

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23 Incredibly Helpful Charts For Adhd Autism Parents

1. Learn how to swaddle your baby in five easy steps: 2. Know your baby’s diaper size AND how many diapers they’ll go through each day: Via Pampers. 3. Find out which type of cloth diaper is best for you: From Which Cloth Diapers?. 4. Consult this chart to find …

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What would you say to a new autism parent?

I asked some of my favorite autism parents and bloggers what their advice would be to parent who are new to autism. Their answers were inspiring and endearing and encouraging and I wish I had them in my pocket many years ago when we started this journey.   Woulda, Coulda, …

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Asperger Syndrome: 50 important facts about having “mild” autism

  Fifty Important Facts About Having Asperger Syndrome/”Mild” Autism: 1) The rest of you are weird. We are completely normal. 2) You definitely know a few autistic people. Maybe you don’t know it, but you do. Maybe they don’t know it either. We’re 1% of the general population, which is …

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Back-to-school anxiety when your kid has special needs And Living with autism

The countdown is on. In less than two weeks, my once 8-lb, 6-oz baby boy will start junior kindergarten. A lot of planning has gone into this, his foray into public schooling. I always looked forward to back-to-school shoppingwhen I was a kid. With my own kids, I’ve daydreamed about …

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A Letter to Hillary Clinton About Her Upcoming Autism Plan

As I anticipate the release of your plan, I’m feeling cautious optimism. I think it’s wonderful that you’re the first candidate to speak on a subject important to so many families. Our community is in dire need of a genuine and openminded champion. I do hope, however, your speech won’t be pretty words with plans …

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