Tag Archives: autism spectrum

Autism 101:  What First Responders Need to Know

A while back, my wife made reservations for the two of us and Jimmy to fly to Vegas to visit family.  Pat requested bulk-head seating so Jimmy would not kick the passengers in front of him.  When the airline agent … Continue reading

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Empowering with a Push

At a recent lecture by Dr. Temple Grandin in my hometown of Frederick, Maryland, a father of a local high school student with autism shared, “People with autism have the same desires as anyone else, and those can be squashed … Continue reading

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Should We Celebrate Autism Awareness?

April is Autism Awareness Month.  Celebrating Autism Awareness Month would seem to be a slam-dunk.  That is, who could object to something like this?  And yet, there seems to be a difference of opinion.  Should we celebrate autism awareness, given … Continue reading

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