Category Archives: Homeschool

Action Alert! June 15 Deadline to Comment on Proposed (Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) DSM-5 Changes

var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; On June 15, 2012, the opportunity to comment on the proposed revisions to the (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) DSM-5 will come to an end. Revisions will impact a myriad of conditions, including Autism … Continue reading

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2012 Autism, Special Needs, Self Enrichment, LOA & Spiritual Events

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12 for 2012 for Autism Scholarships!!!

// var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; As 2011 draws to a close, I am struck by the dichotomy of that year that has been. It has been a year of great challenge for most of us, yet within this year there … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!!! Please Vote for Our Service Dog’s Photo

// var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; Please vote for our Belgian Shepherd service dog, Ella, (Cinder Ella Enchanted) to win the Blue Buffalo Halloween contest. We could win a year’s worth of dog food for our service dog. As any … Continue reading

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AutismOne Conference & Awards: Video & Musings

// var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; We have not yet made it to an AutismOne Conference, but hopefully some year. In the meantime, they have DVDs and will have downloads in the near future of the various presentations for this year…click … Continue reading

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2011 Part 2: Events…Therapeutic, Neurodiversity, Education, Support, Advocacy, Conferences & Family Fun

// var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; I have spent the last several days compiling events for the second half of 2011. At this time, I have over 100 events from 23 US states, 6 countries outside the US and the Internet. … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness Month & World Autism Day…Show Your Colors!!!

// var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; If you have met one child with Autism, you have met one child with Autism. Those with an Autism Spectrum Disorder are each unique, multifaceted individuals. In April, we honor Autism Awareness Month and April … Continue reading

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Just for Fun…Belly Dancing Bears

Considering that I’ve mentioned in various posts my daughter’s love for belly dance class, I want to share her drawing that she presented to me. Apparently, bears love to belly dance to veil choreography too.

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Op-Ed: Inaction Matters…Reflecting on the Death of the Boy in the Van

// var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; View more videos at: This video is from two weeks after Bryan Nevins’ death. In July, it was reported that twenty year old, Bryan Nevins, who had Autism and was a resident of a … Continue reading

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Why We Home School…A New Spin on Life

// var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; As a homeschooling parent, I am keenly aware of some derogatory stereotypes associated with the choice to educate children at home. Homeschooling is often portrayed by the media as a backward process with exclusionary motives. … Continue reading

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