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20 Top Tips for Raising An Autistic Child

Learn from a mother who has been where you are, has jumped through all the hoops of diagnosis and advocacy, and has put in countless hours in research and advocacy.

Family Response to Autism Diagnosis

Eventually I spoke to my mum about it. Well…I never really discussed it, I simply said that I received the diagnosis. I wanted to explain

It’s the Most Alienating Time of the Year

Jen Bluhm writes about her experiences with the holidays and all the emotions that come with. She sheds a light on how holidays can truly be made special for autistic people.

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I Don’t Regret You

“I was wondering . . . if I have kids, will they be autistic?”

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Verbal and Written Communication: The Disconnect

One autistic mother finds language communication her strong suit, but only when it is written. Verbal communication is difficult for her and her son with apraxia of speech.

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Parenting on the Spectrum

I have wanted to be a mom for as long as I can remember. In particular, I wanted to be a mom to a little

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