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Who are you to Judge?

“Hi Pot, meet Kettle”- that is what I think about when I see how other moms treat each other. Women are really supposed to support and cheer on other women. It is not easy being a woman, especially being a mother. It’s hard! So moms really should be supporting and cheering on other moms. However, […]

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6 Ways to Banish Social Media Envy

Social media has been a blessing and curse for many moms. The blessing is its ability to give moms the opportunity to connect with other moms who are dealing with similar struggles and lives. There are many Facebook groups for moms with depression, raising children with special needs, moms of multiples, infertility, the list goes […]

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Five Tips to Find the Best Books on Autism

Here is an article written by Craig Kendall. Craig Kendall is a prolific author of books and guides on learning disabilities including several books on autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Down Syndrome. He is the father of an child with disabilities and has spent nearly a dozen years researching the causes, symptoms, and treatments for autism, Asperger’s […]

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The Evolution of Autism

A new contribution has been written by David Pino, a school psychologist, He has worked in education for the last 20 years. David has significant experience and expertise with learning disabilities, psychological evaluations, behavior, and special education. He is currently serving as an educational advocate to assist families with the special education process.   What is Autism? […]

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Twenty Facts About Autism You’ll Want to Know

I have a great contribution from Paul Napier, who is the executive director of Reaching Milestones. Reaching Milestones is one of the leading providers of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in Jacksonville. They are a privately owned organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with disabilities by providing highly-effective, research-based behavioral interventions. Since […]

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Can Diet Help Children with Autism?

Here is an article that was written by Julie Matthews, a top US biomedical autism diet/nutrition specialist and Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!) Practitioner, helps parents recover children from autism. She is a parent/physician educator and creator of “Nourishing Hope for Autism: Nutrition Intervention for Healing Our Children” (Book) and “Cooking to Heal Autism Nutrition and […]

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Understanding the Importance of Respite for Special Needs Parents

Contribution by Dawn Grosvenor, a mother of a daughter who demonstrated signs of autism after three years of age. After formally being diagnosed as PDD-NOS, recognized as an Autism Spectrum Disorder, a new search for autism treatments, materials, classes and teachers ensued. Dawn’s search for appropriate materials and activities went from frustration to passion. HOPELights serves […]

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