Strategies: Communication and Behaviour By Guest Blogger Rachel McNamara

Strategies: Communication and Behaviour By Guest Blogger Rachel McNamara I started this blog 6 months ago. Over that time the way I write has changed. I decided to look though […]

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On “Doin’ Time” and Learning to Fly (Part I of the “Padded Room” Situation)

On “Doin’ Time” and Learning to Fly (Part 1 of the “Padded Room Situation) Note: This is one of those posts that I hesitate to write in a public space, […]

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On Middle School Follies and Mean Girls: Portia and Cassius Speak Out

I will admit, that I am quite fond of Emelie. Her book has inspired both me and Cassius. So it is possible that I am not the best person to respond to this post, but reading the post brought up all my feelings of helplessness and frustration that I experienced over the past school year with Cassius: watching him be bullied, and not be protected by the school that was supposed to protect him. Reading that another child was experiencing something similar just absolutely breaks my heart. This is our letter to Emelie.

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Commencing Operation SuperMoon

Just a friendly reminder from your friends here at http://www.MyPuzzlingPiece.Com that this weekend we will celebrating* a “SuperMoon.” Yup. It’s baaaaaaaaack. Sure, laugh at me. Call me a lunatic (which […]

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An Analysis of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy, By Guest Blogger Jenn Dirks, Author of Emelie’s Voice

There is a lot of discussion out there about ABA Therapy. I often get asked my views on it and whether or not we used it with Emelie. Both of those questions lead to some complicated answers. So, I thought, I’d address it and spend more time on it.

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From One Parent to Another — Emeliesvoice.wordpress.com

Originally posted on Emelie's Voice:
Parenting is exhausting. No one ever questions that. You pour yourself into these little beings hoping and praying you are doing everything right for…

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Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na, Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-naaaaaa, BatMatt!

Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na, Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-naaaaaa, BatMatt! “Holy Crucial Moment, Batman!” Bruce Wayne: It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me. Cute Story. So Keystone Behavioral Pediatrics, here in […]

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On Meltdowns & Tantrums: Incredibly Wise Words from Guest Blogger Julia from Autism Thoughts

On Meltdowns & Tantrums: Incredibly Wise Words from Guest Blogger Julia from Autism Thoughts Dear Parent of an autistic individual: if you never read anything else I ever publish, read […]

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“Inside My Body While I’m Freaking Out”: A Follow-up Article on Last Weeks Meltdown & Another Life Lesson Brought to us by the Letter “C”

“Inside my body while I’m freaking Out”: A Follow-up Article on Last Weeks Meltdown & Another Life Lesson brought to us by the Letter “C” Okay, so I was wrong: […]

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