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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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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Emotional Stimming Hangovers

Originally posted on Emelie's Voice:
Oh goodness. I feel today got off on the wrong foot with Miss Em. So I wanted to talk about the emotional and stimming…

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An Em Post About Medicine: A friends’ response to Cassius’s Concerns about Medications

Originally posted on Emelie's Voice:
I sometimes get asked about Em’s thoughts on taking medicines. I’ve fielded that question so often, I decided tonight’s blog is from Em. We…

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My “Neurotypical” Meltdown and Why I am grateful for Autism

“…Yesterday reminded me that you don’t necessarily have to have an autism diagnosis in order to lose your voice — sometimes, our own limitations in our cognitive resources are limited and our voice is silenced by our own intentions. I am grateful for everything autism is teaching me about myself, and even more for everything that autism is teaching me about my son. The more I learn, the more I collaborate with autistic individuals around the world, the more I realize that while we are all very different, in more ways, we are all the same.”

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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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Badly Behaved Children and Poor Parenting| Reblog

Originally posted on Workplace Wise:
How I Know That Sensory Processing Disorder Is Real | Stephanie Giese. Please – take the time to read Stephanie’s post. For all the well meaning (and…

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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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