Category Archives: Hidden Traps

Developmental Milestone, Are They Cultural? and Judging Behaviors (James Williams Part II)

“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.” – Booker T. Washington Previously, I … Continue reading

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How to Handle Serious Issues at School or A Very Rough Week

We knew it was going to be a busy week before it even started. On top of the usual schedule of work, child-related activities and basketball, we had a mother-daughter’s night scheduled with our cousins and a girls’ night-out for … Continue reading

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Video Game Addiction? – Part I the history…

Daniel started playing video games when he was 18 months old. I was a new parent and maybe this wasn’t the best decision – actually, I know for sure it wasn’t the best decision. However, what is done is done. … Continue reading

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A Day of Silence? Really?

Apparently, today was Autism Communication Shutdown day – a day of silence on the web to mark the concept of people on the spectrum having communication difficulties . I was unaware of this.  Instead, I found a great post by Gavin at … Continue reading

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Evil Glee: Confessions of a Special Needs Parent

I don’t know about everyone else, but I would love to picture myself as Mother Teresa – always caring, always giving, never jealous, never envious and never, ever, ever comparing myself or my child with others. Confession: I am not … Continue reading

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