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11 Tips For Stay-At-Home Moms Who Want To Go Back To Work

Stay-at-home moms: Dont fall for the media chatter that opting out of work to raise kids will sound the death knell for your career. It IS possible to get back in. You just need some advice and inspiration.Remember, as a full-time mom, you opted in to the most important job in the world – raising the next generation of capable and responsible adults. There’s no need to regret your decision; it was the …

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What an Autism Parent Notices

What an Autism Parent Notices   This happens to me all the time. (I’ll assume this also happens to lots of AutParents.) I’m in a breakfast room at a hotel. I get up to get a spoon and I notice this seven or eight-year-old boy organizing the salt and pepper packets in the container. He’s…

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Autism and a New Study

Autism and a New Study Happy New Year 2022 Recently, I came across a study that provides one explanation on why autism presents in males more than females. NOTE: This is only one small study conducted by Dr. Christine Ecker of Goethe University in Germany. What did the study say? The study looked at why…

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“Autistic” verses “Has Autism”

“Autistic” verses “Has Autism” Here’s an interesting take on the discussion is it “autistic” or “has autism?” What’s the take? Which way is better, saying “autistic” or “has autism?” Are both of them okay? Or neither? The linked article discusses the Identity First term (autistic) vs. the Person First term (with autism). The article points…

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Autism and a New Pandemic Viewpoint

Autism and a New Pandemic Viewpoint “You know, during this pandemic, I get less grief about not being near people.” Who said this? My child. My son with autism. What did he mean? He meant that pre-pandemic he got “grief” from peers/people/fellow gamers, etc. about how he distanced himself. Which meant that other people had…