We are well into November but I am still functioning as if it were October. October was Breast Cancer Awareness month and I jumped in to it with full force. I met some incredible men and women who have battled the disease and shared their stories. I learned so much about the statistics of the disease and the amazing people who have been touched by it. I volunteered … [Read more...] about October is Over, But My Battle with Breast Cancer Continues
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Over the summer, I wrote about how my son was diagnosed with Amblyopia, commonly known as “lazy eye,” and how the treatment for it involves wearing a hideous patch over one lens of his glasses while playing a special “video game” designed to strengthen his other eye. In that summer posting, when all of this was fresh and new to us, I described how my daughter whined that she … [Read more...] about My Son’s Lazy Eye is Torture!
The well-known ABC song is often the first exposure kids have to the letters of the alphabet. They eventually begin to recognize the letters in the environment and in books. Familiarity with the letters of the alphabet helps children on their way to early reading skills, and playing alphabet games adds an entertaining aspect to learning more about the alphabet.Letter Musical … [Read more...] about Alphabet Games for Preschool Kids
Autism and The Driving Age My son is almost sixteen. In California, a teenager who turns fifteen and a half can, technically, get a learners permit to drive a car. What about my son? He doesn’t have his learners permit. Not yet. What’s the plan? My husband and I discussed our plan for when our son could attempt to obtain a learners permit and eventually learn … [Read more...] about Autism and The Driving Age
How an AutParent Handles Event Complaints My son attends gaming tournaments. He plays one game in particular, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate. Honestly, I don’t really know much about the game, nor do I have much interest in any video games. I can (sort of) watch one and (sort of) know what’s going on. I can follow when someone wins/loses. That’s about the extent of … [Read more...] about How an AutParent Handles Event Complaints