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What the Internet Thinks of Autism

My son recently said to me, “The Internet thinks of autism as stupid people. Stupid and autism go hand in hand, on the Internet.” What? I asked him to clarify that statement. And, he did. He said, “When I read things on the Internet about autism, it seems like autism is called things like stupid.…

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Life Before Internet: 14 Ways WiFi Changed Our Lives

Whether you think life was easier back then, or better now, the Internet has created a sea change in the way we live our lives. Lets take a look at the way things were before the Internet took over our lives.When I was a teenager back in the 1980s, the Internet didnt exist. Imagine, people walking around without iPhones glued to their hands. There was no email, no texting, no Facebook. How …

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Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late – Internet Safety

The following post is a sponsored conversation with Net Nanny. What IS “Internet safety?”  Most parents know that it is something they need to enforce, but aren’t sure HOW to do it nor where to start. Is it simply protecting children from cyberbullying and sexting? Is it preventing kids from stumbling across inappropriate pictures and…