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My Son Doesn’t Get Christmas – Autism and Spectrum Disorders

“My son is 4 and doesn’t understand Christmas…,” –that was a post by a mom with a child diagnosed with autism. It’s a post that someone put on a parent’s group chat board that struck a chord. I thought – “Wow, I thought this was a problem I just had last year with Nicholas.” I […]

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Nicholas holding his ears

Holiday Shopping and Sensory Overload

The next time you see a really BIG kid in a stroller at the mall don’t criticize the parent but think there might be a reason…and the reason might be sensory overload. We’ve said bye, bye to Black Friday and the official holiday shopping season is off and running. I admit it. I was one […]

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