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Being a Child Advocate Means Learning not to Blame

Being an advocate for my special needs child this past month has meant – learning not to blame. And although it hasn’t been easy there are three points I want to share. Being an advocate means: 1. Being able to objectively listen to complaints about my child’s bad behavior — and analyzing the WHY and […]

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Often What Goes Wrong is Right with Autism and Life

I want to first say — thank God for some things that went wrong this year. Sometimes what goes wrong is right when it comes to autism and life in general. Often when things don’t go in the direction you hope, you get angry, frustrated and discouraged. And this year I experienced all three emotions […]

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NJAPE and Momma 911 Work Together for Special Needs

It’s been quite a few months since I’ve had any time to blog about the Special Needs Community. I started on this journey learning about autism with my son last year and since then I’ve met so many interesting parents, advocates and professionals. I’ve also learned also so much about my son and myself. However, […]

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