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Will You #LightItUpBlue For Autism Awareness?

Throughout the month of April, take notice when you drive through a neighborhood and see the shine of blue light bulbs. Without a doubt, you’ll see one at my house. Since April is World Autism Month, I’ve decided to let my front porch shine with support for autism awareness–and I hope you do too! Autism refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication, as well as by unique strengths and differences. We now know that there is not one autism…

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Spotting One of Your Own

I saw you. I saw you hold your son’s hand.He looked about 11 or 12. That was my first tip-off. Most boys that age won’t willingly hold their mom’s hand in public. I saw you view the hotel pool. Scanning it to view all the potential triggers.Searching for the best place to set up camp for your family. Closest to the exit plus closest to the pool. I saw you prompt your son into the water or as close as he could manage at first. His hands over his ears….

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