Category Archives: Autism

Isaac and Geography

Yesterday I told Isaac that there might be a new country in the world.  I told him about the vote going on in Scotland and how Scotland might become it’s own country.  He was VERY interested and he got out … Continue reading

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Walk Now

Yesterday we walked a 5K (ok….it was actually 2.2 miles…but it sounds cooler to say 5K) to raise money for Autism Speaks. Our family raised about $1500! whoop whoop! We went to this event last year. This year our group … Continue reading

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special

Yesterday Andrew started up another summer camp. He was in a computer camp that latest a week and now he’s going to the YMCA for crafts and field trips and swim lessons. Other kids in his class signed up to … Continue reading

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weekend stories

On Saturday we met up with our buds, the Cruzen-Grossman’s at the Hall of Science for a good ol’ fashioned family romp. It was a BEAUTIFUL day…and on beautiful days, New Yorkers don’t head to museums, so we had the … Continue reading

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in print

Last December Isaac and I went into Manhattan to meet up with the fine folks at Parents Magazine for a special needs photo shoot they were doing. They put him in flashy clothes, sprayed his red curls into order and … Continue reading

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World Autism Awareness Day

Today’s going to be jam packed filled-to-the-brim…but ironically, I won’t be seeing my kids much! I am rushing over to the preschool this morning to get posters hung before parents arrive for the Autism Celebration and then I am headed … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month is coming up! Are you aware? I’m guessing if you are reading this blog, you probably are. ;) I’ve been working on a few different projects over the last couple of weeks to prepare…which seems a little … Continue reading

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support groups and Einstein

Yesterday I went to a support group hosted at the boys’ school for parents of kids on the autistic spectrum. And afterwards I came home, and reached out to friends, in need of post-support-group support. I’ve avoided support groups in … Continue reading

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things I noticed

Things I noticed while putting together this scrapbook page: 1. This page is about the Autism Speaks 5K that our family went to last Spring. (I wrote about it here…and this text is also what I used for the journaling … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Andrew

About a year and a half ago I realized that one day I would need to talk to my kids about Autism and their own diagnoses that put them on the spectrum. I’m not usually one to have that kind … Continue reading

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