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Autism Awareness Month

In case there is someone out there who may find any of these words helpful and since April is Autism Awareness Month, I thought I’d share our experiences with the different stages of getting a diagnosis. There is Nothing “wrong” with my child is a piece I wrote after it was suggested to us to have… Continue reading Autism Awareness Month

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Why You Should Choose AIM Clinics for Your Child’s ABA Therapy

“I am positive, without a doubt, if it hadn’t been for ABA and Sheri Homishak my son would still be non-verbal, shaking an item in his hand and spinning around in circles. ABA gave my son not only a chance but also patience, love, and understanding. Jonathan has come so far! He has surpassed all… Continue reading Why You Should Choose AIM Clinics for Your Child’s ABA Therapy

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Our Autism Journey: A Year After the Diagnosis

It has been just over a year since my husband and I sat in a tiny room and were told that our son has autism. I went through the stages of grief, finally landed at acceptance, and then rolled up my sleeves. Here is what stands out the most when I think about the journey I… Continue reading Our Autism Journey: A Year After the Diagnosis

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Don’t Wait to Ask For the Autism Screening

Don’t be like me. Don’t just wait and see if your child grows out of the delays or behaviors you are concerned about. I didn’t learn how important early intervention is until after getting our son’s autism diagnosis at the age of 5. Sure, I did address our worries about my son’s language delay with his pediatrician.… Continue reading Don’t Wait to Ask For the Autism Screening

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I live with a 5 year old inventor.

My son designs and creates at least 1 new thing a day. Sometimes it is something little and sometimes it is a big production. We encourage him to do what he can on his own and help out when he needs it. I was reading Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew by… Continue reading I live with a 5 year old inventor.